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Emails That Land Jobs: The Best Way to Shine in a Follow-Up Note
110. That’s how many emails most “working professionals” send and receive every day. The bad news? That’s a whole lot of noise—and it can feel difficult to pop out from the pile, especially when you’re trying to lock down a new job opportunity. The...
March 28, 2016
Orthopedics and Spine
Employee at N.J. Medical Device Company Charged with Accepting Bribes
Authorities have charged an employee of a New Jersey medical device company with accepting bribes worth $75,000 in return for helping secure a contract worth millions of dollars for a metallurgical technology company. The United States Attorney for New Jersey on Wednesday charged...
March 28, 2016
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
CardiacAssist Inc. receives FDA 510(k) approval for TandemLung
Pittsburgh-based CardiacAssist Inc. said Tuesday it had received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its TandemLung oxygenator. The medical device “acts as an artificial lung to infuse oxygen and remove carbon dioxide from the blood” and is used with its...
March 17, 2016
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
New Surgical Robot with Haptic Feedback Fits Entirely Inside Body During Operation
Engineers at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University have developed a miniaturized robot for single incision and natural orifice surgeries. The device features haptic feedback, allowing the nearby physician operating it to feel the stiffness of tissues manipulated by the instruments, a feature not...
March 17, 2016
Orthopedics and Spine
Kevin Leach Announced as AxoGen, Inc New VP of Marketing
AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXGN), a leader in developing and marketing innovative surgical solutions for peripheral nerve injuries, today announced the appointment of Kevin Leach as Vice President of Marketing effective March 14, 2016. Mr. Leach will report directly to Karen Zaderej, President and...
March 17, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Gene Identified that Helps Wound Healing
Researchers at Ohio State University have pinpointed a human gene product that helps to regulate wound healing and may control scarring in people recovering from severe injuries and damage to certain internal organs. The protein, MG53, travels throughout the bloodstream and helps the...
March 9, 2016
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Robotic-Assisted Benign Hysterectomy Yields Better Results in Clinical Studies
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG) today announced the published results from a new study1 titled, “Multicenter analysis comparing robotic, open, laparoscopic and vaginal hysterectomies performed by high volume surgeons for benign indication.”  When evaluating comparable surgeon experience,...
March 9, 2016
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Global Endoscopy Devices Paced for Rapid Growth
  The Global Endoscopy Devices Market is estimated to be $30.1 billion in 2014 and is poised to reach $47.6 billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 5.90% from 2014 to 2022. Some of the key factors driving the market growth are...
March 9, 2016
Imaging Visualization & Navigation
This Impossibly Intricate Dress Was 3-D Printed In A Single Go
Nervous Systems is a generative design studio founded by MIT alums known for merging the natural world with 3-D printed fashion. For its latest project, the studio teamed up with Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts to create a fairy-like party dress made up...
March 4, 2016
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