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Category: Med Tech


Innovation, Med Tech

New app allows women to track their mood during pregnancy and early mothering

June 9, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Having a baby can be one of life’s most exciting and rewarding experiences, but for a new mum it can also be an emotional rollercoaster – sometimes you’re up, and other times you’re down. Recognising the symptoms of maternal anxiety […]


Innovation, Med Tech, News, Regulatory

FDA authorizes marketing of a device to help diagnose autism spectrum disorder

June 2, 2021

Via: Medical News

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized marketing of a device to help diagnose autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The Cognoa ASD Diagnosis Aid is a machine learning-based software intended to help health care providers diagnose ASD in children 18 […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Abbott’s valve system obtains CE mark for aortic stenosis treatment 

May 18, 2021

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Abbott has received CE mark to market its new transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) system, Navitor, in Europe to treat severe aortic stenosis patients with high or extreme surgical risk. A minimally invasive device, Navitor has a fabric cuff called […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Zapping nerves with ultrasound lowers drug-resistant blood pressure

May 17, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Brief pulses of ultrasound delivered to nerves near the kidney produced a clinically meaningful drop in blood pressure in people whose hypertension did not respond to a triple cocktail of medications, reports a new study led by researchers at Columbia […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Strategies for Managing Hybrid Cloud Environments in Healthcare

May 14, 2021

Via: EMR Thoughts

Healthcare is slowly moving to the cloud. There is growing comfort with using cloud-based apps like word processing and some pioneering organizations have implemented their own private clouds for file storage. Many clinical applications, however, remain inside on-premise Data Centers. […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Virtual reality could help improve balance in older people

April 28, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Researchers at the University of Bath investigating how virtual reality (VR) can help improve balance believe this technology could be a valuable tool in the prevention of falls. As people grow older, losing balance and falling becomes more common, which […]


Biomarker, Innovation, Med Tech

AI-driven system for automatically detecting abnormalities on brain MRI could speed up care

April 21, 2021

Via: The Medical News

An artificial intelligence-driven system that automatically combs through brain MRIs for abnormalities could speed care to those who need it most, according to a study published in Radiology: Artificial Intelligence. MRI produces detailed images of the brain that help radiologists […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

FDA grants Investigational Device Exemption to AgNovos’ spine device

April 19, 2021

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) to AgNovos Healthcare’s latest investigational product, the AGN1 Local Osteo-enhancement Procedure (LOEP) Small Volume (SV) kit. This kit is an investigational device for treating stable but […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

Accelerating Medical Device Innovation with Regulatory Science Tools

April 8, 2021

Via: Health IT Answers

Progress in science and technology offers extraordinary opportunities to develop innovative medical products that can save lives and lead to better treatments, better diagnostics and better care for patients. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is committed to advancing the […]


Innovation, Med Tech

CN Bio introduces the PhysioMimix OOC Multi-Organ Microphysiological System

March 17, 2021

Via: The Medical News

CN Bio, a leading developer of single and multi-organ microphysiological systems (MPS), otherwise known as organ-on-a-chip (OOC), today announced the commercial launch of its new PhysioMimix OOC Multi-Organ MPS. The next-generation platform combines CN Bio’s in vitro 3D liver model, […]


Innovation, Med Tech

New Course in Applied Clinical Data Science and Machine Learning at OHSU

March 10, 2021

Via: Health IT Answers

I have written over the years about the need for all who work in biomedical and health informatics to have appropriate knowledge and skills in data science, machine learning (ML), artificial intelligence (AI), and related topics. I am now excited […]


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 […]


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. […]