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sex differences in pain perception

Breakthrough study unveils sex differences in pain perception

In a groundbreaking study published in BRAIN [1], researchers from the University of Arizona Health Sciences have uncovered functional sex differences in nociceptors, the specialized nerve cells responsible for producing pain. This work provides a critical foundation for implementing a precision medicine approach to managing pain, considering patient sex as a fundamental factor in treatment […]

Researchers develop perovskite X-ray detectors: A promising advance for lower-dose medical imaging

Researchers from the Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics (SIOM) at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, collaborating with colleagues from Central China Normal University, have developed a novel perovskite-based X-ray detector integrated with a complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) pixel array.

childhood obesity on the rise

Rising tide: a global surge in childhood obesity is cause for concern

A new comprehensive study reveals a stark increase in the prevalence of childhood and adolescent obesity worldwide, underscoring a mounting public health crisis. The systematic review and meta-analysis, conducted by Zhang et al., and published in JAMA Pediatrics [1] delves into data from over 45 million children and adolescents across 154 countries, offering a detailed […]

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Early detection of dementia through default-mode network connectivity: A breakthrough study

In a groundbreaking study published in Nature Mental Health [1], researchers from Queen Mary University of London, University College London, and Monash University have unveiled a promising method for the early detection of dementia.

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sex differences in pain perception

Breakthrough study unveils sex differences in pain perception

In a groundbreaking study published in BRAIN [1], researchers from the University of Arizona Health Sciences have uncovered functional sex differences in nociceptors, the specialized nerve cells responsible for producing pain. This work provides a critical foundation for implementing a precision medicine approach to managing pain, considering patient sex as a fundamental factor in treatment […]

childhood obesity on the rise

Rising tide: a global surge in childhood obesity is cause for concern

A new comprehensive study reveals a stark increase in the prevalence of childhood and adolescent obesity worldwide, underscoring a mounting public health crisis. The systematic review and meta-analysis, conducted by Zhang et al., and published in JAMA Pediatrics [1] delves into data from over 45 million children and adolescents across 154 countries, offering a detailed […]

dementia

Early detection of dementia through default-mode network connectivity: A breakthrough study

In a groundbreaking study published in Nature Mental Health [1], researchers from Queen Mary University of London, University College London, and Monash University have unveiled a promising method for the early detection of dementia.

Major advance in human in vitro gametogenesis achieved

A groundbreaking study published in Nature [1] has reported a significant milestone in the field of human in vitro gametogenesis (IVG), the process of generating mature gametes (sperm and eggs) from pluripotent stem cells in a culture dish.

Safeguarding integrity of science in the age of generative AI

Scientific community in the United States calls for safeguarding integrity of science in the age of generative AI

In a groundbreaking move, a panel of leading experts across academia, industry, and government has issued a call to the scientific community to uphold the core values and norms of science amid the revolutionary advances in generative artificial intelligence (AI) through the establishment of a Strategic Council on the Responsible Use of Artificial Intelligence in […]

climate change aggravtaes spread of human disease pathogens

Large study shows climate change aggravates more than 58% of all known pathogenic human diseases

Researchers warn there are too many diseases and pathways of transmission to adapt to climate change     A comprehensive assessment of scientific literature has uncovered empirical evidence that more than 58% of human diseases caused by pathogens, such as dengue, hepatitis, pneumonia, malaria, Zika and more, have been – at some point – aggravated […]

Concept image of Paragraf diagnostic handset and test cartridge

UK company to develop world’s first graphene-based rapid in-vitro diagnostic test

  Cambridgeshire, UK-based Paragraf, the first company in the world to deliver a scalable approach to graphene electronic device manufacturing, has announced a plan to develop a new generation of graphene-based, in-vitro diagnostic products that will give results within a few minutes. With the support of a £550,000 Biomedical Catalyst grant award from Innovate UK, […]

In major breakthrough, scientists complete first gapless sequence of a human genome, reveal hidden regions

  The first truly complete sequence of a human genome, covering each chromosome from end to end with no gaps and unprecedented accuracy, is now accessible through the UCSC Genome Browser and is described in six papers published March 31 in Science. Since the first working draft of a human genome sequence was assembled at […]

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Sectra launches next generation cloud portal to enhance clinical learning in medical education

  International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra has launched a new generation of its cloud-based teaching platform Sectra Education Portal. It will greatly enhance students’…

Clarius receives CE Mark for 7 new handle-held, wireless ultrasound scanners for Apple and Android devices

  Clarius Mobile Health is first to introduce a third-generation product line of high-performance wireless ultrasound scanners in the European Union and United Kingdom. Now 30% lighter and…
CARESTREAM’s Smart Noise Cancellation receives FDA clearance

