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International Research News

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FDA Hands MED-EL Approval for MRI Compatible Cochlear Implant
Medgadget, January 28, 2015
Light replaces the needle
Medical News Today, January 28, 2015
Hospitalized Kids Go to School Using Virtual Presence Robots
Medgadget, January 27, 2015
Spatially offset raman spectroscopy: Spectroscopic bone scanning yields more helpful data
BioOptics World, January 27, 2015
Ophthalmic femtosecond laser platform adds FDA-approved OCT system, software
BioOptics World, January 26, 2015
Medtronic releases MiniMed 640G with advanced glucose control
Medgadget, January 26, 2015
More about Quell, NeuroMetrix’s smartphone-connected neurostimulator
Medgadget, January 26, 2015
Rice researchers develop new version of hydrogel to promote wound healing
NewsMedical, January 25, 2015
Experts hail new Smartinhaler device that encourages child asthmatics to take medications
NewsMedical, January 25, 2015
New device delivers sound through tongue to let deaf people hear
Medgadget, January 25, 2015
Targeting drugs using ‘triggered release’ via nanoparticles
Medical News Today, January 24, 2015
Portable device could be used to treat Parkinson’s disease
Gizmag, January 24, 2015
EKF highlighting heat and humidity compatible POC hemoglobin analyzer at Arab Health 2015
NewsMedical, January 24, 2015
Using breath tests to diagnose liver diseases: an interview with Larry Cohen
NewsMedical, January 24, 2015
Samsung’s Simband will help companies build better health wearables
Medgadget, January 23, 2015
Wearable sensor clears path to long-term EKG, EMG monitoring
R&D Mag, January 23, 2015
Mobile diagnosis device to help reduce unnecessary antibiotics prescribing
NewsMedical, January 23, 2015
Early detection of heart attacks aided by gold nanoparticles
Medical News Today, January 23, 2015
Medgadget @ CES 2015: ADAMM Intelligent Asthma Management Wearable
Medgadget, January 23, 2015
ETH Zurich researchers demonstrate promising method to fabricate cellulose-sheaths for implants
NewsMedical, January 22, 2015
Signostics grabs FDA clearance for SignosRT Automatic Bladder Scanner
Medgadget, January 22, 2015
DNA ‘glue’ could hold 3D printed organs together
Wired, January 22, 2015
Sepsis diagnostic quickly IDs most lethal form of sepsis
Medical News Today, January 22, 2015
A more effective imaging method for prostate cancer
Medgadget, January 21, 2015
Therapy Box releases app that allows people with limited vocal ability to use own voices
NewsMedical, January 21, 2015
New device offers a simpler and potentially less expensive way to detect DNA and other biomolecules
Medical News Today, January 21, 2015
A speedy test for bladder cancer
PhysOrg, January 20, 2015
New device holds promise for improving the delivery of stem cell therapy for non-healing fractures
NewsMedical, January 20, 2015
Gold nanoparticles show promise for early detection of heart attacks
R&D Mag, January 19, 2015
Valorem Surgical reports FDA approval and first utilization of MaxiMIS Spinal Fixation System
NewsMedical, January 19, 2015
Intact Medical clinches new FDA clearance to preserve breast biopsy specimens
Medgadget, January 19, 2015
MID completes enrollment in STASIS trial of Permaseal
NewsMedical, January 19, 2015
Wearable airbag designed to protect seniors when they fall
Gizmag, January 18, 2015
Duke researchers grow contracting human skeletal muscle in lab
NewsMedical, January 18, 2015
Scientists find that exposure to nanoparticles could impact cardiovascular health
Gizmag, January 18, 2015
Enteromedics clinches FDA approval for nerve stimulator to treat obesity
Medgadget, January 17, 2015
Two medical organizations recommend use of HPV test for cervical cancer screening
NewsMedical, January 17, 2015
3D printing helps teens build better wheelchair
Wired, January 17, 2015
HealthLoop releases new doctor-patient engagement app
NewsMedical, January 17, 2015
Blood test tells how long concussion symptoms will last
Scientific American, January 17, 2015
Startup Aims to Revolutionize ER Care For Cardiac Patients
MDDI, January 16, 2015
Research Findings Have Implications for Regenerating Damaged Nerve Cells
Bioscience Technology, January 16, 2015
Printed tattoo glucose sensor takes on hated pinpricks
Medgadget, January 16, 2015
Linx impact assessment sensor helps identify sports concussions
Gizmag, January 16, 2015
Medtronic announces clinical trial to evaluate cryoballoon ablation as first-line treatment for atrial fibrillation
Medical News Today, January 16, 2015
Weavers turn silk into diabetes test strips
NPR, January 16, 2015
Light-activated polymer shows promise in surgical guidance, plus kills malignant cells
BioOptics World, January 15, 2015
Valedo Turns Video Games Into Smart Back Training Exercises (VIDEO)
Medgadget, January 15, 2015
Wearable Tracking Devices Alone Won’t Drive Change
Bioscience Technology, January 15, 2015
Fitbit’s New Heart Rate Monitoring Trackers Now Available
Medgadget, January 15, 2015

London Events

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IOP Biological Physics Prize Lecture
Wednesday 28 January, 2015
Optimization-Based Image Reconstruction in Photoacoustic Computed Tomography
Wednesday 28 January, 2015
IBME Special Guest Lecture
Wednesday 28 January, 2015
Dissecting the wound microenvironment using engineered model systems
Thursday 29 January, 2015
Safety Management of Medical Devices
Tuesday 3 February, 2015
Gresham Lecture: The Shape of Things to Come
Tuesday 3 February, 2015
Migration, force generation and mechanosensing of tumour cells in 3-D environments
Thursday 5 February, 2015
Crowdsourcing The Design of Swarming Nanosystems for Cancer Applications
Tuesday 10 February, 2015
The development and clinical application of intraosseous transcutaneous amputation prostheses
Tuesday 10 February, 2015
Micro-brains and microfluidics: new approaches to prion(-like) activity
Wednesday 11 February, 2015
Stem cells and skin cancer
Wednesday 11 February, 2015
Axonal signalling endosomes: trafficking, sorting and disease
Thursday 12 February, 2015
Multimodal approaches to understanding the role of inhibition in human motor plasticity
Monday 16 February, 2015
Hard to swallow: biomechanics research to enable safe and enjoyable consumption of foods & drinks
Wednesday 18 February, 2015
Using biomarkers in research on health
Friday 20 February, 2015
Harnessing Digital Technology for Health Behaviour Change
24 February, 2015 - 25 February, 2015
Crick symposium
Wednesday 25 February, 2015
Creating the right microenvironments for stem cell control
Wednesday 25 February, 2015
UK e-Health Week
3 March, 2015 - 4 March, 2015
Evaluating social threat without awareness
Monday 16 March, 2015
Paediatric Dentistry DDent upgrade talks
Tuesday 17 March, 2015
Funding Epidemiology and Public Health Research in the UK
Thursday 19 March, 2015
Sensors in Medicine 2015
24 March, 2015 - 25 March, 2015
Skin survival mechanisms of staphylococci
Tuesday 24 March, 2015
Goal-Setting in Neurorehabilitation
Tuesday 28 April, 2015

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