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Privacy and Security and the Internet of Things | The Health Care Blog

Privacy and Security and the Internet of Things - By DAVID HARLOW In the future, everything will be connected. That future is almost here. Over a year ago, the Federal Trade Commission held an Internet of Thingsworkshop and it has finally issued a report summarizing comments and recommendations that came out of that conclave. As in the case of the HITECH Act’s attempt to increase […] http://ow.ly/2UetyD

thehealthcareblog.com Over a year ago, the Federal Trade Commission held an Internet of Thingsworkshop and it has finally issued a report summarizing comments and recommendations that came out of that conclave.

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MassDevice.com +3 | The top 3 medtech stories for February 3, 2015

MassDevice.com +3 | The top 3 medtech stories for February 3, 2015 http://ow.ly/2UetvV

massdevice.com MassDevice.com +3 | The top 3 medtech stories for February 3, 2015

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OrbiMed floats $924m healthcare fund

OrbiMed floats $924m healthcare fund - OrbiMed puts $24 million worth of its own skin into a $924 million fund aimed at healthcare investments. OrbiMed said today that it raised a $924 million fund to invest in healthcare companies, following the flotation of a $735 million fund back in November 2013. OrbiMed News Well, Funding Roundup read more http://ow.ly/2UbyII

massdevice.com OrbiMed puts $24 million worth of its own skin into a $924 million fund aimed at healthcare investments.

blog.mediligence.com

Technologies at Medtech Startups, December/January

Technologies at Medtech Startups, December/January - Below is a list of the medical technologies under development at startups identified in December 2014 and January 2015 and included in the Medtech Startups Database: Device to enable office-based placement of tympanostomy tubes. Surgical wound closure device technology Pelvic neuromodulation for urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, chronic pelvic pain, others. Device designed to treat blood plasma to improve its ... http://ow.ly/2UbyA3

blog.mediligence.com Below is a list of the medical technologies under development at startups identified in December 2014 and January 2015 and included in the Medtech Startups Database: Device to enable office-based p...

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CPOE For Management | The Health Care Blog

CPOE For Management - By PETER ELIAS, MD At a recent clinical staff meeting, a physician complained that the new requirement that clinicians enter all orders manually into the electronic record (CPOE) is slowing us down and causing errors. The IT and administrative staff were not the least sympathetic. Their message: it’s really not a big deal, it only […] http://ow.ly/2UbyzK

thehealthcareblog.com At a recent clinical staff meeting, a physician complained that the new requirement that clinicians enter all orders manually into the electronic record (CPOE) is slowing us down and causing errors. The IT and administrative staff were not the least sympathetic. Their message: it’s really not a big…

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What Regulations Govern cGMP Requirements for Investigational Combination Products? | MDDI...

What Regulations Govern cGMP Requirements for Investigational Combination Products? http://ow.ly/2Ubyxx

mddionline.com FDA released its draft guidance for cGMPs for combination products in January 2015, painting a clearer picture of the answer to this question. By David Amor In the “MyQuickConsult Question Grab Bag" series, David Amor, cofounder of medical device consultant marketplace www.myquickconsult.com,...

cancercompass.com

All Is it ok to resent my family for leaving it all up to me? messages

Is it ok to resent my family for leaving it all up to me? - My 78-year-old mother has stage IV lung cancer, diagnosed in July. She had been sick and I was worried, so I brought her to the ER. They found the lump in her lung and that the cancer had spread to her brain. After being the one to notify everyone, I've been with her through two rounds of radiation, chemo, and doctors' appointments. She's been hospitalized 5 times with everything from food poisoning to c-diff t... http://ow.ly/2Ubz1k

cancercompass.com My 78-year-old mother has stage IV lung cancer, diagnosed in July. She had been sick and I was worried, so I brought her to the ER. They found the lump in her lung and that the cancer had spread to her brain. After being the one to notify everyone, I've been with her through two rounds of radiati...

