Sensus Healthcare is a medical device company that focuses on providing non-invasive and cost-effective treatment of non-melanoma skin cancers and keloids utilizing superficial radiation technology (SRT). Their proprietary, FDA-cleared SRT technology is used to effectively and safely treat oncological and non-oncological skin conditions. The radiat (Read more...)
At present, there is no way to predict if multiple myeloma will respond to a particular drug cancer therapy, meaning clinicians often have to take a shot in the dark and hope that something works. Researchers at MIT have developed a new method to measure how well multiple myeloma patients will respond to a specific […]
Quantum dots are tiny nanoparticles made of semiconductors that have unusual optical properties. In medicine, they may be very useful because they emit light when stimulated by electricity or an external light source, making them easy to spot in diagnostic tests. They’re more than ten times brighter than fluorescent dyes commonly used today, (Read more...)
SEVILLE, Spain & LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Universal Diagnostics started a clinical study of its colorectal screening blood test in collaboration with Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
韓国安山市–(BUSINESS WIRE)–（ビジネスワイヤ） — 世界的なLED （発光ダイオード）専業メーカーのSeoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (本社：韓国安山市、代表理事：李貞勲、以下「ソウル半導体」)は、太陽の光に最も近い光を発するLEDの”SunLike”が、光源の安全性に関するアイセーフティ認証でRG-1の評価を受け、最高レベルの安全性が認められたと明らかにした。 アイセーフティ認証は、LEDから発せられる波長を分析して、安全性に基づいて等級分けされる認証である。照明の安全性の優先度が非常に高い欧州地域では、アイセーフティ認証が不可欠であり、目で直接見たときに、視力に危険を及ぼす可能性のあるリスクグループ3 (RG-3)以下の光源については、完成品に警告文を記述することを義務化している。 SunLikeは、東芝マテリアル株式会社(本社：神奈川県横浜市、代表取締役社長：青木 克明)のTRI-R技術を応用した自然光LEDで、このたびアイセーフティ認証でRG-1の等級を受けた。 RG-1は、当該光源の下で一生生活を続けても生体学的な危険がない安
Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have identified a protein that can be targeted to suppress growth of a common type of breast cancer known as “estrogen receptor positive” (ER+), including ER+ cancers that are resistant to stan…
Here on Medgadget, we cover a lot of groundbreaking devices that save lives and improve health. But one often overlooked topic deals with something each and every one of us use every day: food. Food is essential for our survival, and one can say it interacts with our bodies more intimately than any medical product, so […]
EasyScan GO, an AI powered microscope developed by Chinese manufacturer Motic, has the capability to automatically and accurately quantify malaria parasites in a blood sample. Utilizing machine learning algorithms, the microscope is so efficient that it can identify the amount of parasites present in under 20 minutes. Premiered at the International (Read more...)
Implandata, a Hannover, Germany firm, just announced that the first patients has been implanted with its EYEMATE continuous intraocular pressure (IOP) monitor and the technology passed initial validation. Glaucoma, as well as a few other less common eye conditions, require regular IOP measurements in order to properly adjust how much medications to (Read more...)
Scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute (VTCRI) have revealed the pathology of cells and structures stricken by optic nerve hypoplasia, a leading cause of childhood blindness in developed nations.
An international team of researchers has developed a silicon brain probe that can gather neuronal activity at an unprecedented resolution. The device, called Neuropixel, described in the latest version of Nature, is a thin needle with an unbelievable 960 electrodes that record brain signals. The resolution is at a single neuron level. Because at 10 (Read more...)
Usono, a company based in The Netherlands, has created a new kind of ultrasound accessory that is an important diagnostic tool as well as a way to improve reproducibility of ultrasound images. ProbeFix is a fixation system for transthoracic ultrasound probes that allows doctors to effortlessly image patients’ hearts without having to strain t (Read more...)
Researchers at the Wyss Center for Bio and Neuroengineering and the University of Geneva have developed a virtual reality system for navigating through and manipulating huge volumes of brain-related data. Information obtained from brain studies can balloon into gigantic quantities that is difficult to visualize and analyze. The person piloting the (Read more...)
Thousands of New Yorkers every year will suffer some form of facial paralysis, a diagnosis with many causes which can greatly affect a person’s appearance and day-to-day functioning.
Researchers at the University of Michigan and Jiangnan University in China have developed a type of artificial cartilage using Kevlar, a synthetic fiber better-known for its use in bullet-proof vests, and polyvinyl alcohol (PVA), a material used in hydrogel cartilage replacements. The new hybrid material combines the strength and water content of n (Read more...)
The FDA has given a regulatory green light to the first device that reduces opioid withdrawal symptoms. The NSS-2 Bridge from Innovative Health Solutions, a Versailles, Indiana firm, is stuck to the skin behind the ear and relies on four electrodes that are attached around the ear. The electrodes are used to deliver electric current […]
Researchers at ITMO University in Saint Petersburg, Russia, have developed a non-invasive high-speed video capillaroscopy system that can precisely measure the velocity of blood cells flowing through capillaries in the skin around a fingernail. The technique could be useful in assessing cardiovascular conditions. Capillaroscopy systems offer a simp (Read more...)
During the development of many drugs, radioactive markers and so-called stable labels, typically deuterium and tritium respectively, are often used to trace the destination of chemical compounds and their metabolites. This is a pretty easy thing to do in lab animals, once you have enough molecules of the compound you’re testing in which (Read more...)
FORT MEADE, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The non-profit Government Employees’ Benefit Association (GEBA) expands to now serve all federal civilian employees and retirees.
SleepScore Labs, a joint venture between ResMed, a medical firm focused on sleep devices, Pegasus Capital Advisors, and Dr. Mehmet Oz, is releasing the SleepScore Max sleep monitoring system. The contact-free device simply rests on the nightstand, watching the patient, and recording sleep events and what stages the person is in at different ti (Read more...)