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Smart clothing and Artificial Intelligence: Diagnosis and monitoring of neurological diseases
International research groups led by Prof. Dr. Aldo Faisal, Professor of Digital Health at the University of Bayreuth, have developed a novel set of tools for diagnosing and monitoring neurological diseases based on body-worn sensors (wearables) and artificial intelligence.
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Altered speech may be the first sign of Parkinson’s disease
Lithuanian researcher from Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Rytis Maskeliūnas, together with colleagues from the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (LSMU), tried to identify early symptoms of Parkinson’s disease using voice data.
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Wearable tech, AI, clinical teams combine to change face of clinical trial monitoring
A multi-disciplinary team of researchers has developed a way to monitor the progression of movement disorders using motion capture technology and AI.
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Analyzing sweat via microelectronic fibers for non-invasive health monitoring
Imagine if a t-shirt could analyze sweat, potentially alerting the wearer to any health abnormalities. Well, this is now closer to reality thanks to a research group's recent innovation.
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AI detects rare forms of dementia
Researchers at MPI CBS and University of Leipzig Medical Center have used new artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning techniques to detect rare forms of dementia on MRI images.
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Realtime monitoring with wearable reveals IBS-related changes
Associate Professor Fumio Tanaka and his research group at the Osaka Metropolitan University Graduate School of Medicine recorded the autonomic nervous system activity of IBS patients and healthy subjects using a wearable device and tracked activities such as defecation and sleep.
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€60 million committed to establish AI and robotics in healthcare
The EU project TEF-Health aims to test and validate innovative artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics solutions for the healthcare sector and accelerate their path to market.
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Monitoring heart measures using smartwatches shows that Corona booster vaccine is safe
The first study of its kind that used smartwatches to monitor the physiological data of close to 5,000 Israelis for two years found that: Monitoring heart measures using smartwatches shows that the Corona booster vaccine is safe and there is no evidence of unusual adverse events.
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Digital therapies can alleviate depressive symptoms
With a shortage of therapists, help with mental health problems is being sought from digital interventions, where elements of psychological treatment are offered via computer programs or mobile applications. According to a study, smart devices can help identify people with symptoms of depression and anxiety.
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Remote healthcare using 5G in mountainous areas
A group from Nagoya University in central Japan has found that in one remote community, using a high-speed 5G network was effective in providing telerehabilitation and teletreatment.
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AI searches early sign of osteoarthritis from x-ray images
Researchers from the University of Jyväskylä and the Central Finland Health Care District have developed an AI based neural network to detect an early knee osteoarthritis from x-ray images.
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University of Missouri researchers design new heart health wearable
Using a $2.6 million grant from NIH, researchers at the MU College of Engineering are designing a breathable material with antimicrobial properties for use with a wearable heart monitor.
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Abnormal heartbeat identified in 1 in 20 older adults with wearable and smartphone
A study offered smartphone and wearable-based continuous arrhythmia screening to older adults without known atrial fibrillation. Atrial arrhythmia was detected in five percent of the participants.
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Sinonasal cancer: AI facilitates breakthrough in diagnostics
Researchers at LMU and Charité hospital in Berlin have developed a method for classifying difficult-to-diagnose nasal cavity tumors.
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Genomic Data Infrastructure Ireland project to support discovery of genetic disease causes
RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences and FutureNeuro are co-leading, with University College Dublin, the Irish element of a new EU project to support the integration of genomics into healthcare and advance new treatments for patients.
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MEDICA 2022: Simplifying analysis and visualization of medical image data
A team of researchers from Kaiserslautern and Leipzig is working on a system that automatically analyses and visualises medical data, including their uncertainties.
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MEDICA 2022: Everyday digital assistance
Should I exercise? Is a bike ride overdoing it? These are some of the questions commonly asked by patients with heart problems, tumors or orthopedic problems. In the future, the “Quantified Health System” from the Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems FOKUS might be able to help individuals with questions like these.
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MEDICA 2022: Digital hospital made easy
Interoperability, integration, interaction – medical technology is dominated by digitalization. At MEDICA 2022, Fraunhofer IPK will be demonstrating how intelligent linking of devices and systems, including digital twins, will shape processes in the hospital of the future.
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Artificial intelligence could help ease hospital pressures
Pioneering artificial intelligence (AI) which automatically diagnoses lung diseases – such as tuberculosis and pneumonia – could ease winter pressures on hospitals, University of the West of Scotland researchers believe.
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Sensor bracelet measures environmental forces, improves treatment of lung diseases
Tiny particulates or noxious gases: From the day they are born, all people are exposed to a range of environmental forces. These forces constitute the exposome and affect the health and wellbeing of people around the world. A European research project has been set up to explore how the exposome affects the course of lung diseases.
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News from the exhibitors of MEDICA and COMPAMED

MEDICA 2022 Resounding Success for HealthTech Innovators Looking to Strengthen Trade Ties
MEDICA 2022 - the world's leading medical trade fair - has once again proven its prominence as the top-drawer trade event for UK life science innovators who are export-ready and looking to grow. This...
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ENDOSMART® will become part of Alleima® Group
We would like to share the exciting news that Endosmart GmbH will be acquired by the Alleima Group. The combined expertise of the Endosmart and Alleima teams will strengthen our capability to support...
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How sustainable is STÜKEN MEDICAL?
Sustainability is coming into focus in the medical industry. More and more companies are questioning the environmental compatibility of the products they use. With the innovative deep drawing...
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High Frequency Plastic Welding services for Healthcare Industry showcased at MEDICA 2022
Speed Plastics, a specialist in high frequency welding, will once again be at MEDICA 2022 to showcase the range of engineering and OEM services they offer healthcare companies. The engineering company...
