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Category: Med Tech


Innovation, Med Tech

New artificial intelligence-based method predicts treatment effectiveness

November 16, 2018

Via: The Medical News

How can a doctor predict the treatment outcome of an individual patient? Traditionally, the effectiveness of medical treatments is studied by randomized trials where patients are randomly divided into two groups: one of the groups is given treatment, and the […]


Innovation, Med Tech

AI system predicts billions of potential side effects from drug combinations

November 8, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

An artificial intelligence system developed by researchers at Stanford University could ultimately help physicians make more informed decisions about which medications to safely prescribe. The AI system, called Decagon, is able to predict billions of potential side effects from drug […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Cambridge Consultants designs new digital health platform

November 8, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Designed to remotely monitor patients, the platform leverages machine learning to predict health conditions or diseases. For proof-of-concept, Verum is being tested to measure and monitor the stress levels of patients participating in clinical trials. Stress is attributed to 30% […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Artificial intelligence technology improves prediction of Alzheimer’s disease

November 7, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Researchers at the University of California in San Francisco have developed artificial intelligence (AI) technology that improves the effectiveness of brain imaging for the prediction of Alzheimer’s disease. Early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s can make a big difference to disease progression, […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Mayo Clinic uses telemedicine in ambulances to assess stroke patients

November 1, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

A Mayo Clinic telemedicine initiative in Jacksonville, Fla., is helping to speed stroke care during patient transport to the hospital by leveraging mobile videoconferencing technology. The system from telehealth services vendor InTouch Health of Santa Barbara, Calif., enables neurologists to […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Eye scan may detect Alzheimer’s disease in seconds

October 30, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

The world’s population is aging rapidly and the prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease is on the rise. For this reason, the need for efficient dementia screening methods that can be applied to millions of people is dire. Current diagnostic practices are […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

AI, robotic surgery among top 10 medical innovations of 2019

October 25, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

Artificial intelligence, 3D printing and robotic surgery are among the up-and-coming technologies selected for the Cleveland Clinic’s list of the top 10 medical innovations for 2019. The provider organization, which picks those advancements poised to change healthcare in the coming […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Company to develop lung surgery technique using imaging, AR

October 24, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

A technique that uses real-time imaging combined with augmented reality to remove early stage lung tumors and other lesions has taken another step closer to broader use. Navigation Sciences, a Brookline, Mass.-based company, is licensing rights to develop for commercialization […]


Innovation, Med Tech

New diagnostic platform simultaneously screens for all known pathogenic bacteria

October 23, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Scientists at the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) in the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health have developed the first diagnostic platform that can simultaneously screen for all known human pathogenic bacteria as well as markers for virulence […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Scripps and Nvidia look to apply AI to health data

October 23, 2018

Via: Modern Healthcare

The Scripps Research Translational Institute and Nvidia are teaming up to apply artificial intelligence to genomic and health sensor data, the organizations announced Tuesday. The goal of the new partnership is to detect and prevent diseases by applying machine learning […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Non-invasive glucose test may offer alternative for painful pricking

October 12, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Initial results demonstrated that the non-invasive blood glucose monitoring technology is similar in effectiveness to a finger prick test. Developed by MIT researchers, the new technology uses a Raman spectroscopy technique to analyse the skin’s chemical composition and extract the […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Computational model helps predict immune response in patients undergoing heart surgery

October 11, 2018

Via: The Medical News

A research team led by Peter Sloot, professor of Complex Adaptive Systems at the UvA, has managed to pinpoint the mechanisms behind the immune response triggered in patients undergoing open heart surgery. The team’s research reveals that by administering supplementary […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Tencent to use AI technology to monitor Parkinson’s disease

October 9, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The partners have also collaborated with Parkinson’s Center of Excellence at King’s College Hospital in London to support their project, reported the BBC. Medopad develops mobile apps to monitor various conditions such as diabetes, cancer, heart disease and rare diseases. […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Oncologists tout promise of MRI-aided radiation therapy

October 2, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

Integrating magnetic resonance imaging with radiation therapy is gaining attention as a therapy for treating cancer. Experts believe the treatment approach has the approach to extend life expectancy and reduce common side effects that afflict cancer patients. At a recent […]


Innovation, Med Tech

US researchers create biofuel-based sensor to diagnose diseases

October 1, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

A research team from Washington State University (WSU) has developed a new biofuel-based sensor that can be implanted into the body for tracking biological signals in order to diagnose diseases. The sensor has been designed to run on sugar by […]