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    Medical gases

    2019-06-21T06:00:00Z

    A range of topics are trending in the medical gases market of today, from homecare to portability of oxygen and the digitisation of medical gas delivery that increasingly underpins these growth areas. All of which present new considerations and challenges in safety, as EIGA members keenly explained at the association’s ...

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    In focus… MRI technologies

    2019-06-21T06:00:00Z

    The first MRI scan of a human took place in 1977, a method of imaging diagnostics that has developed so rapidly that it is now found in almost every major hospital in developed economies. 

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    Portable oxygen: Rising demand, POC’s proliferating

    2019-06-21T06:00:00Z

    A portable oxygen concentrator (POC) can help patients with respiratory disorders remain active. But with different technologies now available, which POC is best suited to meet both clinical and lifestyle needs? A new independent report sheds light on the choices, GCE’s Donald Oleforo explains.

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    Man on the Moon

    2019-06-21T06:00:00Z

    This July marks 50 years since man first stepped on the Moon. gas world pays homage to this truly incredible moment for mankind, as well as the amazing feats of science, engineering and industrial gas application, in a celebratory interview with NASA.

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    The CO2 crisis: One year on, could history repeat itself anytime soon?

    2019-06-17T06:00:00Z

    This week marks one year since the biggest carbon dioxide (CO2) shortage of recent years erupted.

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    Harris Products Group

    2019-06-03T15:44:00Z

    The Harris Products Group, a Lincoln Electric Company, is a global leader in metalworking products used in brazing, soldering, welding and cutting, and a dominant player in the manufacturing of gas pressure and flow control equipment used in the specialty, industrial, medical and bulk gas industries.

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    Player trends and growth prospects

    2019-06-03T15:40:00Z

    Healthcare makes up approximately one-sixth of the US economy and impacts everyone directly as we all have health care needs.

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    10 minutes with... Richard Radford

    2019-06-03T15:33:00Z

    Take 10 minutes out with Richard Radford, Managing Director of BPR Medical, as he discusses his role, the company’s presence within the American market and how the medical gas market will develop in the future.

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    Weather impacts growth in 2019 first quarter

    2019-06-03T15:27:00Z

    Weather impacts growth in 2019 first quarter, but 5.4% increase in industrial gas sales in Q1, writes US Editor Nick Parkinson.

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    From welding supplies to biotech

    2019-06-03T15:24:00Z

    In 1949, when Joseph Martin Sr. and his associate Tom Qualey set up shop as Middlesex Welding Supply, their location in Everett, Massachusetts, was at the center of metropolitan Boston’s thriving metal fab, manufacturing, and shipbuilding industries.

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    Cool technology

    2019-06-03T15:16:00Z

    Cryotherapy, the act of exposing yourself to freezing conditions up to -230 degrees Fahrenheit for two to three minutes, is hot right now. Whole Body Cryotherapy, which achieves its Arctic chill through liquid nitrogen, is becoming increasingly popular in sports science, and has taken the method of ice baths to ...

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    An insight into the CRYO Artic

    2019-06-03T15:07:00Z

    Cryotherapy, also referred to as cold therapy, is a popular medical process that exposes the human body to sub-zero temperatures to as low as -230 degrees Fahrenheit for a session of roughly two to three minutes, to stimulate multiple physical and mental health benefits for the patient.

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    Extending important preservation times

    2019-06-03T15:02:00Z

    In the heart of Boston’s busy biomedical hub is the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Engineering in Medicine (MGH-CEM), a relatively young enterprise affiliated with some the area’s premier research institutions, including MGH, the Shriners Hospitals for Children, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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    Beyond smart – SEMICON West 2019 preview

    2019-06-03T14:55:00Z

    The semiconductor industry is at the cusp of what is widely expected to be a rapid, multi-year expansion cycle powered by new end-markets and growth opportunities in revolutionary technology segments such as artificial intelligence (AI), Blockchain, machine learning, and autonomous vehicles.

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    Data, smart technology and electronics gases

    2019-06-03T14:52:00Z

    When we think of Industry 4.0 and the wave of digitisation sweeping throughout industry and society alike, we tend to focus on the technology and operational change that it brings. The electronics gases business is largely overlooked and yet entirely intrinsic to this digital revolution.

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    Opportunities in electronic specialty gases

    2019-06-03T14:41:00Z

    The electronic specialty gas (ESG) market, while a small segment of the global gas market, is one of the most complex and least understood market segments of the electronic chemicals and materials landscape, write Mike Corbett and Andy Tuan, Linx Consulting.

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    The impact of helium shortages on critical research

    2019-06-03T14:32:00Z

    Scientists in the US are concerned about helium supply and its impact on the progress of important cryogenic research projects and medical applications.

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    10 minutes with...Yap Chee Wee

    2019-06-03T14:24:00Z

    Take 10 minutes out with Yap Chee Wee, Asia-Pacific Sales Director at Servomex, as he discusses the company, the best thing about working for Servomex, and future-proofing.

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    Meeting the challenge

    2019-06-03T14:24:00Z

    Messer, operational in the Americas since March, has six healthcare centers (with around 1,500 employees, including nurses and medical staff) in Colombia which, among other services, provides special medical gases for the treatment of diseases for children and infants.

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    Unravelling life

    2019-06-03T14:16:00Z

    Cryogenic-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) is being hailed as a game-changer in medical research and increasing the capabilities of those trying to make breakthroughs in diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, cancers, HIV, Ebola, malaria, ‘flu, Zika, and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).