Medical Devices News

Medical Devices News – including surgical, OR (operating room), medtech, research, and related medical device news, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.

New Medical Tech: 5-minute Custom Splinting System Designed to Succeed Where Others Fail

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MakeITMarket USA is excited to announce a new custom wound shield that protects injuries within five minutes. It’s the USplint(TM) and it’s American-made. Ideal for professional first aid kits, medical, dental and even veterinary applications, this new injury protection device is getting noticed.

Tatt2Away Adds Medical Director to Tattoo Removal Team

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Aug. 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rejuvatek Medical Inc, officially announces that Dr. Jeffery L. Deal has agreed to serve as Medical Director for the company’s revolutionary Tatt2Away non-laser tattoo removal system. In this important role, Dr. Deal will review new technologies and advise the Rejuvatek Medical team on product development and implementation, providing expertise on matters benefiting from his clinical knowledge.

Demand is growing for more effective elimination of surgical smoke from ORs

PHOENIX, Ariz., July 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to I.C. Medical, Inc., smoke from surgical procedures, often called “plume,” is a carcinogen that contains toxic chemicals, viable bacteria, viruses, and mutagenic substances. Exposure to plume poses risk to the health of surgeons, nurses, OR staff, as well as patients.

Better Life Technologies Group Selects Fallbrook Engineering to Develop Prototype for Wireless Glucose Monitoring Device

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Better Life Technologies Group is pleased to announce that it has selected Fallbrook Engineering in Escondido, Calif. to work on the prototyping of its patent-pending, non-invasive wireless-wearable, Glucose Diagnostic Sensor (GDS), US Patent Pending # 14/933985. In 2014, Better Life Technologies Group received a US Patent Grant under US 8,659,435 B2 for a swim safety system device.

MEDITE Cancer Diagnostics, Inc. will present at the SeeThruEquity Healthcare Investor Conference on January 11

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MEDITE Cancer Diagnostics, Inc. (OTC:MDIT / OTCMKTS:MDIT), specializing in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of molecular biomarkers and premium medical devices for detection, risk assessment and diagnosis of cancer and precancerous conditions announces today that CEO, Michaela Ott and CFO, Robert McCullough will present at the SeeThruEquity First Annual Microcap Healthcare Investor Conference on Monday, January 11, 2016, at the Fairmont San Francisco.

FDA approves Android for Gmate SMART mobile diabetes monitoring system

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Philosys, the maker of Gmate(R) products, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved clearance for the Gmate SMART Blood Glucose Monitoring System and App for Android(TM). The Gmate SMART is a small, portable blood glucose meter that plugs into the headphone jack of a smartphone and provides fast and accurate blood glucose test results.

MEDITE Cancer Diagnostics, Inc. Reports a Profitable Third Quarter and Nine Month 2015 Results

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MEDITE Cancer Diagnostics, Inc. (OTCQB:MDIT, the ‘Company’ / OTCMKTS:MDIT) specializing in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of molecular biomarkers and premium medical devices for detection, risk assessment and diagnosis of cancer and precancerous conditions announces its third quarter and nine month 2015 results.

Weitz and Luxenberg Wins MDL Designation for Claims Against Johnson and Johnson Power Morcellators

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nationally known personal injury and mass tort law firm Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today announced that one of its lead attorneys, Paul J. Pennock, successfully argued to a federal court judicial panel to consolidate into a single multidistrict litigation dozens of lawsuits claiming injuries from use of power morcellators manufactured by Johnson and Johnson subsidiary Ethicon Inc.

Gmate SMART mobile diabetes monitoring system launches in all Kmart pharmacies

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Philosys, Inc. announces today that all Kmart pharmacies nationwide are now offering the Gmate(R) SMART Blood Glucose Monitoring System, the latest in mHealth technology for diabetes management. Gmate SMART is available in all Kmart pharmacies as of September 2015. The Gmate SMART meter and App deliver fast and accurate blood glucose test results right to your smartphone.

