ESC Congress 2023 Active screening of patients with type 2 diabetes or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) more than doubles new diagnoses of cardiovascular disease compared with usual care, according to research presented at ESC Congress 2023.
Study reports on switch to newer anticoagulants in frail elderly with atrial fibrillation
The European Society of Cardiology held their annual congress in Amsterdam from 25-28 August 2023. There were more than 30,000 participants and 4,500 faculty and presenters. International Hospital presents a selection of highlights from what was a very busy event.
Newly engineered CRISPR enzyme for editing DNA is more compact yet just as efficient as current Cas9 tool, and could improve patient treatment.
Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland teamed up with industry and supercomputers to carry out one of the world’s largest virtual drug screens. By doing so they managed to boost virtual screening with machine learning enabling a 10-fold time reduction in the processing of 1.56 billion drug-like molecules.
Scientists at the Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation (TIBI), Los Angeles, USA, have developed a sophisticated device with multiple capabilities to effectively treat deep, non-compressible, and irregularly-shaped wounds. In their recent publication in Advanced Science , they describe a groundbreaking device that addresses rapid haemorrhage management, minimizes inflammatory effects, and ensures infection control. Additionally, the […]
Sustainable development is a journey that everyone must embark on – whether it’s entire industries, single corporations, national governments or individual households. The time to act is now. Especially in the healthcare sector there is still a lot to gain. This is why PENTAX Medical has embarked on a transformation of “finding the balance”, whereby […]
In the fast-evolving world of healthcare, innovation is key. The AquaTYPHOON™, a new technology recently introduced by PENTAX Medical is one such innovation. This novel device looks set to substantially improve the way endoscopy suites reprocess their reusable endoscopes. The AquaTYPHOON enhances patient safety, significantly cuts costs, and advances sustainability initiatives. In an interview with […]
Research shows myelin formation decreases significantly after birth
Cardiac studies confirm performance, speed and accuracy