CARESTREAM’s Smart Noise Cancellation receives FDA clearance for dose reduction capability

  Carestream Health’s groundbreaking Smart Noise Cancellation (SNC) technology has received FDA 510(k) Clearance for its dose reduction capability. The artificial intelligence (AI)-based…
Xyall's Tissector High Throughput automated tissue dissector system

Xyall launches Tissector High Throughput system, a world-first automated tissue dissector

  Xyall BV, a leading MedTech innovator in molecular pathology, has launched its Tissector High Throughput (HT) system for greater diagnostic precision. The Netherlands-based company says this…
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Oxygen: Tragic incidents highlight safety dilemma for hospitals

Recent tragic events in India and Iraq have focused minds on the safety measures in place at hospitals for the storage of oxygen supplies. Now gas processing systems specialist Oxair is urging medical…
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Greiner Bio-One introduces VACUETTE EVOPROTECT to prevent needlestick injuries during blood collection

  Needlestick injuries are one of the most frequent accidents in hospitals and they can be particularly dangerous for healthworkers if there are contaminants involved, such as HBV, HCV or HIV. Greiner…
Pilatus PC-24 with EpiShuttle

Pilatus now offers medevac PC-24 aircraft with the EpiShuttle

  Swiss aircraft manufacturer Pilatus, with its development partner Aerolite AG, now offers integration of the EpiShuttle in their medevac PC-24 aircraft. The global COVID-19 pandemic situation…
Philips HealthSuite

Philips introduces new HealthSuite solutions to support digital transformation

  Philips showcased the Philips Patient Flow Capacity Suite and Philips Acute Care Telehealth at HIMSS21 in Las Vegas this week. These two new HealthSuite solutions allow health systems to…
Endologix CheVAS

Endologix receives FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for ChEVAS system for sealing endovascular aneurysm

Endologix, a California-based, global medical device company focussed on the treatment of vascular disease, says the company’s ChEVAS (Chimney EndoVascular Aneurysm Sealing) System has been granted…
Lumen-i

Smartbox launches Lumin-i, a new eye tracking solution to assist people with disabilities to communicate

Lumin-i, a unique and advanced eye tracking product has been developed to assist people with disabilities to communicate without barriers. Lumin-i was launched globally on July 19, 2021. The device…
Lumenis

Lumenis surgical lasers used in all hospitals on U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll

Lumenis, a medical device company renowned for developing and commercializing innovative energy-based technologies, including laser, intense pulsed light (IPL) and radio frequency (RF), for surgical,…
dexcom

FDA clears Dexcom real-time diabetes monitoring APIs for third-party Apps and devices

DexCom, a global leader in real-time continuous glucose monitoring for people with diabetes, has received US FDA clearance of the Dexcom Partner Web APIs, enabling invited third-party developers to…

Cognoa’s autism spectrum disorder diagnosis aid approved by US FDA

The U.S. FDA  has authorized marketing of a device to help diagnose autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The Cognoa ASD Diagnosis Aid is a machine learning-based software intended to help healthcare providers…
Carestream SNC

Carestream advances X-ray image quality with Smart Noise Cancellation

Carestream Health has released Smart Noise Cancellation (SNC), a groundbreaking artificial intelligence (AI)-based technology that significantly improves image quality – producing images that are…

OR Technology unveils motorised X-ray system for efficient, smooth workflow

  German company OR Technology has released their versatile Amadeo R motorised X-ray system, expanding their product range for the inpatient sector. The X-ray system, consisting of a bucky…
medK needle-free extension-line

medK launches needle-free extension lines for vascular access

medK, a German company specialising in interventional products, has launched a needle-free solution for vascular access. The needle-free connection offers secure and fast access to fluid lines eliminating…

Greiner Bio-One introduces MiniCollect PIXIE for gentle capillary blood collection from infants

    MiniCollect® PIXIE is a safety lancet for the heel designed to enhance safety during capillary blood collection from the heel of the youngest patients. With a shallow penetration…
Carestream offers new floor-mount option for DRX-Compass X-ray system

Carestream offers new floor-mount option for DRX-Compass X-ray system

  Carestream Health is providing healthcare facilities with a new floor-mount option for the DRX-Compass X-ray System. This option delivers an innovative, flexible and efficient medical imaging…
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Yosi Health’s patient intake solution selected by Henry Schein Medical Systems to create virtual waiting room

  Yosi Health, a provider of digital patient scheduling, registration, payment, and communication cloud-based software solutions, has been selected by Henry Schein Medical Systems. Henry…
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PSA Systems safeguard oxygen supplies during crisis

