There is an enormous rise in liver diseases among people in the UK and as a result, it is considered to be the fifth most serious health issue. At the same time, mortality rates also increase due to long-term waiting for liver transplantation.
The technique of cell sorting can be used to study the cell structures and chromosome patterns. In the medical field cell sorting is used in cancer studies. For the past 50 years, cell sorting by flow cytometry based on phenotypic profiles has been widely used.
Wearable Medical devices took the world by storm and have altered our way of life forever. In 2016 the market for wearables reached an estimated $2 billion and experts predict that this number will skyrocket to $6 billion by 2023.
Nanotechnology-based drug therapy is gaining popularity since drugs can destroy the exact target without creating any side effects via this method. This has led to scientists doing research on nanotech-based treatment against neurological damage.
The demand for novel medical technologies seems to grow continuously. Hence there has been an increasing number of start-ups in order to fill the gaps by providing innovative solutions to persisting health issues. In this article, we will have a brief look at five of the world’s most promising medical device start-ups.
Quick diagnosis and treatment monitoring are critical due to the emergence of multidrug resistance, especially in tuberculosis. Taking this fact into consideration, a research team from Stanford University School of Medicine developed an imaging technique to diagnose tuberculosis (TB) within an hour and monitor the effectiveness of treatments.
Management of bone injuries made simpler by researchers from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) where researchers have designed a self-positioning scaffold to be implanted into bone fractures that induce bone regeneration.
Elliot K. Fishman, MD, professor of radiology, surgery, oncology and urology at Johns Hopkins Hospital seeks the help of GPU-accelerated deep learning artificial intelligence to detect pancreatic cancer early which is nearly impossible for humans alone.
A new study conducted at the University of Plymouth has reported that the opinions and decisions of young children are more significantly influenced by robots even if they are incorrect when compared to adults. This study was published in the journal Science Robotics.
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