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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 […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Study provides a mathematical description of how tumor metastasis starts

January 18, 2021

Via: The Medical News

A scientific study carried out by the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) and the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) has produced a mathematical description of the way in which a tumor invades the epithelial cells and automatically quantifies the […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Avalanching nanoparticles may advance real-time bioimaging of cell’s organelles and proteins

January 14, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Since the earliest microscopes, scientists have been on a quest to build instruments with finer and finer resolution to image a cell’s proteins – the tiny machines that keep cells, and us, running. But to succeed, they need to overcome […]


Regulatory

Biden unveils $1.9T plan to stem virus and steady economy

January 14, 2021

Via: Modern Healthcare

President-elect Joe Biden unveiled a $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan Thursday to end “a crisis of deep human suffering” by speeding up vaccines and pumping out financial help to those struggling with the pandemic’s prolonged economic fallout. Called the “American Rescue […]


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, […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Opinions

Genetic blueprint provides insights into unique biology of egg-laying monotreme mammals

January 8, 2021

Via: The Medical News

The genomes of egg-laying monotreme mammals, platypus and echidna, have been published in the prestigious journal Nature, providing a valuable public resource for research in mammalian biology and evolution, with applications for their conservation and health. Monotremes display a unique […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Researchers demonstrate lab tool that simplifies simulations of the human intestine

January 8, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine researchers have found a way to mimic conditions in intestines, giving them a mechanical model for the real-time growth of bacterial infections. In a new study, they demonstrate a lab tool that simplifies […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Med Tech

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 […]


EHR & EMR

How to Increase EHR Go-Live Efficiency with a Virtual Model

December 29, 2020

Via: EMR Thoughts

One year ago, the average EHR go-live involved hundreds of support personnel flying to a hospital and working on-site for four to six weeks. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the inability for so many individuals to fly-in and stay […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Toxic pesticide turned into treatment against antibiotic-resistant bacteria

December 29, 2020

Via: The Medical News

N-Aryl-C-nitroazoles are an important class of heterocyclic compounds. They are used as pesticides and fungicides. However, these substances could be toxic to humans and cause mutations. As they are not frequently used, there is little data about them in the […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Heart transplantations: Larger case volumes correlate with higher survival probabilities

December 28, 2020

Via: The Medical News

In a series of commissions awarded by the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) to the Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG), the question is whether for certain surgical procedures, a correlation can be shown between the volume of […]


Innovation, Med Tech

VR in Medical Training: A Win or A Whim?

December 17, 2020

Via: HITECH Answers

Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) are steadily paving their way in the most conservative fields of activity – finance, manufacturing, and even healthcare have become devoted users of these technologies. According to Technavio, the use of VR in […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Surgical Technique Matters in Sleeve Gastrectomy

December 16, 2020

Via: MedPageToday

In a video review of surgeons performing laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy procedures, certain techniques were associated with better or worse outcomes, regardless of skill, researchers reported. In a comparison of video operations performed by 30 different surgeons on nearly 7,000 patients […]