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CRISPR Could be Feasible for Fighting Cancer

CRISPR Could be Feasible for Fighting Cancer

Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 14, 2020
Wearables for Continuous Health Monitoring

Wearables for Continuous Health Monitoring

Attendees at Healthcare Sensor Innovations USA 2020 will hear from industry representatives on how the next wave of connected and wearable medical devices will bring increased benefits to patients, healthcare providers, insurers, and the pharmaceutical industry.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 14, 2020
Molecular Diagnostics Sits at Heart of the Fight Against Coronavirus

Molecular Diagnostics Sits at Heart of the Fight Against Coronavirus

The current outbreak of a novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has hit China in the past month and spread to 25 nations. Early detection and diagnosis are essential to reduce the prevalence of infectious diseases and to prevent them from becoming epidemic or even pandemic.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 14, 2020
Ultrasound Can Selectively Kill Cancer Cells

Ultrasound Can Selectively Kill Cancer Cells

A new technique could offer a targeted approach to fighting cancer: low-intensity pulses of ultrasound have been shown to selectively kill cancer cells while leaving normal cells unharmed.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 13, 2020
Thin Sensor Measures Fingerprints, Veins and Pulse Waves

Thin Sensor Measures Fingerprints, Veins and Pulse Waves

A thin image sensor that allows for both high-speed readout and high-resolution imaging.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
AI & Robotics in Medicine 2020 Conference: Insights on robotic surgery

AI & Robotics in Medicine 2020 Conference: Insights on robotic surgery

IDTechEx attended AI & Robotics in Medicine 2020, which took place at the Congress Centre in Bloomsbury, London, on February 6th 2020. It was the inaugural conference on the topic of medical artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics organised by online medical directory SpecialistInfo and media company Iconic Media Solutions.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
AI & Robotics in Medicine 2020: Insights on AI in healthcare

AI & Robotics in Medicine 2020: Insights on AI in healthcare

IDTechEx attended AI & Robotics in Medicine 2020, which took place at the Congress Centre in Bloomsbury, London, on February 6th 2020. It was the inaugural conference on the topic of medical artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics organised by online medical directory SpecialistInfo and media company Iconic Media Solutions.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 12, 2020
New Robot Does Superior Job Sampling Blood

New Robot Does Superior Job Sampling Blood

In the future, robots could take blood samples, benefiting patients and healthcare workers alike. A Rutgers-led team has created a blood-sampling robot that performed as well or better than people, according to the first human clinical trial of an automated blood drawing and testing device.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 12, 2020
Warning That 3D Printing Pills Can Stop Drugs Working

Warning That 3D Printing Pills Can Stop Drugs Working

3D printing drugs can cause unexpected and undesirable reactions that prevent their release, scientists have found. The work is one of the first studies of its kind to reveal problems when producing 3D printed pills.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 11, 2020
Keynote Speakers Announced for Healthcare Sensor Innovations USA 2020

Keynote Speakers Announced for Healthcare Sensor Innovations USA 2020

The Healthcare Sensor Innovations conference will focus on the latest developments in the use of wearables and sensors in continuous monitoring of individuals and point-of-care diagnostics.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 11, 2020
Coin-Sized Smart Insulin Patch

Coin-Sized Smart Insulin Patch

Bioengineers have further developed a smart insulin-delivery patch that could one day monitor and manage glucose levels in people with diabetes and deliver the necessary insulin dosage. The adhesive patch, about the size of a quarter, is simple to manufacture and intended for once-a-day use.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 10, 2020
Handheld 3D Skin Printer for Accelerated Healing of Severe Burns

Handheld 3D Skin Printer for Accelerated Healing of Severe Burns

A new handheld 3D printer can deposit sheets of skin to cover large burn wounds - and its "bio ink" can accelerate the healing process.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 7, 2020
Remote Patient Monitoring is the Future of CVD Management

Remote Patient Monitoring is the Future of CVD Management

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) must be better managed for patient care to improve. The protocols for monitoring patients are rapidly evolving. Historically, patients who fall ill are required to travel in order to visit a general practitioner or hospital. This procedure may soon become a thing of the past.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 7, 2020
Digital Microscope Allows You to View PCB 2 Microns in Diameter

