CELLINK is a 3D bioprinting company based in Gothenburg, Sweden, and was one of the first companies in the world to offer 3D printable bioink, which is used to print human organs and tissues. In just four years of existence, the company has been able to commercialize products used in more than 700 labs and […]
At the RSNA 2019 conference in Chicago, Canon Medical showed off its brand new Aquilion ONE / PRISM Edition spectral CT scanner, a system that takes advantage of artificial intelligence technologies. The device relies on Canon’s Advanced intelligent Clear IQ Engine (AiCE) along with its Deep Learning Spectral Reconstruction imaging algorithms (Read more...)
DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Cataract Surgery Devices And Equipment Global Market Report 2020” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The global cataract surgery devices and equipment market was valued at about $3.4 billion in 201…
End-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients experiencing kidney failure typically require hemodialysis in order to artificially remove fluid and waste from blood and maintain appropriate electrolyte concentrations. For many patients on hemodialysis, an arteriovenous (AV) fistula is created to link an artery to a vein. Veins are too fragile for frequent (Read more...)
Colorectal cancer is the second most common type of cancer worldwide, with about 90% of cases occurring in people 50 or older.
The Milton and Carroll Petrie Department of Urology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has received a $1 million grant from The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation.
Goblet cells are epithelial cells that produce mucins and disperse tears which help the surface of eyes maintain the wet environment. Goblet cells are closely related to autoimmune disease including dry eyes and chemical burns. Therefore, it is very im…
DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Opportunities in Global Ophthalmic Surgery Markets” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Coverage in this report includes a detailed analysis of the current and forecast markets for ophthalmic surger…
Low liver toxicity is a major hurdle that drug candidates have to demonstrate before they are used as therapeutic medications. This testing is usually performed using animals, including rodents and dogs, with livers that aren’t quite like ours. Animal studies are useful, but they often result in misleading information, which may not be realiz (Read more...)
Researchers at the Polytechnique Montréal Nanorobotics Laboratory in Canada have developed a new method to guide endovascular instruments into complex vascular structures that were hitherto inaccessible to endovascular surgeons. The technique involves moving the patient and the endovascular instrument using a robotic platform within a magnet (Read more...)
At the RSNA conference in Chicago, Samsung unveiled a new high-end ultrasound, the RS85 Prestige. Based on the RS85, the system comes with a new imaging architecture as well as a set of features designed to expand the system’s capabilities and improve diagnostic accuracy. So-called “Crystal Architecture” within the RS85 Prestige r (Read more...)
Researchers at the University of Bath in the UK have developed low-power silicon chips that mimic the electrical activity of neurons. This breakthrough could enable the small chips to function as artificial neurons in numerous implants and medical devices, and the technology has significant potential in treating a wide range of chronic diseases, in (Read more...)
ZURIGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Le due società elvetiche accettano di collaborare nel campo della correzione della presbiopia tramite lenti a contatto morbide multifocali personalizzate, nell’obiettivo di ottimizzarne la progettazione utilizzando i dati gener…
DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EyeCare Services Partners (ESP), the national leader in integrated eye care services, announced today that Chris R. Stark recently joined the Company as Vice President, Managed Care. Mr. Stark is responsible for the firm’s cont…
Researchers from the University of Alberta in Canada have used novel platinum/iridium microelectrodes to create a functional map of the lower spinal cord in monkeys, demonstrating how different segments of the spinal cord control lower limb movement. This development may one day be used for rehabilitation of patients with paralysis. The spinal cord (Read more...)
Siemens Healthineers is releasing a couple of AI-driven and cloud-based software applications, one for the brain and one for the prostate, that automate a great deal of the manual tasks that radiologists have to perform. Both of the applications can be used with data coming from any MRI machine, so can be deployed by just […]
A new discovery from a team led by Massachusetts Eye and Ear researchers may bring scientists a step closer to developing treatments that regrow the lost cells that cause hearing loss.
Ethicon, a part of J&J, is releasing a new surgical fibrin sealant designed to be delivered much faster than existing options. The VISTASEAL Fibrin Sealant helps to control unexpected bleeding thanks to its chemical composition and delivery mechanism, which work together to quickly get to the bleed site and achieve hemostasis faster. VISTASEAL (Read more...)
Two young and extremely talented rock and ice climbers set out to summit Mt. Washington, the highest peak in the Northeastern United States (6,288 feet) and considered to be the world’s most dangerous small mountain, in January of 1982. Despite careful planning, an unfortunate turn in the weather caused Hugh Herr and his friend Jeff [… (Read more...)
VivaLNK, a Silicon Valley company, won the European CE Mark for its VivaLNK multi-vital medical wearable sensor and accompanying software development kit. The reusable device sticks to the patient’s chest and can record ECG waveforms, the respiratory rate, heart rate, RR interval, as well as movement based on a three-axis accelerometer. It we (Read more...)