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Samsung Galaxy S5 - Home Button Synaptics Fingerprint Sensor Technology Analysis

12/17/2014
DUBLIN , Dec. 15, 2014 Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s6qzt5/samsung_galaxy_s5 ) has announced the addition of the "Samsung Galaxy S5 - Home Button Synaptics Fingerprint Sensor Technology Analysis" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Based on a totally different sensing technology than the iP... [Comments]

Defense Logistics Agency Launches DNA Marking Capability to Strengthen Microcircuit Supply Chain

12/17/2014
FORT BELVOIR, Va. , Dec. 15, 2014 The Defense Logistics Agency is insourcing its efforts to make it easier to detect and prevent counterfeit microcircuits from entering into its supply chain. Today the agency started performing an in-house microcircuit anti-counterfeit initiative dubbed DNA marking. The capability will validate the authenticity of purchased microc... [Comments]

HITLAB Completes GCP Audit for FDA Smart Device & App Compliance

12/17/2014
NEW YORK , Dec. 15, 2014  HITLAB SM announced today its completion of a Good Clinical Practices (GCP) audit to confirm its adherence to current U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations. This accomplishment enables HITLAB to conduct regulated smart device and smart phone application trials utilizing the highest principles for patient safety and resear... [Comments]

Valencell PerformTek Biometrics Power the Most Accurate Wearables at CES 2015

12/17/2014
RALEIGH, N.C. , Dec. 16, 2014 Valencell, a leader in performance biometric data sensor technology, has licensed its PerformTek biometric technology to industry leaders such as Intel, Jabra, Atlas, and Scosche to develop their highly accurate, clinically validated, biometric wearable products. These products will be showcased at CES 2015, taking place January 6-9 in Las Vegas... [Comments]

Global Chemical Sensor Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are Abbott Laboratories, Bayer, Hoffmann La-Roche, Johnson & Johnson, NGK Spark Plugs and Robert Bosch

12/17/2014
DUBLIN , Dec. 16, 2014 Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9zq33j/global_chemical ) has announced the addition of the "Global Chemical Sensor Market 2015-2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 One major trend upcoming in this market is the increasing demand for medical sensors in biomedical app... [Comments]

Automated Border Control (ABC) Transforms the Global Travel Experience With More Than 2500 ABC eGates and APC Kiosks Deployed In Airports, Seaports, and Land Borders Worldwide

12/17/2014
DENVER , Dec. 16, 2014  Automation is fundamentally transforming the travel experience and nowhere is this more evident than at international borders. Over the past decade, ePassports, biometric readers, and secure document scanners have allowed veteran travelers to self process through border control via eGates and Automated Passport Control (APC) Kiosks at an increasing... [Comments]

Global Facial Recognition Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, Cognitec Systems, NEC and Safran Group

12/15/2014
DUBLIN , Dec. 12, 2014 Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/87pph8/global_facial ) has announced the addition of the "Global Facial Recognition Market 2015-2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Facial recognition is a technology used for the identification of individuals. Facial recognition sys... [Comments]

Biometrics Market in the APAC Region 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, NEC, Safran and Suprema

12/11/2014
DUBLIN , Dec. 09, 2014 Research and Markets http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/twhjll/biometrics_market ) has announced the addition of the "Biometrics Market in the APAC Region 2015-2019"  report to their offering. One major trend emerging in this market is advances in technology. With continuous a... [Comments]

Biometrics Market in India 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, NEC, Safran and Suprema

12/11/2014
DUBLIN , Dec. 09, 2014 Research and Markets http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9ql3kr/biometrics_market ) has announced the addition of the "Biometrics Market in India 2015-2019" report to their offering. One major trend emerging in this market is the adoption of multimodal biometric systems. Multimodal... [Comments]

Research points to need for new approaches to treatment of high blood pressure

12/11/2014
WINSTON SALEM, N.C. , Dec. 10, 2014  That blood pressure plays a role in human health has been known for quite a while. Hypertension – the medical term for high blood pressure – was first described as a disease in the early 1800s, and the inflatable cuff that's used in measuring blood pressure was invented in 1896. That doesn't, however, mean there's nothing... [Comments]

New telemetry implants expected to change how large animal toxicology studies are conducted

12/11/2014
ST. PAUL, Minn. , Dec. 10, 2014  Data Sciences International (DSI), the global leader in wireless physiologic monitoring, has released a new series of digital telemetry implants to meet the changing needs of preclinical toxicology researchers. M series, part of the PhysioTel™ Digital platform, was designed to help toxicologists collect the best possible physiologic d... [Comments]

