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Emerging Tech in Healthcare 2018

August 8, 2018

Category: Innovation, Med Tech

The global population has been steadily ageing for the past 100 years and it is now estimated that at least 10% of the people alive today will live to be 100 years old. Despite major advances in technology for the […]


Cosmetics avoided strict regulation for over a century. Rising health concerns has FDA inquiring

August 2, 2018

Via: CNBC
Category: Regulatory

The largest cosmetics companies produce millions of products every year that go from manufacturing facilities directly onto store shelves and into our homes, with little to no government review. But after more than a hundred years of self-regulation, that luxury […]


CellMax Life receives six U.S. patents for early cancer detection blood test

July 26, 2018

CellMax Life, enabling early cancer detection and management with affordable, non-invasive blood tests, announced today that six U.S. patents have been granted for its biomimetic platform CMx, which detects circulating tumor cells (CTC). The patents cover the entire detection workflow, […]


Innovation, Medical Devices, Regulatory

FDA clears mobile contraceptive app for women

August 13, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

A federal agency has approved an app that analyzes a woman’s basal body temperature and identifies when ovulation has occurred. The Food and Drug Administration has cleared the app as a method of contraception to prevent pregnancy. Called Natural Cycles, […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Program testing EHR role in speeding organ donation process

August 13, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

The United Network for Organ Sharing is working with software vendors Cerner and Statline to automate manual processes surrounding organ donations. The initiative aims to improve the process for notifying hospitals about potential organ donors, with the hopes of reducing […]


Opinions

One in two people put their eye health at risk during summer, says eye research charity

August 10, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Leading eye research charity Fight for Sight says that one in two people is putting their eye health at risk during sunny weather by not always wearing ultraviolet (UV) protective sunglasses to protect their eyes. A YouGov poll conducted on […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Skin cancer may predict future cancers

August 10, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

According to a new study, people who have multiple incidences of a common type of skin cancer are at an increased risk of developing a range of other cancers. Skin cancer is by far the most common cancer; there are […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Researchers develop 3D medicinal implant

August 10, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Researchers at the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) and The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) are developing a 3D printed implant that can deliver a personalised dose of medicine for the treatment of infections as well as ailments such […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Scientists find genetic marker that indicates a person’s risk for tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy

August 9, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Scientists in Japan have found a potential marker to identify which people with abnormally fast heartbeats are at high risk of developing heart failure. The results were published in June in Circulation: Genomic and Precision Medicine, a journal from the […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

New method evaluates effectiveness of interventions in mitigating spread of HIV

August 9, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Using genetic sequencing to understand the evolutionary relationships among pathogens, an international team of researchers-;including several from the Center for Drug Use and HIV/HCV Research (CDUHR) at New York University-;has developed a new method to determine how effective interventions are […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Researchers modify nanoparticles to improve their uptake in gastrointestinal tract

August 9, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Nanoparticles show great promise as diagnostic tools and drug delivery agents. The tiny particles, which scientists can modify with drugs, dyes or targeting molecules, can travel in the circulation and squeeze through small spaces into cells and tissues. But until […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Learning to live well with dementia

August 9, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Imagine your doctor telling you have Alzheimer’s disease or some other type of dementia. Then, imagine being told, “I’m sorry, there’s nothing we can do. You might want to start getting your affairs in order.” Time and again, people newly […]