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COVID-19: Chatbots can ease medical providers' burden
Research from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business found that chatbots -- software applications that conduct online chats via text or text-to-speech -- working for reputable organizations can ease the burden on medical providers and offer trusted guidance to those with symptoms.
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Machine learning helps grow artificial organs
Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Ivannikov Institute for System Programming, and the Harvard Medical School-affiliated Schepens Eye Research Institute have developed a neural network capable of recognizing retinal tissues during the process of their differentiation in a dish.
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Telehealth: important tool for rural hospitals in treating COVID-19
Rural hospitals are more likely than urban facilities to have access to telehealth, a once-underused service that now is playing a key role in treating coronavirus patients, according to research by two health administration professors in Florida Atlantic University's College of Business.
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Covid-19: Cell 'membrane on a chip'
Researchers have developed a human cell 'membrane on a chip' that allows continuous monitoring of how drugs and infectious agents interact with our cells, and may soon be used to test potential drug candidates for COVID-19.
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Wearable membrane for your health
It is not only in summer that it can get hot during sports activities, because sport during winter also hasits pitfalls. Outside it is freezing cold, and insulating clothing is a must. To ensure that we don’t freeze in our wet clothes during our well-earned breaks, Empa researchers have developed an electro-osmotic membrane, which keeps clothing dry and thus warm.
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Mobile robot cleaner takes production hygiene to a higher level
Production lines and hygiene zones have to be spotlessly clean. And absolute cleanliness is critical wherever food is processed and medical instruments are handled. Now Fraunhofer researchers have come up with a mobile cleaning device that sanitizes equipment and production spaces to standards in a reproducible way.
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The next generation of miniaturized electronics
With literally the thickness of one carbon atom and electrical properties that can surpass those of standard semiconductor technologies, graphene nanoribbons promise a new generation of miniaturized electronic devices.
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Implants: Can special coatings reduce complications after implant surgery?
New coatings on implants could help make them more compatible. Researchers at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) have developed a new method of applying anti-inflammatory substances to implants in order to inhibit undesirable inflammatory reactions in the body. Their study was recently published in the "International Journal of Molecular Sciences".
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Simple device monitors health using sweat
A device that monitors health conditions in the body using a person's sweat has been developed by Penn State and Xiangtan University researchers, according to Huanyu "Larry" Cheng, assistant professor of engineering science and mechanics, Penn State.
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AI for medical technology
Small and medium medical-technology enterprises (SME) in Baden Württemberg are set to soon use artifical intelligence (AI) methods for the improvement and new development of their products.
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Intelligent ultrasonic sensors for postoperative bladder monitoring
After surgeries on the bladder, prostate or kidneys, a permanent irrigation of the bladder is often decisive for a successful healing process. An intelligent system called "VisIMon" was designed to support this. The Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering IBMT is developing the miniaturized ultrasound system for automated monitoring of bladder irrigation.
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Urine test reveals quality of your diet
Scientists have completed large-scale tests on a new type of five-minute urine test that measures the health of a person's diet, and produces an individual's unique urine 'fingerprint'.
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Improve magnetoelectric response
University of Arkansas physicists have documented a means of improving the magnetoelectric response of bismuth ferrite, a discovery that could lead to advances in data storage, sensors and actuators.
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Diabetic mice improve with retrievable millimeter-thick cell-laden hydrogel fiber
In a new study, researchers at the Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo discovered that the diameter of cell-laden hydrogels determines its longevity after transplantation, paving the way for efficacious cell therapy for T1DM.
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Wearable patch may provide treatment option for skin cancer
Conventional melanoma therapies, including chemotherapy and radiotherapy, suffer from the toxicity and side effects of repeated treatments due to the aggressive and recurrent nature of melanoma cells. Less invasive topical chemotherapies have emerged as alternatives, but their widespread uses have been hindered by both the painful size of the microneedles and the dissolving behavior of polymers.
