Tag: News

OrthoMetals Helps Crematoria Mine Metals from Dead Bodies

As medical implants become more common, more and more people are dying with all kinds of metals within their bodies. Gold, titanium, palladium, silver, and many other metals are frequently found in cardiac implants, neurostimulators, dental implants, and artificial joints. A company called OrthoMetals, based in The Netherlands, is essentially minin (Read more...)

Music Improves Function of Blood Pressure Medication

Scientists working at São Paulo State University, Juazeiro do Norte College, ABC Medical School in Brazil and Oxford Brookes University in the UK have shown that music improves the performance of anti-hypertensive medications. The study, published in Nature Scientific Reports, involved 37 patients with high blood pressure that normally (Read more...)

GE Unveils Factory-in-a-Box for Virus-Based Therapies

The production of emerging virus-based gene therapies, cell therapies, vaccines, and cancer treatments requires new types of facilities for manufacturers to build. GE Healthcare promises to help make it easy by unveiling their KUBio “factory-in-a-box” offering. The company in particular hopes to fill a need for facilities that can (Read more...)

Spectralink Versity Smartphones Designed for Hospital Use

Smartphones have become commonly used tools in modern hospitals, connecting clinicians to in-house electronic medical records, providing research capabilities, and even functioning as the core components of medical tools such as ophthalmoscopes, stethoscopes, and even therapeutic devices. Yet, smartphones are designed for consumers and often lack f (Read more...)