Vital Images Licenses Zero Footprint Medical Imaging Patent Portfolio from Heart Imaging Technologies

DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart Imaging Technologies LLC (HeartIT) announced today that Vital Images Inc., a leader in advanced medical image visualization software, has licensed HeartIT’s zero footprint patent portfolio.

MEDITE Cancer Diagnostics, Inc. successfully obtained Mexican Tender for 31 Stainers and First Delivery of new Manual Microtome to China

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MEDITE Cancer Diagnostics, Inc., ( OTCQB:MDIT / OTCMKTS:MDIT ) specializing in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of molecular biomarkers and premium medical devices for detection, risk assessment and diagnosis of cancer and precancerous conditions announces its Mexican distributor, ATYDE won a public tender for delivery of 31 MEDITE tissue staining machines with a the total retail value of approximately $600,000. This is the first major sale to Mexico for MEDITE.

MEDITE Cancer Diagnostics, Inc. Reports Second Quarter and Six Month 2015 Results

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MEDITE Cancer Diagnostics, Inc. (‘Company,’ OTCQB symbol: MDIT / OTCBB:MDIT), specializing in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of molecular biomarkers and premium medical devices for detection, risk assessment and diagnosis of cancer and precancerous conditions announces second quarter and six month 2015 results.

Weitz and Luxenberg Investigating Injuries Caused by Recalled Beacon Tip Angiographic Catheters from Cook Medical

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today launched an investigation into injuries sustained by patients when catheters used during cardiac angiogram procedures to inject contrast dye into blood vessels malfunctioned by either splitting or separating, the firm announced.

Weitz and Luxenberg is Told 95 percent of Eligible Stryker Hip Patients Now Enrolled in Settlement Program

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nationally prominent personal injury law firm Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today said that 95 percent of registered eligible patients are now enrolled in the Stryker modular hip settlement program. This program has been established to ensure that each injured patient will receive a share of more than $1 billion as compensation for problems encountered with Rejuvenate and ABGII metal-on-metal modular hip implants.

MEDITE Cancer Diagnostics, Inc. Announces Change of Auditor

ORLANDO, Fla., May 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MEDITE Cancer Diagnostics, Inc. (‘Company,’ OTCQB symbol: ‘MDIT’ / OTCBB:MDIT), specializing in the development, manufacturing and marketing of molecular biomarkers and premium medical devices for detection, risk assessment and diagnosis of cancer and precancerous conditions, announces change of auditors.

Half-Removed Tattoos Get Treated by New Non-laser Tattoo Removal Technology

PACIFICA, Calif., April 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sympathizing with those who started their tattoo removal process but whose service provider could no longer continue with the process, Rejuvatek Medical, Inc. of Sandy, Utah, flew in a top tattoo artist from Virginia, Melissa Lukeson, in order to continue the tattoo removal process for those incompleted customers.

Weitz & Luxenberg Accepting Zimmer Persona Knee Replacement Cases

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A recent voluntary recall of Zimmer Persona Knee Trabecular Metal Tibial Plates, which the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) subsequently categorized as a Class II recall, has led Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., to begin accepting cases involving Zimmer Persona Knee replacement injuries, the law firm today announced.

TSI Launches MIS ALIF Retractor System

SUGAR LAND, Texas, April 6, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeDan Surgical Innovations (TSI) announced the release of the Phantom AL Retractor System used to facilitate minimally invasive exposure and retraction of the anterior lumbar spine. The Phantom AL Retractor System provides superior visualization with minimal tissue trauma during MIS ALIF procedures.

Medical Care Alert Earns a 2014 Angie’s List Super Service Award for Third Year

NORTHVILLE, Mich., March 31, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the third year in a row, Medical Care Alert has earned the coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting another exemplary year of service provided to members of the consumer review site in 2014.

