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2013-04-25 12:27:37

World's Only Approved Total Artificial Heart Surpasses 500 Implants in the U.S. TUCSON, Ariz., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SynCardia Systems, Inc. (www.syncardia.com), manufacturer of the world's first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart, announced today that a record 40 implants of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart were performed at 24 SynCardia Certified Centers during the quarter ended March 31, 2013. (Photo:...

2013-04-16 16:23:21

-- Products Integrated with BIO Power Added to AK27's Popular Training System -- PITTSBURGH, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Multiple Energy Technologies, the maker of BIO Power(TM) technology, is pleased to announce a deal with AK27 Enterprises to distribute the company's products in Russia, the first market to get the BIO Power brand outside the U.S. AK27 is owned by Russian hockey star Alexei Kovalev, a veteran NHL star who has played more than 1,300 games and won a Stanley Cup...

2013-04-12 23:02:51

The Polar Stride Sensor Bluetooth Smart is the beginning of a wave of new devices that are Bluetooth Smart for fitness from the leader in heart rate monitor technology. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) April 12, 2013 The new Polar Stride Sensor Bluetooth Smart is the world's first ever Bluetooth Smart foot pod for measuring speed, distance and cadence running for any Bluetooth Smart compatible device according to the Heart Rate Watch Company. "This is a first", says Rusty Squire, President of the Heart...

2013-04-10 16:26:04

PITTSBURGH, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It sounds futuristic, but today Carnegie Mellon University researchers are developing edible electronic devices that can be implanted in the body to improve patient care. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) "We are creating electronically active medical devices that can be implanted in the body," said Christopher Bettinger, an assistant professor in the departments of Materials Science and Engineering and Biomedical...

2013-04-09 16:23:38

-- New Band and Pad Products Integrated with BIO Power Can Enhance Athletic Performance -- PITTSBURGH, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Multiple Energy Technologies, a company dedicated to researching, developing and marketing products and technologies that are powered for health and wellness, is pleased to introduce BIO Power(TM) technology. BIO Power is an integrated dual technology based on the therapeutic effects of bioceramics and vibrational therapy. The technology is integrated...

2013-03-25 08:26:09

EVERETT, Wash., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fluke Biomedical announces the launch of six translated websites as part of ongoing investments in global customer communications. The expanded web reach into Chinese, French, German, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish languages further optimizes the company's web presence and is a significant step forward toward enhancing partnerships with channel partners and customers worldwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120130/SF43337LOGO-b)...

2013-03-20 08:27:36

$15M Financed by Athyrium Opportunities Fund, $4M by Existing Shareholders TUCSON, Ariz., March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SynCardia Systems, Inc. (www.syncardia.com), the privately-held manufacturer of the world's first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart, announced today the raise of $19 million of long-term growth capital, including a $15 million structured financing from Athyrium Opportunities Fund, as well as a $4 million follow-on equity...

2013-03-18 12:28:07

ISTANBUL, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of multi-disciplinary researchers from Koc University developed artificial skin and bone tissue for the first time in Turkey. This study will further help in treatment of burns and bone fractures. The laboratory phase of the study has been completed and results are proved to be promising. Next steps are tests on animals and clinical trials. Prof. Ismail Lazoglu (Mechanical Engineering Department), Prof. Iskender YIlgor...

MRI Fingerprinting Could Lead To More Efficient Disease Detection
2013-03-14 05:35:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Full-body MRI scans could someday be a regular part of a person´s annual medical check-up, thanks to the efforts of researchers at Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center who are reportedly working on faster and less expensive magnetic resonance imaging technology. Their efforts, which are detailed in the latest edition of the journal Nature, could lead to full-body scans that could...

2013-03-09 23:02:39

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, "Implantable Drug Delivery Devices (Contraceptives, Drug Infusion Pumps, Intraocular Implants, Drug Eluting, Bio-absorbable Stents, Biodegradable) Market- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," in 2011, the global market for implantable drug delivery devices was calculated at USD 11.6 billion and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.8% from 2012 to 2018, to reach an estimated value of...