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FDA gave the LUKE (Life Under Kinetic Evolution) arm de novo approval in 2014. DEKA worked for years on trials with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to have veterans test the arm and provide feedback.

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MIT researchers created the credit-card-sized device to help zero in on the safe ranges of electric fields that could be used to boost noninvasive treatments of breast, lung, and other forms of cancer.

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One nurse thought the robot might help “new nurses [who] may not understand the constraints and complexities of the role.”

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The United States almost seems as though it is an oasis of economic growth in the present economic environment, and the present list of worst-performing medical device companies seems to reflect that.

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"Small companies have nothing to lose with an innovative product. Success breeds no risk taking.”

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“Evidence abounds for the proximity of a ‘tipping point’ in telehealth, in which adoption moves beyond early adopters, who are focused on the technology, to the majority, who are focused on pragmatic applications."

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Innovative new product launches and acquisition of new technologies appear to be commonalities among major medtech companies enjoying especially robust stock price growth this year.

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Considering that Medtronic now rivals J&J as the largest medical device company in the world, Ishrak’s compensation could be a good deal for the company.

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Old-school tech apparently still deserves respect.
Researchers from MIT design a new analog compiler (Yes, that's right: analog.) that could pave the way to efficient and accurate simulations of organs and biological organisms. http://ow.ly/JAnS301BXYO
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The military is a huge market for medtech innovations.
10 Ways the Military Is Boosting Medtech http://ow.ly/JYKP301Gh7X
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