A major step toward 3D-printed organs There’s been a lot of hype around the promise of using three-dimensional printing to create human organs for implantation, but mimicking the complex functions of the human body is just as hard as it sounds. Researchers at Harvard University recently made a major advance in the field. Just last […]
B. Braun said this week it inked a collaborative deal with Omnicell to help decrease the time and clinical support necessary to manage IV infusions and IV compounding. Through the deal, Omnicell will be able to use B. Braun’s DoseTrac infusion management software through a hyperlink in Omnicell’s performance center, the companies said. The software […]
Quadion, Minnesota Rubber and Plastics (MRP) introduces a new portfolio of materials formulated for Medical and Pharma applications. Using only the most high purity ingredients, these comply with existing and proposed regulations around elastomeric products. These materials have certified compliance to the European Commission framework regulation EC 1935/2004, US FDA Title 21 CFR and NSF Standard […]
Exploitable cybersecurity flaws that could be fatal were found in 10 different implantable medical devices, according to a new report from a European research team. Researchers at Belgium’s KU Leuven University examined 10 device, specifically implantable cardioverter defibrillators. The team used only commercial, off the shelf items and had no prior knowledge of the devices, […]
Intelliguard RFID Solutions, from MEPS Real-Time, is offering the Intelliguard Linked Visibility Inventory System (LVIS), a first-of-its-kind medication inventory optimization system specifically designed with anesthesia workflows in mind. LVIS will debut at the American Society of Anesthesiologists Anesthesiology 2016 Annual Meeting in Chicago on Oct. 22 to 24, 2016, at booth #4814. Using patented and […]
Agendia, a global developer in personalized medicine and molecular cancer diagnostics, announced that the MammaPrint and BluePrint tests will be highlighted in nine scientific presentations at the upcoming 2016 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS). One of the presentations will highlight the long-term outcomes of the use of MammaPrint compared to other breast cancer assays. The study, […]
A new family of medical-grade thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) for cast film provides the same elasticity, durability and “feel” of latex without concerns regarding allergic reactions, odor or residual curing agent. As thermoplastics, they make possible cost savings over latex and other thermoset rubbers. Teknor Apex will introduce the compounds at MD&M West 2017 in booth […]
Chronic heart failure patients draw hope from a new technology. A team of life science entrepreneurs in Houston, Texas has developed the first catheter-deployed circulatory assist device intended for long-term use. Procyrion’s Aortix provides a minimally-invasive treatment option for the more than two million chronic heart failure patients in the U.S. alone who are too […]
Obi, a revolutionary robotic dining device, is a winner in the Mechanical/Materials category in the 54th annual R&D 100 Awards. The announcement was made at the recent annual award ceremony celebrating the 100 most technologically significant breakthroughs introduced into the marketplace in 2016. Dubbed the “Oscars of Innovation,” the R&D 100 Awards recognize excellence across […]
Avantor Performance Materials introduced a new corporate logo and visual identity. The change comes two months after Avantor merged with NuSil Technology to form a growing, global supplier of ultra-high-purity life sciences and advanced technologies materials with strict regulatory and performance specifications. “Following the merger of Avantor and NuSil Technology, we needed to give our […]
TE Connectivity introduces two-position housings for use with our Positive Lock Mark I receptacle terminals and our SCHRACK RF series relays. These housings provide insulation, allow the user to make two connections to the relay in one easy step, improve ergonomics, and it can accommodate low insertion force, high retention force Positive Lock receptacles. RF […]
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