Medicine News

Diet Doc Reveals the Real Dangers for Those who Buy hCG Online

12/17/2014
Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 While countless companies tempt patients to buy hCG online , many people do not realize the potential dangers of their purchase. Not only is the sale of hCG illegal without a valid prescription from a qualified doctor, but patients who buy hCG online are typically receiving products that are diluted to the point that there is actually no real h... [Comments]

Obesity Should Not Be a Hollywood Punchline, Weight Loss Doc Says

12/17/2014
(PRWEB) December 17, 2014 Dr. Myo Nwe is the co-author of a new weight loss book “Fat-Me-Not: Weight Loss Diet of the Future” and co-founder of the Ace Medical Weight Loss Center in Rock Hill, SC. In her book, Dr. Nwe takes a broad look at the industry of weight loss, and how several fad diets cannot hold up under scientific scrutiny. On film and in television shows, however, she says the t... [Comments]

Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine Deploys Desktop Virtualization Solution from Citrix, Dell and Unidesk

12/17/2014
Marlborough, Mass. (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 Unidesk Corporation today announced that the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine (ACOM), which welcomed its inaugural class in August 2013, has successfully deployed Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) to seamlessly support bring your own device (BYOD) and deliver a continuous learning – and teaching – experience. The solution, comprised of... [Comments]

Performance Physical Therapy Awarded with Jayne L. Snyder Private Practice of the Year 2014

12/17/2014
Providence, RI (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 This prestigious award is given annually to nationally recognize private practices that have made outstanding and innovative contributions to the physical therapy profession and in support and progression of private practice physical therapy by the Private Practice Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. On behalf of Performance Phys... [Comments]

HeartMath® Inc.’s HRV Platform Solutions Available for Licensing

12/17/2014
(PRWEB) December 17, 2014 HeartMath® Inc., recognized as one of the world’s foremost authorities on stress, heart rate variability (HRV), heart coherence and the physiology of emotions, is now licensing its extensive HRV databases and algorithms to chipset manufacturers and consumer electronics companies. The licensing opportunities will enable HeartMath’s partners to offer its HRV sol... [Comments]

Scientists to Stanford: Research Shows Brain Exercises Can Work

12/17/2014
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 A group of 127 scientists sent an “open letter” to the Stanford Center for Longevity, today, in reaction to a recent statement by the center that was highly critical of the emerging science of brain training and derogated the efficacy of all brain exercises. Signatories to the open letter said that they agreed with the parts of the center’s sta... [Comments]

Out-of-Network & Medical Necessity Reviews among Top Ways TPA Identifies Significant Medical Claim Savings

12/17/2014
Appleton, WI (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 In its comprehensive analysis of medical claims, Cypress Benefit Administrators and its Argus Claim Review division have recently identified out-of-network and medical necessity reviews as two of the most common ways savings are achieved on behalf of employer-clients. The third party administrator (TPA) attributes millions of dollars in savings t... [Comments]

Lice Troopers Announces New Lice Treatment Clinic in Coral Gables to Service Key Biscayne, Coconut Grove, Kendall, Brickell & South Miami

12/17/2014
Miami, FL (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 No matter how far modern medicine advances, it still has not been able to eradicate the head louse parasite—a common childhood malady and a source of anxiety and hassle for parents. Each year between six and twelve million individuals will suffer an infestation. Lice Troopers, the Miami-based lice removal treatment company comes to the rescue, providi... [Comments]

The Inn at Willow Falls - Crest Hill, IL Wins 2015 Best of Assisted Living Award from SeniorAdvisor.com

12/17/2014
Crest Hill, IL (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 Now in its second year, the SeniorAdvisor.com Best of 2015 Awards celebrate the best of the best in senior living and home care across the United States. The award is only given to communities and agencies that have received outstanding online feedback from their families through the SeniorAdvisor.com site. Of the nearly 100,000 providers currently l... [Comments]

Project Veritas: James O’Keefe Interviews the Man Who Discovered Jonathan Gruber Videos

12/17/2014
Mamaroneck, NY (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 Project Veritas is releasing a video interview of the man who recently brought videos of MIT economist and Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber to public attention. Award-winning journalist and best-selling author James O’Keefe conducted the interview, which is being distributed on YouTube. During the interview, “Rich” stated that there was intenti... [Comments]

When Gas Prices Go Up, So Do Motorcycle Accidents, Study Finds

12/17/2014
MONDAY, Dec. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- As gas prices rose in recent years, so did motorcyclist injuries and deaths, a new study suggests. In times of gas increases, more people start using motorcycles and many of those riders are inexperienced, the researchers explained. They examined da... [Comments]When Gas Prices Go Up, So Do Motorcycle Accidents, Study Finds

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