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Nothing found for News Tips-to-deal-with-cough-and-cold-during-pregnancy

5 tips to avoid cough and cold during pregnancy - Pregnancy is the time when most women are prone to infections due to a suppressed immune system and an episode of cold or flu is sometimes unavoidable. However, one cannot self-treat at this time with over-the-counter medications as it could be harmful for the fetus. Hence it is imperative to save oneself from an onset of cold and cough during pregnancy. Here is what you can do: 1. Avoid stress Your immune system functi... http://ow.ly/2UbwFl

thehealthsite.com Health advice. Made in India. For India.

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How the Advent of Propofol Changed the Meaning of the term “Sedation” | The Health Care Blog

How the Advent of Propofol Changed the Meaning of the term “Sedation” http://ow.ly/2U8tH6

thehealthcareblog.com “Twilight! She has to have twilight,” insisted the adult daughter of my frail, 85-year-old patient. “She can’t have general anesthesia. She hasn’t been cleared for general anesthesia!”

thecompletepatient.com

Are Australian Regulators Playing With Fire in Raw Milk Crackdown?

Are Australian Regulators Playing With Fire in Raw Milk Crackdown? http://ow.ly/2U6OSa

thecompletepatient.com You look at what’s going on in Australia over raw milk, and you can’t help but get a feeling of de ja vu. A farm couple on trial for distributing raw milk via a cow share arrangement.

technewsworld.com

Gadget Ogling: A Touchless Thermometer, Flashing Audio, and a Mesmerizing Mattress Cover

Gadget Ogling: A Touchless Thermometer, Flashing Audio, and a Mesmerizing Mattress Cover http://ow.ly/2U6OSU

technewsworld.com JoyWing's Wishbone is a fancier thermometer than what you or I will have seen on any trip to the doctor. It's a smartphone attachment that gives temperature readouts within a couple of seconds without even having to touch the person or material it's examining, thanks to an infrared sensor. It's i...

thehealthsite.com

15 best places to have sex other than your bedroom

15 best places to have sex other than your bedroom - Having sex can be fun, but doing it in the same place or in the same positions can become boring quickly. If you want to spice up your sex life, here are 15 places in the house other than your bedroom where you can have sex. Place #1: Kitchen counter: Imagine this, you both have some time alone at home and decide to cook. While cooking can be an extremely sensual way to start things off, using your kitchen as the spot... http://ow.ly/2U6NCr

thehealthsite.com Want to add some spice to your sex life? Here are some places you can try.

cancercompass.com

All Has anyone experienced Violence from a loved one on Chemo? messages

Has anyone experienced Violence from a loved one on Chemo? - I am devestaded. After 41 radiations and 6 chemos. Husband choked me, called me horrible names, poured ice water on my head. Got in my face and said, I just want to slap you! 38 years of Marraige. I put up with his womanizing for years. Forgave him over and over. Even for him leaving me for another woman. Been taking care of him and now this. I'm lost. He is staying with a family member. Keeps trying to talk ... http://ow.ly/2U5aUN

cancercompass.com I am devestaded. After 41 radiations and 6 chemos. Husband choked me, called me horrible names, poured ice water on my head. Got in my face and said, I just want to slap you! 38 years of Marraige. I put up with his womanizing for years. Forgave him over and over. Even for him leaving me for another…

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Listening to patients' views on new treatments for obesity

Listening to patients' views on new treatments for obesity - FDA's official blog brought to you from FDA's senior leadership and staff stationed at home and abroad – sharing news, background, announcements and other information about the work done at the FDA on behalf of the American public. Kathryn O’Callaghan, Associate Director for Science and Strategic Partnerships (Acting), FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health By Kathryn O’Callaghan and Jeffrey Shuren, ... http://ow.ly/2U5aoW

massdevice.com FDA's official blog brought to you from FDA's senior leadership and staff stationed at home and abroad - sharing news, background, announcements and other information about the work done at the FDA on behalf of the American public.

