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Smith & Nephew Announces Launch of ACTICOAT Flex Wound Care Products in the USA

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smith & Nephew Inc (NYSE: SNN ) (LSE: SN) Advanced Wound Management division, announced the U.S. launch of ACTICOAT(TM) Flex 3 and ACTICOAT(TM) Flex 7, to expand the ACTICOAT portfolio. ACTICOAT Flex products have been d...

Maximize Flex Spending Account Funds Before They Expire

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Omron Healthcare, Inc. reminds consumers to take full advantage of the remaining dollars left in Flex- Spending Accounts (FSA's) before they expire by purchasing products to take control of their personal and family health such as home blood pressure monit...

$ 1.7 Million NYSTAR Award for Binghamton University to Flex Electronics Research Muscle.

Integrated Electronics Engineering Center (IEEC) of the Binghamton University has received the coveted award of $1.7 million from the New York State Office of Science, Technology and Academic Research (NYSTAR) to assist // hastening of the Microelectronics Research in the roll-to-roll format. NY...

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Only Hospital in New Jersey to Offer New Bionic Foot to Amputees

...ading-edge sensor technology and artificial intelligence, the foot is able to identify changes in terrain, slopes and stairs and instruct the ankle to flex appropriately. As a result, amputees ( http://www.kessler-rehab.com/programs/amputee-rehab ) can move about with greater balance, confidence and s...

Smith & Nephew Highlights Advanced Wound Management Progress

...mp; Nephew announced the launch of ACTICOAT™ flex 3 and ACTICOAT™ flex 7, which provide enhanced conformability and patie...d at a high risk of infection. The ACTICOAT™ flex products were recently cleared for market by the U...

New ACTICOAT(TM) Silver Coated Anti-microbial Barrier Dressing Receives 510(k) Clearance from the US FDA

...ting clearance for Acticoat(TM) Flex. Acticoat(TM) flex is an antimicrobial barrier dressing designed to c...ire sustained antimicrobial activity. Acticoat(TM) flex represents a new addition to the Acticoat(TM) fami...al Officer of NUCRYST. "The launch of Acticoat(TM) flex by Smith Nephew is the latest result of the succ...

Female Surgeons Like What They Do, Survey Finds

... But most say they'd prefer more flex time and balance in life,, TUESDAY, July 21 (HealthDay News) -- If they had to do it all again, most female surgeons would choose the same...

Bausch & Lomb Receives Approval of Crystalens HD in Quarter Diopter Steps

...d accommodating lens in the U.S.; Unlike standard IOLs, Crystalens can treat both cataracts and presbyopia; Crystalens is designed to flex like the eye's natural lens, so patients can see near, far and everywhere in between; No other replacement lens comes closer to mirroring the na...

North Dakota Critical Access Hospital Quality Network Moves Forward with Statewide Information Management Project to Enhance Patient Safety in the State

...s. "Because the Pilot Project has been so successful, we were pleased to support its going forward via the Quality Network by making certain flex Grant money available to the participants to offset the reasonable fee charge by Clarity to access the project and continue to obtain their consultati...

IMAGINE Software Unveils Advanced IMAGINEradiology(TM) Features

...measure and score data points in the system. In addition to IMAGINE's over 200 standard reports, One Source Reporting gained two new reporting tools, flex Reporting and Free Form Reporting, both permitting clients to personally create and format reports for IMAGINEappliance(TM) to prepare automatically. ...

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Flex in Medical Technology

First Patient of NOTES Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) Study Successfully Treated With Ethicon Endo-Surgery Devices

...ice Surgery* The content of the investigational Ethicon Endo-Surgery Toolbox includes: Tissue Apposition System Steerable flex Trocar with Rotary Access Needle Flexible Bipolar Hemostasis Forceps Flexible Maryland Dissector Articulating Hook Knife ...

Ethicon Endo-Surgery Studies Presented at DDW Demonstrate Potential of Pure NOTES Surgery With Company's Toolbox

...fice Surgery The content of the investigational Ethicon Endo-Surgery Toolbox includes: Tissue Apposition System Steerable flex Trocar with Rotary Access Needle Flexible Bipolar Hemostasis Forceps Flexible Maryland Dissector Articulating Hook Knife ...