The California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA) releases Universal Adult Tuberculosis Risk Assessment today to tackle TB in California

OAKLAND, Calif., March 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Contrary to popular belief, tuberculosis (TB) has not been eliminated in the U.S. With 2145 cases of active TB in 2014, California alone has 23 percent of the nation’s TB cases. However, this represents only a small fraction of the estimated 2.5 million Californians infected with TB. The California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA) released a Universal Adult TB Risk Assessment today to support efforts to find those infected with TB.

CloudCMR, a Globally Accessible Platform Providing Access to De-Identified Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Images and Reports

DURHAM, N.C., March 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HeartIT has launched a brand new solution, CloudCMR, designed to promote worldwide sharing of de-identified cardiovascular magnetic resonance images for education, research, and quality control purposes.

Precession Advances Medical Imaging by Delivering a Complete Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Platform in a Web Browser

DURHAM, N.C., March 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HeartIT is pleased to officially announce the release of Precession(TM), the first Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Solution in the market which allows Viewing, Analysis, and Reporting all within a standard web browser. Precession(TM) combines zero footprint web technology along with communication and distribution features unmatched in the industry. This provides CMR professionals with a single solution capable of managing all the critical functions of a successful CMR program.

Saluda Medical secures $10 million in new financing

SYDNEY, Australia, Feb. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Saluda Medical has today announced that it has received $10 million in Series B financing bringing a breakthrough treatment for chronic pain one step closer to reality.

EQ2 LLC Successfully Completes Interconnectivity Testing, Proving its Hospital Software can ‘Talk’ with New Smart Medical Instruments

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt., Jan. 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EQ2 LLC, a leading supplier of hospital CMMS (Computerized Maintenance and Management System) software, announced that its HEMS software successfully completed five days of real-time integration and interoperability testing at the IHE (Integrating The Healthcare Enterprise) Connectathon in Cleveland.

Healthcare INSIGHTS Earns Fourth Consecutive KLAS #1 Budgeting Software Distinction

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., Jan. 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to the just-released 2014 Best in KLAS: Software and Services report, Healthcare Insights, LLC (HCI), which provides integrated hospital financial management and cost accounting software as well as business process consulting services, continues to lead the industry. For the fourth consecutive year, HCI’s INSIGHTS(R) software application again ranked as #1 Category Leader in the Budgeting Software and Services Category.

TSI Develops Innovative Sternal Retractor System

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Jan. 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeDan Surgical Innovations (TSI) today announced the release of the Small Incision Retractor System(TM), or SIS Retractor(TM), for use when a standard sternotomy is required. An official launch will be held later this week at the STS meeting in San Diego.

The FootMate System Receives Endorsement from The American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine

COMMERCE, Calif., Jan. 6, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The FootMate(R) System by Gordon Brush has acquired a powerful partner. The American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine (‘ACFAOM’) has endorsed the FootMate(R) System.

Paragon BioTeck Receives CE Mark Approval on Comfortear Lacrisolve Absorbable Punctum Plug

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies, announced today that it has received CE mark approval for the recently FDA cleared Comfortear(R) Lacrisolve(TM) Absorbable Punctum Plug. CE mark approval is recognized and associated with safety and performance in multiple countries.

Global Resolution Reached in Lawsuits over Stryker Rejuvenate/ABG II Failed Hips

HACKENSACK, N.J., Nov. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On November 3, 2014, a global settlement program involving Stryker’s Rejuvenate and ABGII modular hip implants was executed before and announced by Superior Court Judge Brian R. Martinotti in Bergen County, New Jersey. The settlement was finalized after four months of negotiations before retired United States Magistrate Judge Diane Welsh of JAMS in Philadelphia.

Paragon BioTeck, Inc. Announces Corporate Citizenship Initiative, ‘Paragon Gives’

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies, announces that it will be formally launching its corporate citizenship initiative coined, Paragon Gives. On Sunday October 19, 2014, Paragon BioTeck, will kick off its newly branded corporate social responsibility initiative at the annual American Academy of Ophthalmology conference in Chicago, Ill.

Does Recent Sharp Drop in Ebola Replikin Count Signal Early End for the Current Outbreak?