thehealthsite.com

Feeling gassy? Have ajwain

Feeling gassy? Have ajwain - Ajwain or ajowan is an Indian herb which has multiple health benefits. This tiny-sized herb is especially good for beating stomach-related problems such as an upset stomach, digestion problems and flatulence. It is in fact called the digestive medicine for its effectiveness. Ajwain has thymol which helps relieve gastronomical ailments as it is a germicide. Ajwain is also a carminative which means it prevents the formation of gas and even hel... http://ow.ly/2U5866

thehealthsite.com This Ayurvedic herb has multiple benefits for stomach problems.

technologyreview.com

Seven Stories You Shouldn't Miss (Week Ending January 31, 2015) | MIT Technology Review

Seven Must-Read Stories (Week Ending January 31, 2015) - Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review. http://ow.ly/2U5aov

technologyreview.com Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.

medgadget.com

Eye Tracking Promising to be Highly Effective in Detecting Concussions

Eye Tracking Promising to be Highly Effective in Detecting Concussions http://ow.ly/2U5aoT

medgadget.com In patients presenting with a head injury it is still often difficult to diagnose a concussion, CT scans being the standard tool used to get to the final a

technewsworld.com

SpaceX Video Stirs Excitement for Falcon Heavy

SpaceX Video Stirs Excitement for Falcon Heavy - SpaceX on Thursday released a computer-generated animation demonstrating how the three Falcon 9 cores of its Falcon Heavy rocket, scheduled for launch later this year, would return to Earth. The boosters would land vertically at a selected site. The Falcon Heavy will be the most powerful rocket in the world, being able to lift more than 53 metric tons, or 117,000 pounds, into low earth orbit. That's equivalent to a Boeing... http://ow.ly/2U2xzM

technewsworld.com SpaceX on Thursday released a computer-generated animation demonstrating how the three Falcon 9 cores of its Falcon Heavy rocket, scheduled for launch later this year, would return to Earth. The boosters would land vertically at a selected site. The Falcon Heavy will be the most powerful rocket i...

massdevice.com

MassDevice.com +3 | The top 3 medtech stories for January 29, 2015

MassDevice.com +3 | The top 3 medtech stories for January 29, 2015 http://ow.ly/2U2xyp

massdevice.com Say hello to MassDevice +3, a bite-sized view of the top three medtech stories of the day. This feature of MassDevice.com's coverage highlights our 3 biggest and most influential stories from the day's news to make sure you're up to date on the headlines that continue to shape the medical device ...

medgadget.com

MOPS Bone and Cartilage Preservation System (VIDEO)

MOPS Bone and Cartilage Preservation System (VIDEO) - Bone and cartilage grafts harvested from donor tissue don’t survive for very long, with estimates that around 80% of tissue donated for joint repair is going to waste. Researchers at University of Missouri School of Medicine have now developed a new way to preserve such tissue for much longer than previously possible, doubling its lifetime and hopefully leading to a major reduction in the need for such tissue. Curren... http://ow.ly/2U2xyF

medgadget.com Bone and cartilage grafts harvested from donor tissue don't survive for very long, with estimates that around 80% of tissue donated for joint repair is goi

massdevice.com

Credit agencies lower Medtronic's rating post-Covidien merger

Credit agencies lower Medtronic's rating post-Covidien merger http://ow.ly/2TZMhd

massdevice.com Credit agencies Standard & Poor's and Moody's lowered their ratings as promised on Medtronic after it took out a massive debt package to finance its $50 billion acquisition of Covidien.

mddionline.com

3-D Printing Breakthroughs in Medtech: Anatomical Modeling | MDDI Medical Device and Diagnostic...