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MINI-DATA-BOX - THE NEW SMALL ENCLOSURE WITH THAT CERTAIN SOMETHING
Small yet robust enclosures are needed for the integration of miniaturised electronic components, sensors and radio technology. The MINI-DATA-BOX range of plastic enclosures by OKW Gehäusesysteme GmbH...
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Axer five - International Launch!
Over the last decade, Minimally Invasive Surgery has transcended by several dimensions due to the invention of vessel sealing with cutting, however, the use of disposable vessel sealers with cutters...
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TriMedika Showcase Medical Grade Non-Contact Thermometer at MEDICA 2022
TriMedika – an innovative medical technology manufacturer providing clinical devices for hospitals worldwide – is delighted to be joining the ABHI UK Pavilion at 2 (14 – 17 November 2022) to showcase...
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KNF presents product premieres at Compamed 2022 - Higher dynamics, smoother and faster flow – new diaphragm pumps for advanced medical devices and diagnostic technology
Every year, when fall comes along, it is time for Compamed, the international trade fair for medical technology in Düsseldorf, Germany. From November 14–17, KNF will be presenting the latest gas and...
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Innovia Medical showcases pioneering Gynaecology Product Cervical Rotating Biopsy Punch at MEDICA 2022
Innovia Medical is delighted to be showcasing their single-use instrument product line at MEDICA 2022, which includes the flagship Cervical Rotating Biopsy Punch. The single-use instrument supports...
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State-of-the-art repair solutions supporting greater healthcare sustainability showcased at MEDICA 2022
Surgical Holdings – an award-winning British manufacturer and repairer of medical devices – will be joining the ABHI UK Pavilion at MEDICA 2022 to showcase how hospitals can manage and care for...
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Innovative gas sampling lines and single-use laryngoscopes launched to European market at MEDICA 2022
PROACT Medical – a UK-based company specialising in the manufacture and supply of Patient Monitoring, Diagnostic and Airway Medical products – will be joining the ABHI UK Pavilion at MEDICA 2022 (14 –...
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Anscare will Showcase the Portable NPWT SIMO System Meeting FDA Compliance at MEDICA 2022
Anscare will be participating in MEDICA 2022 on Nov 14-17. We join hands with BenQ Materials’ other medical brands, including SIGMA, Cenefom and CUUMed, to showcase our innovative products and...
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Newly Launch DEFTFIX
Newly Launch DeftFix SHPOPL - takes pride to present, "DeftFix", a revolutionary software assisted external fixation device, which can be used for precise fracture reduction and limb...
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Cisteo MEDICAL is now FDA registered
As a critical subcontractor in the field of medical devices, Cisteo MEDICAL has chosen from the first years of its creation on to certify its quality management system according to ISO 13485. Today,...
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Eakin Surgical exhibits at MEDICA to offer customers bespoke ‘Surgical Surgery’
Eakin Surgical – a long-established UK single-use surgical instruments manufacturer – will be attending MEDICA 2022 to deliver bespoke ‘Surgical Surgery’ sessions to its customers...
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Battery-powered heat pad and self-extinguishing battery cabinet: Ansmann AG presents world firsts at COMPAMED 2022
(Assamstadt/Düsseldorf 2022) With an overheating-proof heating foil as a wheelchair cushion and the first self-extinguishing battery storage system ANSMANN AkkuSafe, the experts for battery and...
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Pioneering Disposable and Multi-Action Band Ligator Showcased at MEDICA 2022
UK manufacturer Haemoband Surgical – who specialise in the development and supply of colorectal medical devices – will be joining the ABHI UK Pavilion at MEDICA 2022 (14 – 17 November 2022) to...
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Pioneering Trans-Perineal Prostate Biopsy Device Showcased at MEDICA 2022
UK manufacturer JEB Technologies Ltd, a specialist product development company for the medical device industry will be joining the ABHI UK Pavilion at MEDICA 2022 to showcase a novel device that...
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Comate and electronics specialist Zenso join forces
Comate, the Leuven-based engineering and design company has acquired fellow city neighbour Zenso. Comate thus continues to build on its ambition to become the absolute top in Europe in the field of...
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UK Government Unveils Programme to Boost Life Science Exports at MEDICA 2022
The UK’s Department for International Trade has unveiled its extensive programme of activity supporting UK life science businesses to bolster trade partnerships at MEDICA 2022; the world’s...
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Innovative Medical Training Models Showcased on ABHI UK Pavilion at MEDICA 2022
UK medical equipment manufacturer Adam,Rouilly will be joining the ABHI UK Pavilion at MEDICA 2022 (14 – 17 November 2022) to showcase their new innovative range of medical training models to support...
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Ybrain’s electroceutical for depression, MINDD STIM, surpasses 6,000 prescriptions
Ybrain, a company specializing in mental health diagnostics and therapeutics, said on Wednesday prescriptions for MINDD STIM, a prescription depression electroceutical for at-home use, exceeded 6,000.
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Packaging 4.0: In top form throughout the line
MULTIVAC at COMPAMED (Hall 8a, Stand H01) Wolfertschwenden, 11 October 2022 - Automation and digitalisation are the megatopics, which affect manufacturing industry today and in the future. It is for...
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Adhesive technologies for diagnostic devices and wearable devices
The platform of skin-friendly adhesives from Adhesives Research (AR) is designed for the specialized needs of wearables, advanced wound care and drug delivery devices. Whether your application...
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The ASEPTOR Basics INOX version
The ASEPTOR Basics INOX version is our newest variant of the device from the ASEPTOR Basic series. This germicidal lamp with its body constructed from acid-proof steel is intended to use in operating...
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