Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Device / Technology News Stories - May 2005

Date Title Comments Rating
2005-05-29 Technology for analyzing gene expression must be standardized 0 None
2005-05-29 Fluorescence device to diagnose atherosclerosis and tumors 0 None
2005-05-29 Call for better monitoring of new devices after sudden death of college student 0 None
2005-05-24 Guidant admits, three years down the line, to a fault with internal heart defibrillator 0 None
2005-05-23 New product for advanced treatment of chronic wounds 0 None
2005-05-23 LeTourneau University engineering students aid disabled Kenyans 0 None
2005-05-22 Russian team tests new polymeric coating for vascular stents 0 None
2005-05-18 Cameras and MP3 players are fun, but the next wave of add-ons for cell phones and laptops may help users keep track of their health 0 None
2005-05-18 EraGen Biosciences and Bayer announce agreements for new cystic fibrosis (CF) assay 0 None
2005-05-18 Artificial disc offers new option for back pain 0 None
2005-05-18 Bar-codes for babies 0 None
2005-05-18 New blood tests for both prostate and colon cancer 0 None
2005-05-18 Medical robots to cover ward rounds 0 None
2005-05-17 Sensor warns of gastrointestinal problems 0 None
2005-05-17 "Streaming detection" ultrasound could reduce number of diagnostic procedures for breast lumps 0 None
2005-05-17 Whole-body MRI takes less than twenty minutes to accurately scan a patient’s entire body for cancer spread to the bone 0 None
2005-05-17 Digital mammography leads to significant decreases in the number of patients called back to the hospital for further mammograms 0 None
2005-05-17 Expandable electrodes safe and effective for radiofrequency ablation of liver tumors 0 None
2005-05-17 Stents coated in polytetrafluoroethylene help keep blood vessels open for cirrhosis patients 0 None
2005-05-17 Over-the-phone transmission of diagnostic-quality ultrasound images is possible 0 None
2005-05-16 Tungsten-antimony breast shield reduces radiation dose to the female breast during chest CT by 43% to 73% 0 None
2005-05-15 Two-sided coating could breathe life into medical implants 0 None
2005-05-15 Robotic surgery dramatically reduces physical trauma for head & neck cancer patients 0 None
2005-05-12 New trend in treating heart disease in diabetics - angioplasty using the Cypher Sirolimus-eluting coronary stent 0 None
2005-05-10 Breast CT may improve on mammography - more gentler, more accurate 0 None
2005-05-10 New laser technology for more precise cancer treatments 0 None
2005-05-10 First DNA-based blood test to help detect cystic fibrosis 0 None
2005-05-09 Australian-designed heart pump gives new hope to heart patients 0 None
2005-05-05 CSMA examines medical devices - tests for the characterisation and analysis of catheter tubing 0 None
2005-05-04 Boosting medical technology innovation in the EU - Eucomed publishes 10 key recommendations 0 None
2005-05-02 Self-expanding metal tubes or stents are a safe and effective treatment for obstructive jaundice 0 None
2005-05-02 Researchers present information on artificial retina 0 None
2005-05-01 New camera-in-a-pill helps diagnose and evaluate diseases of the esophagus 0 None
2005-05-01 Solar cell implant may restore some sight for the blind 0 None

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