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AR tools to help health care workers save lives

AR tools to help health care workers save lives
Purdue University researchers have developed an approach that allows experienced surgeons and physicians around the world to help less-experienced doctors in war zones, natural disasters and in rural areas perform complicated procedures. “The most critical challenge is to provide surgical expertise into the battlefield when it is most required,” said Juan Wachs, Purdue’s James A. and Sharon M. Tompkins Rising Star Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering, who led the project team.
7th September 2018

Latest advancements in stroke thrombectomy aspiration

Latest advancements in stroke thrombectomy aspiration
Penumbra has announced US commercial availability of the Penumbra System’s most advanced technology: Penumbra JET 7 and Penumbra JET D Reperfusion Catheters powered by the Penumbra ENGINE aspiration source. All are part of the fully integrated Penumbra System that utilises aspiration-based mechanical thrombectomy for stroke revascularisation.
6th September 2018

Electronic device implanted in the brain could stop seizures

Electronic device implanted in the brain could stop seizures
Researchers have successfully demonstrated how an electronic device implanted directly into the brain can detect, stop and even prevent epileptic seizures. The researchers, from the University of Cambridge, the École Nationale Supérieure des Mines and INSERM in France, implanted the device into the brains of mice, and when the first signals of a seizure were detected, delivered a native brain chemical which stopped the seizure from progressing.
6th September 2018


Nanoparticle swarms to deliver medical therapies across body

Nanoparticle swarms to deliver medical therapies across body
A new way to control the collective movement of nano-robots has been developed by a research team led by Prof. Li ZHANG, Associate Professor of the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). The team has studied and implemented swarm behaviors on nano-robots, allowing controlled morphological changes and splitting.
4th September 2018

Nanoparticles targets kidney disease for drug delivery

Nanoparticles targets kidney disease for drug delivery
Since kidneys are the filtering agents in our body, they are keen to get rid of small particles that they sense do not belong. And if the kidney does not filter out a particle, excreting it through urine, it may be eliminated by the liver, which uses macrophages to search for and get rid of foreign bodies. Researchers at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, along with colleagues from the Keck School of Medicine at USC, have engineered peptide nanoparticles to outsmart the biological system and target the kidney cells.
3rd September 2018

Effective data management for the hospitals of tomorrow

Effective data management for the hospitals of tomorrow
According to a recent report compiled by four leading UK organisations, patient and pharmaceutical data has ‘the potential to significantly transform healthcare’. It makes sense therefore that the huge amount of data available to today’s healthcare providers is captured and utilised effectively.
3rd September 2018

Endovascular aortic repair receives approval in the US

Endovascular aortic repair receives approval in the US
W. L. Gore & Associates has announced FDA 510(k) clearance, approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare, and receipt of CE Mark for the innovative GORE Molding & Occlusion Balloon, a compliant polyurethane balloon catheter designed in close collaboration with clinicians to assist in the expansion of self-expanding stent grafts or to temporarily occlude large-diameter vessels.
30th August 2018

Game connects Alzheimer’s patients to the real world

Game connects Alzheimer’s patients to the real world
Walking around at the Electronic Entertainment Expo — commonly known as E3 — gamers stopped in their tracks when they came upon Gabriela Gomes’ booth. The video game convention draws industry juggernauts like Playstation and Xbox, but Gomes’ booth was a little different. There were no controllers or consoles. And there was no use of the latest in VR or AR, like so many of the surrounding booths at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
29th August 2018

Keeping cancer out of breath blocks drug resistance

Keeping cancer out of breath blocks drug resistance
A combination of existing drugs shows promise that it could reduce the size of cancerous tumours much more effectively than current treatments. As cancer patients know all too well, many effective anti-cancer drugs don’t stay effective long. Most tumours will become drug resistant over time as their cells rapidly mutate. Chemists from The University of Texas at Austin and Korea University have demonstrated a new approach to blocking cancer-drug resistance that they believe could be applied to any type of cancer.
24th August 2018

Sonata system receives FDA clearance to market

Sonata system receives FDA clearance to market
Gynesonics has announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA to market its Sonata Sonography-Guided Transcervical Fibroid Ablation (Sonata) System. The Sonata System combines a breakthrough integrated technology which is the first and only intrauterine ultrasound system with a proprietary radiofrequency ablation device, providing a transcervical, incision-free, uterus-preserving treatment for uterine fibroids.
24th August 2018


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