Warning highlights the risk of severe liver injury and how this risk may be reduced.
Reports of life-threatening air or gas embolism occurring during or immediately after application of hemostatic drug or biological products.
Herbal product, sold as weight loss supplement, contains unlisted active pharmaceutical ingredients. Risk of serious side effects, especially in those with heart conditions.
Qualaquin (quinine sulfate): New Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy - Risk of serious hematological reactionsJuly 8, 2010 10:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments
New Risk Management Plan. Reports of serious side effects in patients using Qualaquin "off-label" for night time leg cramps.
The firm received increasing numbers of complaints for false negative MRSA results. False negative could result in incorrect treatment or delay of care for patients with MRSA infection.
LIFEPAK 20 and LIFEPAK 20e External Defibrillator/Monitors by Physio-Control Inc.: Class I Recall Due To Power Supply FailureJuly 2, 2010 10:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments
A power supply assembly failure can result in the inability to deliver defibrillation therapy.
Simon Tan, General Manager/VP of Tooling at Sunningdale Tech, highlights the companys high cavitations, precision medical tooling capabilities. They injection mold and form intricate parts for medical device manufacturers. Visit http://www.sdaletech.com to find out more about Sunningdale Tech.
In 2005, while backcountry skiing with close friends, Sam (then 25) was caught in an avalanche that resulted in the amputation of his left leg below the knee. In July 2006 (one and half short years after losing his leg) he competed in his first US Paralympics National Championships and is...
Marc Dubreuil, Director of Business Development at Farm Design, talks about the collaboration and techniques used by Farm in the design of a MAKO surgical robot device. Paul Abrams, MAKOplasty Specialist at MAKO Surgical Corp., explains how the surgeon would use the device. Finally, Brian...
Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief of Medical Design Technology, gives brief highlights of several innovative technologies seen at the MD&M East 2010 show in NYC. There are several companies featured in this video. They are: SelectConnect Technologies - http://www.selectconnecttech.com/ Nelson...
Art Burghouwt, Director of Business Development at Tecomet, shows how the company is able to provide a surface texture on orthopedic implantables using a photochemical etching process. The advantage over traditional coating processes is that this process is repeatable to fabricate the...
Rich Macary, General Manager of SelectConnect Technologies, shows the unique three-dimensional molded interconnect technology. This innovation enables the electronic connection to be incorporated directly onto the surface of a molded case or component. Visit...
Dan Floyd, Sterilization Section Leader at Nelson Labs, walks you through the validation process for a medical device using EtO sterilization for the first time. Visit http://www.nelsonlabs.com.com to find out more about Nelson Labs.
Sharon Shatto, Americas Healthcare Marketing Manager at Momentive Performance Materials, talks about the award winning (2009 Frost and Sullivan Product Innovation Award) StatSil antimicrobial silicone elastomer technology platform. The material addresses the need for antimicrobial...
Jay Tourigny, VP of Operations at MicroCare Medical, discusses the collaboration with the company and Dow Corning to offer an innovative coating solution. He also demonstrates the advantage of what MicroCare's coating delivery technology can do when used with the Dow product. Visit...
Roger Hess, a sales engineer at Maxon Motors, shows a spindle drive. The drive matches a brush or brushless motor with a gearhead that has incorporated two thrust bearings, allowing it to handle higher linear loads. Visit http://www.maxonmotorusa.com.com to find out more about Maxon Motors.
NKK Switches announced the availability of the SW3800 Series of high-capacity rocker switches. The company asserts the series’ robust design and high electrical capacity make appropriate for nearly any heavy duty application. The devices are
Marc Dubreuil, Director of Business Development at Farm Design, talks about the collaboration and techniques used by Farm in the design of a MAKO surgical robot device.
Brain scans may be able to predict what you will do better than you can yourself, and might offer a powerful tool for advertisers or health officials seeking to motivate consumers, researchers said on Tuesday. They found a way to interpret "real time" brain images to show whether people who viewed messages about using sunscreen would actually use sunscreen during the following week.
Bob Ward talks about developing an affinity therapy device that has applications with infectious and inflammatory diseases.
Debiotech and STMicroelectronics today announced that they will showcase their novel insulin “Jewel Pump” at the Debiotech stand at the American Diabetes Association 70th Scientific Sessions in Orlando, Florida.
Drug failed to demonstrate clinical benefit to patients enrolled in trials.
LED-backlit LCD products. The new LED LCDs range in size from 3.5-inches to 15.0-inches. Touch screen panel options have also been added in 4.3-inch and 7.0-inch sizes.
General Micro Systems, Inc. (GMS) developed an Intel Atom-based rugged SBC that offers low power consumption. Combined with its small footprint and high performance, the Atom XPC40x (extended temperature, conduction-cooled) and Atom XP40x (standard temperature) are said to
WinSystems’ PCM-MIO-G-AD-1 is a 16-channel, 16-bit analog input card and the PCM-MIO-G-DA-1 is an eight-channel, 12-bit analog output card. Both cards also support 48-lines of digital I/O. These small, 90 mm x 96 mm expansion boards are designed to