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Dynamic Whole-Body PET Detects More Cancer

June 11, 2015 9:07 am | by Society of Nuclear Medicine | Comments

Imaging lung cancer requires both precision and innovation. With this aim, researchers have developed a technique for clinical positron emission tomography (PET) imaging that creates advanced whole-body parametric maps, which allow quantitative...

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Nanoparticles Target and Kill Stem Cells that Drive Tumor Growth

June 11, 2015 9:04 am | by American Chemical Society | Comments

Many cancer patients survive treatment only to have a recurrence within a few years. Recurrences and tumor spreading are likely due to cancer stem cells that can be tough to kill with conventional cancer drugs. But now researchers have designed...

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Wearables, 3D Printed Drones & Robotics Among New Tech in NYC Today

June 10, 2015 3:18 pm | by David Mantey, Editorial Director, @djamesmanny | Comments

ICYMI: New wearable technology, 3D printed drones, and advanced robotics were but a few of the of the new technologies on display at...

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Nanostructures Under Stress Make Teeth Crack Resistant

June 10, 2015 12:57 pm | by Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie | Comments

Human teeth have to serve for a lifetime, despite being subjected to huge forces. But the high failure resistance of dentin in teeth is not fully understood. An interdisciplinary team led by scientists of Charite Universitaetsmedizin Berlin has now...

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Detecting Blood Clots with Portable Device

June 10, 2015 11:48 am | by University of Sydney | Comments

Blockages in lung arteries could be diagnosed safely in real-time helping as many as 20,000 respiratory patients in Australia each year with emerging technology being developed by electrical engineering researchers at the University of Sydney...

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Apple's Going to Start Coaching Sexual Activity

June 10, 2015 11:03 am | by Sam Brusco, Associate Editor, @SamISureAm | Comments

Apple launched HealthKit last year, and came under immense criticism because it was lacking in tools for women’s health, specifically in tracking their menstrual cycles. This is finally about to change with the release of iOS 9, to be launched...

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Headset Reduces Jet Lag Symptoms

June 10, 2015 9:44 am | by Valkee | Comments

The Finnish light therapy headset maker Valkee today reports the publication of a clinical field study on reducing jet lag symptoms after long haul flights with HumanCharger, the CE-marked medical device for reducing jet lag symptoms. The study...

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Ultrasensitive Nanomechanical Biosensor Developed

June 10, 2015 9:30 am | by Moscow Institute of Physics & Technology | Comments

Two young researchers working at the MIPT Laboratory of Nanooptics and Plasmonics, Dmitry Fedyanin and Yury Stebunov, have developed an ultracompact highly sensitive nanomechanical sensor for analyzing the chemical composition of substances...

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Computer Game Reduces Issues Associated with AD/HD in Children

June 10, 2015 9:22 am | by Sage Publications | Comments

Children diagnosed with AD/HD can improve their behavior and social interactions in the classroom by playing a computer game that exercises their concentration, finds new research out today. The study marks the 1000th article published inSAGE Open...

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First Glimpse of New Concepts Developing in the Brain

June 10, 2015 9:14 am | by Carnegie Mellon University | Comments

Thanks to Carnegie Mellon University advances in brain imaging technology, we now know how specific concrete objects are coded in the brain, to the point where we can identify which object, such as a house or a banana, someone is thinking about...

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Molescope Monitors Skin for Signs of Cancer

June 10, 2015 9:06 am | by Simon Fraser University | Comments

Simon Fraser University PhD graduate Maryam Sadeghi will unveil MoleScope, an innovative hand-held tool that uses a smartphone to monitor skin for signs of cancer, at the World Congress of Dermatology conference in Vancouver June 9-13...

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New 3D Printers, MedTech in Space & VR Colonoscopies in NYC Today

June 9, 2015 2:54 pm | by David Mantey, Editorial Director, @djamesmanny | Comments

MDT Editor-in-Chief Sean Fenske (@SeanFenske) and Associate Editor Sam Brusco (@SamISureAm) are reporting from the medical design and manufacturing tradeshow in New York City this week. If you’re unable to head to...

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Nasal Filter More Than Halves Hay Fever Symptoms

June 9, 2015 2:05 pm | by Aarhus University | Comments

Getting through the pollen season can now become easier for some of the approximately 500 million people worldwide who suffer from sneezing and a runny nose, watery eyes and...

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Photo of the Day: Hot Cells for Fighting Cancer

June 9, 2015 1:10 pm | by Los Alamos National Laboratory | Comments

The highly radioactive materials used to produce these critical isotopes can only be handled remotely inside hot cells, which are heavily shielded concrete containments with leaded glass windows to...

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First Non-Invasive Thought-Controlled Leg Takes Bionic Leap Forward

June 9, 2015 12:54 pm | by MDT Staff | Comments

When sculptor Terry Karpowicz was 27 years old, he lost his right leg to a motorcycle accident. Since then, he has navigated life with a series of...

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