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AI to help manage type 1 diabetes
Researchers and physicians at Oregon Health & Science University, using artificial intelligence and automated monitoring, have designed a method to help people with type 1 diabetes better manage their glucose levels.
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Innovation: tiny, magnetically powered neural stimulator
Rice University neuroengineers have created a tiny surgical implant that can electrically stimulate the brain and nervous system without using a battery or wired power supply.
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Roll-to-roll processes: Network R2RNet bundles expertise
Roll-to-roll (R2R) processes, in which, for example, films, textiles, flat membranes, metal foils or even ultra-thin glass are functionalized, play an important role in numerous industrial processes. In the R2RNet network, founded on June 10, 2020, 21 European partners are pooling their expertise in the continuous functionalization of surfaces in the roll-to-roll process.
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Let’s rethink plastic!
The FlexFunction2Sustain - Open Innovation Test Bed was launched on April 1, 2020 to promote innovations for sustainable plastic and paper products and to turn them into marketable products faster.
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Artificial intelligence enhances brain tumour diagnosis
A highly accurate machine learning tool could help doctors tailor individualized treatments for people with glioma brain tumours.
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'Artificial chemist' combines AI, robotics to conduct autonomous R&D
Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University at Buffalo have developed a technology called "Artificial Chemist," which incorporates artificial intelligence (AI) and an automated system for performing chemical reactions.
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White Paper: Sustainable plastics
Researchers of the University of Bayreuth have taken a leading role in developing a White Paper on sustainable plastics, which four chemical associations from Germany, the UK, China, and Japan published today under the title "Science to enable sustainable plastics".
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Exotic nanotubes move in less-mysterious ways
Rice scientists, engineers show boron nitride's promise for composites, biomedical applications.
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MRI technique to improve the detection of tumors
Early diagnosis of cancer is one of the highest-priority problem for the healthcare system, because it is critical for overall treatment success and saving patients' lives. DWI may be used to detect a malignancy in various tissues and organs.
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Nanodevices show how cells change from the inside
For the first time, scientists have introduced minuscule tracking devices directly into the interior of mammalian cells, giving an unprecedented peek into the processes that govern the beginning of development.
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Mike Rimmer, Operations Director Brandon Medical Company Limited, has been selected in The Manufacturer Top 100 2019
Britain’s manufacturing heroes named in Liverpool Mike Rimmer, Operations Director Brandon Medical Company Limited, has been selected in The Manufacturer Top 100 2019 publication. “Brandon...
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Vancive Medical Technologies and Finesse Medical Ltd. Rebranded as Avery Dennison Medical
DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY – 18 November 2019 – Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) announced that its medical businesses — Vancive Medical Technologies and Finesse Medical Ltd. — have been rebranded as...
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FIND Collaborate with SpeeDx and QuantuMDx
The Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) are supporting a collaboration with SpeeDx and QuantuMDx to assess the feasibility of developing low-cost point of care (POC) tests for...
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Macadamian Technologies Achieves Microsoft Gold Partner Status & Azure Cloud Platform Competency
GATINEAU, Quebec - Oct. 29, 2019 - PRLog -- Macadamian Technologies today announced it has achieved Gold partner status and Cloud Platform competency, demonstrating a "best-in-class" ability...
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Canada at MEDICA, Düsseldorf (November 18 - 21, 2019)
Biggest Canadian Participation Ever MEDICA – the leading international medical tradeshow – has been attracting generations of Canadian visitors and exhibitors. This year, 59 Canadian medical...
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A gentler technique for artificial respiration
Fraunhofer tech at MEDICA 2019: Intensive care for premature infants In intensive care wards, artificial respiration is often used as a last resort to save a patient’s life. Unfortunately,...
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Neural networks enable autonomous navigation of catheters
MEDICA 2019: AI support for endovascular stroke therapy When a patient has a stroke, every minute counts. Here, prompt action can prevent serious brain damage. If a clot is blocking a large blood...