3-D Printing Breakthroughs in Medtech: Anatomical Modeling http://ow.ly/2TZMhn

mddionline.com Anatomical Modeling As our sister site Qmed reported, researchers at the University of Rochester in New York have used 3-D printing to model aortic aneurisms based on data from CT scans. Other examples include using 3-D printing to create surgical models of the brain and heart.

massdevice.com

Stryker's Q4, 2014 profits slump on recall costs

Stryker's Q4, 2014 profits slump on recall costs - Stryker reports slumping profits for the 4th quarter and all of 2014, blaming in part the recalls of its Rejuvenate and ABG II hip implants and Neptune waste management device. Stryker (NYSE:SYK) today reported slumping profits for the 4th quarter and all of 2014, missing earnings expectations by a penny after the cost of several recalls suppressed the bottom line. Stryker News Well, MassDevice.com Earnings Roundup, 201... http://ow.ly/2TWRxS

massdevice.com Stryker reports slumping profits for the 4th quarter and all of 2014, blaming in part the recalls of its Rejuvenate and ABG II hip implants and Neptune waste management device.

technewsworld.com

Oculus VR's Story Studio to Create Cinematic Virtual Reality Experiences

Oculus VR's Story Studio to Create Cinematic Virtual Reality Experiences http://ow.ly/2TWRyM

technewsworld.com Oculus VR on Monday unveiled a new project at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Oculus Story Studio will produce movies in virtual reality. It presented its first example of the genre on Monday evening -- a 4-minute experience called Lost. Oculus, which was founded in 2012...

blog.mediligence.com

Surgical Sealants and Glues Sales Growth

Surgical Sealants and Glues Sales Growth - Aside from demonstrating clinical utility in wound sealing and closure on their own, sealants and glues are emerging as important adjunctive tools for sealing staple and suture lines, and some of these products also are being employed as general hemostatic agents to control bleeding in the surgical field. Manufacturers have also developed surgical sealants and glues that are designed for specific procedures – particularly those... http://ow.ly/2TWRzh

blog.mediligence.com Aside from demonstrating clinical utility in wound sealing and closure on their own, sealants and glues are emerging as important adjunctive tools for sealing staple and suture lines, and some of t...

medgadget.com

New Medical Device to Bring Tears to Your Dry Eyes

New Medical Device to Bring Tears to Your Dry Eyes - Serious dry eye can be quite debilitating and current therapies like eye drops and cyclosporine are either difficult to manage or don’t really fix the problem. Eye drops require refrigeration, so keeping them cold and handy is a challenge. Cyclosporine, on the other hand, only treats the inflammation and has a low rate of patient compliance. A company called Oculeve, which came out of the Stanford Biodesign program, h... http://ow.ly/2TTQfd

medgadget.com Serious dry eye can be quite debilitating and current therapies like eye drops and cyclosporine are either difficult to manage or don't really fix the prob

thecompletepatient.com

When Will Government Scientists Include Real Raw Dairies in Their Research?

When Will Government Scientists Include Real Raw Dairies in Their Research? http://ow.ly/2TTQfC

thecompletepatient.com For years, federal and state public health officials have told us that the evidence of raw milk's susceptibility to contamination by pathogens is irrefutable.

mddionline.com

Combo Products: Rules, Regulations, Strategies | MDDI Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry...

Combo Products: Rules, Regulations, Strategies http://ow.ly/2TTQfm

mddionline.com At MD&M West on Wednesday, February 11 from 2:45 to 4:00 p.m., James Wabby, director of quality compliance and risk management at Irvine, CA–based Allergan Inc., will conduct a hands-on workshop focused on effectively implementing a quality management system for combination products.

technologyreview.com

First Videos Created of Whole Brain Neural Activity in an Unrestrained Animal | MIT Technology...

First Videos Created of Whole Brain Neural Activity in an Unrestrained Animal http://ow.ly/2TTQfc

technologyreview.com Neuroscientists have recorded the neural activity in the entire brains of freely moving nematode worms for the first time.

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