Beginning of the end for the Latin-letter web

The future of the internet came into slightly better focus today when International Domains regulator ICANN, announced it will allow the use of web addresses written wholly in non-latin characters. “Right now Internet address endings are limited to Latin characters – A to Z,” explained ICANN chairman Peter Dengate Thrush in the body’s statement. This means […]
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Siemens Delivers Flash Speed, Lowest Dose to Arnold Palmer Children Hospital

MALVERN, Pa., Oct. 28 Siemens Healthcare’s SOMATOM® Definition Flash dual-source computed tomography (CT) scanner is now poised to assist Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, Orlando, Fla., to better serve its pediatric patients. The SOMATOM Definition Flash requires only a fraction of the radiation dose that systems previously required to scan even the tiniest anatomical details. […]
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The role of biomedical research in malaria eradication

Although malaria has been controlled in many local and regional populations, the permanent elimination of malaria parasites throughout the world remains an elusive goal, and the disease continues to claim nearly one million lives each year. In 2007, Bill and Melinda Gates called for a renewed effort to eradicate malaria worldwide. Some skeptics have questioned […]
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Scottish Start Up Acquires A Breakthrough Global Healthcare Technology Firm In A Stock Swap

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, October 2, 2009 – “Offsurance, Inc., a Delaware headquartered global healthcare company will now become a wholly owned subsidiary of Offsurance, Limited, a Scottish technology startup”, says a beaming CEO, Amir Bavi. Mr. Bavi is visibly impressed about the future of his company “Scotland has the right mix that identifies winner organizations and […]
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“We Serve,” The Biomedical Engineering School Drexel University’s New Program

The Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems School has implemented “We Serve,” the school’s newest program that focuses on community outreach for students majoring in biomedical engineering. The program provides an opportunity for biomedical engineering students to go to partnering non-profits, interact with the patients, use what they know in the classroom and apply it […]
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Merit Medical Systems signs agreement with Vysera Biomedical for valve technology

Oct 28, 2009 (Datamonitor Financial Deals Tracker via COMTEX) — MMSI | Quote | Chart | News | PowerRating — Merit Medical Systems, Inc., a US-based disposable medical products company, has concluded a license agreement with Vysera Biomedical Limited, an Ireland-based medical devices company, for certain intellectual property and know-how for valve technology. Under this […]
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Multiple Hyperbaric Chamber Sales announced

Environmental Tectonics Corporation’s BioMedical Division Announces Multiple Hyperbaric Chamber Sales SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Environmental Tectonics Corporation’s (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) (“ETC” or the “Company”) BioMedical Division today announced a record month for sales of their Baramed monoplace chambers. Dave Mitchell, Vice President of ETC Controls Group, said, “A total of 15 chambers […]
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Medtronic announces Melody Transcatheter trial results

MINNEAPOLIS Clinical trial results published in this week’s Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) describe six-month outcomes for patients using the Melody® Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve from Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT). The valve is implanted through a catheter procedure instead of open-heart surgery in patients with congenital heart disease affecting the function of their […]
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Scottish Biomedical offers specialist HDAC services

Scottish Biomedical leading biological research services company in UK has made specialist histone deacetylases (HDAC) services, available to the scientific community handling issues connected to integral human enzymes. HDACs – enzymes involved in gene expression that are pivotal to every biological process in the human body – have been implicated in a number of diseases […]
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Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai presents professional development programme at The Vision Care Institute in Dubai

Consultants from Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai will present a series of professional development sessions, in partnership with Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, a division of Johnson & Johnson (Middle East) Inc., for eye care professionals from across the GCC The programme sessions will cover the role of eye care professionals in Diabetes, clinical advances in […]
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Biomedical expert says brain “wiring” problems affect schizophrenia

New schizophrenia research conducted into issues affecting those in biomedical science jobs has prompted one expert to suggest some of the problem may be down to basic functions in certain brain areas. Professor Phillip McGuire, from the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre for Mental Health and the Institute of Psychiatry (IoP), remarked that, although the origins […]
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CDC Selects GE Healthcare to Track H1N1 Flu Activity

BARRINGTON, Ill GE Healthcare, one of the leading providers of healthcare information technology, today announced its selection by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide extensive surveillance data for H1N1 and seasonal influenza activity throughout the United States. Every 24 hours, GE Healthcare reports information gathered from its nationwide electronic database of […]
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