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Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Inovio and GeneOne Life Science Approved for Human Trial of Zika DNA Vaccine
Inovio and GeneOne Life Science have received approval to initiate a Phase I human trial to evaluate Inovio’s Zika DNA vaccine (GLS-5700) to prevent infection from the Zika virus. In preclinical testing this synthetic vaccine induced robust antibody and T cell...
June 20, 2016
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Leroy Chiao Marveled at These Medical Technologies
Astronaut Leroy Chiao has traveled to space four times, lived for more than six months on the International Space Station, and logged dozens of hours in spacewalks—pretty mind-blowing stuff. But in a June 14 keynote address at MD&M East in...
June 20, 2016
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Sophisticated Robotic Hand Learns it’s Experiences
Get a grip! Not so easy if you are working with a robotic hand. Researchers from the University of Washington (UW) in Seattle are tackling the problem with the development of a sophisticated five-fingered robotic hand…one that can learn from...
June 14, 2016
Orthopedics and Spine
Zimmer Agrees to Buy LDR for $1 Billion
Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc (ZBH.N) agreed to buy fellow medical device maker LDR Holding Corp (LDRH.O) for about $1 billion deal to expand in the market for treating spine disorders. The $37 per share offer represents a premium of about...
June 8, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Seven Areas in a Hospital that Could Cause Healthcare Acquired Infections
Healthcare acquired infections (HAIs) are the third leading cause of death in the US, behind heart disease and cancer. One in every 25 inpatients will acquire an infection while being treated. These infections lead to the loss of tens of...
June 6, 2016
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Why Jobs in Surgical Robotics and VR are at fever pitch – Plus a great video from #IEEE featuring a few of our client companies!
If you ever wanted to work in the field of Surgical Robotics, now may be the time to connect with Legacy MedSearch, one of the leading retained medtech recruitment companies in the North America. Even with my  intense focus on...
June 2, 2016
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
New Imaging Method Captures a Detailed Snapshot of Brain
When it comes to measuring brain activity, scientists have tools that can take a precise look at a small slice of the brain (less than one cubic millimeter), or a blurred look at a larger area. Now, researchers at Rockefeller...
June 1, 2016
Orthopedics and Spine
Miami Valley Unveils ROSA Spine Surgical Robot
Premier Health officials gathered at Miami Valley Hospital on Thursday for a demonstration of the hospital’s recently acquired ROSA Spine surgical robot, which can perform spinal fusion and other minimally invasive back surgeries more precisely with fewer postoperative complications. The...
June 1, 2016
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Dr. Henry Heimlich Uses His Maneuver At Retirement Home, Saves 87-Year-Old Woman 
Dr. Henry Heimlich didn’t hesitate. When a fellow diner started choking, the 96-year-old was ready to perform the maneuver that he invented. This all happened Monday at an assisted-living facility in Cincinnati, The Cincinnati Enquirer reports. Resident Patty Ris, 87,...
May 31, 2016
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