Artificial intelligence is playing an ever larger role in modern clinical care. For example, there are already imaging processing systems that are able to automatically spot polyps during colonoscopies and help analyze head CT scans for hemorrhage and mass effect. A universal issue with such systems is that they do not take into account how [&helli (Read more...)
Children born to mothers addicted to opioids suffer through withdrawal in their first few weeks of life. Morphine is commonly used in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) to alleviate symptoms while the kids are weaned from drug dependency. This typically takes two to four weeks, all the while the children are kept in the NICU. […]
Gene therapy to the inner retina prevented blindness in a mouse model of the neuro-degenerative disorder CLN3 Batten disease.
Artificial intelligence analysis of imaging data could help monitor treatment response in patients with diabetic macular edema undergoing treatment with anti-VEGF, a new study shows. Reuters Health Information
During these trying COVID days, patients have been limited in the care they receive because clinics have been limiting access and because patients themselves have been wary of visiting medical facilities. Pregnant women are a particularly vulnerable group and require frequent office visits, including receiving ultrasound exams. A new device has jus (Read more...)
Earlier this year, Medgadget reported on how Osso VR, a virtual reality (VR) surgical training and assessment platform, has prioritized expanding its curriculum across multiple resident specialties. This was to ensure ongoing education of medical students and residents despite the current lack of in-person training due to COVID-19. This month, Osso (Read more...)
Medicine is full of mysteries, but acting diligently until a solution is reached is critical. Cooperative of American Physicians
Electronics giant Samsung recently held their virtual “Galaxy Unpacked” event where they announced the latest upgrades to their popular mobile devices. Along with phones, tablets, and earbuds, Samsung unveiled the newest version of their smartwatch, the Galaxy Watch3. The Watch3 has several new features and upgrades that make it a worth (Read more...)
BEDFORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)—- $OCUL #OCUTX–Ocular Therapeutix™, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCUL), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the formulation, development, and commercialization of innovative therapies for diseases and conditions of the eye, today…
LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Eyenuk, Inc., une société mondiale de technologie et de services médicaux basés sur l’intelligence artificielle (IA) et le leader des applications en situation réelle pour le dépistage des troubles de la vue basé sur l’IA,…
Endologix, based in Irvine, California, won clearance in the European Union for its ALTO Abdominal Stent Graft System. The implant is intended to open up endovascular aortic repair to a wider range of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) patients, particularly those with short and challenging aortic necks. Ideally, the aortic neck where the stent graft (Read more...)
The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center has been awarded a five-year, $38 million grant to lead and expand a national program dedicated to suicide prevention.
Premature birth remains a huge clinical challenge, often resulting in lifelong consequences for both children and mothers. Even in developed nations, preterm birth is the most common cause of mortality for children under five years of age. In many cases, spontaneous onset of labor occurs and it is challenging to prevent this using current methods [ (Read more...)
A study led by the Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment at Mount Sinai found that two different blood epigenetic signatures associated with ADNP syndrome (also known as Helsmoortel-Van Der Aa syndrome) have only a modest correlation with cli…
More than 70 million people worldwide suffer from glaucoma, a condition that causes a build-up of fluid and pressure inside the eye and can eventually lead to blindness.
LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Eyenuk, Inc., uma empresa global de serviços e tecnologia médica de inteligência artificial (IA) e líder em aplicativos do mundo real para triagem ocular por IA, anunciou hoje que recebeu a liberação 510 (k) (K200667) pela…
LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Eyenuk Inc., fornitore globale di servizi e tecnologie medicali basati sull’intelligenza artificiale (AI), nonché leader nell’applicazione nel mondo reale della tecnologia AI Eye Screening, ha annunciato oggi di aver otten…
Siemens Healthineers won FDA clearance for the company’s SOMATOM On.site mobile head CT scanner. The device can be easily brought in directly into patient rooms thanks to its powered wheels and an on-board battery. Normally, patients have to be moved to the CT scanner, wherever it may be within a hospital. With the SOMATOM On.site, […](Read more...)
LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– #GlobalOphthalmicDiagnosticDevicesMarket–The Global Ophthalmic Diagnostic Devices Market will grow by USD 0.98 bn during 2020-2024
People with Parkinson’s disease and some other neurological disorders often suffer from a condition known as freezing of gait. For poorly understood reasons, initiating a step is often a challenge. Patients report a feeling of disassociation between one’s will to move and the legs not responding accordingly. This is both frustrating and (Read more...)