• Program Addresses Radiation Sterilization for Medical Devices
    A 3½ day program from the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI), "Radiation Sterilization for Medical Devices," covers principles, processes, industry best practices, and industry standards in radiation sterilization for medical devices. ...More
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  • AdvaMed Questions FDA Classification Proposal
    The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) is reporting that the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) has asked the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to revisit its proposed amendments to regulations governing the classification and ...More
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  • AAMI Launches Free Healthcare Technology Podcasts
    The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) is launching a series of free podcasts that will feature lively and informative interviews with leaders and experts in healthcare technology. The kick-off podcast, produced by Healthcare Tech Talk, ...More
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  • Crosstex and SPSmedical Introduce AirView II Bowie Dick Type Test Pack
    Crosstex International and SPSmedical Supply introduce the AirView™ II Bowie-Dick Test Pack as an extension to its Bowie-Dick Test Pack product line. The new AirView™ II Bowie Dick Test Pack is a single-use test designed to be smaller in size (reduces waste) and ...More
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  • Healthmark Adds the TEMP-USB-TP and the TEMP-USB-TH to its ProFormance Line
    Healthmark Industries Co., Inc. announces the addition of two new temperature and humidity data loggers to its line of ProFormance monitoring products. The TEMP-USB-TH measures more than 250,000 temperature and humidity readings ranging from -22 to 176F and 0 percent to 100 ...More
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  • T-Bet Protein Tackles Hepatitis
    A single protein may tip the balance between ridding the body of a dangerous virus and enduring life-long chronic infection, according to a report appearing in the Journal of Experimental Medicine. ...More
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  • Scientists Discover Protein Secrets of Ebola Virus
    The current Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, which has claimed more than 2,000 lives, has highlighted the need for a deeper understanding of the molecular biology of the virus that could be critical in the development of vaccines or antiviral drugs to treat or prevent ...More
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  • New Insights in Survival Strategies of Bacteria
    Bacteria are particularly ingenious when it comes to survival strategies. They often create a biofilm to protect themselves from a hostile environment, for example during treatment with antibiotics. A biofilm is a bacterial community that is surrounded by a protective slime ...More
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  • Gut Bacteria Tire Out T Cells
    Leaky intestines may cripple bacteria-fighting immune cells in patients with a rare hereditary disease, according to a study by researchers in Lausanne, Switzerland. The study, published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine on Sept. 15, may explain why these patients ...More
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