Solenic Medical, Inc. Receives FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for AMF Device

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“This technology meets a significant need for solutions to prosthetic joint infections that risk the mobility of our growing aging population.”James Y. Lancaster, CEO of Solenic Medical, Inc.

Solenic Medical, a developer of a device that uses alternating magnetic fields to treat a prosthetic joint infections (PJI) announced today that it has received Breakthrough Device designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Breakthrough Designation is reserved for devices or technologies that may provide for more effective treatment of life-threatening or irreversibly debilitating conditions in order

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Purdue College of Health and Human Sciences launches faculty-led initiative to support families during COVID-19 pandemic

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — As people face the daily challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Purdue University’s College of Health and Human Sciences is providing a set of resources for families of all ages and generations.

“Families Tackling Tough Times Together” is a 10-week initiative that provides materials on family and child resilience.

“Families are facing stress from numerous actions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth, a professor of human development and family studies and coordinator of the project. “Every family has strengths, but at times like this they can benefit from being encouraged and reminded

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U.S. News Releases the 2020 – 2021 Best Children’s Hospitals and New “Hospital Heroes” Series | Press Room

Washington, D.C. – U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in hospital rankings, today published the 2020-21 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings to help families facing complex and rare conditions find the best medical care for their children. To accompany the rankings, U.S. News launched the U.S. News Hospital Heroes project, a series of profiles and reports on a diverse array of frontline health care workers from hospitals across the country.

As the world and its health care systems grapple with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. News remains committed to providing data-driven information and guidance to help patients,

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NIRF ranking 2020: List of colleges from Tamil Nadu in top 100

By: Education Desk | Chennai |

Updated: June 12, 2020 9:13:35 am

NIRF ranking 2020 IIT-Madras has topped the overall NIRF ranking

The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) has topped the overall National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) list for the year 2020. A total of 18 institutions from Tamil Nadu have made it to the top 100 in the list, which was was released online by Union Minister for Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on June 11.

NIRF is a framework approved by the Ministry of Human Resource Development that outlines a methodology to rank institutions across the country. The framework

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Coronavirus: Mercedes F1 to make breathing aid

Professor Rebecca Shipley and Professor Mervyn Singer, who helped develop the deviceImage copyright
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CPAP devices are less invasive than a ventilator

A breathing aid that can help keep coronavirus patients out of intensive care has been created in under a week.

University College London engineers worked with clinicians at UCLH and Mercedes Formula One to build the device, which delivers oxygen to the lungs without needing a ventilator.

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) devices are already used in hospitals but are in short supply.

China and Italy used them to help Covid-19 patients.

Forty of the new devices have been delivered to ULCH and to three other

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