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AI model 'learns' from patient data
MIT researchers are employing novel machine-learning techniques to improve the quality of life for patients by reducing toxic chemotherapy and radiotherapy dosing for glioblastoma, the most aggressive form of brain cancer.
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Genetic tools uncover cause of childhood seizure disorder
Early childhood seizures result from a rare disease that begin in the first months of life. Researchers at University of Utah Health have developed high-tech tools to uncover the genetic cause of the most difficult to diagnose cases. The results are available online on August 13 in the journal Nature Genomic Medicine.
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3D electron microscopy reveals Insights into brain circuitry
New research from a team led by Marshall University scientist W. Christopher Risher, Ph.D., reveals novel molecular insights into how multiple cell types drive the formation and maturation of brain circuits.
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Novel approach keeps liquids from freezing
Investigators from the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Engineering in Medicine (MGH-CEM) have developed a simple method to maintain water and water-based solutions in a liquid state at temperatures far below the usual "freezing point" for greatly extended periods of time.
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Using big data to predict immunotherapy responses
In the age of Big Data, cancer researchers are discovering new ways to monitor the effectiveness of immunotherapy treatments.
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A video game can change the brain
A space-exploring robot crashes on a distant planet. In order to gather the pieces of its damaged spaceship, it needs to build emotional rapport with the local alien inhabitants. The aliens speak a different language but their facial expressions are remarkably humanlike.
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Animations measure pain accurately
To improve communication about pain between patients and physicians, a team led by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC has developed a mobile application called "Painimation" that has the potential to assess and monitor pain better than any previously used measurement tools. Results of the clinical trial were published today in the Journal of Medical Internet Research.
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Smart wristband to monitor health
Rutgers University-New Brunswick engineers have created a smart wristband with a wireless connection to smartphones that will enable a new wave of personal health and environmental monitoring devices.
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New method refines cell sample analysis
Researchers at the University of Zurich have developed a novel method for analyzing cells and their components called Iterative Indirect Immunofluorescence Imaging (4i). This innovation greatly refines the standard immunofluorescence imaging technique used in biomedicine and provides clinicians with an enormous amount of data from each individual sample.
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More sensitive blood test diagnoses heart attacks faster
A new test to assess a whether or not someone is having a heart attack upon arriving in the emergency room was safe and effective, ruling out heart attack in emergency room patients faster than a conventional method, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation.
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Industry News

BODY-CASE – New enclosure size and station to match
The wearable enclosure BODY-CASE range by OKW Gehäusesysteme has been extended by a smaller size. In addition, a cradle is also available now to let you put down the enclosure safely or, if...
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SMART-TERMINAL – Aluminium profile enclosure for robust display applications
With the new SMART-TERMINAL enclosure range, OKW Gehäusesysteme offers an elegant, flexible and robust aluminium profile enclosure in its standard product programme. A uniform profile cross-section...
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Extension of the STYLE-CASE enclosure range
For the STYLE-CASE range of hand-held enclosures, OKW Gehäusesysteme has enlarged its programme with two more sizes, thus rounding off the range with practical products. The special feature of the...
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EVOTEC enclosure family extended by another standard size as well as a wall suspension element
With the new enclosure size 100, the range of Evotec enclosures by OKW Gehäusesysteme has grown further. The small EVOTEC 100 is ideal for applications that require a reduced installation volume. The...
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Now available - Gastrointestinal diagnosis tests
Boditech is proud to announce the launching of gastrointestinal diagnosis tests: iFOB Neo, Calprotectin and iFOB/Calp. Combo. These 3 products are available on ichroma analyzers: ichroma,...
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Innovation for customised footswitch system
By integrating standard medical or industrial grade electrical and Bluetooth® foot and bellows switches with its new range of modular base units and accessories, Herga Technology has raised the bar...
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​One million custom sensors and counting
Variohm EuroSensor delivered its one millionth customised sensor in December 2017. The Towcester based sensor and transducer specialist has steadily expanded its in-house design and manufacturing...
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EmeTerm Anti-Nausea and Vomiting Wristband is FDA Cleared
WAT Medical's leading product to treat nausea-induced vomiting, EmeTerm, has received its FDA clearance earlier in April. Now ready to officially enter the U.S. market as an effective medical...
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New Psychophysiological 360 Biofeedback Suite to be launched at 2018 Medica trade fair in Dusseldorf, Germany
Announcement: Leading Biofeedback Manufacturer set to launch  it's New 360 Suite at the 2018 Medica Trade Fair in Dusseldorf, Germany. The 360 suite is a complete package of physiological...
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Now even lighter and more comfortable – the new portable X-ray suitcase
In May 2018, OR Technology presented the second generation of the portable X-ray case Leonardo DR mini. The Leonardo DR mini II surpasses its predecessor in its equipment at lower weight. At only 8.9...
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