When a medication doesn’t “fit” the body quite right, the results can be devastating. Such is the case for thalidomide, which was prescribed in the 1950s and 1960s as a sedative or hypnotic, even for pregnant women. Although one version of thalidomide, referred to as the left-handed form, is a powerful tranquilizer, it was tragically […]Continue Reading ...
A Research and Development group led by Professor Yoshifumi Saijo of Tohoku University and Noriyuki Masuda of Advantest has succeeded in developing in vivo skin imaging technology that can simultaneously generate dual-wavelength photoacoustic images and ultrasound images. The research is part of the “Innovative Visualization Technology to Lead to Creation of a New Growth Industry” […]Continue Reading ...
Oct 10 2018 Solutions Built on the Perceptive Cloud Platform Leverage Mobile and Wearable Technology PAREXEL International Corporation, a leading innovator of global biopharmaceutical services, today announced that it has developed several new solutions that take a patient-centric approach to addressing drug development. Built on the Perceptive® Cloud platform and leveraging PAREXEL’s relationship with Microsoft, […]Continue Reading ...
Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC) is very aggressive, since the cancer cells not only quickly grow but also easily spread to entire body. Often SCLC can be diagnosed using several common tests unfortunately after spread of cancer cells, resulting in poor survival. Now researchers at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT) in Japan have […]Continue Reading ...
In a new report published in Space Policy, Adrian Ponce, Ph.D., of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and founder of Verrix, and co-authors examine the importance of sterility assurance to prevent contamination of spacecraft destined to potentially habitable ocean worlds of the outer solar system, and the parallel debate around sterility assurance requirements in the […]Continue Reading ...
An international team of researchers consisting of scientists from NUST MISIS and TU Dortmund University has developed a technology to study the behavior of orthopedic implants in laboratory conditions as close as possible to the human body. The technology is notable for its ethics: the research can be carried out in vitro – that is, […]Continue Reading ...
On September 5, 2018 Professor Sebastien Ourselin, Head of the School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences at King’s College London spoke at the 2018 FORUM Annual Lecture, ‘Transforming healthcare through engineering and technology’. Held by the Academy of Medical Sciences in partnership with the Royal Academy of Engineering, the 2018 Lecture brought together world […]Continue Reading ...
A new system capable of probing microscopic environments inside cells has been installed at the University of Exeter’s Bioimaging Centre. The technology, the latest addition to the university’s arsenal of world-class microscope systems, makes possible a number of new pioneering techniques, and can scan samples at more than ten times the rate of conventional systems. […]Continue Reading ...
Co-Diagnostics, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company with a unique, proprietary platform for the development of molecular diagnostic tests, announced today that it has been awarded a patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office related to the Company’s CoPrimer™ platform technology. Dwight Egan, CEO of Co-Diagnostics, commented, “We are very pleased that the remarkable […]Continue Reading ...
One fairly recent entrant into the world of digital health is a pill that detects when it is ingested, then sends a signal to an app and to people the patient designates, such as clinicians or family members. The technology joins a collection of other digital devices that are being developed or are already in […]Continue Reading ...
Oct 4 2018 HalioDx, an immuno-oncology company pioneering the immunological diagnosis of cancers, announces the availability of Brightplex, a novel high capacity IHC multiplex technology enabling multiple biomarkers to be analyzed on a single FFPE slide. The workflow is automated and takes advantage of brightfield staining with standardized reagents, proprietary know-how and advanced image analysis […]Continue Reading ...
RTI Surgical, Inc., a global surgical implant company, announced its TETRAfuse® 3D Technology won a 2018 Spine Technology Award from Orthopedics This Week, a widely read publication in the orthopedics industry. RTI will accept the award at the North American Spine Society’s (NASS) 33rd Annual Meeting taking place September 26-29, 2018 in Los Angeles and […]Continue Reading ...
Test results are denoted by a color change and could be further analyzed by a smartphone app, making it attractive as a point-of-care diagnostic device A multidisciplinary team of researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a portable, easy-to-use device for quick and accurate screening of diseases. This versatile technology platform called […]Continue Reading ...
The diabetes online community is leading grassroots efforts focused on accelerating the development, access and adoption of diabetes-related tools to manage the disease. Researchers at University of Utah Health examined the community’s online Twitter conversation to understand their thoughts concerning open source artificial pancreas (OpenAPS) technology. The results of this study are available online in […]Continue Reading ...
Philips Healthcare, a global leader in the health technology market, has signed a non-exclusive patent license agreement with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory for a mobile software application that provides integrated, real-time patient monitoring. Known as Batdok™, an acronym for Battlefield Assisted Trauma Distributed Observation Kit, the software application was developed by the 711th […]Continue Reading ...
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