  The coronavirus pandemic has revealed flaws in the global supply chain for oxygen that can put virus patients’ lives at risk. David Cheeseman, Chief Engineer of Oxair Gas Systems, a leading…
Carestream-Ziehm Imaging Vision RFD C-Arm

Ziehm Imaging Americas partners with Carestream to distribute Ziehm Vision RFD

In partnership with Ziehm Imaging, Carestream Health has added a mobile C-arm into its product portfolio. Known as the Ziehm Vision RFD C-arm, this surgical imaging system will further enhance Carestream’s…
iCare HOME2

New iCare HOME2 self-tonometer enables easy, accurate eye pressure measurement by glaucoma patients

Icare Finland, a specilist in providing fast, easy-to-use, and reliable tools for ophthalmic diagnostics, is launching their next generation self-tonometer, the iCare HOME2. iCare HOME2 provides…
Horiba receives CE Mark for Microsemi CRP LC-767G

HORIBA Medical receives CE Mark for new generation Microsemi CRP haematology analyser

HORIBA Medical, specialists in automated in vitro diagnostic systems for haematology, haemostasis and clinical chemistry analysis, has obtained the CE Mark certification for its new generation of the Microsemi…

Canon Medical unveils mobile digital X-ray system

Canon Medical Systems USA recently launched SOLTUS 500 Mobile Digital X-ray, giving facilities access to a portable X-ray system that is equipped with enhancements that can streamline bedside exams to…

Sony launches new 4K HDR medical monitorsystem

Sony has introduced the LMD-X3200MD 32-inch medical grade LCD monitor with 4K HDR colour imaging. Its sleek design is optimized for hospital operating rooms, surgical centres and clinics. It is designed…

GE Healthcare introduces Serena Bright in the U.S.

GE Healthcare says its Serena Bright is now available in the United States following U.S. FDA 510(k) clearance. Serena Bright is the industry’s first contrast-enhanced guided biopsy solution allowing…

Masimo receives FDA clearance of Rad-G Pulse Oximeter

Masimo has received FDA clearance of the Rad-G Pulse Oximeter, a rugged handheld device that provides clinically proven SET pulse oximetry, respiration rate from the pleth (RRp), and other vital parameters…

Siemens Healthineers introduces Biograph Vision Quadra Extended Axial FoV PET/CT scanner

Siemens Healthineers has introduced the Biograph Vision Quadra, a CE-marked positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) scanner that is designed for clinical use as well as translational…

Hologic announces CE Mark for Faxitron Path+ specimen radiography system

Hologic has received CE Mark for the Faxitron Path+ specimen radiography system, the latest addition to the Company’s growing portfolio of digital specimen radiography solutions. The Faxitron Path+ system…

Anomet offers custom composite medical clad wire

US-based Anomet is offering a custom composite medical clad wire that can combine up to three different materials for use with CRM, neurostimulation, vascular, and related devices. By using different materials…

Fujifilm introduces Mouthpiece “B1” to prevent viral infection during peroral endoscopic procedures

Fujifilm has launched the Mouthpiece “B1” developed to catch and reduce the droplets emitted by the patient during endoscopic examination of the upper gastrointestinal tract. The device helps to minimize…

Stryker launches industry’s first completely wireless hospital bed

Stryker has launched globally the industry’s first completely wireless hospital bed, ProCuity. This intelligent bed was designed to help reduce in-hospital patient falls at all acuity levels, improve…

LMT Medical Systems introduces advanced MR Diagnostics Incubator

LMT Medical Systems is where MRI meets Neonatology; the MR Diagnostics Incubator System nomag® IC ADVANCED allows newborns and premature babies to be transported directly from the NICU into the MR suite…

JUNE Medical launches solution for hazardous surgical plume

JUNE Medical has launched the eVeck Colposcopy Plume Evacuation Kit for the safe and efficient removal of surgical plume. Surgical plume is an unavoidable result of interventional procedures where diathermy,…

A safer alternative to piped vacuum systems

Medela Healthcare mobile suction devices – a safer alternative to wall vacuum – can help expand critical care capacity and support UK hospitals in the fight against COVID-19. Used worldwide, the company’s…

Biotronik’s a new injectable cardiac monitor reduces false positive readings

Biotronik has introduced a new injectable cardiac monitor (ICM). The BIOMONITOR IIIm is equipped with a unique algorithm that significantly reduces false positive atrial fibrillation (AF) detections due…

New biorubber glue can bond blood vessels, close wounds

Materials scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore have invented a new type of surgical glue that can bond blood vessels and close wounds, even when their surfaces are wet. Named CaproGlu,…