Technology

New Imaging Technique May Enhance Screening for Stroke and Cardiovascular Risk

Volumetric multispectral optoacoustic tomography (MSOT) could foster accurate characterization of the makeup of arterial plaque in real time, according to scientists.


Developing a Precision Medicine Algorithm for Use During Space Exploration

As NASA prepares to send astronauts to Mars sometime in the 2030s, scientists are using the concepts behind precision medicine to develop a way to predict and prevent medical conditions during space missions.


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3D Mammography Reading: A Fast Learning Curve

Radiologists transitioned from reading 2D mammograms to reading 3D mammograms rapidly and with enhanced accuracy, according to a study in Radiology.

Clinicians making the transition to 3D mammography, or digital breast tomosynthesis, needed...


Carving a New Medical Landscape

The combined magnitude of innovation’s impact on medicine sometimes hides behind the patchwork of advances in different areas of healthcare technology.


Study Links Rising Burnout To EHR Expansion

Physician burnout is not new. The speed at which it is spreading may be.


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AngelMed Guardian System

The AngelMed Guardian System provides certain cardiac patients with warnings about signs of serious cardiac events, including coronary artery occlusions.

The FDA-approved device, implanted under local anesthetic, can detect rapid ST segment changes,...


Exploring Telemedicine’s Potential in Palliative Care

A literature review found palliative care can be delivered effectively through telemedicine.


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Embolism-avoiding Hemostat Delivery

British Medical Device developer Team Consulting has designed a hemostat spray delivery system that cannot cause air embolisms. Unlike other air sprays that apply a powder to stop bleeding during surgery, the Convesaid device emits no air.


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The EHR Blues

Ophthalmologists are making a lot more use of EHR systems these days but finding them less valuable, according to a survey whose results were published in JAMA Ophthalmology.

Usage among this group of specialists more than doubled from 2006 to 2016. However, that corresponded...


Apps Pose Challenge to Protecting Patient Data

Health and wellness apps add layers of complexity to efforts to protect personal medical information, according to a medical media expert at Rice University.