Los Angeles-based Cedars –Sinai Medical center and UCLA experimenters are describing that a (consumer-grade) Fitbit tracker can be used in some Remote patient Monitoring programs if health professionals know the clinical limitation of the mobile health wearables. The researchers outlined the 90-day study and concluded that the Fitbit data could be used to identify trends that call for health professional involvement
In November, FDA’s device center will select which app is welcomed into the program, and the selected will have amplified interactions with FDA during the progress of their products. FDA will grant the advanced device nomination to products that meet the permitted criteria without requiring a separate application.
GE Healthcare has been roped in by Tampa General Hospital for the building of a new care coordination center for using the power of predictive analytics for working across the spectrum of quality and experience improvement projects at the hospital meant for patients, families and staff alike.
This is the second partnership of the firm, the first outside oncology. It has a USD 790 million collaboration signed in 2016 with drugmaker Takeda of Japan. The deal with Zai Lab is the first for Crescendo to involve a specific pipeline asset. The deal with Takeda was more of a platform agreement giving it the required confidence to collaborate with other programs in oncology.
A research team from Italy reported that a glance of light might provide relief from pain. They first identified the oversensitive nerve cells that cause chronic pain. Then, a light-sensitive chemical was developed and injected, which binds to these nerve cells. Next, a flash of near-infrared light was passed to the exact nerve in order to provide instant pain relief. This strategy was experimentally proved in mice.
However, after five days, he was again sent to the emergency room due to fever, breathing difficulty and high-pitched wheezing sound while inhaling. The doctors immediately performed a CT scan, which revealed a chicken bone in the right bronchus (the branching part from the trachea into the lung).
CSF is a clear fluid which cushions the brain and spinal cord and clears waste from the brain. If it leaks into the nostrils or throat, one could sense a metallic taste. CSF rhinorrhea can cause severe complication named bacterial meningitis where the lining of the brain and spinal cord gets inflamed.
A research team from Linköping University in Sweden devised an artificial retina made of organic ink and gold in order to restore vision. These pigments absorb light and convert it to electric signals in the same way photoreceptors do.
Denmark-based, Novo Nordisk developed a drug that stimulates insulin productions called semaglutide a class of drugs which categorized in GLP-1s. The new oral diabetes medicine is a better lowering blood sugar levels compared to the existing drug.
In some cases, there are people who dislike being constantly happy. This condition is termed as ‘Cherophobia’. It comes from the Greek word ‘Chairo’ which means ‘I rejoice’. This condition is not categorized as mental disorder. But as per the reports of Healthline, few medical experts describe cherophobia as a form of anxiety.
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