Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Device / Technology News Stories - October 2004

Date Title Comments Rating
2004-10-29 FDA warns of risks associated with using decorative contact lenses 0 None
2004-10-29 Drug-loaded contact lenses to treat eye diseases 0 None
2004-10-29 Non-invasive wearable heart care 0 None
2004-10-28 FDA approves artificial spinal disc for use in treating pain associated with degenerative disc disease 0 None
2004-10-28 Biomedical engineers and physicians have brought the day when artificial limbs will be controlled directly by the brain considerably closer 0 None
2004-10-28 Training of primary care physicians helps increase referrals and cardiac rhythm management device sales 0 None
2004-10-28 Research speeds development of brain-controlled devices that may allow amputees and paraplegics to use their limbs 0 None
2004-10-25 Stable liquid technology will enable vaccines to be stored for long periods without refrigeration and reconstitution 0 5
2004-10-25 Findings could lead to improvements in the next generation of implantable cardioverter defibrillators 0 None
2004-10-25 Surgical future for heart patients in Canada's isolated towns and villages, will lie increasingly in the hands of robots 0 None
2004-10-24 Tabletop DNA test laboratory cuts disease diagnosis down to 30 minutes 0 None
2004-10-24 New imaging technology gathers valuable information about the brains of people with schizophrenia 0 None
2004-10-22 FDA approves device that uses magnetic resonance image guided focused ultrasound to target and destroy uterine fibroids 0 None
2004-10-22 Home defibrillators now being sold on 0 None
2004-10-21 Drastic market changes with MRI contrast media and PET radiopharmaceuticals emerging as most promising segments 0 None
2004-10-19 Tiny beads called microspheres could become the new weapon in the fight against liver cancer 0 None
2004-10-18 FDA approves partial artificial heart 0 None
2004-10-18 First sliver-sized sensor to monitor glucose level for diabetics and other bodily fluid levels 0 None
2004-10-18 Software translates improved diagnostic information to better target radiation at cancer cells 0 None
2004-10-13 Robotic microscope shows how mutant Huntington's disease protein affects neurons 0 None
2004-10-12 Transparent gel could soon become the first and best choice for sealing corneal incisions 0 None
2004-10-12 A unique new non-invasive technique for high resolution optical imaging of the eye 0 None
2004-10-12 Bandage that uses peptides and collagen, capable of healing wounds and regenerating tissue 0 None
2004-10-10 Pilot study of mind-to-movement device shows early promise 0 None
2004-10-07 New medical imaging device will help pinpoint suitable veins for an injection or a drip 0 None
2004-10-07 Survey results show significant positive impact on quality of care from use of PDAs in pediatric practice 0 None


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