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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
Sensor-laden smart bandages to monitor vital signs
New Scientist, July 22, 2014
Making people smarter through brain stimulation
Bioscience Technology, July 22, 2014
Healthcare in the future: Good luck with that [100 words in the future]
Forbes, July 22, 2014
Simplified x-ray phase contrast shows potential for clinical imaging applications
BioOptics World, July 22, 2014
An inventor’s novel device for making all surgery less invasive
MDDI, July 22, 2014
Startup of the Week: Smokio
Wired, July 22, 2014
ViMove lower back tracking system from dorsaVi wins FDA OK
Medgadget, July 21, 2014
Intuitive Surgical exec: Here is why robotic surgery is useful
Forbes, July 21, 2014
Alice in Continent is a game you play with your ladybits
Wired, July 21, 2014
Surgical robots of the future to be ‘squishy’ like octopuses
Wired, July 21, 2014
Google partners with Novartis to produce glucose-monitoring contact lens
Gizmag, July 21, 2014
Freedom portable driver receives FDA approval for use with SynCardia Total Artificial Heart
NewsMedical, July 20, 2014
FingerReader helps visually impaired read in real-time
Gizmag, July 20, 2014
Electro-mechanical polymers in medicine: Interview with Novasentis CEO Christophe Ramstein, PhD
Medgadget, July 20, 2014
Self-monitoring: Motivational health craze, or huge data risk?
Forbes, July 19, 2014
The X-Y-Zs of biomedical imaging
MDDI, July 19, 2014
MindRDR EEG interface between Google Glass and NeuroSky
Medgadget, July 19, 2014

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