Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) have discovered a potentially new approach to deliver therapeutics more effectively to the brain. The research could have implications for the treatment of a wide range of diseases, including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, ALS, and brain cancer. “Improving the delivery of drugs to the central nervous system is […]Continue Reading ...
The cells of the immune system sustain life by infiltrating infected and dmaged tissue and eliminating pathogenic microorganisms and cell debris. However, immune action produces a collateral damage of its own that can lead to autoimmune disease or contribute to the injury associated with myocardial infarction or stroke. Now, a new study led by CNIC […]Continue Reading ...
NHS patients are being let down by a global health innovation system which fails to deliver the treatments they need at prices that government can afford, according to a new report led by Professor Mariana Mazzucato, Director of the UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP), in collaboration with STOPAIDS, Global Justice Now and […]Continue Reading ...
At an exclusive event held at University of California, Irvine (UCI) Applied Innovation Center, Lumitron Technologies, Inc. celebrated its arrival in the university’s prestigious Research Park and introduced the gathered luminaries to the HyperVIEW system. Lumitron’s laser-based, X-ray technology will boast imaging capabilities far beyond current medical standards to reach Superman® resolutions and have the […]Continue Reading ...
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has developed eNightLog, a multi-function nighttime monitoring system for elderly with dementia, to track their respiration and activities in bed for preventing fall or wandering away. The safe and non-restraint system, particularly designed for coping with the typical environment of nursing homes in Hong Kong, will help greatly improve […]Continue Reading ...
Medrobotics Corp. today announced the first sale in Europe of their Flex® Robotic System for gastroenterology applications. The hospital, A.O. Universitaria Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, will be the first European facility to offer Scarfree™ interventional endoscopic procedures. Patients and physicians will both benefit from the System’s crystal clear 3D visualization, robotic […]Continue Reading ...
AVITA Medical , a global regenerative medicine company, today announced that the results from two U.S. pivotal clinical trials demonstrating the effectiveness and clinical benefits of the RECELL® Autologous Cell Harvesting Device (RECELL® System) were presented at the 46th Annual Eastern Great Lakes Burn Conference in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The results were presented by Jeffrey […]Continue Reading ...
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has often credited his success to spending countless hours studying his opponent’s movements on film. This understanding of movement is necessary for all living species, whether it’s figuring out what angle to throw a ball at, or perceiving the motion of predators and prey. But simple videos can’t actually give us […]Continue Reading ...
Please give an introduction to the services offered at Sweetwater. I’m the CEO and chief chemist at Sweetwater Science Labs, and we offer a combination of honey analyses. This includes working with the FoodScreener, analyzing for antibiotics, pesticides and also doing some work which involves looking at enzymatic actions within honey. We’re also working with […]Continue Reading ...
Waters Corporation introduced the RenataDX™ Screening System, a flow-injection tandem mass spectrometry (FIA-MS/MS) system for rapid high-throughput analysis of extracted dried blood spots and other human biological matrices. “Waters has long been a trusted specialty measurement partner for mass spectrometry in the clinical laboratory. Continuing that history of purposeful innovation, the RenataDX Screening System is […]Continue Reading ...
While chemotherapy destroys cancerous cells along with normal cells, often with toxic and debilitating effects on a patients’ body, immunotherapy unleashes the body’s immune system to target tumour cells A revolutionary cancer treatment pioneered by the winners of the 2018 Nobel Prize for Medicine has been hailed as the future of fighting the disease—and it […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain Children are at a considerable disadvantage when competing with adults for livers from deceased organ donors in the U.S. allocation system, a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health-led analysis reveals today in JAMA Pediatrics. When someone needs a liver transplant, doctors access two separate scoring systems to place them […]Continue Reading ...
Sep 27 2018 System is Fully Integrated with Medtronic’s Market-Leading Imaging and Navigation Technology to Transform Posterior Cervical Spine Surgery Medtronic plc today announced the U.S. launch of the Infinity Occipitocervical-Upper Thoracic (OCT) System designed to simplify posterior cervical spine surgery. The Infinity OCT System is a complete procedural solution that integrates navigation and biologics […]Continue Reading ...
NeoTract, a wholly owned subsidiary of Teleflex Incorporated focused on addressing unmet needs in the field of urology, today announced the presentation of new clinical data at the World Congress of Endourology 2018 Annual Conference from two U.K. studies of the company’s novel UroLift® System for patients with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH). “This analysis of […]Continue Reading ...
Sep 20 2018 MILabs is pleased to announce that its new VECTor6 with Broadband Photon Tomography technique has received the Commercial Innovation Award at the World Molecular Imaging Congress (WMIC) in Seattle September 12th-15th, 2018. The VECTor6 system advances the state of the art of PET imaging by increasing PET resolution down to 0.55 mm […]Continue Reading ...
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