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GE Healthcare Introduces Omni Legend: A First-of-its-Kind All-Digital PET/CT System

October 16th, at the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM) Annual Meeting in Barcelona, Spain, GE Healthcare proudly introduced Omni Legend, the first system on its all-new, all-digital PET/CT platform. The System Boasts the Highest Sensitivity per CM in the Market Omni Legend was designed with theranostics in mind, enabling clinicians to reach new levels of sensitivity and detectability for incredibly clear images. Already, the system boasts the highest sensitivity per cm in the market and images Gallium 68 for diagnosis, staging, or restaging. Future-ready capabilities include a multi-directional, upgradable platform that can potentially expand in each of the core dimensions of PET/CT imaging, including axial field-of-view, digital detector technology, software, CT

Call Tracking for Healthcare

It’s no secret that the healthcare sector is a fast-paced vertical. Scheduling appointments, addressing patient questions, advising patients, taking follow-ups, and documenting patients are all responsibilities that must be completed simultaneously daily.As a result, healthcare companies must rely on modern technology
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Quest Diagnostics Launched New HCV Test to Help Screen Pregnant Patients

Less Than 41% Of Pregnant People Were Screened for HCV in 2021 In 2019, Quest Diagnostics and hc1, the bioinformatics leader in precision testing, unveiled Quest® Lab StewardshipTM, powered by hc1®, an innovative new service that employs machine learning to harmonize laboratory testing across health systems in order to help optimize laboratory test utilization. Now, the company developed a new test panel to include HCV antibody testing with reflex to quantitative real-time PCR, in response to findings from a Quest Diagnostics Health Trends® study, published in Obstetrics & Gynecology in June 2022. According to this peer reviewed study, less than 41% of pregnant people were screened for HCV in 2021, based on Quest Diagnostic’s laboratory testing of more than 5 million pregnant patients.

New NYU Abu Dhabi Research Could Make Cancer Treatments More Efficient

The findings will help in the development of drugs that could increase the effectiveness of existing treatments A team led by Professor of Biology, Senior Vice Provost of Research at NYU Abu Dhabi, and UAE national Sehamuddin Galadari, has discovered a novel structural modification in AMP-activated protein kinase
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UPMC Altoona Gets New Diagnostic Equipment

UPMC Altoona has recently deployed robotic equipment enabling doctors to sample tissue in the outer regions of the lungs to see if it is cancerous, allowing for early lifesaving treatment. The equipment includes a video game-like controller, an endoscopic sheath with telescoping tube containing a camera, a needle, a claw and a brush that are manipulated based on virtual and actual images on screen, according to Darin Kowalski, account manager for Johnson & Johnson’s Auris Health, manufacturer of the Monarch Platform system. Optical pattern recognition software — similar to GPS direction finders in vehicles — allows doctors to navigate through lung passageways to the target, based on a CT scan image that originally depicted nodules, Kowalski said. The equipment allows for biopsies on those
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The Global Hypodermic Needles Market, Expected to Reach $4.5 Billion by 2030

According to The “Global Hypodermic Needles Market By Products, By Application, By End Users: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2020-2030” report, added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering, the global hypodermic needles market, valued at $3,256.00 million in 2020, is expected to reach $4,537.99 million by 2030.

Scientists Develop Microscopy Technology

With organoids to model early growth, scientists employed a developing microscopy technology to observe that new neurons find it hard to reach their developmental goal. Using an advanced microscopy approach, researchers at The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory at MIT have seen how newborn neurons struggle to

Smart Socks Help Prevent Falls Among At-Risk Patients

Researchers at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center have tested the PUP (Patient is Up) Smart Socks, developed by a medtech company called Palarum, in their ability to reduce falls among at-risk patients.
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BD, LabCorp Collaborate to Develop Flow Cytometry-Based Companion Diagnostics

Companies combine key capabilities to advance flow cytometry as an essential companion diagnostic modality for cancer and other diseases BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced a collaboration agreement with LabCorp (NYSE: LH), a leading global life sciences company, creating a framework to develop, manufacture, market and commercialize flow cytometry-based companion diagnostics (CDx) intended to match patients with life-changing treatments for cancer and other diseases. The agreement creates a framework for BD and LabCorp Drug Development to collaborate on flow cytometry based CDx opportunities with pharmaceutical partners. The two companies bring together capabilities that comprise an end-to-end solution for CDx
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Some Beta-Blockers, Antiplatelet Medications May Increase Risk of Heart Attack in Extreme Weather

New research links some beta-blockers and antiplatelet medications with a higher risk of experiencing a heart attack in hot weather. Despite being used to treat cardiovascular conditions and reduce the risk of a heart attack, beta-blockers and antiplatelet medications have been shown to increase the risk of heart attacks in very hot weather, according to a new study published in the journal Nature Cardiovascular Research. This was especially apparent for younger adults, who were more likely to have a heart attack under these conditions, according to the study. “Patients taking these two medications have higher risk,” said Kai Chen, author an assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology (Environmental Health) at the Yale School of Public Health, in a press release. “During heat

Thrombolytics

Thrombolytics, or clot-busting drugs, get rid of blood clots that keep oxygen from reaching your vital organs. Providers can give you thrombolytics at the hospital or in an ambulance when you’re having a heart attack or stroke. This keeps the clot from doing more damage and gives you a better chance at surviving and
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Study Explores a Potential New Therapeutic Approach for Triple Negative Breast Cancer Treatment

Researchers are exploring a potential new therapeutic approach for triple-negative breast cancer treatment. Amir Abdo Alsharabasy, a CÚRAM doctoral candidate working in the laboratory of Professor Abhay Pandit, is working on the design of nitric oxide scavengers to form a new treatment approach for this aggressive form of breast cancer. Triple-negative breast cancer is invasive breast cancer that does not respond to hormonal therapy medicines or the current medicines that target the HER2 protein. Triple-negative breast cancer is usually more aggressive, harder to treat, and more likely to recur than cancers that are hormone receptor-positive or HER2-positive. “Nitric oxide is one of the prominent free radicals produced by the tumor tissue. It, at certain concentrations, plays a significant

The COVID-19 pandemic was an accelerator of shifting consumer preferences and care-delivery innovation. See how, by embracing a digital mindset, health systems can transform their relationship with consumers.