CRi Announces New Maestro(TM) EX In Vivo Imaging System with Improved Performance and an Affordable Price

...nd becomes the entry-level instrument of choice for in vivo fluorescence imaging. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080826/NETU054 ) flex technology represents a significant advancement of CRi's unique solid-state tunable optics that for the first time enables both broad- and narrow-band...

Landscape for Lung Cancer Therapies is Focus of New Post-ASCO MedPredict Report

...cell and small cell lung cancer. The big news at the recent American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting was the presentation of the Erbitux flex clinical trial data showing increased overall survival in EGFR-positive first-line non-small cell lung cancer. In light of these positive results, Med...

Lung Cancer Alliance Hails Announcement of New Erbitux(R) Data

... very exciting news," said Laurie Fenton Ambrose, LCA President & CEO. "The flex data shows significant improvements in overall survival for a broad base of... another treatment option to consider when managing their diagnosis." The flex study, conducted by Merck KGaA, enrolled more than 1,100 patients with Stag...

ERBITUX(R) Meets Primary Endpoint of Increasing Survival in Phase III Lung Cancer Study

...Stage IV NSCLC who had not previously received chemotherapy. "Based on the flex results, ERBITUX is the only member of the class of epidermal growth factor...survival for patients with certain head and neck cancers, and now, with the flex data, for patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer," said Martin B...

Blood Gas Analysis: The Pros and Cons of Point-Of-Care Testing

...th an onboard safety device; FLEXLINK software to help ensure correct sample, patient, and operator identification; and the FLEXQ module on the ABL800 flex analyzer to help reduce errors through automatic identification and mixing of samples. Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, IL, produces the widely...
Flex in Medical Products

Super Flex Suction Tubing

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Company:Shippert Medical Technologies Corporation

ABL80 FLEX Blood Gas Analyzer

Description: Speed and simplicity at the point of care: Only 120 seconds from result to result Sample volume of only 70 L of whole blood (all parameters except oximetry*) Start-up time ~ 20 minutes after change of sensor cassette safePICO mixer ensures thorough and uniform mixing from sample t...
Company:Radiometer America Inc.

TV 1500 HME with built-in flex tube

Description: Ballard trach care HMES and filters, tv 1500, HME with built-in flex tube...
Company:Kimberly-Clark/Ballard Medical Products

HME with Flex Tube

Description: The Portex® Thermovent® T helps provide protection to the exposed airway of the tracheostomy patient. It is small and extremely lightweight making it ideal for active young children as well as adults. With a high rate of heat and moisture recovery, it ensures patient comfort and reduces sec...
Company:Portex

HEPA Filtered HME with Gas Sampling Port and Flex Tube

Description: The Portex® Thermovent® T helps provide protection to the exposed airway of the tracheostomy patient. It is small and extremely lightweight making it ideal for active young children as well as adults. With a high rate of heat and moisture recovery, it ensures patient comfort and reduces sec...
Company:Portex

HEPA Filtered HME with Flex Tube

Description: The Portex® Thermovent® T helps provide protection to the exposed airway of the tracheostomy patient. It is small and extremely lightweight making it ideal for active young children as well as adults. With a high rate of heat and moisture recovery, it ensures patient comfort and reduces sec...
Company:Portex

Filtered HME with Flex Tube

Description: The Portex® Thermovent® T helps provide protection to the exposed airway of the tracheostomy patient. It is small and extremely lightweight making it ideal for active young children as well as adults. With a high rate of heat and moisture recovery, it ensures patient comfort and reduces sec...
Company:Portex

HME with Gas Sampling Port and Flex Tube

Description: The Portex® Thermovent® T helps provide protection to the exposed airway of the tracheostomy patient. It is small and extremely lightweight making it ideal for active young children as well as adults. With a high rate of heat and moisture recovery, it ensures patient comfort and reduces sec...
Company:Portex

Uncuffed Flex D.I.C.® Tracheostomy Tubes

Description: Built-in 15 mm ISO termination for easy ventilator circuit attachment with or without inner cannula in place. Clearly the softer choice in a flexible disposable inner cannula system The Portex® flexible disposable inner cannula tracheostomy tubes are constructed of siliconized polyvinyl...
Company:Portex

