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Molded nanopillars could be line of defense against counterfeit drugs and devices

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 | Permalink

Counterfeit drugs reportedly kill more than 700,000 people annually, and there have been reports of a rise in bogus medical devices, as well. To combat this alarming trend, researchers at the University of Michigan and in South Korea have developed a technique that reveals a hidden image in labels when they are breathed on, allowing users to authenticate a product. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Injection Molding read more

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Researchers who discovered bacteria-resistant polymers receive award to find out why they work

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 | Permalink

In 2012, two researchers at the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom discovered a group of new materials capable of repelling bacteria. Precisely why bacteria steer clear of this material, however, is not known. Now, the scientists have each won a prestigious research award worth a combined £2 million ($3.4 million) to solve the mystery. There is a lot at stake: bacteria-resistant polymers could lead to a significant reduction in hospital infections acquired through implanted medical devices. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Medical Polymers Materials and Additives read more

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Viewpoints: GOP Lawsuit Against Obama On Health Law Is Not A …

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 | Permalink

To date, cybercrime against health care has manifested as four specific threats: data loss, monetary theft, attacks on medical devices , and attacks on infrastructure. … The threats of cyberattack are clear and present in health …

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Jones: Rates for Health Insurance Plans Rose Significantly in 2014 …

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 | Permalink

In both cases, include a live link to www.californiahealthline. org / www.ihealthbeat. org . You can't change the text, except to reflect relative differences in time or location. (For example ….. Here's Looking at You. People who use cell phones, credit cards, websites, store coupons, and medical devices leave a trail of data that are often harnessed by third parties, sometimes without consumers' knowledge. … SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER · Twitter · Facebook · rss  …

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Medical devices done dirt cheap

Friday, July 25th, 2014 | Permalink

Smartphones and 3D printing have the potential to bring life-saving medical technology to the masses at a fraction of the cost of conventional medical devices. From the $50 prosthetic hand to bubble wrap’s conversion to in vitro diagnostics, here are four stunning examples of advanced medical and IVD technology that cost less than a pair of athletic shoes. Click on the arrow below the image to learn about the $50 prosthetic that, in some circumstances, outperforms a $42,000 device. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  medical polymers Materials and additives read more

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