Category: Healthcare & Life Sciences

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Top CRISPR breakthroughs in 2019

– The trailer of the new Netflix docuseries Unnatural Selection, released in early October, proclaims, “From...
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New EU regulations on medical devices: What changes from May 26, 2020?

– Medical technology, or “medtech”, covers a vast spectrum of healthcare products, ranging from everyday products...
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The future of healthcare: Smart sensors and digital biomarkers

– What are smart sensors and digital biomarkers? Smart sensors are devices that take input from...
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Advances in point of care diagnostics in resource-limited settings

– Think about the last time you were sick with a cold or a flu. If...
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Smart biopsies: The next generation of cancer diagnostics

– The number of tumors detected in the world population is increasing dramatically, with cancer being...
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The current state of kidney health: Are the latest advances able to improve it?

– Kidney health and awareness: It is difficult to forget our middle school biology classes, where...
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Neurorobotics and the upcoming transformation of healthcare

– Neurorobotics represents a symbiosis between brain-computer interfaces (BCIs), artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics. It is...
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A new era of healthcare-associated infection (HAI) prevention

– Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are a persistent and costly scourge, both economically and in terms of...
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Chelated silver: An antibiotic with no signs of bacteria resistance

– PreScouter interviewed Dr. Odell Miner, president and founder of LaSal Laboratories, to learn about his...
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Preventing healthcare-associated infections: Back to basics

– What are healthcare-associated infections? Healthcare-associated infections (HAI) are infections that patients get as a result...
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Pharmaceutical R&D global spending trends in 2019

– The pharmaceutical industry’s activities have significant socio-economic impacts on society in the form of investments...
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A new era in digital healthcare: Can AI predict our future?

– Digital technology first set its footprint in the healthcare space by introducing fitness trackers and...
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Innovations in skin microbiome products: Saying yes to good bacteria!

– Recently, a lot of buzz has been created by the word microbiome. Coined by  Nobel...
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Implantable biosensors powered from within

– Implantable biosensors have great potential in the diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment of a variety of...
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Implantable optical biosensors: The “bright” future of diagnostic medicine?

– There is burgeoning demand for point-of-care testing and real-time biomarker monitoring tools in the field...
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Blood cancer: Can we improve patient survival?

– Today’s best treatment options for blood cancer kill tumor cells with high doses of radiation...
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Designed to dissolve: Bioresorbable medical devices

– It’s a surgeon’s dream. A device that can be implanted into the body that takes...
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10 Alzheimer’s breakthroughs you should know about

– Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia named after Dr. Alois Alzheimer, who first reported its...
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Artificial Intelligence for Everyone

– To the average person, artificial intelligence (AI) is more science fiction than science fact. While...
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Promising New Medical Devices of 2018: A Year in Review

– As the new year kicks off, it is a good time to look back and...

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