Digital Microscope Allows You to View PCB 2 Microns in Diameter

Dino-Lite portable USB-powered digital microscopes. Most models provide 10x-220x magnification with features such as measurement and adjustable polarizer. The license-free software makes it easy to take snapshots, record videos, manipulate images, save and email discoveries.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 7, 2020
Bionic Heart for Testing Prosthetic Valves, Cardiac Devices

Bionic Heart for Testing Prosthetic Valves, Cardiac Devices

Engineers have developed a bionic "heart" that offers a more realistic model for testing out artificial valves and other cardiac devices.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 7, 2020
Discovery Takes Pressure off Blood Measurements

Discovery Takes Pressure off Blood Measurements

Researchers are on the verge of creating a revolutionary, portable blood pressure monitoring device that can provide data continuously to patients from the comfort of their home.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 6, 2020
New Gene Correction Therapy for Muscular Dystrophy

New Gene Correction Therapy for Muscular Dystrophy

Duchenne type muscular dystrophy is the most common hereditary muscular disease among children, leaving them wheelchair-bound before the age of twelve and reducing life expectancy. Researchers have developed a gene therapy that may provide permanent relief for those suffering from DMD.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 5, 2020
Seeing Through the Skin to Measure Blood Glucose

Seeing Through the Skin to Measure Blood Glucose

Patients with diabetes have to test their blood sugar levels several times a day to make sure they are not getting too high or too low. Studies have shown that more than half of patients don't test often enough, in part because of the pain and inconvenience of the needle prick.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 3, 2020
Artificial Nerve Cells Could Cure Chronic Diseases

Artificial Nerve Cells Could Cure Chronic Diseases

Researchers have replicated the electrical properties of biological neurons in semiconductor chips. Their technology could help repair the damage caused by conditions like heart failure and Alzheimer's.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Jan 31, 2020
Neuromodulation Device May Help Prevent Migraines

Neuromodulation Device May Help Prevent Migraines

In a new clinical trial, neuromodulation takes the form of a cell-phone-sized device that stimulates the vagus nerve. The longest cranial nerve in the human body, the vagus nerve charts a circuitous route from the brain stem through the face, neck, chest and abdomen.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 14, 2020
Wearables for Continuous Health Monitoring

Wearables for Continuous Health Monitoring

Attendees at Healthcare Sensor Innovations USA 2020 will hear from industry representatives on how the next wave of connected and wearable medical devices will bring increased benefits to patients, healthcare providers, insurers, and the pharmaceutical industry.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 14, 2020
Ultrasound Can Selectively Kill Cancer Cells

Ultrasound Can Selectively Kill Cancer Cells

A new technique could offer a targeted approach to fighting cancer: low-intensity pulses of ultrasound have been shown to selectively kill cancer cells while leaving normal cells unharmed.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
AI & Robotics in Medicine 2020 Conference: Insights on robotic surgery

AI & Robotics in Medicine 2020 Conference: Insights on robotic surgery

IDTechEx attended AI & Robotics in Medicine 2020, which took place at the Congress Centre in Bloomsbury, London, on February 6th 2020. It was the inaugural conference on the topic of medical artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics organised by online medical directory SpecialistInfo and media company Iconic Media Solutions.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 12, 2020
New Robot Does Superior Job Sampling Blood

New Robot Does Superior Job Sampling Blood

In the future, robots could take blood samples, benefiting patients and healthcare workers alike. A Rutgers-led team has created a blood-sampling robot that performed as well or better than people, according to the first human clinical trial of an automated blood drawing and testing device.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 11, 2020
Keynote Speakers Announced for Healthcare Sensor Innovations USA 2020

Keynote Speakers Announced for Healthcare Sensor Innovations USA 2020

The Healthcare Sensor Innovations conference will focus on the latest developments in the use of wearables and sensors in continuous monitoring of individuals and point-of-care diagnostics.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 10, 2020
Handheld 3D Skin Printer for Accelerated Healing of Severe Burns

Handheld 3D Skin Printer for Accelerated Healing of Severe Burns

A new handheld 3D printer can deposit sheets of skin to cover large burn wounds - and its "bio ink" can accelerate the healing process.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 7, 2020
Digital Microscope Allows You to View PCB 2 Microns in Diameter