Cuffed Flex D.I.C.® Tracheostomy Tubes

Description: Built-in 15 mm ISO termination for easy ventilator circuit attachment with or without inner cannula in place. Clearly the softer choice in a flexible disposable inner cannula system The Portex® flexible disposable inner cannula tracheostomy tubes are constructed of siliconized polyvinyl...
Company:Portex

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Flex in Biological News

GEN reports on alternative feedstocks for ethanol production

...riety of energy crops including switchgrass, sorghum, and sugar cane. Officials at Coskata say the company relies on a hybrid approach based on its flex Ethanol technology, which combines gasification and fermentation in a thermo-biological pathway to produce fuel-grade ethanol that it contends can be ...

International prize for Nottingham spine research

...ooked at problems of treating the degeneration of the intervertebral discs the soft discs in between the bones of the spine that allow it to bend and flex which can be caused by lifestyle issues such as smoking and obesity. The disease is the most common reason for absence from work, having a serious im...

Argonne-University of Chicago joint venture bolsters genomic sequencing capabilities

... in pure culture, could be sequenced. The capabilities of the new Roche 454 flex and Illumina Solexa Genome Sequencer now allow scientists that use the mach...search process, while maintaining accurate sequencing results." The 454 flex is ideally suited for studying microbial communities by de novo sequencing....

Thinking makes it so: Science extends reach of prosthetic arms

...he prosthetic arm; can perform only one movement at a time; and must contract two muscles at once to achieve a new movement. Its not very common to flex your chest muscle to close your hand or bend your wrist, said Kuiken. Quite frankly, most people with a unilateral shoulder disarticulation amputation...

Exploring the molecular origin of blood clot flexibility

... the bending of their fibers. The current research extends those earlier findings to the molecular level, suggesting a way that individual fibers flex - by the unraveling of the three, tightly twisted rod-like regions within fibrinogen molecules, called alpha-helical coiled-coils. The researchers mea...

Researchers at UGA provide first look at protein expression in Chagas disease-causing parasites

...nti-fouling strategy at the Society for Experimental Biology Annual Main Meeting in Barcelona [session A7.66]. Shark skin comprises scales that can flex individually from each other. Liedert produced a synthetic shark skin of elastic silicone, which has a significantly decreased contact surface. Thi...

Three deadly parasite genomes sequenced

...nti-fouling strategy at the Society for Experimental Biology Annual Main Meeting in Barcelona [session A7.66]. Shark skin comprises scales that can flex individually from each other. Liedert produced a synthetic shark skin of elastic silicone, which has a significantly decreased contact surface. Thi...

Ethical guidelines suggested for research that would put human stem cells in primates

...nti-fouling strategy at the Society for Experimental Biology Annual Main Meeting in Barcelona [session A7.66]. Shark skin comprises scales that can flex individually from each other. Liedert produced a synthetic shark skin of elastic silicone, which has a significantly decreased contact surface. Thi...

Experts discuss use of human stem cells in ape and monkey brains

...nti-fouling strategy at the Society for Experimental Biology Annual Main Meeting in Barcelona [session A7.66]. Shark skin comprises scales that can flex individually from each other. Liedert produced a synthetic shark skin of elastic silicone, which has a significantly decreased contact surface. Thi...

Shark skin saves naval industry money

...nti-fouling strategy at the Society for Experimental Biology Annual Main Meeting in Barcelona [session A7.66]. Shark skin comprises scales that can flex individually from each other. Liedert produced a synthetic shark skin of elastic silicone, which has a significantly decreased contact surface. Thi...
Flex in Biological Technology

UPDATE: OPC Connectivity Between TruBio Software and Nova FLEX Analyzers

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Finesse Solutions, LLC, Santa Clara, CA, a manufacturer of measurement and control solutions for bioprocess applications, and Nova Biomedical, Waltham, MA, a world leader in biotechnology process monitoring announced the release of a TruBio(TM) plug-in ...

OPC Connectivity Between TruBio Software and Nova FLEX Analyzers

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Finesse Solutions, LLC, Santa Clara, CA, a manufacturer of measurement and control solutions for bioprocess applications, and Nova Biomedical, Waltham, MA, a world leader in biotechnology process monitoring announced the release of a TruBio(TM) plug-in ...

