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Page 4 of Medical Devices News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Launch of HealixTecc(TM): Engineered Orthotics for Professionals

WHIPPANY, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Poly-Gel Inc., along with its consulting and business development partner, Salesreach LLC, announces the launch of HealixTecc: Engineered Orthotics for Professionals. The HealixTecc line consists of a collection of four lightweight, breathable foot beds, shock absorbing heel cups and wedges, adhesive gel sheeting, and all-gel toe and finger caps.

Expand-A-Lung(TM) Breathing Resistance Exerciser Selected as Top Choice for Respiratory Fitness Training by the L.A. Times

MIAMI, Fla., June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Have you exercised your lungs today? The Expand-A-Lung(TM) Breathing Resistance Exerciser has been selected as the top choice for respiratory fitness training by the L.A. Times. Jorge Brouwer, inventor of the most compact (4-inches) breathing exerciser, manufactures and markets the easy to use Expand-A-Lung.

New Treatments for Kidney Cancer Offer Hope, but Create Difficult Choices for Cancer Patients

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Sept. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California Kidney Cancer Foundation Executive Director, Dr. David Minor will present a review of treatments for metastatic kidney cancer as presented at the most recent American Society of Clinical Oncology Conference. The presentation will be from 3 to 5 PM on September 15, 2007 at California Pacific Medical Center, 2333 Buchanan Street, San Francisco, Calif.

MMDI’s Rebound HRD(TM) Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Aug. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Minnesota Medical Development, Inc. (MMDI) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance to its new Rebound HRD(TM) (Hernia Repair Device). The Rebound HRD is intended to assist in the repair and/or reinforcement of hernia or other soft tissue defects where weakness exists and where the support of a nonabsorbable material is preferred.

Ophthalmic Research and Development Company Launches Adjunctive Eyelid Therapy and Hygiene Product

RICHMOND, Texas – Aug. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CYNACON /OCuSOFT(R) (OCuSOFT, Inc.) specializes in ophthalmic research, development and supply to ophthalmologists and optometrists. They are excited to announce a new and innovative prescription-only ALODOX(R) Convenience Kit for adjunctive eyelid therapy and hygiene.

CYNACON/OCuSOFT (OCuSOFT, Inc.) Names Lawrence A. Yannuzzi, M.D. to Medical Scientific Advisory Board

RICHMOND, Texas – Aug. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CYNACON / OCuSOFT (OCuSOFT, Inc.), a company specializing in ophthalmic research, development and supply to ophthalmologists and optometrists, today announced the appointment of Lawrence A. Yannuzzi, M.D. to its Medical Scientific Advisory Board.

Gel Smart/Pedifix Introduces the First Anatomically Designed All Gel Digital Cap

WHIPPANY, N.J. – June 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gel Smart/Pedifix has introduced the first anatomically designed All-Gel Digital Cap recommended for soothing as well as protecting fingers and toes. The All-Gel Digital Cap provides superior cushioning and protection and relief for corns, calluses, nails, cuticles, hammer toes and partially amputated digits.

HearPod, Inc. Provides Baby Boomers with Quality Hearing Aid Options

CORNELIUS, N.C. – June 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Communication is the foundation for an incredible life at work, with friends, and especially at home. That’s why so many baby boomers are turning to HearPod 32X to power up their hearing. Baby boomers have a reputation for expecting the best and many will not settle for less. However, cost can sometimes interfere when purchasing a quality hearing aid.

Crescent Diagnostics Announces Positive Clinical Results for its Novel Bone Quality Test, BQT(TM)

LONDON, UK – June 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Crescent Diagnostics Ltd (‘Crescent’), today announced the publication of a recent study demonstrating the potential of the Bone Quality Test, BQT(TM) to diagnose osteoporosis. More women at risk can be screened with an accurate, simple to use test which does not require a hospital visit.

Osmetech Licenses Roche Hot Start(R) Polymerase Technology

PASADENA, Calif. – June 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Osmetech plc (AIM; LSE: OMH) today announced that it has been granted a non-exclusive worldwide diagnostics license from Swiss-based F. Hoffman LaRoche Ltd and its US affiliate Roche Molecular Systems Inc. (collectively ‘Roche’) to use Hot Start(R) polymerase technology in Osmetech nucleic acid diagnostic assays.

