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Category: Med Tech


Innovation, Med Tech

New method could democratize deep learning-enhanced microscopy

March 8, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Deep learning is a potential tool for scientists to glean more detail from low-resolution images in microscopy, but it’s often difficult to gather enough baseline data to train computers in the process. Now, a new method developed by scientists at […]


Innovation, Med Tech

New technology may help improve tissue restoration outcomes for breast cancer and other diseases

March 2, 2021

Via: The Medical News

New technology from Purdue University innovators may help improve tissue restoration outcomes for people with breast cancer and other diseases or traumatic injuries. Purdue researchers, along with fellowship-trained breast surgeon Carla Fisher of Indiana University School of Medicine, teamed up […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

3D microscopy analysis provides accurate recreation of human glioblastoma’s features

February 19, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Researchers at the Institut de Neurociències obtained a highly accurate recreation of human glioblastoma’s features using a novel 3D microscopy analysis. The study, published in the journal Acta Neuropathologica Communications, provides new information to help with the diagnose, by finding […]


Data Analytics, Information Management, Innovation, Med Tech

Big data can help assess risk prediction for osteoporosis, fractures

February 15, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Years of suffering and billions of euro in global health care costs, arising from osteoporosis-related bone fractures, could be eliminated using big data to target vulnerable patients, according to researchers at Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Software. […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Research

AI Uncovers Occult Long QT Syndrome

February 10, 2021

Via: MedPageToday

More people were correctly identified as having long QT syndrome (LQTS) when their electrocardiograms were analyzed with artificial intelligence (AI) rather than the QTc metric alone, researchers reported. The task of differentiating people with LQTS from peers, evaluated for the […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

Hospital interest in patient monitoring tools rising, survey finds

February 9, 2021

Via: Healthcare Dive

The feedback from hospitals purchasing executives, gathered in the fourth quarter of 2020, shows capital equipment budgets remain resilient in the face of COVID-19. Most purchasing executives expect their capital budgets to grow rather than shrink: 64% of managers predict […]


Innovation, Med Tech

On the dot: Novel quantum sensor provides new approach to early diagnosis via imaging

February 3, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Oxygen is essential for human life, but within the body, certain biological environmental conditions can transform oxygen into aggressively reactive molecules called reactive oxygen species (ROS), which can damage DNA, RNA, and proteins. Normally, the body relies on molecules called […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

Breakthrough design vastly improves mechanical heart valve

January 26, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

New research coming out of UBC’s Okanagan campus may take the current ‘gold standard’ for heart valves to a new level of reliability. A team of researchers at UBCO’s Heart Valve Performance Lab (HVPL) has developed a way to improve […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

Surgical robots to incorporate senses comparable or even superior to humans

January 21, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Surgeons make optimal use of all their senses to master difficult operations. When visibility is poor, they locate anatomy by palpation or they hear the optimal moment to stop drilling. Who would, today, entrust the own body to a surgeon […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare

January 18, 2021

Via: HITECH Answers

The artificial intelligence industry is exploding in value and functionality, effectively reshaping healthcare solutions in the process. By 2026, AI as an industry is expected to reach $150 billion. This value has been brought about by the game-changing treatments and […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Researchers use deep learning to identify gene regulation at single-cell level

January 13, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Scientists at the University of California, Irvine have developed a new deep-learning framework that predicts gene regulation at the single-cell level. Deep learning, a family of machine-learning methods based on artificial neural networks, has revolutionized applications such as image interpretation, […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Research

PET Scans Reveal Vascular Inflammation

January 7, 2021

Via: MedPageToday

Positron emission tomography (PET) provided objective evidence of response to treatment with tocilizumab (Actemra) in giant cell arteritis, according to a study by researchers from the National Institutes of Health. In a cohort of 25 patients with active vasculitis, vascular […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Manufacturing process of ultra-thin sensor for smart contact lenses

January 6, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Smart contact lenses could soon become mainstream thanks to a new manufacturing process that has allowed researchers to develop a multifunctional ultra-thin sensor layer. In a paper published by the journal Matter, engineers from the University of Surrey together with […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Novel technique could replace clinical biopsies with ‘virtual biopsies’ in future

January 6, 2021

Via: The Medical News

A new advanced computing technique using routine medical scans to enable doctors to take fewer, more accurate tumor biopsies, has been developed by cancer researchers at the University of Cambridge. This is an important step towards precision tissue sampling for […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Deep neural network predicts transcription factors

January 5, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

A joint research team from KAIST and UCSD has developed a deep neural network named DeepTFactor that predicts transcription factors from protein sequences. DeepTFactor will serve as a useful tool for understanding the regulatory systems of organisms, accelerating the use […]