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Implant Could Eliminate Reading Glasses

October 20, 2014 | by American Academy of Opthalmology | Comments

A thin ring inserted into the eye could soon offer a reading glasses-free remedy for presbyopia, the blurriness in near vision experienced by many people over the age of 40, according to a study released at AAO 2014, the 118th annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology...

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Extremely High-Resolution Magnetic Resonance Imaging

October 21, 2014 3:45 pm | by Fabio Bergamin, ETH Zurich | Comments

Conventional magnetic resonance imaging, well-known from its use in hospitals, can typically resolve details of up to one tenth of a millimeter, for example in cross-sectional images of the human body. Together with colleagues at the ...

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Medical Imaging Tech to Detect Cancer Earlier

October 21, 2014 2:16 pm | by Rutgers University | Comments

A new medical imaging method being developed at Rutgers University could help physicians detect cancer and other diseases earlier than before, speeding treatment and reducing the need for invasive, time-consuming biopsies. The potentially lifesaving technique uses nanotechnology...

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High School Sisters Develop Screening Tools for Lung and Heart Disease

October 21, 2014 1:57 pm | by American College of Chest Physicians | Comments

Two Michigan high school students, sisters Ilina and Medha Krishen, have developed screening tools using electronic stethoscopes to detect lung and heart disease. The sisters will present their findings at CHEST 2014 in Austin, Texas next week. Ilina Krishen became aware...

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Exploring X-Ray Phase Tomography with Synchrotron Radiation

October 21, 2014 1:48 pm | by American Institute of Physics | Comments

X-ray phase tomography is an imaging technique that uses penetrating X-rays to create volumetric views through "slices" or sections of soft biological tissues, such as tumors, and it offers strongly enhanced contrast compared to conventional CT scans...

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Affordable Care Act Boosts Demand for Telehealth Innovation

October 21, 2014 12:56 pm | by Teladoc | Comments

With the expansion of health insurance to an estimated 8 million new patients through the Affordable Care Act, innovations are needed to meet the primary care needs of all Americans. Dallas-based Teladoc, the nation’s largest telehealth provider, has proven that telemedicine...

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World's First Breath-Test for Portal Hypertension

October 21, 2014 12:43 pm | by Exalenz Bioscience | Comments

Exalenz Bioscience announced the start of a pivotal study investigating the potential of its BreathID test as a non-invasive tool to diagnose Clinically Significant Portal Hypertension, the most common complication of cirrhosis that accounts for significant morbidity...

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Health-Tech Mentorship with a Soul

October 21, 2014 12:18 pm | by The Health Lab | Comments

The Health Lab Manhattan-based health-tech incubator with a soul—announced that it is accepting applications for a dedicated and concentrated mentorship program that includes potential seed capital funding and assistance in writing and submitting proposals for research grants...

Divergence System Offers New Approach to Anterior Cervical Fusion

October 21, 2014 12:02 pm | by Medtronic | Comments

Medtronic announced the U.S. launch of the DIVERGENCE Anterior Cervical Fusion System for the treatment of single-level cervical disc disease today at the 2014 Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting in Boston. The DIVERGENCE System represents a new approach...

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Blood Test Detects Early Stage Lung Cancer

October 21, 2014 8:39 am | by PR Newswire | Comments

Global Cancer Diagnostics has announced the availability of The Lung Cancer Test beginning, October 20, 2014.  All required Clinical Validation studies are complete with excellent results. The Test detects the presence of the required biomarkers that aid in the early detection of lung cancer...

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Military 'Brain Thermometer' Receives FDA Clearance

October 20, 2014 4:39 pm | by AnthroTronix | Comments

AnthroTronix announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration clearance for its computerized cognitive test battery known as DANA. DANA provides clinicians with objective measurements of reaction time (speed and accuracy) to aid in the assessment of an individual’s...

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Blood Test for Relapsing Kidney Disease

October 20, 2014 4:21 pm | by American Society of Nephrology | Comments

Test could help prevent kidney failure In patients with an autoimmune disease that often involves the kidneys, monitoring the blood for autoantibodies may help doctors predict the chance of relapse. The findings are from a study appearing...

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$2.25 Million Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE Finalists Announced

October 20, 2014 4:07 pm | by XPRIZE | Comments

XPRIZE has announced the 11 finalist teams selected for the $2.25M Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE, a competition to develop breakthrough medical sensing technologies that will ultimately enable faster diagnoses and easier personal health monitoring...

Virtual Tech Offers Mental Health Treatment in Space

October 20, 2014 2:06 pm | by Dartmouth College | Comments

Hiking in the mountains or lying on the beach are good ways to relieve stress on Earth, but on spaceflights there's no way to get back to nature. Astronauts feeling stressed on long-duration flights, however, may soon find computerized solace in the form...

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25 Testing Innovations Critical to IVD Market Growth

October 20, 2014 1:55 pm | by Kalorama Information | Comments

New test innovations will be the source of revenue growth in the in vitro diagnostic test industry, especially as companies struggle with reimbursement challenges, according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market researcher listed more than 25 testing innovations...

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Remote Mobile Communications Device Approved for CGM

October 20, 2014 1:26 pm | by Dexcom | Comments

Now critical glucose data from the Dexcom G4 PLATINUM Continuous Glucose Monitoring System can be remotely monitored using a mobile device Dexcom announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for its CGM remote mobile communications device...

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