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2014-06-03 08:33:57

ROSEMONT, Ill., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the past 13 years, nearly 2,000 veterans returned from Iraq and Afghanistan with injuries requiring amputations; 14 percent of those injured veterans required upper extremity amputations. To treat veterans with upper extremity amputations, scientists continue to pursue research and development of bionic arms and hands with full motor and sensory function. An article appearing in the June issue of the Journal of the American Academy...

2014-06-02 23:02:22

The $9.9 million settlement is meant to resolve allegations made under the False Claims Act that Medtronic engaged in kickback schemes to increase sales of its pacemakers and defibrillators. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long been dedicated to protecting the rights of victims who have been injured by medical devices and who have been defrauded due to unethical behaviors on the part of device makers, reports that device maker,...

2014-06-02 08:30:49

CLEVELAND, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- OsteoSymbionics, innovative designer and manufacturer of patient-specific craniofacial implants, is pleased to announce FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) 510(k) clearance for sterile processing of its signature ClearShield(TM) cranial implant product, utilizing a novel room temperature peracetic acid/hydrogen peroxide (PAA) vacuum vapor sterilization process. ClearShield(TM) received its original 510(k) clearance in 2007 to be provided to...

2014-05-29 08:30:36

LONDON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Brazil Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/brazil_orthopedic_prosthetics_market_outlook_2020.html Brazil Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020 SummaryGlobalData's new report, "Brazil Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the Brazil Orthopedic Prosthetics market. The...

2014-05-29 08:28:42

LONDON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: United Kingdom Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/united_kingdom_orthopedic_prosthetics_market_outlook_2020.html United Kingdom Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020 SummaryGlobalData's new report, "United Kingdom Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the United...

2014-05-28 12:31:58

LONDON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/asia_pacific_orthopedic_prosthetics_market_outlook_2020.html Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020 SummaryGlobalData's new report, "Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the Asia-Pacific...

2014-05-28 12:26:18

Launch of Novel Technologies Will Have a Minor Effect in the Near Term, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the mature global cardiac rhythm management (CRM) device market will be driven by favorable demographics and the launch of premium-priced novel devices such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-compatible devices, leadless pacemakers and subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillators...

2014-05-27 12:30:31

LONDON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Cardiac Pacemaker Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/global_cardiac_pacemaker_market_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Cardiac Pacemakers market will grow at a CAGR of 13.83 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing incidence of cardiac disorders. The...

Controlling Fruit Fly Movements With A Mind-Altering Device
2014-05-26 11:15:03

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online A joint collaboration between the Vienna University of Technology and US researchers, has resulted in the development of a unique and novel technique to control Drosophila melangogaster, perhaps better known as the fruit fly, via thermogenetic means. The control the researchers exert is ultimately able to be analyzed at the neural level within the brains of the insects. Much of the work was conducted at the Information Management...

2014-05-21 12:10:11

EuroPCR Joint EHRA-EAPCI session provided perspective on new technological developments St Jude Medical's Nanostim device and Medtronic's Micra, both single-chamber leadless pacing systems, and the most advanced commercially available valve, the Edwards Sapien 3 Transcatheter Heart Valve (Edwards Life Sciences) featured in the discussions. With regard to leadless pacing, participants heard that there was a need for a novel system that provides reliable pacing and sensing, and...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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