DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Eyecare Services Partners (ESP), the national leader in integrated eye care services, announced the appointment of Susan Ludwick as Senior Vice President of Optical Services. Ms. Ludwick brings over 25 years of optical industry…
MARIETTA, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/privateplacement?src=hash" target="_blank"gt;#privateplacementlt;/agt;–ProtoKinetix releases second in a series of scientific update videos.
We went to CES 2019 to investigate all the latest health-related consumer-centric gadgetry. What we did not expect you is to talk to Penn Jillette and discuss his health concerns and how he managed to lose massive amounts of weight (he even wrote a book about it). But that’s what happened, as Mr. Jillette was […]
RFPi, a company out of Greenville, North Carolina, won FDA clearance for its iCertainty blood flow and perfusion imaging system. The technology gives clinicians the ability to essentially watch as blood saturates or drains in tissues being worked on, something that typically has to be done using invasive means. The new technology avoids injection o (Read more...)
Why topical nail fungus (onychomycosis) treatment needs a device Penetration For the medication to penetrate and reach the infection through nail keratin (which absorbs water and repels water insoluble drugs) the treatment must be at least partially water soluble. The most effective way is to immerse the infected nails in an antimicrobial that is d (Read more...)
Medical imaging technologies have come a long way over the decades. They offer greater visual detail, but all that data often makes it difficult to see and understand the anatomy being studied. At CES 2019 we met with ARIS MD, a company that was introducing its 3D visualization technology that can automatically identify different organs, […](Read more...)
TransEnterix, maker of minimally invasive robotic surgery systems, received FDA clearance for its Senhance Ultrasonic Instrument System. The instruments are used on the TransEnterix Senhance robitically assisted surgical system. The technology allows for haptic remote control of laparoscopic tools that let surgeons feel what they’re working w (Read more...)
We are what we eat, but we’re also the metabolism that does the eating. Each one of us has a unique metabolism, and that makes it important for us to tailor our diets and exercise to how we actually absorbs the nutrients in our food. This proposition sounds daunting, since most of us know little […]
OAKLAND, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/specsavers?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#specsaverslt;/agt;–Topcon announces that eye health provider Specsavers completed equipping its stores with Topcon’s Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) instruments.
With more acceptance by states and interest by patients, the use of medical cannabis is growing. But there is a lot physicians need to know before considering a recommendation for treatment. Medscape Business of Medicine
DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Global Glaucoma treatment Market Research and Forecast 2018-2023” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The global glaucoma treatment market is emerging with a rapid speed due to some of the major factors such as growing incidences of glaucoma diseases across the globe. Increasing old age population in various regions has become one of the reasons for the growth of this market. Various initiatives by the government and healthcare institutions
Herpes viral infections use the ancient genetic material found in the human genome to proliferate, mimicking the same process tumors have been found to manipulate, Mount Sinai researchers have shown for the first time.
Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a smartphone app that can detect if someone is experiencing an opioid overdose. The app uses sonar to monitor the breathing rate of a user, which it can do from up to three feet away, to assess if someone is experiencing an overdose. So far, the technology […]
Whether we feel warm or cold is really dependent on how the brain interprets numerous signals it receives from the body. Temporarily fooling the brain to perceive warmth on cold days and coolness on hot days is the work of Embr, a company formed by researchers from MIT. Embr developed a device that is worn […]
Learning how to read 12 lead ECG tracings can be a challenge for many, and existing methods don’t leave much room for exploration and self-directed learning. A new technology, developed by a spinoff of Case Western University, creates ECG simulations that can be used to learn how to read tracings and how to respond to […]
Modern technological advancements have revolutionized the delivery of mail, how finances are handled, and many other spheres of our lives. We used to go to the bank and post office quite often, but most people deal with these places from a distance now. Medical care still mostly requires patients to visit their hospital, clinic, or […]
DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Presbia Achieves ISO Medical Device Quality Milestone
Brain surgery is a complicated business, requiring utmost precision when excising tumors and other maladies. BrainCarta, a Dutch firm, is showing off its Elonav technology that uses functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scans to create maps of lesions and provide helpful analysis about the nearby anatomy. The firm believes that Elonav can he (Read more...)
Adhesives are constantly used on patients in hospitals and now with wearables that attach directly to the body there’s greater need for new products that expand capabilities. Wearables require extended usage and adhesives that can last for days on the body have to stay on through sweat, being pulled and pushed, and that can breathe […](Read more...)
BEDFORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%24OCUL&src=ctag" target="_blank"gt;$OCULlt;/agt; lt;a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/OCUTX?src=hash" target="_blank"gt;#OCUTXlt…