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University to Develop Portable Device to Diagnose Ebola

November 17, 2014 11:36 am | by University of Westminster | Comments

The University of Westminster has been awarded a research grant of £620,000 funded by The Department for International Development (DFID) and the Wellcome Trust to develop a portable device which can test bodily fluids to diagnose the Ebola virus...

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Artificially Synthesizing the Blood Clotting Process

November 17, 2014 10:50 am | by University of California - Santa Barbara | Comments

Stanching the free flow of blood from an injury remains a holy grail of clinical medicine. Controlling blood flow is a primary concern and first line of defense for patients and medical staff in many situations, from traumatic injury to illness...

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90-Minute Test Detects Infection in Only Milliliters of Blood

November 17, 2014 10:34 am | by University of California - Irvine | Comments

A new bloodstream infection test created by UC Irvine researchers can speed up diagnosis times with unprecedented accuracy, allowing physicians to treat patients with potentially deadly ailments more promptly and effectively. The UCI team, led...

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Wireless Weight Scale Helps Cut Hospital’s 30-Day Readmissions by 40%

November 17, 2014 10:06 am | by PR Newswire | Comments

According to a statement in Health Data Management, Ochsner Health System in New Orleans, developed a program utilizing a Carematix Blipcare wireless weight scale for remote patient monitoring to cut readmissions of heart failure patients by 40%...

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Engineering an Electromagnetically Actuated Refreshable Braille Technology

November 17, 2014 9:54 am | by Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences | Comments

When Katherine (Katie) Cagen '14 was applying to Harvard, she made a new friend on campus who happened to be visually impaired. "I saw how much she relied on technology to be able to access her course materials," says Cagen. "Spending time with...

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Keeping Score of Metastasis

November 17, 2014 9:45 am | by National University of Singapore | Comments

Scientists at the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and their collaborators have developed a scoring scheme that predicts the ability of cancer cells to spread to other parts of...

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Helping the Hearing Impaired Hear TV Better Without Turning Up Volume for All

November 17, 2014 9:37 am | by University of Southampton | Comments

Families often watch TV together, but what happens when one member has hearing difficulties? Usually the result is a compromise on listening volume that doesn't really satisfy anyone. To solve this problem, a University of Southampton researcher...

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Getting to the Heart of Disease Diagnosis During Pregnancy

November 17, 2014 9:24 am | by Investigación y Desarrollo | Comments

The new portable device is able to detect both the electrical activity emitted by the heart of the mom as from the unborn baby’s. A group of students from the Autonomous Metropolitan University of Mexico (UAM-I) developed a technological...

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Creating Flexible Medical Electronics with a T-Shirt Printer

November 17, 2014 9:09 am | by Nanyang Technological University | Comments

Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) has successfully printed complex electronic circuits using a common t-shirt printer. The electronic circuits are printed using unique materials in layers on top of everyday flexible materials such...

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Targeted Cancer Therapy Made Possible with New Imaging Technique

November 14, 2014 3:40 pm | by The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth | Comments

Dartmouth researchers have developed a fluorescence imaging technique that can more accurately identify receptors for targeted cancer therapies without a tissue biopsy. They report on their findings in "Quantitative in vivo immunohistochemistry...

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Cutting-Edge Software Pinpoints Aggressive Breast Cancer

November 14, 2014 3:34 pm | by Western University | Comments

Researchers at Western University are using cutting-edge genetic mutation-analysis software developed in their lab to interpret mutations in tumor genome that may provide insight into determining which breast cancer tumors are more likely spread...

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Social Robots Help Children with Diabetes Gain Confidence

November 14, 2014 3:20 pm | by Alan Williams, University of Plymouth | Comments

Social robots are helping diabetic children accept the nature of their condition and become more confident about their futures, scientists have announced following a four-and-a-half year research study ...       

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Bone Finding Software Saves Thousands of Hours of Manual Work

November 14, 2014 3:15 pm | by Manchester University | Comments

Research into disorders such as arthritis is to be helped by new software developed at the University of Manchester which automatically outlines bones - saving thousands of hours of manual work. Amidst a national shortage of ...   

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Dyneema Purity Fiber-Based Heart Valve Undergoes Successful Study

November 14, 2014 11:18 am | by DSM | Comments

DSM announced results from a recently completed in vivo study conducted in conjunction with University Medical Center Utrecht in The Netherlands. The study, examining the use of woven heart valve structures made entirely out of DSM’s...

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Ambulance Drone Increases Chances of Survival of Cardiac Arrest Patients

November 14, 2014 10:47 am | by TU Delft | Comments

Graduate student Alec Momont of TU Delft has designed an unmanned, autonomously navigating mini airplane that can quickly deliver a defibrillator to where it is needed. A network of such drones could significantly increase the chance of survival...

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