Executive summary The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the convergence of several trends in the health care industry, particularly consumers prioritizing convenience and access to care. Leading health systems view digital transformation as a way to become more consumer-friendly while simultaneously changing their
Diet & Nutrition

New Innovations Propelling Demand for Dietary Supplements

With the increasing consciousness on health and wellbeing, today, the customers are turning towards dietary supplements. The Indian dietary supplement market is expected to reach INR 847.9 billion by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 14% during 2022-2027, reports Imarc, a market research and consulting services company. Data Bridge Market Research analyses that the global dietary supplements market will project a CAGR of 8.72% for the forecast period of 2022-2029 .Growth and expansion of the food and beverages industry, growing focus on innovations in the food and beverages sector, rising consumer consciousness towards supplements that promote good health, surging prevalence of chronic diseases and disorders such as diabetes, and high blood pressure and increasing personal disposable income by

A new technology to counter iron deficiency

A new technology to counter iron deficiency Sucrosomial® iron is an innovative oral iron technology, in which ferric pyrophosphate (trivalent iron) is transported within a matrix of phospholipids and sucrose esters of fatty acids. This structure, called Sucrosome®, allows high absorption of iron and optimal

Multivitamin/mineral Supplements

What is multivitamin/mineral (MVM) dietary supplements? Multivitamin/mineral (MVM) supplements contain a combination of vitamins and minerals, and sometimes other ingredients as well. People refer to them by many names, including multis and multiples or simply vitamins. Each of the vitamins and minerals in MVMs have a
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Who Can Get a Free Health Check in France and How Do They Work?

The government is to offer everyone a free check at age 25, 45 and 65 but a system is already in place out of these age landmarks What are the details concerning having a free medical heath check in France? In France, anyone who is part of the French healthcare system – and thus has a carte Vitale – is entitled to a free health check-up called an examen de prévention en santé. More specifically, you need to be affiliated with the general healthcare regime, which the vast majority of our readers living in France will be or the Mutualité sociale agricole (MSA). For those on so-called ‘special regimes’, such as people who work in the military, mines, the SNCF, RATP, EDF-GDF, parliament, etc. they should ask their specific medical insurance provider about their eligibility for a free check-up.

New Paper Claims Hospital Prices Are “Bleeding Americans Dry”

The paper from Families USA takes aim at hospital prices, accusing hospital corporations of putting profits over patients and exaggerating value-based payment progress. A new paper from the patient advocacy group Families USA is taking aim at hospitals and health systems. The report claims that high hospital prices are
Opinion & Interviews

How to Spot and Treat Eye Cancer

Dr. Ziad Bashshur, visiting Ophthalmologist specialising in Medical and Surgical Retina at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai shares how to spot and treat eye cancer. Eye cancers vary and can range from ocular surface tumours that can be malignant or benign to intraocular tumours that develop inside the eye. These abnormal growths can arise from the eye (primary) or spread to the eye from cancers elsewhere in the body. This process is known as metastatic. Eye cancer is not age-related, but different types of cancer are likely to occur at a higher or lower frequency depending on age. In children, the most common eye cancer is called retinoblastoma, an eye cancer that begins in the retina, and it can be caused by an inherited gene mutation that occurs in 1 out of 15,000 live births. In adults,

Cleveland Clinic Unveils Top 10 Medical Innovations For 2021

An up-and-coming gene therapy for blood disorders. A new class of medications for cystic fibrosis. Increased access to telemedicine. These are some of the innovations that will enhance healing and change healthcare in the coming year, according to a distinguished panel of clinicians and researchers from a top American

Five treatment options for Keratoconus

The word Keratoconus comes from two Greek words: kerato (cornea) and konos (cone). Keratoconus is a degenerative disorder of the eye in which the shape of the cornea, which is usually round, is distorted and develops a cone-shaped bulge, resulting in reduced vision. Keratoconus is a relatively common condition. It
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New era: Healthcare 5.0 technologies at Healthcare Automation and Digitalization Congress 2022

New era: Healthcare 5.0 technologies at Healthcare Automation and Digitalization Congress 2022 Healthcare 5.0 technologies and smart healthcare services are presented at Healthcare Automation and Digitalization Congress (AUTOMA+ Healthcare) Switzerland on September 26 - 27, 2022. The Congress gathers industry leaders from hospitals and healthcare providers, pharmaceutical companies together with medical device manufacturers and service companies. These days, healthcare is at the dawn of a paradigm change to reach the new era - Healthcare 5.0 with the help of new technologies. Among examples of Healthcare 5.0 technologies are 5G, AI, Nanomedicine, Nanorobotics, AR, VR, IoT. Smart healthcare helps to make them more personalized by connecting different stakeholders in the health system, such

At Pharmintech 2022 the future of Life Sciences industries

Milan – March 10th, 2022. Today a press conference was held with previews of the special edition of Pharmintech powered by Ipack Ima, the international exhibition dedicated to processing and packaging technologies for the pharmaceutical, parapharmaceutical, cosmeceutical, nutraceutical, medical device and biotechnology

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