LONDON, U.K., Oct. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Replikins Global Surveillance System’s analysis of the Ebola virus show the highest ever peaks in Ebola Gene Replikin Counts in the years 2012 and 2013. Such genomic increases predicted the current worst ever Ebola outbreak. A recent sudden drop in the Replikin Counts may signal an early end to the current outbreak if adequate public health measures are implemented for containment of Ebola virus already in human hosts. (See Figure.)

Viztek Licenses Zero Footprint Patent Portfolio From Heart Imaging Technologies

DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart Imaging Technologies LLC (HeartIT) today announced that Viztek LLC (Viztek), a leading provider of complete digital software and hardware imaging solutions, has licensed HeartIT’s zero footprint patent portfolio. The licensed patents cover the use of zero footprint technologies to provide access to diagnostic-quality medical images in a standard Internet web browser.

Champagne Toast to a Cure for ALS

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Sept. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — By now, most people are familiar with the ALS ice bucket challenge that is sweeping the globe. But, what about the champagne challenge? This ALS fundraiser involves a partnership between the ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter and Tendil and Lombardi Champagne.

eAgile Awarded Patent for RFID Intelligent Packaging Breakthrough

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — eAgile Inc., a global leader in radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies, announced today that the U.S. Patent Office has granted a patent for the company’s eSeal(TM) RFID-enabled packaging solution. The eSeal solution solves many of the underlying concerns surrounding the nearly one trillion containers consumed annually by the medical, cosmetics, food and beverage industries.

New Discovery Opens the Door to Possible Cure for Heart Disease

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., July 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Larry Weisenthal, M.D., Ph.D., today announced new findings that unravel mysteries about the root cause of atherosclerosis – the narrowing of blood vessels that leads to heart attack and stroke. It is a big step toward developing drugs, possibly in the very near future, that prevent the most common forms of heart disease.

Paragon BioTeck, Inc. Receives FDA Clearance for Comfortear Lacrisolve Absorbable Punctum Plug

PORTLAND, Ore., June 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies, announced today it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its Comfortear(R) Lacrisolve(TM) Absorbable Punctum Plug.

Leading Edge Veterinary Equipment Introduces a New Ultrasound That’s a Cut Above the Rest

DENVER, Colo., March 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading Edge Veterinary Equipment, a supplier of new and exclusive veterinary medical equipment, is excited to announce the Edan DUS 60 VET Ultrasound from Leading Edge now has even better image resolution. With exclusive patented technology, software algorithms have been improved, dramatically enhancing image quality. Equally exciting is that this improvement is included for the same low price.

ImageWorks Corporation/AFP – The Leader in Veterinary Digital Dental Imaging, Acquired

DENVER, Colo., Feb. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blackstone Holdings, LLC (Denver, Colo.) has acquired the veterinary division of ImageWorks Corporation/AFP (Elmsford, N.Y.). The new company will operate as ImageWorks Veterinary. Continuing the ‘Made in the USA’ tradition, all operations and manufacturing have been relocated to Colorado.

Angie’s List Awards Medical Care Alert the Super Service Award for 2nd Consecutive Year

NOVI, Mich., Jan. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Medical Care Alert has earned the 2013 Angie’s List Super Service Award for the second year in a row, in recognition of superior customer service. This recognition is awarded only to the top 5 percent of all companies rated on Angie’s List with an overall ‘A’ rating and consistently high marks from subscribers.

Leading Edge Veterinary Equipment Signs New Distributor, Midwest Veterinary Supply

DENVER, Colo., Dec. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading Edge Veterinary Equipment, an international supplier of new and exclusive veterinary medical equipment, announce their agreement with Midwest Veterinary Supply as the newest authorized distributor of Leading Edge products. Midwest Veterinary Supply is one of the country’s premier animal health companies, recently celebrating its 50th Anniversary.

