HomeAbout UsContact Us1-800-477-6037
Medical Device Daily
Archive Search

User ID


Forgot password

Remember my login

New User ?

Products & Services
Medical Device Daily
Medtech Resources
BioWorld Executive Compensation Report 2014
MDD State of the Industry Report 2013
BioWorld and Medical Device VC Directory 2012
MDD Perspectives
BioWorld Today
Biotech Resources
Perspectives Blog
PMA and 501(k) Approvals

Today's Issue of Medical Device Daily

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Today's Headlines

SetPoint Medical initiates study of bioelectronic therapy for Crohn's

One of the most frustrating aspects of Crohn's Disease, a chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), is that there is no one-size-fits-all treatment, so to speak. Patients diagnosed with Crohn's often have to try a series of different medications before finding the one that works best for them, and even then they may still end up needing major colorectal surgery.

Google Glass will be a game changer - sink or swim

My first exposure to Google Glass was in the summer of 2013, when the Medical Device Daily and BioWorld Today staff were given a chance to demo the technology at the Thomson Reuters Atlanta office. My first reaction to Glass, was that this was something straight out of those old Dragon Ball Z cartoons that I use to watch when I was in college. (MDD Perspectives)

Google faces potential challenges, roadblocks in getting Glass adopted

When Jay Zuerndorfer, a student researcher at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta) received the opportunity to develop an application for Google Glass it was like a dream come true. Zuerndorfer and a research team from Georgia Tech were able to create speech-to-text software for Google Glass that helps hard-of-hearing users with everyday conversations. A hard-of-hearing person wears Glass while a second person speaks directly into a smart phone.

MDD Home   |   About MDD   |   Contact Us   |   Copyright Notices   |   Terms of Use   |   Privacy Statement   |   Free Alerts

Part of Thomson Reuters
thomsonreuters.com | lifesciences.thomsonreuters.com | BioWorld.com | medicaldevicedaily.com