How Do I Transition from Consulting to Industry?

As the economy continues to strengthen, many Consultants are contemplating a move to Industry positions, but are unsure of how to successfully make the move. Transitioning from Consulting to Industry can be difficult, especially if you’ve been out of the 9-5 environment for a while. BUT, successfully making the move from Consulting to Industry is…

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Anatomage Table 5 Digital Dissection Tables Incorporate into the Long Beach Unified School District

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 28 , 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Anatomage Inc., makers of the world’s first and only life-sized digital dissection table, announced today that the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) in California is the first school district in the nation to purchase Anatomage Table 5 systems for its high school health-medical pathways. Recently launched at…

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Ibuprofen Increases Cardiovascular Risk 


When nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications such as ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil) and naproxen sodium (Aleve) first hit the market, they were heralded as an attractive alternative to aspirin for tackling aches and pains, as they were thought to be gentler on the digestive tract. But in recent years, these medications, which are used for everything from arthritis…

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15 Keynotes on Spinal Surgical Robotics

Spinal Surgical Robotics

Robotics is making its mark on the spine industry, promising high accuracy and low complication rates. Here are 15 keynotes on the expanding field of robotics in spine surgery. 1. The worldwide spinal surgical robotics market is currently valued at $26 million, likely growing to $2.77 billion by 2022, according to a ResearchMoz analysis. The…

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Major Breakthrough in Mass Producing Red Blood Cells

Red Blood Cells

Every minute in the United States, 30 people require a blood transfusion. That equates to a lot of blood, and the problem is that not enough people donate. This bottleneck has long been an issue for medicine, and so many have been trying to find a way to artificially create large volumes to meet this…

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Injections of Sugar Might Help Ease Knee Joint Pain

Injections of Sugar

An alternative medicine approach to joint pain that typically uses injections of sugar or sodium may be worth trying for knee osteoarthritis after traditional approaches fail, a recent review suggests. Knee osteoarthritis, a leading cause of pain and disability in older adults, occurs when flexible tissue at the ends of bones wears down. While it…

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‘Text Neck’ Wrecking your Spine

text neck

The human head weighs about a dozen pounds. But as the neck bends forward and down, the weight on the cervical spine begins to increase. At a 15-degree angle, this weight is about 27 pounds, at 30 degrees it’s 40 pounds, at 45 degrees it’s 49 pounds, and at 60 degrees it’s 60 pounds. That’s…

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Mazor Robotics Combines Commercialization Efforts with Medtronic

Mazor Robotics and Medtronic

ORLANDO, Fla., March 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Mazor Robotics Ltd. is a global leader in the development and distribution of innovative surgical guidance systems for spine and brain surgery. Mazor Robotics Inc., the US subsidiary of Mazor Robotics LTD is recognized as one of largest players in the robotics and simulation industry in the State…

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Official Tradeshow Tips and Checklists: Supercharge Your Networking

Legacy MedSearch is on the move, traveling to 12 conferences in the next few weeks, having come off two trade shows (HIMSS, Southern Neurosurgery. This week brings ACC (Cardiovascular) in Washington, DC and AAOS (Orthopedics) in San Diego. Tradeshows are one of the best outlets to network and expose yourself to the industry heavy hitters. Besides networking, a…

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Multiple Companies Bidding to Buy Medtronic Medical-Supplies Business

Medtronic medical-supplies

Cardinal Health Inc. is among several companies that are bidding to buy Medtronic medical-supplies business, Bloomberg News reported Tuesday. Dublin, Ohio-based medical-products supplier Cardinal is the leading suitor, the news service reported, citing sources with knowledge of the deal. Northfield, Ill.-based Medline Industries Inc. has also reportedly put in a bid.          …

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