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Category: Med Tech


Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

Scientists develop new tools to detect very early changes in Alzheimer’s disease

November 30, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Researchers at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden, together with their colleagues at the Barcelona Beta Research Centre in Spain, the University Medical Centre in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and the University of Paris, have found new forms of tau protein that […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Med Tech

Scientists show SARS-CoV-2’s viral replication with 3D integrative imaging

November 24, 2020

Via: The Medical News

As the global coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic continues, scientists are racing to develop immunizing vaccines and therapeutic drugs to fight against it. In order to do this, researchers are continuously trying to better understand this novel virus, how it […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

Picosun’s Medical ALD Solutions Enable Safer Surgeries

November 23, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Picosun’s biocompatible ALD coatings will be applied to electrosurgical equipment (electrotomes) to improve their performance, safety, and service life. “It’s great to collaborate with a company such as Picosun to develop solutions for safer and more patient-friendly surgeries. Picosun is […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

Humanizing AI: How to Close the Trust Gap in Healthcare

November 23, 2020

Via: InformationWeek

Physician turnover in the United States, due to burnout and related factors, was conservatively estimated to cost the US healthcare system some $4.6 billion annually, according to a 2019 Annals of Internal Medicine study. The results reflect a familiar dynamic, […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Computer model can predict how COVID-19 spreads in cities

November 10, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

A team of researchers has created a computer model that accurately predicted the spread of COVID-19 in 10 major cities this spring by analyzing three factors that drive infection risk: where people go in the course of a day, how […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Machine learning algorithms help predict out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survival

November 9, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Using neighborhood and local data in combination with existing information sources creates a more accurate prediction on a patient’s recovery prospects after an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), according to preliminary research to be presented at the American Heart Association’s Resuscitation […]


Biomarker, Innovation, Med Tech

AI can improve efficiency of radiologists in reading breast cancer screening mammograms

November 4, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Artificial intelligence (AI) can enhance the performance of radiologists in reading breast cancer screening mammograms, according to a study published in Radiology: Artificial Intelligence. Breast cancer screening with mammography has been shown to improve prognosis and reduce mortality by detecting […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Neuroprosthetics and Additive Micromanufacturing – Enabling a Cyborg Future?

October 29, 2020

Via: The Medical News

However, researchers at any company or institution involved in BCIs/BMIs are happy to divulge details of an altogether different reality – one opposed to the dystopian cyborg future that is so often depicted by Hollywood. Simply defined as the pairing […]


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 […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Bioceramic implant can stimulate skull bone regeneration

October 19, 2020

Via: The Medical News

A bioceramic implant has proved to stimulate regeneration of natural skull bone, so that even large cranial defects can be repaired in a way that has not been possible before. The research, led from the University of Gothenburg, is now […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Med Tech

Researchers use new approach to create replacement biological parts

October 16, 2020

Via: The Medical News

The eventual creation of replacement biological parts requires fully three-dimensional capabilities that two-dimensional and three-dimensional thin-film bioprinting cannot supply. Now, using a yield stress gel, Penn State engineers can place tiny aggregates of cells exactly where they want to build […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Digital Medicine And Remote Monitoring Receives Boost From New Playbook

October 7, 2020

Via: Forbes

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 […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Opinions

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement market pushes forward despite second wave of Covid-19

October 2, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

As the world prepares to deal with the second wave of Covid-19, which has already begun in many countries, questions have arisen about how medical devices markets, including the transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) market, will handle the impact for […]


EHR & EMR, Innovation, Med Tech

Three Ways Artificial Intelligence Can Aid Patient Matching

September 30, 2020

Via: HITECH Answers

Since the dawn of the digital revolution in healthcare, providers have been in search of tools to connect disparate systems and deliver timely and secure patient data directly to the point of care. Our public health crisis is a sobering […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Smartphone app used to analyse coronavirus genome

September 29, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

A new mobile app has made it possible to analyse the genome of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, on a smartphone in less than half an hour. Genopo, developed by the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, in collaboration with […]