Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Device / Technology News Stories - March 2009

Date Title Comments Rating
2009-03-30 Requirement for pediatric cardiac devices highlighted by off-label procedures 0 None
2009-03-30 New brain mapping capabilities come to desktops of scientists worldwide 0 None
2009-03-30 White light-activated antibacterial coating - new weapon in fight against superbugs 0 None
2009-03-30 New cancer genomics web-based tools provide researchers a powerful new to visualize and analyze data 0 None
2009-03-29 Mednet and AT&T to offer wireless heart monitoring 0 None
2009-03-29 Drug-eluting stents found to be safer and superior to bare metal stents 0 None
2009-03-29 Trial reinforces safety and efficacy of Boston Scientific's two drug-eluting stent platforms 0 None
2009-03-29 Clinical effectiveness of coronary stents in the elderly 0 None
2009-03-29 Parahydrogen used to enhance MRI 0 5
2009-03-29 St. Jude Medical announces first European patient implants of Libra deep brain stimulation systems for Parkinson’s Disease 0 None
2009-03-29 Physio-Control receives FDA 510(k) clearance for LIFEPAK monitor/defibrillator 0 None
2009-03-26 Simple, noninvasive finger sensor test predicts major cardiac events 0 None
2009-03-24 New endoscope directly visualizes the biliary and pancreatic ducts 0 None
2009-03-24 Anti-microbial catheter to cut infection risk for dialysis patients 0 None
2009-03-20 Coatings that kill superbugs 0 None
2009-03-20 Nerve-stimulation device proves effective against epilepsy 0 None
2009-03-20 New class of smart prosthetic implants may help prevent blindness 0 None
2009-03-20 Study shows effectiveness of new low-cost, green technology for monitoring hand hygiene compliance 0 None
2009-03-20 New camera images blood circulation in real time 0 None
2009-03-20 Boston Scientific launches iCross coronary imaging catheter 0 None
2009-03-17 A silicone ear 0 None
2009-03-17 Examining the infinitesimal - new approach to microscopy 0 None
2009-03-16 Tiny probes help track down and attack cancer cells 0 None
2009-03-16 FDA approves new version of St. Jude Medical internet-based remote care system for implanted medical devices 0 None
2009-03-15 Bioabsorbable stents show promise 0 None
2009-03-12 Global elimination of rabies appears to be possible 0 3
2009-03-12 New online tool to manage medical device reimbursement across Europe 0 None
2009-03-11 New computer models successfully link donors and kidney transplant patients 0 None
2009-03-11 A nanotech coating for brain implants 0 None
2009-03-11 FDA approves cardiac adhesion barrier for pediatric use 0 None
2009-03-11 Breath or urine analysis with optical gas sensors may detect cancer, diabetes 0 None
2009-03-11 Angiotech Pharmaceuticals announces positive results from Bio-Seal study 0 None
2009-03-10 Glass-fiber-reinforced plastic guide wires allow surgeons to insert catheters without X-rays 0 None
2009-03-05 New DNA test is basis for groundbreaking IVF refund plan 0 None
2009-03-05 Laser technology shown to effectively clear acne 0 None
2009-03-05 Launch of new cancer equipment 0 None
2009-03-04 New database provides valuable new resource for improving dialysis outcomes 0 None
2009-03-04 GE invents intelligent wireless medical sensing platform 0 None
2009-03-04 Axela introduces dotLab Amine Reactive Sensor 0 None
2009-03-03 Boston Scientific launches Taxus Liberte drug-eluting stent in Japan 0 None
2009-03-03 New implantable lenses put high-tech devices within reach, UT Southwestern eye surgeons say 0 None
2009-03-02 Noninvasive optical device monitors brain blood flow and metabolism in stroke victims 0 None
2009-03-02 New optical technology shows promise in detecting pancreatic cancer 0 None
2009-03-02 ESA Biosciences to launch Corona CAD at Pittcon 2009 0 None
2009-03-02 Veeco releases new BioScope Catalyst Life Science Atomic Force Microscope 0 None


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