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Innovation, Med Tech

New technique offers higher resolution molecular imaging and analysis

May 28, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

The new system, called asymmetrically dispersed spectroscopic single-molecule localization microscopy (SDsSMLM), builds upon existing sSMLM techniques developed at the McCormick School of Engineering to provide more precise spectroscopic single-molecule analysis to study how cells behind certain cancers, or diseases like […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Uni team uses AI to identify Covid-19 in X-rays

May 27, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Students at Cranfield University have designed an artificial intelligence (AI) that can identify Covid-19 in X-ray images. The AI is able to detect abnormalities in X-rays and classify which are positive for pneumonia, before a second model is used to […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Researchers identify genetic mechanisms that produce radioresistance in cancer cells

May 26, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Cancer stem cells are a cell type that was previously little known. They are resistant to irradiation and prevent the effective treatment of many types of cancer. A research group from Innsbruck has now identified two genetic mechanisms that produce […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Dental practices consider using UV light tech to safely reopen

May 26, 2020

Via: CNBC

As more businesses reopen, dental practices are considering enhanced measures to clean their facilities and equipment, as well as protect their patients and staff. One method involves using ultraviolet light to sanitize the air, surfaces and equipment in dental offices. […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Leica Biosystems and Bio-Techne launch CE-IVD marked detection kit

May 26, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Leica Biosystems and Bio-Techne have launched the CE-IVD marked RNAscope In Situ Hybridization Detection Kit for automation on the BOND-III platform in Europe. Bio-Techne’s RNAscope together with Leica’s platform will enable pathologists to access the leading applications to support their […]


Wellness

Interrogator, Therapist, Nurse: What it Takes to be a Coronavirus Contact Tracer

May 22, 2020

Via: Time Health

Health investigator Mackenzie Bray smiles and chuckles as she chats by phone with a retired Utah man who just tested positive for the coronavirus. She’s trying to keep the mood light because she needs to find out where he’s been […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Algal genome provides insights into first land plants

May 22, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

The report, “The Penium margaritaceum Genome: Hallmarks of the Origins of Land Plants,” was published May 21 in the journal Cell. Penium margaritaceum belongs to a group of freshwater algae called charophytes, and specifically to a subgroup called the Zygnematophyceae, […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Coronavirus tests the value of artificial intelligence in medicine

May 22, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Dr. Albert Hsiao and his colleagues at the University of California-San Diego health system had been working for 18 months on an artificial intelligence program designed to help doctors identify pneumonia on a chest X-ray. When the coronavirus hit the […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Med Tech

Synchrotron X-ray imaging reveals more about Ménière’s disease

May 19, 2020

Via: The Medical News

The organ of balance in the inner ear is surrounded by the hardest bone in the body. Using synchrotron X-rays, researchers at Uppsala University have discovered a drainage system that may be assumed to play a major role in the […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

DZD researchers discover additional genetic cause for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

May 19, 2020

Via: The Medical News

In Germany about 18 million people suffer from non-alcoholic fatty liver. The causes of this disease are manifold and include environmental as well as genetic factors. DZD researchers have now discovered new genes that play a role in the development […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Ataccama offers its technology free to governments

May 19, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Artificial intelligence (AI) data management company Ataccama has offered its technology to governments around the world free of charge to help tackle the Covid-19 pandemic. To accurately assess population immunity and the rate of virus spread, detailed data about Covid-19 […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Mapping the Path Forward in Health IT

May 18, 2020

Via: HITECH Answers

This year, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has released three strategic documents that will help set a path forward for health IT. The 2020-2025 Federal Health IT Strategic Plan, the Strategy on Reducing Regulatory […]


Innovation, Med Tech

The Critical Features That Telemedicine Must Offer

May 12, 2020

Via: EMR Thoughts

If you want to know what’s happening in telemedicine and where it’s headed, one of the best people to ask is Michael Gorton. Along with Byron Brooks, MD, he founded Teladoc, the leading company in that space. Gorton recently took […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

If The Pandemic Teaches Us Anything, It Should Be The Need For A Preventive Approach To Healthcare

May 6, 2020

Via: Forbes

A pandemic which has affected more than three and a half million people worldwide and killed more than a quarter of a million (and the death toll grows daily) is a good opportunity to rethink healthcare as we know it. […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Medtronic to increase ventilator production for Covid-19 patients

April 9, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Medtronic has collaborated with technology partners and governments to drive new ventilator production in support of Covid-19 patients across the world. By the end of April, the company expects to manufacture more than 400 ventilators a week and over 700 […]