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Preeclampsia Treatment Saving Mothers and Babies

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Preeclampsia Treatment Saving Mothers and Babies

Preeclampsia Preeclampsia affects 5-8% of pregnancies, approximately 300,000 women in the United States every year. It is a leading cause of maternal and infant illness and death, and premature birth. Preeclampsia, diagnosed as early as the 20th week of pregnancy, is characterized by high blood pressure (hypertension), swelling from fluid retention (edema), and protein in the urine (proteinuria). Other common symptoms include headaches, dizziness, and blurred vision. Preeclampsia can be life-threatening to both the mother and the developing...

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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Wins FDA Grant

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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Wins FDA Grant

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles The Innovation in Pediatrics (CTIP) consortium created by Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the University of Southern California (USC) were recently awarded a 1.5 million dollar grant by the FDA. Leardon Solutions is a proud partner of the consortium and contributor to the FDA grant proposal – providing them with top notch engineering, design, prototyping, and manufacturing services. The Leardon Team’s first project with Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles included an innovative bone filler...

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3D Printer Innovations

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Today we’re recognizing the 3d printer innovations that are rocking the science, medical, business, product development and design worlds. NASA In the Summer of 2014 NASA is planning to launch their very first 3d printer into space which will give astronauts the ability to create useful and necessary hardware pieces on the spot. If that’s not enough of a Star Trek parallel, it has also been rumored that NASA is also in the works to create a 3d printer which can create food on demand in space. Since innovators have already created...

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Temporary Bone Filler

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Temporary Bone Filler Surgical procedures have come a very long way over the last decade. The technologies and techniques for treating acute cancers and other types of ailments have progressed by an order of magnitude. However, procedures which require repetitive entry into the bones, have mostly gone unchanged, and as a result can cause a variety of life-threatening infections and complications in patients. Sure, Antibiotics can fix a lot, but there is a new string of medical devices being developed to help reduce the chance of infection or...

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4 Simple Medical Devices That Changed The World

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4 Simple Medical Devices That Changed The World Leardon Solutions works with leading biotech, life science and medical device clients, and we know that a large part of creating innovative medical devices is to learn from the simple medical devices that changed the world. Here’s four of our favorites! The Band-Aid Brand Bandage Earle Dickson inventor of the Band-Aid is proof that solving a seemingly small problem can change the future of infections. It’s good to note that his invention was not globally hailed until Johnson and...

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BodyFly Demo August 31st

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Don’t miss your opportunity to mingle with the BodyFly Fitness team and try out the revolutionary BodyFly Fitness system yourself! San Diego Charger Ryan Matthews and his BodyFly co-founders will  be demonstrating the most innovative new fitness product to hit the market at the Shock Fitness Mezzanine on August 31st between 11 and 2pm. Click here for more information about the BodyFly Fitness system and how its’ inventors used the experience of the Leardon team to make their dreams become a reality. We look forward to seeing you...

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Does your product have the WOW factor?

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Does your product have the WOW factor? You know what I mean, it’s the design or functionality that will blow your competition out of the water. It’s not a business plan but a way of building your product in a thoughtful and intuitive way. If you are about to go to market or have a product with stagnant sales here’s a few questions you need to ask yourself about the WOW factor. Are You Solving a Problem? You don’t have to solve global warming but you do have to make sure that your product can save time, money, hassel or...

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3 Reasons Now Is The Right Time To Get Your Product Developed

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3 Reasons Now Is The Right Time To Get Your Product Developed Leardon Solutions is proud to have a global clientele which gives us a unique perspective on rising market indicators. Here’s 3 reasons why we think now is the right time to get your product developed.  1) The Markets are heating up Analysts are touting a market rise of employment, home sales and GDP as good indicators that our economy is steadily coming back. Since getting a product to market can take a year or longer we recommend acting on that idea to prototype and...

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5 Things Your Prototype Can Teach You

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5 Things Your Prototype Can Teach You Surveys, focus groups, countless meetings, and research can give you a decent idea of how well your product will do in the market but putting a prototype in the hands of consumers and investors is invaluable.  Here’s the 5 things your prototype can teach you. 1. Market interest When it comes to physical products a mere photo or drawing of a product is not enough to excite consumers or investors.  Having a prototype on hand during the market research phase will give you a better market interest...

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Top 3 Product Development Deadline Killers

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 Top 3 Product Development Deadline Killers     It’s a pretty simple concept. When you miss a deadline you lose money. So it’s ever important to keep an eye out for the top 3 product development deadline killers and to pick a seasoned team to help you avoid money pit mishaps. 1) Design for manufacturing In the world of product development exists a subset of people who will promise a quick and cheap functioning prototype. For some this may be what is needed to gain initial funding. However, if you are like most companies you need...

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