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Blood test could indicate predisposition to suicide
Gizmag, August 1, 2014
Dissolvable fabric loaded with medicine might offer protection against HIV
R&D Mag, August 1, 2014
Philips VISIQ Tablet Ultrasound Now Cleared in U.S. (VIDEO)
Medgadget, August 1, 2014
New noninvasive method could lead to better diagnosis, treatment of gut diseases
NewsMedical, August 1, 2014
Google to Harness Its Computing Power to Mine for Biomarkers of Disease and Healthy Living
Medgadget, August 1, 2014
Automatic Test Detects Secondary Cataracts with High Precision
Medgadget, July 31, 2014
Technology translation engine launches “organs-on-chips” company
R&D Mag, July 31, 2014
New 3D tissue printing technique being adapted to culture adult neural stem cells
Medgadget, July 31, 2014
Kurbo program launched to tackle childhood obesity epidemic using mobile tools
NewsMedical, July 31, 2014
Fly-inspired tech could find use in better hearing aids
Gizmag, July 31, 2014
Implantable Sensors Improve Control for Prosthetic Limbs
Bioscience Technology, July 31, 2014
Stem Cells From Nerves Form Teeth
Bioscience Technology, July 31, 2014
More accurate tests could be created to diagnose memory problems
NewsMedical, July 30, 2014
Incredible new 3D imaging technique provides new way to study beating hearts
Medgadget, July 30, 2014
Robot carers and exoskeletons: Latest disability tech
New Scientist, July 30, 2014
Small enterprise is leader in medical-devices
Forbes, July 30, 2014
PLM launches mobile apps to deliver medical information on cancer, heart disease conditions
NewsMedical, July 30, 2014
TrueVision Systems gains patent on real-time surgical guidance for astigmatism correction
BioOptics World, July 29, 2014
IMRIS Can Now Use Latest Scanners within VISIUS Intraoperative MRI System in Europe
Medgadget, July 29, 2014
Scientists develop next-generation platelet bioreactor to generate functional human platelets
NewsMedical, July 29, 2014
Researchers develop high-precision software for diagnosing eye sensitivity
Medical News Today, July 29, 2014
Neurosurgeons develop new technologies to perform highly complex brain surgery
NewsMedical, July 29, 2014
Philips to expand technology platforms with acquisition of Unisensor
eHealthNews.eu, July 28, 2014
Growing ears and noses in a lab
July 28, 2014
Southampton heart patients use world’s first mobile pacemaker station
Medical News Today, July 28, 2014
ChronoDose smart nicotine patch to help prevent cravings
Medgadget, July 27, 2014
Zilico receives funding to develop diagnostic device for oral cancer
NewsMedical, July 27, 2014
Talk breathes new life into the alternative communication device market
Gizmag, July 26, 2014
What the EU’s proposed IVD regulation means for you
MDDI, July 26, 2014
Reconstructing an animal’s development cell by cell
R&D Mag, July 26, 2014
Boston Scientific REBEL stent approved in U.S.
Medgadget, July 25, 2014
3-D printed tissues advance stem cell research
ScienceDaily, July 25, 2014
Google Glass assists dental implant procedures
MDDI, July 25, 2014
Varian receives 510(k) clearance from FDA for Calypso soft tissue Beacon transponder
NewsMedical, July 25, 2014
Mortality rates decrease for hip and knee replacement surgeries in older patients
NewsMedical, July 24, 2014
Raman technique could lead to much higher-speed cell and tissue imaging
BioOptics World, July 24, 2014
BIOTRONIK Inventra ProMRI cardiac devices CE marked, successfully implanted in first patients
Medgadget, July 24, 2014
Handheld HeatWave device produces 3D thermal maps in real-time
Gizmag, July 24, 2014
Quantified care hopes to gear up clinicians with powerful new medical technologies
Medgadget, July 24, 2014
Discovery may make it easier to develop life-saving stem cells
ScienceDaily, July 24, 2014
Biomedical technologies may be improved by protein in squid skin
Medical News Today, July 24, 2014
Which chronic diseases have the most iPad apps?
MDDI, July 23, 2014
Older adults are at greater danger of falling when walking for utilitarian purposes
NewsMedical, July 23, 2014
Covidien’s Emprint Ablation System with Thermosphere Technology predicts results of energy delivery
Medgadget, July 23, 2014
Why mobile health technologies haven’t taken off (Yet)
Forbes, July 23, 2014
Researcher pushes the limits of light to improve performance in communication, fabrication, and medical imaging
PhysOrg, July 23, 2014
Patients are more honest with virtual humans
MDDI, July 23, 2014
Zinger is claimed to be the world’s lightest electric wheelchair
Gizmag, July 23, 2014
Pairing a mechanical device with stroke patients
Medical News Today, July 23, 2014
MIT adds two robotic fingers to the human hand
Gizmag, July 22, 2014

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