New CO-oximetry Module for the ABL80 FLEX Blood Gas Analyzer

WESTLAKE, Ohio, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Radiometer today announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its ABL80 FLEX CO-OX, a portable blood gas analyzer that brings speed and simplicity to the point-of-care. The company expects commercial release of...

Cardica Receives European CE Mark for C-Port Flex A System for Use in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

Flex A System Facilitates Minimally Invasive and Robotic-Assisted Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC ) today announced that it has received European CE Mark (Conformite Europeenne) approval...

Cardica's C-Port(R) Flex A Anastomosis System Allows Surgeons to Perform Revolutionary Closed-Chest Heart Bypass Surgeries

- World's First Closed-Chest Procedures with Cardica's C-Port Flex A System Recently Conducted - REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC ) today announced that two independent groups of leading cardiothoracic surgeons performe...

San Diego Wireless Heavyweight Leap Wireless Supports New Start-up Incubator

...www.leapwireless.com . Leap is a U.S. registered trademark and the Leap logo is a trademark of Leap. Cricket, Jump, the Cricket "K" and flex Bucket are U.S. registered trademarks of Cricket. In addition, the following are trademarks or service marks of Cricket: Cricket By Week, Cricket Choi...

Oxford Performance Materials Introduces OXPEKK PermettaTM High Performance Polymer Films

...and thickness from 25 to 600 microns. Typical applications include use as an adhesive layer for composites, membrane systems, dielectric film for flex circuits and for metal composite hybrids. OXPEKK® PermettaTM is a suitable adhesive for carbon, glass, aramid, ceramic, PBO and metallic materials...

Trusted LASIK Surgeons Welcomes Leading Laser Expert and Inventor Jon Dishler, M.D., to Its Unique LASIK Eye Surgeon Directory for Consumers

...y using the Zeiss M.E.L. 80 excimer laser, and the flex or Femtosecond Lenticular Extraction procedure. The flex procedure is a next generation refractive procedur...of tissue similar to removing a contact lens. The flex procedure has many potential advantages as compare...

Nanogenerators produce electricity from running rodents and tapping fingers

...en Yang, Yong Qin, Cheng Li and Guang Zhu solved that problem by using a substrate that was flexible in only one direction, forcing the generators to flex together. Still, there was substantial variation in the output from each generator. The differences result from variations in the amount of flexing ...

New Radiation-Blocking Medical Garments Introduced at RSNA Meeting in Chicago : Demron-M Technology Provides Total Protection in a Lightweight, Durable, Flexible Fabric

...s to avoid X-ray exposure while performing procedures or holding patients, the shields provide protection without reducing mobility. Demron-M Drop-Off flex Apron and Two-Piece Vest and Skirt, the most lightweight one-piece and two-piece garments available that help clinicians work comfortably for long per...

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Flex in Biological Dictionary

Phylon

...essful market penetration ... Mesh, synthetic and TPU combination Phylon midsole w/ Max Air unit in heel of shoe Rubber outsole contains forefoot flex grooves Phylon Interview - Part 1 Now in beta, Rapid Reality's massively multiplayer shooter with three species and eight factions vying for po...

Hfr cell

...oduction to Genetic Analysis, we recreate the landmark experiments in genetics and have ... frequency, because every cell is an Hfr . ... Hard flex ratio, HFR , Hardflexratio, Nitric Oxide ... HfR Hardflexratio is a new radically innovative topical cell volumizer, ... Hfr cells transfe...

Flexor

...pi ulnaris muscle (FCU) is a muscle of the human forearm that acts to flex and adduct the hand. Information about flexor in the free online Engli.... Hip flexor strain occurs from overuse of the muscles that help you flex your ... A mild hip flexor strain may recover within a few weeks, where...

Biceps

...nctions, the most important being to rotate the forearm (supination) and to flex the elbow. The two-headed Biceps brachii muscle on the inside of e... ... Balding Biceps Cardio Getting Ripped Hardgaining ... Article from flex Magazine. Here are a few of the most important tips on how to build bic...
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