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Improved biopsies with MRI-compatible ultrasound system
MEDICA 2019: Minimally invasive diagnostics with multimodal imaging Biopsies are standard procedures in interventional radiology, not least for patients with a suspected tumor. In this instance,...
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Preventive health care via app
MEDICA 2019: Prevention through digital helpers from Fraunhofer and partners Demand for apps for preventive health care is growing all the time. Particularly popular are diagnostic assistants that...
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Combatting stress with a headband
New, objective measuring method for occupational health management Stress at the workplace can produce a wide range of symptoms and has previously only been describable in subjective terms. Headache...
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InnoHealth China promotes your ideas
eHealth and Bioeconomy    InnoHealth China is the current campaign led by the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and constituent part of the initiative Research in Germany which is initiated and...
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Macadamian Technologies Witnesses 300% Growth in Healthcare Revenues, Becoming an Established Software Development Partner of Choice in MedTech
Macadamian Technologies celebrates its 22nd anniversary with 300% revenue growth in Healthcare over the past two consecutive years. Macadamian designs and develops custom digital and connected...
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BioTeZ is starting to develop a new method for directly measuring the primary effect of drugs on their target molecule.
BioTeZ starts the project for the development of a companion diagnostic procedure. The aim is to determine the optimal drug dose for each patient to reduce side effects, to achieve the Therapeutic...
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Customers benefit from expansion of production site
Our production units consistently expand their manufacturing capacity and technical capability in order for our clients to benefit from optimized supply chain, advanced technologies and highly...
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Rising US healthcare expenditure means opportunity for global companies in the Dominican Republic, a leading medical device supplier.
Due to demographic shifts, including an aging population, US healthcare expenditure is expected to increase in the coming years, from $3.3 trillion in 2016 to $5.7 trillion in 2026, and demand for...
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Bringing People Together During End of Life Care
The team here at Benmor have recently been touched by the remarkable fundraising efforts of a gentleman raising money to purchase an Aurum+ bed for Oakhaven Hospice in Lymington. The fundraising was...
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New and Improved CPD Course
Since 2015, we have trained well over 2,000 healthcare professionals on the Management of the Plus Sized (Bariatric) Patient. These healthcare professionals have joined us from a variety of NHS trusts...
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Benmor Medical Celebrates 23rd Birthday
2019 marks 23 years since Benmor Medical introduced specialist equipment which would help to improve the care of bariatric patients around the UK. Since 1996 Benmor Medical’s aim has been to meet...
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Macadamian Receives 2019 Eurostars Eureka Project Award for Innovation
Macadamian, together with Danish consortium partners Radiobotics and Bispebjerg Hospital, has been recognized by the Eurostars Network for driving innovation in the field of radiology. ...
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IVDR-Alliance offers One-Stop-Solution for IVDR-compliance
The IVD-Alliance is an intitiative to support companies in die IVD-business with knowledge and test equipment to reach the European IVDR-compliance until May 2020. The alliance is a cooperation...
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Raumedic helps implement the new Medical Device Regulation
Helmbrechts  – The three-year transition period for the new European Medical Device Regulation is drawing to a close. Starting in May 2020, manufacturers of medical devices will face significant...
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Cybernet Releases 10 New Medical Monitors
Irvine, CA 7/15/2019  – Cybernet Manufacturing is excited to announce the release of 10 new medical grade monitors that will improve patient safety and streamline workflows. The...
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High mix – low volume
In the pharmaceutical industry, we notice a growing need for high mix–low volume production (HMLV). HMVL means that medication and medical devices are presented to the patient more and more...
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Lossless Video over IP solution in the OR of the Future
At Erasmus University Hospital Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Advantech has implemented a video-over-IP streaming solution, realized by co-working together with INTER Forward Solutions, a system...
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Raumedic improves the sliding properties of thermoplastic products
Helmbrechts – With a new biocompatible additive, Raumedic is working to further enhance the sliding properties of medical plastic components. The mechanical and chemical characteristics of the base...
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