Test Shown to Reduce Early Cancer Deaths is Now Available to Patients

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Nov. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SignatureCLL today announced that the first laboratory test ever shown in a clinical trial to improve one year survival rates in cancer is now available to patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (also called CLL). The U.S. cancer physician who invented the test and the British scientist who used it to make discoveries in leukemia will offer the test under the trade name SignatuRx(TM) through their own, newly-formed laboratory company.

Heart Imaging Technologies Announces OsiriX Interface for its web-based, image management application, WebPAX

DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero-footprint medical imaging workstation, announced today the release of the OsiriX interface for the WebPAX(R) image management system.

Leading Edge Veterinary Equipment Extends their Product Line into Anesthesia with the New Tec 3 Vaporizer

DENVER, Colo., Sept. 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Known for their ‘Does More, Costs Less’ philosophy, Leading Edge just released a Tec 3 Vaporizer that doesn’t disappoint. The Tec 3 Vaporizer extends Leading Edge’s offerings into anesthetics and carries a 72 month warranty, longer than any other industry leader. The Tec 3 uses proven design principles to ensure output concentration is unaffected by flow rate, temperature differences, length of use, liquid level, or back pressure fluctuation within its clinical range.

EPIC Creates Healthcare Engagement Video Series

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today their release of the first in a series of Healthcare Engagement Videos. EPIC is providing the videos with production support from GuideSpark, a digital employee communications provider, and health insurance carrier UnitedHealthcare.

Author and Cancer Advocate Joy Cruse to speak at III Forks Golf Classic Dinner to Benefit Childhood Cancer Research

DALLAS, Texas, April 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Noted inspirational speaker and author Joy Cruse will speak at The III Forks Golf Classic and Auction Dinner benefiting TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation. The dinner will be held on May 5 at III Forks Restaurant in Dallas. TeamConnor provides funding for research projects across the United States in an effort to find a cure for childhood cancers.

Bausch + Lomb Signs Exclusive License Agreement with Paragon BioTeck for Phenylephrine

MADISON, N.J. and TIGARD, Ore., April 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bausch + Lomb, the global eye health company and Paragon BioTeck, Inc. today announced that the companies have entered into a license agreement for Bausch + Lomb to commercialize and distribute Paragon’s phenylephrine in the United States on an exclusive basis beginning this month.

DesignWise Medical and Cnicus LLC Awarded $25,000 Grant to Develop Pediatric Feeding Tube Locating Device

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Jan. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pediatric non-profit, DesignWise Medical, Inc., in conjunction with Cnicus LLC (Chicago, Ill.) has been awarded a $25,000 grant by the Atlanta Pediatric Device Consortium to continue the development of a medical device used to confirm the correct placement of feeding tubes in infants and children.

Medical Care Alert Earns 2012 Angie’s List Super Service Award

NOVI, Mich., Jan. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Medical Care Alert, a national provider of emergency medical alert systems for senior citizens, has earned the 2012 Angie’s List ‘Super Service Award’ in recognition of superior customer service. This recognition is only awarded to the top 5 percent of all companies rated on Angie’s List, the nation’s leading provider of consumer reviews on local service companies.

Pelton & Crane to Feature Hands-On Dental Lighting Display at Greater New York Dental Meeting

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dental equipment manufacturer Pelton & Crane will feature a new competitive dental operatory light display at the 88th Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM). The GNYDM, which takes place from November 23-28, is the largest healthcare and dental event in the United States.

Heart IT and Hendricks Regional Health Announce the Implementation of WebPAX(R) to Manage Cardiac Images

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Sept. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero-footprint medical imaging workstation, has joined Hendricks Regional Health to announce the implementation of Heart IT’s WebPAX(R) platform to help manage and distribute cardiac images.

Inspri, LLC Releases Generation II Sciata(R) Seating System for Sciatic, Coccyx Pain Management

LAKEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inspri, LLC, developer of seating systems and cushions for sciatic, low back and coccyx pain sufferers, has unveiled a new type of foam with the release of its second generation Sciata(R) Seating System. Generation II combines Inspri’s proprietary memory-style Sciata(R) Foam with an enhanced version of Inspri’s patented and proven Troff(TM) design in order to provide ‘suffering sitters’ with an option for relief beyond the traditional coccyx cushion.