Digital Microscope Allows You to View PCB 2 Microns in Diameter

Dino-Lite portable USB-powered digital microscopes. Most models provide 10x-220x magnification with features such as measurement and adjustable polarizer. The license-free software makes it easy to take snapshots, record videos, manipulate images, save and email discoveries.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 7, 2020
Discovery Takes Pressure off Blood Measurements

Discovery Takes Pressure off Blood Measurements

Researchers are on the verge of creating a revolutionary, portable blood pressure monitoring device that can provide data continuously to patients from the comfort of their home.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 5, 2020
Seeing Through the Skin to Measure Blood Glucose

Seeing Through the Skin to Measure Blood Glucose

Patients with diabetes have to test their blood sugar levels several times a day to make sure they are not getting too high or too low. Studies have shown that more than half of patients don't test often enough, in part because of the pain and inconvenience of the needle prick.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Jan 31, 2020
Neuromodulation Device May Help Prevent Migraines

Neuromodulation Device May Help Prevent Migraines

In a new clinical trial, neuromodulation takes the form of a cell-phone-sized device that stimulates the vagus nerve. The longest cranial nerve in the human body, the vagus nerve charts a circuitous route from the brain stem through the face, neck, chest and abdomen.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 14, 2020
Molecular Diagnostics Sits at Heart of the Fight Against Coronavirus

Molecular Diagnostics Sits at Heart of the Fight Against Coronavirus

The current outbreak of a novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has hit China in the past month and spread to 25 nations. Early detection and diagnosis are essential to reduce the prevalence of infectious diseases and to prevent them from becoming epidemic or even pandemic.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 13, 2020
Thin Sensor Measures Fingerprints, Veins and Pulse Waves

Thin Sensor Measures Fingerprints, Veins and Pulse Waves

A thin image sensor that allows for both high-speed readout and high-resolution imaging.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
AI & Robotics in Medicine 2020: Insights on AI in healthcare

AI & Robotics in Medicine 2020: Insights on AI in healthcare

IDTechEx attended AI & Robotics in Medicine 2020, which took place at the Congress Centre in Bloomsbury, London, on February 6th 2020. It was the inaugural conference on the topic of medical artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics organised by online medical directory SpecialistInfo and media company Iconic Media Solutions.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 12, 2020
Warning That 3D Printing Pills Can Stop Drugs Working

Warning That 3D Printing Pills Can Stop Drugs Working

3D printing drugs can cause unexpected and undesirable reactions that prevent their release, scientists have found. The work is one of the first studies of its kind to reveal problems when producing 3D printed pills.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 11, 2020
Coin-Sized Smart Insulin Patch

Coin-Sized Smart Insulin Patch

Bioengineers have further developed a smart insulin-delivery patch that could one day monitor and manage glucose levels in people with diabetes and deliver the necessary insulin dosage. The adhesive patch, about the size of a quarter, is simple to manufacture and intended for once-a-day use.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 7, 2020
Remote Patient Monitoring is the Future of CVD Management

Remote Patient Monitoring is the Future of CVD Management

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) must be better managed for patient care to improve. The protocols for monitoring patients are rapidly evolving. Historically, patients who fall ill are required to travel in order to visit a general practitioner or hospital. This procedure may soon become a thing of the past.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 7, 2020
Bionic Heart for Testing Prosthetic Valves, Cardiac Devices

Bionic Heart for Testing Prosthetic Valves, Cardiac Devices

Engineers have developed a bionic "heart" that offers a more realistic model for testing out artificial valves and other cardiac devices.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 6, 2020
New Gene Correction Therapy for Muscular Dystrophy

New Gene Correction Therapy for Muscular Dystrophy

Duchenne type muscular dystrophy is the most common hereditary muscular disease among children, leaving them wheelchair-bound before the age of twelve and reducing life expectancy. Researchers have developed a gene therapy that may provide permanent relief for those suffering from DMD.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Feb 3, 2020
Artificial Nerve Cells Could Cure Chronic Diseases

Artificial Nerve Cells Could Cure Chronic Diseases

Researchers have replicated the electrical properties of biological neurons in semiconductor chips. Their technology could help repair the damage caused by conditions like heart failure and Alzheimer's.
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