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Bruker introduces Vutara™ VXL best-in-class super-resolution microscope and spatial biology analysis capabilities

October 23, 2020

Bruker Corporation today announced the release of the Vutara VXL Super-Resolution Fluorescence Microscope for nanoscale biological imaging. The new system opens an affordable and easy-to-use path for both core facilities and individual investigators to enter the world of super-resolution imaging […]


Coronavirus clinical trials are pausing over safety concerns – here’s what that means

October 15, 2020

Via: CNBC

Coronavirus clinical trials from drug giants Johnson & Johnson and Eli Lilly hit a snag this week after safety monitors halted them over bad reactions from participants. J&J said Monday it paused the late-stage trial of its coronavirus vaccine candidate […]


Digital Medicine And Remote Monitoring Receives Boost From New Playbook

October 7, 2020

Via: Forbes
Category: Innovation, Med Tech

A new Digital Measures Playbook was unveiled to help doctors and companies develop safe and effective clinical measures across patient care, research and public health. This is the latest multidisciplinary effort co-led by Elektra Labs and the Digital Medicine Society […]


Opinions

Cost of Covid-19 tests plays key role in people’s willingness to undergo testing

October 28, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Where and how long can schools remain open in times of the Corona pandemic? How safe are public transport means? Which rules must be observed when organizing events? To answer these questions, systematic tests for Corona infections and antibodies are […]


Opinions

Social norms can influence mask use behavior

October 28, 2020

Via: The Medical News

To mask or not to mask – and which mask to use? With public health guidance about masks in the United States confused by political hedging, clarity around mask use is increasingly important, especially as the western U.S. battles the […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Study confirms link between childhood smoking and higher risk for premature death

October 28, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Current smokers faced nearly three times the risk of premature death from cardiovascular disease compared with people who never smoked, with the risk being higher among those who began smoking during childhood, according to new research published today in the […]


Opinions, Regulatory

U.S. coronavirus trajectory looks ‘a lot like Europe’ as cases rise, Dr. Scott Gottlieb warns

October 28, 2020

Via: CNBC

Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Wednesday that the United States’ latest surge in coronavirus cases has the country following the path of Europe, where intensifying outbreaks has nations such as Germany weighing partial lockdowns. “We’re about maybe three weeks […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Over 80 percent of COVID-19 patients have vitamin D deficiency, study finds

October 27, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Vitamin D is a hormone the kidneys produce that controls blood calcium concentration and impacts the immune system. Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to a variety of health concerns, although research is still underway into why the hormone impacts […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Study identifies 17 new genes that could be targeted for treatment of psoriasis, eczema

October 27, 2020

Via: The Medical News

A Swedish study has identified 17 new genes that could be targeted for treatment of psoriasis and eczema, two common hereditary skin diseases with no cure. Pelin Sahlén, senior lecturer at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, says that the combined […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Omega-3 rich foods improve prognosis in patients with myocardial infarction

October 27, 2020

Via: The Medical News

A team of researchers from the Germans Trias i Pujol Hospital and Research Institute (IGTP) and the Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute (IMIM) has shown that regularly consuming foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids, from both animal and vegetable […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Novel machine learning algorithm helps find drug binding sites

October 27, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Scientists from the iMolecule group at Skoltech Center for Computational and Data-Intensive Science and Engineering (CDISE) developed BiteNet, a machine learning (ML) algorithm that helps find drug binding sites, i.e. potential drug targets, in proteins. BiteNet can analyze 1,000 protein […]


Regulatory

States will need billions to distribute the Covid vaccine as federal funding falls short

October 27, 2020

Via: CNBC

With the development of a coronavirus vaccine nearing its final stages, public health departments across the U.S. are hastily preparing to distribute it — even though they don’t know when it will be approved or which ones will ultimately get […]