Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Device / Technology News Stories - May 2004

Date Title Comments Rating
2004-05-31 New monitor can reduce patients experiencing awareness during an operation by more than 80% 0 None
2004-05-30 Innovative technique for rapid tuberculosis detection 0 None
2004-05-30 3-D micro-imaging technology licensed to Carl Zeiss Jena by Cornell 0 None
2004-05-27 First-of-its-kind wearable low vision aid helps visually impaired 0 None
2004-05-27 New technology gives neurosurgeons real-time images in the operating room 0 None
2004-05-27 New medical tool that will reduce the exposure to X-rays for patients with broken bones 0 None
2004-05-26 30-ton superconducting magnet to further brain research 0 None
2004-05-26 New Australian asthma invention provides an incentive for children to inhale their medication correctly 0 None
2004-05-26 New technology to measure the sensitivity of nerve fibers that wire up the brain during development 0 None
2004-05-25 Results from a clinical study of CyberKnife ® radiosurgery for locally advanced pancreatic cancer 0 4.5
2004-05-25 Focus on implantation of artificial discs to treat degenerative disc disease 0 None
2004-05-25 CRT devices used in combination with optimized pharmacologic therapy (OPT) significantly impact patient's quality and length of life 0 None
2004-05-24 Researchers to develop a highly sensitive, portable method of detecting bioterror agents like anthrax 0 None
2004-05-24 Revolutionary self healing bandage that uses the patient's own cells 0 None
2004-05-24 Standardizing procedures to ensure the reliability and comparability of results from microarrays 0 None
2004-05-24 Australian neurology ward goes wireless 0 None
2004-05-23 Arrow LionHeart heart-assist device patient receives heart transplant 0 None
2004-05-21 Positive Chinese results for HIV test kit 0 None
2004-05-21 New device for locating and identifying motor nerves during spinal surgery 1 5
2004-05-21 Prostate Robotic System that will improve the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer 0 None
2004-05-21 New 100 teraflop supercomputer will help simulation of brain seizures 0 None
2004-05-20 New medical device indentifies abnormal heart rhythms called atrial fibrillation 0 None
2004-05-20 Pacemaker-type device and medicines reduce hospital stays and death rates 0 None
2004-05-20 Scientists aim to develop an intelligent robotic wheelchair 0 None
2004-05-19 Dental appliance may help weight loss 0 None
2004-05-19 CRT implantable defibrillators significantly reduce hospitalization rates and extend lives 0 None
2004-05-19 HHS creates task force to encourage medical technology innovation 0 None
2004-05-19 National Cancer Institute (NCI) purchases Starbridge Hypercomputer® to accelerate genome data research 0 None
2004-05-19 Multimillion-dollar electron microscope unveils shapes of viruses and proteins 0 None
2004-05-18 Sensing device that when implanted in the mouth can detect hydration levels in soldiers 0 None
2004-05-18 Microwaving the heart may soon become a routine procedure for the treatment of heart rhythm disorders 0 None
2004-05-17 Australian University gets new cutting edge body scanner 0 None
2004-05-17 Researchers demonstrate wearable electronics to aid health and fashion 0 None
2004-05-15 Technology will help as world's population over 60 doubles 0 None
2004-05-15 Unique computer system to help patient care in America 0 None
2004-05-15 New device lab-on-a-chip sensor to detect milk contamination 0 None
2004-05-14 Computed tomography solution offers more extensive views into the body with greater patient comfort 0 None
2004-05-14 Computer prescribing systems in UK general practices are endangering patients’ lives 0 None
2004-05-13 IBM introduces new BioPharmaceutical solution 0 None
2004-05-12 Thoratec gets FDA approval for increased enrollment and Medicare expansion for heart pump 0 None
2004-05-12 Regional differences notwithstanding, European digital radiography market to expand steadily 0 None
2004-05-11 Researchers awarded $5 million to develop a pediatric heart assist device 0 None
2004-05-11 Equipment that can see anthrax inside envelopes or explosives in luggage 0 None
2004-05-11 World’s first clinical images acquired using a 64-slice CT system 0 None
2004-05-10 IBM helps chronic foot pain sufferers 0 None
2004-05-10 PPD, Inc. has announced the launch of PPD Medical Device Division 0 None
2004-05-10 Faster technique for extracting DNA 0 None
2004-05-10 New proposals to improve safety of anaesthesia 0 None
2004-05-10 Researchers fast track the commercial development of a simple and inexpensive screening test for Alzheimer’s disease 0 None
2004-05-10 A computer-based test that detects impaired cognition has been developed 0 None
2004-05-08 Post surgery follow up by robotic physician 0 None
2004-05-06 New device - the anthrax smoke detector 0 None
2004-05-06 Head-cooling device prevents brain damage in oxygen-deprived newborn babies 0 None
2004-05-06 New devices will help thousands of stroke victims recover mobility 0 None
2004-05-06 Kodak forms JV with NZ researchers for world’s first non-invasive digital imaging breast screening technique 0 None
2004-05-06 Heart pumps better than medical therapy in keeping heart failure patients alive 0 None
2004-05-06 New stent appears safe and effective for preventing arteries from reclosing in coronary heart disease patients 0 None
2004-05-05 Swedish Medical Center has unveiled the world's most advanced mobile mammography center 0 None
2004-05-04 Computers to combat disease 0 None
2004-05-04 LVAD heart pumps improve survival in congestive heart failure patients 0 None
2004-05-03 Versatile spinal procedure may offer less muscle damage and quicker recovery times 0 None
2004-05-03 New radiology camera delivers sophisticated technology to Cambridge Medical Center patients 0 2
2004-05-03 Intraocular lens demonstrates ability to provide excellent near and distance vision after cataract removal 0 None
2004-05-01 Insulin pumps control diabetes better than shots 0 None


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