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AXESS Sedation Mask to improve delivery of gases

AXESS Sedation Mask to improve delivery of gases
Crosstex International and its subsidiary, Accutron, has announced the launch of the AXESS Mask, a single-use, lightweight and low profile nasal mask that is contoured to form fit comfortably over the patient’s nose. AXESS Mask and scavenging circuit are constructed of slender, lightweight tubing to reduce drag that can lead to mask displacement. The mask and circuit combined are designed to provide patients with a comfortable experience while offering clinicians easy and unobstructed access to the oral cavity.
27th April 2017

World’s smallest CPAP is designed for travel

World’s smallest CPAP is designed for travel
ResMed has unveiled its AirMini, the world’s smallest CPAP machine – a game-changer for people with sleep apnea. Achieving heights in patient-centered innovation, AirMini packs ResMed’s clinically proven CPAP technology along with its comfort and ease-of-use features into a sleek, portable, pocket-sized device ideal for traveling. The AirMini is available with ResMed’s proprietary AutoSet functionality as well as an innovative, built-in humidification system for patient comfort.
26th April 2017

TrueTear granted marketing authorisation by the FDA

TrueTear granted marketing authorisation by the FDA
Allergan plc has announced that it has been granted marketing authorisation from the U.S. FDA for TrueTear Intranasal Tear Neurostimulator, the first and only FDA-cleared device developed to temporarily increase tear production during neurostimulation in adult patients. TrueTear is a handheld stimulator with daily disposable tips that is inserted into the nasal cavity to induce the production of tears.
26th April 2017


Placebo effect can soothe heartache

Placebo effect can soothe heartache
Feeling heartbroken from a recent breakup? Just believing you're doing something to help yourself get over your ex can influence brain regions associated with emotional regulation and lessen the perception of pain. That's the takeaway from a University of Colorado Boulder study that measured the neurological and behavioral impacts the placebo effect had on a group of recently broken-hearted volunteers.
25th April 2017

VR playing a vital role for terminally ill patients

VR playing a vital role for terminally ill patients
As they battle terminal illnesses, patients at a hospice in Leicester are using virtual reality to break out of the restrictions placed upon them by their conditions and experience life again. A special film has been commissioned for the LOROS Hospice to give terminally ill patients whose lives have become restricted due to their illness, the chance to see the world from the comfort of their chair or bed.  
25th April 2017

Fungi have immense potential for next-gen antibiotics

Fungi have immense potential for next-gen antibiotics
Fungi are a potential goldmine for the production of pharmaceuticals. This is shown by researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, who have developed a method for finding new antibiotics from nature's own resources. The findings - which could prove very useful in the battle against antibiotic resistance - were recently published in the journal Nature Microbiology. Antibiotics have saved millions of lives since they were discovered in the 1940s.
24th April 2017

Non-invasive VNS cleared for episodic cluster headaches

Non-invasive VNS cleared for episodic cluster headaches
electroCore has announced that the U.S. FDA released the use of gammaCore (non-invasive vagus nerve stimulator) for the acute treatment of pain associated with episodic cluster headache in adult patients. gammaCore transmits a mild electrical stimulation to the vagus nerve through the skin, resulting in a reduction of pain. This is the first FDA product release for electroCore in the U.S.
20th April 2017

Digital inhaler add-on offers slick aid to asthma care

Digital inhaler add-on offers slick aid to asthma care
  What do you get by marrying an asthma inhaler to a wireless monitor and a smartphone app? Plenty, says David Van Sickle, a medical anthropologist who specialises in respiratory disease. In 2011, Van Sickle created a spinoff called Propeller Health while he was working on respiratory disease prevention at UW Health in Madison.
20th April 2017

Vision sensor reliably reads pharmacodes

Vision sensor reliably reads pharmacodes
EVT presents a new vision sensor for reading pharmacodes also known as Pharmaceutical Binary Code: the EyeSens PharmaCode Reader (PCR). The pharmacode is a 7-digit numerical code for an unambiguous identification of pharmaceutical specialities and other products. The pharmacode can represent only a single integer from 3 to 131070.
20th April 2017

Portable Positive Airway Pressure system can be used anywhere

Portable Positive Airway Pressure system can be used anywhere
Royal Philips has announced the launch of DreamStation Go, its newest and smallest positive airway pressure (PAP) device designed to simplify travel for patients living with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). At half the size of Philips’ previous generation devices, DreamStation Go delivers the same clinically-proven performance and comfort, for reliable, convenient therapy on-the-go.
19th April 2017


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