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Clinical Research, Innovation

Researchers study how neurostimulator can improve rehabilitation for stroke patients

May 3, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are among the first in the world studying how a specific type of neurostimulator can improve rehabilitation for stroke patients. As part of the clinical trial, an electrical device called a […]


Innovation, Med Tech

High-charge electron beams may provide safer alternative to x-rays

April 30, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Terahertz (THz) radiation is electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths are in the range of 0.03 mm to 3 mm. It has frequencies are higher than those of radio waves and microwaves, but lower than those of infrared light. THz radiation thus […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Experimental glue could soon fix broken bones

April 27, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Researchers from Sweden have been experimenting with a new adhesive substance that will allow us to repair bone fractures more easily and securely. It takes about 5 minutes. Dentists have known how to fix broken teeth for a long time, […]


Innovation, Med Tech

US researchers develop technology to 3D print cells on skin

April 26, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Researchers at the University of Minnesota in the US have developed technology capable of directly 3D printing biological cells and electronics on skin in real-time. The portable, customised 3D printer is expected to aid in developing new medical treatments for […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Machine learning used on Mars analyses effect of cancer treatment

April 26, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Research team at the University of Manchester in the UK has refined their machine learning technique, Linear Poisson Modelling, to analyse the effect of a cancer treatment. The approach was originally developed to evaluate images of the craters and dunes […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Researchers discover significant distortions in leading genetics study method

April 25, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Many conclusions drawn from a common approach to the study of human genetics could be distorted because of a previously overlooked phenomenon, according to researchers at the Department of Genetics and Genomics Sciences at the Icahn School of Medicine at […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Scientists identify new DNA structure within living human cells

April 24, 2018

Via: The Medical News

The structure, which has been named the i-motif, is a twisted “knot” of DNA. It has previously been observed and studied in vitro, but this is the first time scientists have identified it inside living cells. Previously, researchers in the […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Artificial sweeteners may damage blood vessels

April 23, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

We know that sugar, consumed in large amounts, increases the risk of a range of health concerns. A recent study showed that artificial sweeteners may have similar consequences, but through completely different biochemical pathways. During recent years, excessive sugar intake […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

US researchers create new ‘silk’ composite for bone repair

April 23, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Researchers at the University of Connecticut (UConn) in the US have used silk fibres to develop a biodegradable composite for the repair of load-bearing bones. Led by UConn professor Mei Wei, the team used the silk fibroin protein present in […]


Innovation, Med Tech

New technology enables high-resolution tumour vasculature images

April 20, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

New technology developed by German researchers allows existing traditional scanners to be used to generate high-resolution images of tumour vasculature by analysing ultrasound images. Led by Dr Georg Schmitz from Ruhr-Universität Bochum and Dr Fabian Kiessling at the University Hospital […]


Data Analytics, Information Management, Innovation, Med Tech

Areas to watch when using cloud technology in your hospital

April 19, 2018

Via: Healthcarebusinesstech

Many hospitals have at least a partially cloud-based IT system, and the benefits are numerous. You have less hardware to deal with, which means less time wasted waiting for new parts, and data is typically more secure and harder to […]


Innovation, Med Tech

AI-based model can measure heart disease risk factor

April 19, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Researchers from Viterbi School of Engineering at the University of Southern California (USC) in the US have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) based technique to detect cardiovascular disease. The new approach is intended to offer an alternative for existing diagnostics […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

First AI device to detect diabetic eye disease gets FDA greenlight

April 17, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

On Wednesday 11 April the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the marketing approval of the first medical device to use artificial intelligence (AI) to detect more than a mild level of diabetic retinopathy, the most common cause of […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Scientists discover genes that may trigger depression

April 16, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Nearly 80 genes that could be linked to depression have been discovered by scientists. The findings could help explain why some people may be at a higher risk of developing the condition, researchers say. The study could also help researchers […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

‘Good’ cholesterol tied to higher infectious disease risk

April 12, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

What is typically referred to as “good cholesterol” is now facing closer scrutiny from researchers. A new study has found a link between a higher risk of infectious diseases and high and low levels of this type of cholesterol alike. […]