Softway Solutions Develops Award-Winning Health App for Texas Heart Institute

HOUSTON, Texas, June 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Softway Solutions development team has received a Bronze Web Health Award for their development work of the iPhone / Android application Auscultation Primer. The award was presented during the 14th annual Web Health Awards program, which recognizes America’s top digital health resources.

Dr. Mary Davidian to Appear on American Health Front Program on NBC

NEW WINDSOR, N.Y., June 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mary Davidian, M.D., of Highland Ophthalmology Associates, a leading eye surgeon in the Hudson Valley, announced today that she has been invited by ‘AMERICAN HEALTH FRONT!’ to present the latest developments in corneal eye wound treatment. Dr. Davidian will be discussing her experiences using a unique alternative to surgery for corneal wound repair and healing called ProKera(R).

Remspec Brings Mid-IR Fiber Production On-Line

STURBRIDGE, Mass., May 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Remspec Corporation is pleased to announce that it has completed the technology transfer and an upgrade of the mid-IR optical fiber manufacturing process originally developed by Amorphous Materials Inc. of Garland, Texas. This means that in addition to meeting its own needs for high grade mid-IR fiber Remspec can now supply high quality low-cost fiber to meet the general needs of the optical device community.

U.S. Patent Office Issues Sixth Patent Covering ‘Zero-Footprint’ Medical Image Viewers to Heart Imaging Technologies, LLC

DURHAM, N.C., May 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero footprint medical imaging workstation, WebPAX(R), announced today the award of its sixth patent covering ‘zero-footprint’ medical image viewing technologies. ‘Zero-footprint’ technologies allow health care professionals to view medical images using any computing platform with a standard Internet web browser.

New Minimally Invasive Hip Retractor Revolutionizes Anterior Hip Replacement Procedures

HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeDan Surgical Innovations, industry leader in surgical access instrumentation, announces the launch of the Phantom Series MIS Anterior Hip Retractor System. TeDan Surgical’s revolutionary hip retractor utilizes a system of adjustable surgical arms with attachable retractors, enabling surgeons to perform the entire procedure without a fracture table or a surgical assistant.

Whistleblower Scientist Accuses British Medical Journal of Institutional Research Misconduct

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. David Lewis, internationally known whistleblower and respected expert on institutional fraud, released a report today calling for a formal investigation into the practices of the British Medical Journal (BMJ), and specifically into the actions of its editor, Dr. Fiona Godlee, and Brian Deer, a reporter she hired to write a series of articles which appeared in the journal beginning on January 4, 2011.

California Study Underscores Value of Mental Health Screening

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 12, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M3 congratulates David Grant PhD and his team at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research for their landmark November 2011 study outlining California’s unmet Mental Health needs. Consistent with an earlier nationwide survey, this new study found that only half of Californians with mental illness receive treatment, while just one in four receives adequate treatment.

Reaction Biology Corporation Unveils Largest Kinase Profiling Data Set in Nature Biotechnology Publication

MALVERN, Pa., Oct. 31, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reaction Biology Corporation (‘RBC’) today announced the publication in Nature Biotechnology, of the largest kinase profiling data set in the public domain, disclosing previously unknown kinase inhibition relationships. The data set was compiled from over 100,000 independent activity assays performed with RBC’s proprietary HotSpot(SM) technology.

RoweBots Transforms Medical Equipment Design – Unison Ultra Tiny Linux Supports Xilinx FPGA Microblaze Softcore

WATERLOO, Canada, Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RoweBots Inc., the leading supplier of tiny embedded Linux-compatible real-time operating systems (RTOS) products, today announced that the Unison(TM) Operating System (OS) is a core component in a variety of medical equipment. The Unison OS controls operating room equipment, intelligent eyewear and other advanced medical devices for the home, physician’s offices and hospitals.