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Synaptics, Nok Nok Labs Sign Agreement Aimed at Simplifying FIDO Certified Application Development

SAN JOSE, Calif. , Dec. 1, 2015 Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ: SYNA ), the leading developer of human interface solutions, today announced a new agreement with Nok Nok Labs ™ to enable OEMs with real-world test and development environments that combine FIDO Certified ™ Synaptics and Nok Nok Labs solutions. The partnership reduces the complexity of FIDO certif... [Comments]

Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition Program Announces Finalists, BIOCLAIM, Inc. Recognized

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. , Nov. 30, 2015  BIOCLAIM announced today that is has been selected as a finalist in this year's Fierce Innovation Awards:  Healthcare Edition, an awards program from the publisher of FierceHealthIT , FierceHealthcare , and FierceMobileHealthcare .  BIOCLAIM was recognized as a finalist in the category of "Privacy and Cybersecuri... [Comments]

Capacitive Fingerprint Sensors - A New Generation of Capacitive Fingerprint Sensors has Emerged in the Last Few Years

DUBLIN , Nov. 26, 2015 Research and Markets ( ) has announced the addition of the "Capacitive Fingerprint Sensors - Technology and Patent Infringement Risk Analysis" report to their offering. --> --> Fingerprint sensors using capacitive technology represent a fast growing market, especially in smartphones. T... [Comments]

NXT-ID Featured on The RedChip Money Report Airing on Bloomberg Network

OXFORD, Connecticut , November 20, 2015 NXTD ) ("NXT-ID" or the "Company"), a biometric authentication company focused on the growing mobile commerce market and creator of the Wocket® smart wallet, announces its CEO, Gino Pereira , was recently interviewed on The RedChip Money Report television program. The interview will air on this weekend on Bloomberg Europe , Bl... [Comments]

Biology Technology

Owen Mumford Launches New Touch Activated Lancet

OXFORD, England , December 1, 2015 Vancouver , booth 1403, Unistik® Touch is a touch activated lancet that features Owen Mumford's unique Comfort Zone Technology®. --> Vancouver , booth 1403, Unistik® Touch is a touch activated lancet that features Owen Mumford's unique Comfort Zone Technology®. --> Owen Mumford, a leading medical device manufactu... [Comments]

Allen Institute Moves Into New State-of-the-Art Research Facility

SEATTLE , Dec. 1, 2015 Today the Allen Institute announced the opening of its new headquarters in Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood, the city's biotechnology hub. Located on the northwest corner of Mercer Street and Westlake Avenue North, the 270,000 square foot life sciences building is home to the Allen Institute for Brain Science and the Allen Institute... [Comments]

Broad, MIT Scientists Overcome Key CRISPR-Cas9 Genome Editing Hurdle

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. , Dec. 1, 2015 Researchers at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT have engineered changes to the revolutionary CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing system that significantly cut down on "off-target" editing errors. The refined technique addresses one of the major technical issues in the use of genome editing. Sci... [Comments]

Emily Leproust Of Twist Bioscience Named 2015 Global Thinker By Foreign Policy Magazine

SAN FRANCISCO , Dec. 1, 2015  Twist Bioscience, a company focused on synthetic DNA, today announced that its CEO, Emily Leproust , Ph.D., has been selected as one of Foreign Policy's 100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2015 for fast-tracking the building blocks of life . Each year, Foreign Policy selects the leading Global Thinkers whose contributions and work have chan... [Comments]

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New Study Finds Nutrient Helps Preserve Bone in Women, Retailer Reports

Freeport, ME (PRWEB) December 01, 2015 Royal River Natural Foods — a locally-owned, independent natural health store in Freeport, Maine — reports a new study that found post-menopausal women who took the nutritional supplement creatine, along with resistance training for a year, had more new... [Comments]

Integrated Rental acquired by Jordan Industries International

(PRWEB) December 01, 2015 Integrated Rental Services (“Integrated Rental”), a growing medical equipment rental firm, has announced its acquisition by Jordan Industries International, LLC (“JII”). With support from JII, Integrated Rental is poised for expansion while improving its offering... [Comments]

Florida Hospital Tampa is Among the First in the State to Offer vBloc® Therapy for the Treatment of Obesity

Tampa, FL (PRWEB) December 01, 2015 Florida Hospital Tampa is the first health care provider in the region to offer the vBloc® Therapy for the treatment of obesity in the state of Florida. vBloc® Therapy is a vagal blocking therapy, delivered via the Maestro® System, for t... [Comments]

Article on Push to Increase Bariatric Surgery Coverage Highlights the Necessary Health Benefits that Bariatric Surgery Provides, Notes Dr. Feiz

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 01, 2015 According to an article published on November 16th by MedPage Today, a coalition of obesity groups has filed a discrimination claim against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, claiming that any states which do not include bariatric sur... [Comments]

Medicine Technology

For the C-Suite: Nottingham Spirk Publishes Executive Guide to the Direct-to-Consumer Medical Product Market

CLEVELAND , Dec. 1, 2015   Nottingham Spirk , a leading consumer and healthcare innovation firm, today announced the publication of a free whitepaper , "The Executive's Guide to Entering the Direct-to-Consumer Medical Market". The whitepaper gives medical product companies, pharmaceutical manufacturers and others a roadmap for successfully penetrating this lucrative segme... [Comments]

Philips announces expanded indications for its SkyFlow X-ray imaging software at RSNA 2015

AMSTERDAM , Dec. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips  (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced SkyFlow , an X-ray imaging software that produces high-contrast images for all anatomies in situations where clinicians decide not to use a grid, at the 2015 Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting (RSNA) 1 . SkyFlow is Philips' first digital imaging solution providing grid-l... [Comments]

Patent Granted for Additional Polymer Technology Originated at Particle Sciences

BETHLEHEM, Pa. , Dec. 1, 2015  Eyeon Therapeutics has received a Notice of Allowance for additional novel dry eye treatments based on a charged hydrophilic polymer developed at Particles Sciences, a leading drug delivery CDMO.  The product has been shown to be safe and effective in a small trial previously published.  Mark Mitchnick , MD, CEO states, "This secon... [Comments]

Federal Court Upholds Challenge to Arkansas Law that Forces Employers and Consumers to Pay Drugstores Higher Rates

WASHINGTON , Dec. 1, 2015 A federal court has denied the state of Arkansas' motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) challenging the constitutionality of Arkansas 900, a new law that forces employers and consumers to pay drugstores higher rates for generic drugs.  Arkansas must now defend a law tha... [Comments]

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