Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Device / Technology News Stories - December 2008

Date Title Comments Rating
2008-12-30 How to enhance non-thermal effects of ultrasound 0 None
2008-12-29 Barcode chip enables cheaper, faster blood testing 0 None
2008-12-21 Miniature therapeutic ultrasound device 0 None
2008-12-18 VistaGen, WARF sign license agreement for human embryonic stem cell technology 0 None
2008-12-18 Next generation intermittent urinary catheters 0 None
2008-12-18 SRS microscopy helps track molecules and drugs in live cells 0 None
2008-12-18 IMRIS receives FDA clearance for 3 Tesla IMRISneuro 0 None
2008-12-18 Drug eluting stents provide better outcomes that bare metal stents in angioplasty 0 None
2008-12-17 Magnetic resonance diffusion tensor imaging predicts effects of multiple sclerosis flare-ups on optic nerve 0 None
2008-12-17 Abbott starts trial of 2.25 mm stent system 0 None
2008-12-16 ZOLL Medical cleared to market defibrillator with WiFi option 0 None
2008-12-16 Non-invasive stool-based DNA screening for colon cancer recognized more broadly as standard of care 0 None
2008-12-15 New technique to view labeled tumor cells in 'real' time 0 None
2008-12-15 Carbon nanotube-coated "smart textile" to detect blood and monitor health 0 None
2008-12-15 FDA Class 1 recall for two medical devices 0 None
2008-12-15 Roche's new dual-target HIV-1 test approved in Europe 0 None
2008-12-15 Computer-aided detection (CAD) mammography for breast cancer screening 0 None
2008-12-14 Carbon nanotube sensors for cancer drugs 0 None
2008-12-14 FC2 female condom recommended for approval 0 2
2008-12-14 New imaging system with higher resolution 0 None
2008-12-12 New implantable hemodynamic monitor may help manage diastolic heart failure 0 None
2008-12-12 Researchers create tiny, implantable device that captures and kills cancer cells in the bloodstream 0 None
2008-12-11 Implantable hemodynamic monitor may help manage diastolic heart failure 0 None
2008-12-10 Early photon tomography provides clearer picture of tumors in living animals 0 None
2008-12-10 3D imaging technology improves spinal surgery outcome 0 None
2008-12-10 UK's first prostate cancer patient treated using RapidArc radiotherapy 0 5
2008-12-10 New Web-based tool for tracking blood safety 0 None
2008-12-10 New titanium dental implant 0 None
2008-12-10 New biosensor could help the search for new drugs 0 None
2008-12-10 Axial Biotech launches DNA-based test for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis 0 None
2008-12-09 When is a gun a medical device? 0 None
2008-12-08 New imaging technique helps find brain cells key to learning 0 None
2008-12-08 Non-invasive glucose monitoring system 0 5
2008-12-08 Neuronetrix announces preliminary study results for COGNISION System to diagnose Alzheimer's 0 None
2008-12-08 deCODE to integrate new genetic risk factor for type 2 diabetes into its personal genome scan service 0 None
2008-12-08 BD Diagnostics receives FDA approval for imaging system that enhances detection of cervical cancer 0 None
2008-12-05 New method of producing synthetic bone 0 None
2008-12-03 Robotic help for stroke patients 0 None
2008-12-03 Breast-specific gamma imaging identifies hidden breast cancer 0 None
2008-12-03 New technique to watch for eye disease 0 None
2008-12-03 Prototype blood scanner detects even faint indicators of cancer 0 None
2008-12-03 Ship-in-a-bottle kit on a microchip 0 None
2008-12-03 Portable eight-slice CT in ER increases chance of stroke survival and recovery 0 None
2008-12-03 Positron emission mammography effective in detecting breast cancer 1 5
2008-12-03 Molecular breast imaging technique shows greater sensitivity over mammography, ultrasound and MRI for difficult to diagnose breast cancer 0 None
2008-12-03 Virtual colonoscopy has potential to screen for colorectal cancer and osteoporosis at same time 0 None
2008-12-03 New image processing system detects and classifies human facial expressions 0 None
2008-12-02 Lab on a microfluidic chip for the GP's surgery 0 None
2008-12-02 New online tool to predict major depression 0 None
2008-12-02 Smart materials to revolutionise surgical implants 0 None
2008-12-01 New imaging technique captures clinical stages of ocular inflammation 0 None
2008-12-01 Dual-headed dedicated gamma camera accurately detects small breast tumors 0 None
2008-12-01 New cell analysis platform developed - commercial partners sought 0 None


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