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Category: Med Tech


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 […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Emerging Tech in Healthcare 2018

August 8, 2018

Via: The Medical News

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 […]


Innovation, Med Tech

3D printing in the medical field: four major applications revolutionising the industry

August 7, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Additive manufacturing, otherwise known as 3D printing, was first developed in the 1980s. It involves taking a digital model or blueprint of the subject that is then printed in successive layers of an appropriate material to create a new version […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Augmented reality could help treat cancer

August 1, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

A group of researchers has developed and tested an augmented reality system that could lead to more precise interventional cancer treatments. An article describing the system has been published in the European Radiology Experimental journal. Dr Marco Solbiati and his […]


Innovation, Med Tech

New technology can help people with hearing loss better understand speech

July 30, 2018

Via: The Medical News

One of the main challenges for people with hearing loss is understanding speech in noisy surroundings. The problem is referred to as the cocktail party effect because situations where many people are talking at the same time often make it […]


Innovation, Med Tech

How Investments In Tech Help Narrow Networks And Patient Choice Coexist

July 26, 2018

Via: Forbes

Right now, two phrases are shaping the post-acute care conversation, and at first glance, it appears as if these two concepts are diametrically opposed to one another. The first phrase is “patient choice.” The second is “narrow network.” Patient choice […]


Innovation, Med Tech

New applications for high-throughput flow cytometry in drug discovery

July 24, 2018

Via: The Medical News

A new special issue of SLAS Discovery reflects examples of the recent groundswell of creative new applications for high-throughput flow cytometry (HTFC) in drug discovery. Led by guest editors Mei Ding, Ph.D. (AstraZeneca, Sweden) and Bruce S. Edwards, Ph.D. (University […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Stroke imaging technology could reduce brain damage risk

July 24, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

A study presented at the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery’s (SNIS) 15th Annual Meeting has found that a new stroke imaging technology called cone beam imaging could decrease delays in patient care by up to an hour, giving patients a better […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Machine-learning model may help detect undiagnosed dementia

July 20, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

A study led by the University of Plymouth in the UK has indicated the potential use of a machine-learning model to detect undiagnosed dementia in primary care. During the study, the machine-learning model captured read-encoded data from 26,483 patients in […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Researchers develop machine learning method to predict unknown gene functions of microbes

July 17, 2018

Via: The Medical News

An international team led by computational biologist Fran Supek at IRB Barcelona develop a machine learning method to predict unknown gene functions of microbes. The system examines and compares ‘big data’ available on the metagenomes of human and environmental microbiomes. […]


Innovation, Med Tech

3D modeling of drug resistance could lead to more effective cancer treatment

July 16, 2018

Via: The Medical News

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is funding the research of a University of Akron (UA) scientist that could lead to more effective cancer treatment. Dr. Hossein Tavana and students in his Tissue Engineering Microtechnologies lab recently developed and patented […]


Innovation, Med Tech

US researchers develop needle simulator for medical training

July 9, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Researchers at Pennsylvania State University in the US have created a low-cost needle simulator to train doctors to perform complex and delicate medical procedures. The handheld simulator is intended to provide an alternative for existing training approaches such as mannequins, […]


Innovation, Med Tech

‘Eye-on-a-chip’ technology may pave way for new eye disease treatments

July 5, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Organ-on-a-chip systems are emerging rapidly: they will be capable of mimicking the functionality of an entire organ, by using just a tiny part of it on a microchip with fluid channels. Researchers of the University of Twente already booked good […]


Innovation, Med Tech

A.I. startup says it can diagnose patients better than humans can, doctors say that’s ‘dubious’

June 28, 2018

Via: CNBC

Health care start-up Babylon Health has said that its artificial intelligence (AI) is able to diagnose medical conditions as accurately as a doctor, but physicians have called the claims “dubious.” Babylon has created a chatbot that lets you talk with […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Regulatory

FDA clears AI technology that evaluates echocardiograms

June 26, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

A medical technology company specializing in applying artificial intelligence to cardiovascular imaging has received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for its fully automated video clip selection and calculation of left ventricular ejection fraction. The software from San Francisco-based […]