Alma Lasers(TM) Receives FDA Clearance for the Accent(TM) Dual Mode RF System

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. – Apr. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alma Lasers a global leader in laser, light-based, and radio frequency (RF) technologies used in aesthetic medicine announced today that it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the Accent(TM) Dual Mode RF System in the United States.

Alma Lasers Reaches Favorable License Agreement with Palomar Medical Technologies

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. – Apr. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alma Lasers announced earlier today that it has resolved an ongoing patent litigation with Palomar Medical Technologies that involves certain U.S. hair removal patents. Palomar has an exclusive license for these patents, owned by the General Hospital Corporation in Boston, Massachusetts.

HearPod Hearing Aids Offer Low Cost High Tech Solutions

CORNELIUS, N.C. – Apr. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to HearPod Hearing Aids millions of Americans who suffer from hearing loss and could benefit from hearing aids don’t wear them. High cost is often cited as the reason. A National Council on the Aging survey showed that 55 percent of surveyed seniors not using hearing aids find cost to be a barrier.

Alma Lasers Launches Soprano XL – A New Era in Laser Hair Removal

CAESAREA, Israel – Mar. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alma Lasers Ltd. announced today the launch of a new era in laser hair removal with the launch of the Soprano XL system. Answering a long felt market need for comfortable hair removal, the Soprano XL uses unique technology to provide a viable solution.

MyHearPod Introduces Amazing New Line of 32-Channel Hearing Aids

CORNELIUS, N.C. – Mar. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HearPod Hearing Aids president Randy Wohlers, BC-HIS, announced today the introduction of a new line of 32-channel hearing aids. Each of the new products matches the company’s current line of aids manufactured with four channels.

Enviromax Introduces a Stimulating Breakthrough in Prostate Massage and Traditional Therapy Alternative

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Prostate Cradle External Massager, developed by Enviromax, based in Eagle River, Alaska, has been selling on the Internet since last March and the company is struggling to keep up with orders. ‘I developed the Prostate Cradle out of necessity to help successfully deal with my enlarged prostate,” Adam McVay, of Enviromax, said. “The response has been overwhelmingly positive.’

Risk for Egg Donors Greatly Reduced Through Medical Protocol Developed by Las Vegas Infertility Specialist

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Nov. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A specialized protocol for ovarian stimulation that can essentially eliminate the risks of Severe Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS) in egg donors and IVF patients is currently in use at a Las Vegas infertility practice.

Las Vegas Infertility Specialist Reports Improved Pregnancy Rates for In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Using 4-Dimensional, Ultrasound-Guided Embryo Transfer

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Nov. 3, 2006 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An advance in uterine visualization during embryo transfer was reported to improve pregnancy rates for patients undergoing In Vitro Fertilization. The preliminary findings of an ongoing study were reported today at the 62nd annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Jeffrey D. Fisch, of the Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine(SM), Las Vegas, NV (SIRM(tm)-Las Vegas) presented data evaluating the use of 4D ultrasound-guidance during embryo transfer.

MyHearPod Introduces an Amazingly Small Hearing Aid called HP Micro

CORNELIUS, N.C. – Nov. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HearPod Hearing Aids president Randy Wohlers, BC-HIS, announced today the introduction of the HearPod Micro, which is one of the smallest completely in the canal (CIC) hearing aids on the market and designed to be used for open fittings. Open fitting means the hearing aid allows venting for equalization of pressure inside the ear canal.

A Step Ahead of Resistance; Virco introduces an Improved Rapid Methodology to Establish New HIV-1 Resistance Profiles

MECHELEN, Belgium – Oct. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Responding to the need to make timely evaluations and decisions when treating treatment experienced HIV patients, Virco, a leader in drug resistance testing recently introduced an improved virco(R)TYPE HIV-1 test that rapidly determines the complex phenotypic resistance profiles for darunavir, tipranavir and other antiretroviral (ARV) drugs.

HearPod, Inc. Leads the Way in Digital Hearing-Aid Technology and Comfortable Design at Affordable Prices

CORNELIUS, NC – Aug. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HearPod hearing-aid solutions were developed by baby boomers for baby boomers to resolve mild to moderate and high-frequency hearing loss. A uniquely-designed silicone pillow has allowed the manufacturers of HearPod hearing aids to have an incredible edge for dispensing high-end digital hearing aids for hearing-loss treatment.

