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Category: Med Tech


Data Analytics, Information Management, Innovation, Med Tech

7 ways AI could make an impact on medical care

July 17, 2019

Via: Health Data Management

Artificial intelligence soon will start having an immense impact on the medical field, according to a report from the Medical Group Management Association, which represents the nation’s group practices. AI can identify complex issues and read through large data sets. […]


Innovation, Med Tech

10 hot medical technologies in 2019

July 10, 2019

Via: Health Data Management

Recent report outlines this year’s emerging medical tech trends Technological advances and improvements in medical care are nearly synonymous, and some of the latest trends in care this year appear to be coming of age. ProClinical, an international staffing firm […]


Innovation, Med Tech

New computer model simulates the metabolism of cancer cells

July 3, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Researchers from the Life Sciences Research Unit (LSRU) of the University of Luxembourg have developed a computer model that simulates the metabolism of cancer cells. They used the program to investigate how combinations of drugs could be used more effectively […]


Innovation, Med Tech

How 3D printing allows scientists to grow new human hairs

July 1, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

A large number of people around the world experience hair loss in one form or another, either due to natural causes or as a side effect of medical therapy. In many of these cases — especially in individuals with natural […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Coming soon to a hospital near you: Medtronic’s new robot

June 28, 2019

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Surgical robotics The partnership incorporates Karl Storz’s visualisation systems, including the revolutionary 3D vision system, into Medtronic’s proposed surgical robotic platform. Ireland-based Medtronic has been positioning itself to become a competitor within the robotic surgical space with its purchase of […]


Innovation, Med Tech

3D body mapping device may improve post-chemo cell therapy success

June 27, 2019

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The team hopes the technology will improve the success rate of cell therapies for patients who have sustained organ damage from chemotherapy, cardiovascular disease and other medical issues. Tissue engineering represents one of the fastest growing medical markets in the […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Newest e-tattoo could make heart health monitoring easier and more accurate

June 21, 2019

Via: The Medical News

The leading cause of death in Texas is heart disease, according to the National Center for Health Statistics, accounting for more than 45,000 deaths statewide in 2017. A new wearable technology made from stretchy, lightweight material could make heart health […]


Innovation, Med Tech

New process enables 3D printing of biological tissues without scaffolds

June 18, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Engineered tissues and organs have been grown with various degrees of success in labs for many years. Many of them have used a scaffolding approach where cells are seeded onto biodegradable supportive structures that provide the underlying architecture of the […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Machine learning algorithms applied to biopsy images can improve gut disease diagnosis

June 18, 2019

Via: The Medical News

A study published in the open access journal JAMA Open Network June 14 by scientists at the University of Virginia schools of Engineering and Medicine and the Data Science Institute says machine learning algorithms applied to biopsy images can shorten […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Artificial intelligence better than humans in diagnosing pigmented skin lesions

June 12, 2019

Via: The Medical News

When it comes to the diagnosis of pigmented skin lesions, artificial intelligence is superior to humans. In a study conducted under the supervision of the MedUni Vienna human experts “competed” against computer algorithms. The algorithms achieved clearly better results, yet […]


Innovation, Med Tech

US researchers develop AI tool for brain aneurysms detection

June 10, 2019

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Based on an algorithm called HeadXNet, the new tool is designed to highlight the areas of a brain scan that could contain aneurysms, which have the potential to leak or burst open and could lead to a stroke, brain damage […]


Innovation, Med Tech

AI algorithm analyses gene pair variants to improve rare disease diagnosis

June 6, 2019

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The leam, led by Professor Tom Lenaerts of the Université Libre de Bruxelles, developed an AI algorithm called the Variant Combinations Pathogenicity Predictor (VarCoPP). VarCoPP makes it possible to identify combinations of genetic variants or abnormalities that cause rare diseases […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Micro-submarines to enable targeted delivery of medicine

May 29, 2019

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The new devices are powered by nano-motors and do not require any external stimulus. Designed to self-propel, the micro-submarines leverage changes in biological pH environments to adjust their buoyancy and reach specific targets inside the body. UNSW School of Chemical […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Multifunctional nanoparticles could revolutionize treatments for complex bone diseases

May 24, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Diseases such as bone cancer and osteoporosis are frequently complex, with two or more disorders occurring simultaneously. To address the associated treatment challenges, the EU-funded VERDI project is developing an innovative multifunctional nanoplatform that would be capable of healing a […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Google and Northwestern Medicine test AI to detect lung cancer

May 22, 2019

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Findings showed that a deep learning system was able to analyse low-dose chest computed tomography (LDCT) scans and detect malignant lung nodules with a capability that was on par with or better than radiologists. The AI system is designed to […]