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Nexstim Plc Appoints John Liedtky as VP of Commercialization, General Manager US
Nexstim Plc (NXTMH:HEX, NXTMS:STO), a medical technology company aiming to improve rehabilitation for stroke patients with the use of non-invasive brain stimulation, today announces the appointment of John Liedtky as VP of Commercialization, General Manager US, effective from 1 April 2016. Mr. Liedtky...
April 1, 2016
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A Simple Blood Test Could Detect Concussion Almost Right Away
Diagnosing a patient with a concussion is often based solely on a doctor’s evaluation and the presence of classic symptoms, such as headache, confusion, lack of coordination, memory loss, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, tinnitus and excessive sleepiness. Sometimes, however, these symptoms don’t emerge until several days...
March 31, 2016
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MedStar Targeted by Hackers in Possible Ransomware Attack
The FBI is investigating a possible ransomware attack against Columbia, Maryland-based MedStar Health. MedStar’s electronic health records system and e-mail remained down Monday evening, according to the Washington Post. If the breach does turn out to be ransomware, it would be the largest such attack on...
March 30, 2016
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Bidding Nearing End on Sale of Toshiba Medical Device Unit
Battle-weary Toshiba is barreling toward the finish line in a sale of its medical device unit, and fellow Japanese device maker Fujifilm could emerge the winner in a potential $6 billion deal. The second round of bidding for Toshiba’s medical equipment unit closes Friday...
March 4, 2016
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Biotech & Medical Device Companies Make Significant Sales Growth Progress with Advanced Healthcare Products
  Industry experts forecast continued growth for the biotech – healthcare products industry, especially for medical device market projected to reach new levels as innovative applications & technologies move sector forward.  Healthcare services and medical device product companies with recent developments of importance...
February 12, 2016
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Maquet Unveils Two New Advanced ICU Ventilators
Maquet Medical is releasing two new ICU ventilators, one general purpose for most patients and one designed for support in neonates and infants. The SERVO-U and SERVO-n mechanical ventilators were designed to feature an intuitive interface while offering advanced patient specific capabilities such as NAVA (Neurally...
January 11, 2016
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A Hearing Test You Can Take On The Phone
Hearing loss can have a negative impact on work. It can lead to social isolation. It can even contribute to dementia. And one-third of Americans 65 and older have some level of hearing impairment. Typically they wait years to get tested. But there’s...
January 7, 2016
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The World’s First Wireless, Continuous, Fully Disposable Pulse Oximeter
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Jan. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — True Wearables, Inc., a medical device start-up based in Orange County, CA, announced today Oxxiom, the world’s first wireless, continuous, fully disposable, single-use pulse oximeter. Oxxiom measures arterial oxygen saturation (SpO2), pulse rate (PR), and...
January 7, 2016
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ORNL cell-free protein synthesis is potential lifesaver
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 29, 2015 – Lives of soldiers and others injured in remote locations could be saved with a cell-free protein synthesis system developed at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The device, a creation of a team led...
January 7, 2016
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