Epeius Biotechnologies Initiates Tri-REX Vaccination Protocols for Breast Cancer

SAN MARINO, CA and MANILA, Philippines – July 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies today announced the opening of a Vaccine-assisted Phase I/II clinical trial for metastatic breast cancer that is refractory to conventional chemotherapy. The innovative protocol introduces Reximmune-C(TM), the second in a series of targeted biologic therapies designed to seek out, accumulate in, and destroy metastatic tumor nodules, while sparing normal cells and tissues.

Reaction Biology Corp. Awarded NIH R01 Screening Roadmap Grant for Microarray Screening Development

MALVERN, PA – Mar. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reaction Biology Corporation (‘RBC’) today announced that it has been awarded an R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health to accelerate development of its new DiscoveryDot(TM) High Throughput Screening technology for drug discovery. The NIH grant is part of the Screening Roadmap, designed to produce innovative chemical tools for use in biological research and drug development. Out of 8 recipients of grants pursuant to the original RFA, Reaction Biology is the only private corporation to be so awarded.

Clinical Study Confirms Safety and Efficacy of Novel Germicidal Device to Help Prevent Hospital-Acquired Infections

BOSTON, MA – Feb. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Catheter site infections are among the most common and serious hospital-acquired infections. UVSolutions announces that data from a recently completed clinical study confirms its patented catheter site disinfection system (also patented for wound care) is safe and efficacious on the most sensitive skin.

New Innovation in Female Urine Sampling

HOUSTON, TX – Oct. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Already widely distributed in Canada, Australia, and Europe, JOE Product Promotions has announced that a portable and disposable peeing device for women, called the P-mate, is set to make its debut in the United States.

One Last Chance for Pregnancy: A Review of 2,705 In Vitro Fertilization Cycles Initiated in Women Age 40 Years and Above

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. – August 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Karande and Associates today announces the recently published article by Sigal Klipstein, MD in Fertility and Sterility entitled: ‘One last chance for pregnancy: a review of 2,705 in vitro fertilization cycles initiated in women age 40 years and above.’ This investigation is the largest and most detailed ever published to look at fertility success rates within this population.

Infertility Breakthrough Could Yield Higher Pregnancy Rates for IVF

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – July 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A recent breakthrough in the field of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), being offered in Southern California exclusively at the Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM-Los Angeles), may dramatically increase the odds of a woman getting pregnant through IVF, while at the same time reducing the likelihood of multiple births.

SIRM-New Jersey Becomes Exclusive NJ Provider of Breakthrough Infertility Treatment Technology

BEDMINSTER, NJ – July 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM-New Jersey) in Bedminster has implemented a new genetic test that may dramatically increase the odds of a woman getting pregnant through In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), while at the same time reducing the likelihood of multiple births.

Sleep Solvers Announces Grand Opening of Boca Raton Sleep Laboratory

BOCA RATON, Fla. – May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sleep Solvers, a division of Sleep Diagnostic Centers LLC, announces the grand opening of their Boca Raton sleep laboratory. They offer sleep diagnostic testing and treatment programs for patients suspected of, or suffering from one or more of the over 70 types of sleep related problems. Unlike the conventional, hospital or clinical-based sleep laboratory, Sleep Solvers’ use of hotel-style diffuses the clinical appearance and feel of sleep diagnostic testing and treatment to create a comfortable and calming environment in order to alleviate the fear and anxiety of sleep testing and treatment.

Stratosphere and UV Solutions Partner to Create Product Disinfection Platform – Pacifier Market is Focus for First Products

BOSTON, Mass.- May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stratosphere Partners LLC, a Knowledge Venturing(tm) company that specializes in building new platform businesses and UV Solutions LLC, a pioneer of UV flash disinfection technologies today announce that they have formed a partnership to build a UV disinfection platform and brand based on UV Solutions’ patented technology.

Study: Pediatricians Overlook Early Signs of Autism Spectrum Disorder

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reports of a new study by Special Abilities, Inc. send an alarming message to parents of young infants and children. Pediatricians are not recognizing the symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) at an early age denying children benefits of early intervention and therapy. Autism is a complex neurological disorder characterized by profound delays in communication and social interaction and affects over 1.7 million individuals in the U.S.