The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended a new vaccine, R21/Matrix-M, for the prevention of malaria in children. The recommendation follows advice from the WHO: Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE) and the Malaria Policy Advisory Group (MPAG) and was endorsed by the WHO Director-General following its regular biannual meeting held on 25-29 […]
Mount Sinai researchers have developed an innovative artificial intelligence (AI) model for electrocardiogram (ECG) analysis that allows for the interpretation of ECGs as language. This approach can enhance the accuracy and effectiveness of ECG-related diagnoses, especially for cardiac conditions where limited data is available on which to train.
Around 150 million doctor’s letters are written every year in Germany alone. This takes precious time which could be used elsewhere. The “doctor’s letter generator”, which is currently being developed by scientists from the Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems IAIS, could provide a solution for creating the document in a fraction of […]
The UK’s Secretary of State for Science, Innovation and Technology, Michelle Donelan, has appointed Professor Patrick Chinnery as the next Executive Chair of the Medical Research Council (MRC). He will succeed the current interim Executive Chair of MRC, Professor John Iredale and is expected to start in October. “Professor Chinnery brings a wealth of experience […]
Hologic and Bayer has established an international partnership to deliver contrast-enhanced mammography (CEM) solutions to improve the detection of breast cancer for women in multiple countries across the European, Canadian and Asia Pacific regions.
As part of a new collaboration, the Eshelman Institute for Innovation (EII), within the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, in North Carolina, US, will work with Aston University, in Birmingham, England, on a three-year project focused on preventing damage caused by swelling of the central nervous system (CNS).
Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust has signed a new agreement to deploy Sectra’s enterprise imaging solution in bid to further improve patient care.
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The BoneFix project builds on light-cured on-site customisable implant innovations that have the potential to improve the surgical outcome in bone fracture or restoration surgeries. Within the project Biomedical Bonding’s Bonevolent™ AdhFix is used as the first fixator plate made in surgery from a light-cured composite, to enable patient-specific plates contoured for each individual fracture. […]
Queen’s U Clinic has put its trust in nu:view from AB-CT. Every year, around 20,000 women in South Korea develop breast cancer. Medical technology company AB-CT – Advanced Breast-CT GmbH from Erlangen is revolutionizing breast cancer diagnostics with the innovative nu:view scanner. In contrast to conventional mammography, nu:view offers patients a non-compression pain free scan […]