A National Mental Health Crisis

Each year, the American Psychological Association (APA) surveys people across the United States about stress: its sources; its intensity; and how people are responding to stressors, both mentally and physically. Since 2007, when the Stress in AmericaTM survey was first conducted by the Harris Poll on behalf of APA, we have seen various external factors negatively affect stress levels, from economic downturns to the impact of racism to political conflict.

Our 2020 survey is different. It reveals that Americans have been profoundly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and that the external factors Americans have listed in previous years as

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New research could help millions who suffer from ‘ringing in the ears’

In the largest clinical trial of its kind, researchers show that combining sound and electrical stimulation of the tongue can significantly reduce tinnitus, commonly described as “ringing in the ears.” They also found that therapeutic effects can be sustained for up to 12 months post-treatment. 

The findings could potentially help millions of people since tinnitus affects about 10 to 15 percent of the population worldwide. The study was conducted by researchers from the University of Minnesota, Trinity College, St. James’s Hospital, University of Regensburg, University of Nottingham, and Irish medical device company Neuromod Devices Limited.

The research was published as

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5 Biggest Health Dangers Facing College Freshmen

From the ‘freshman 15’ to STDs, incoming college freshman have a lot to watch out for.

It’s a stark reality about the first year of college: while freshmen account for a quarter of college students, they make up a third of all campus deaths.

According to a study by the American Public Health Association, suicide is the leading cause of death among college students—a danger that can be the result of many factors, including the ones outlined here. However, alcohol-related death rates are lower than what most people believe. In fact, college students are much less likely to die

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A New Generation Medical Device Company

Applied Medical’s Response to COVID-19

Applied Medical has taken many important measures to respond to the evolving COVID-19 situation. Find out how we are working diligently to be a part of the solution.


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As a new generation medical device company, Applied Medical is equally committed to improving the accessibility and affordability of high-quality healthcare globally. We achieve this through a vertically integrated business model that enables our team members to develop technologies that enhance clinical care, while offering boundless opportunities for professional growth.


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As a vertically integrated organization,

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Robotics in Medical Devices, 2020 Update – Thematic Research

Robotics in Medical Devices, 2020 Update – Thematic Research

Summary

Robotics are increasingly being considered synonymous with progress within multiple industries. Healthcare robotics have been specifically developed to improve patient outcomes. Healthcare robotics vary, as there are multiple ways they can be used in a healthcare setting. The industry is expanding with the adoption of automation across all areas. Surgical robotic systems are a paragon of robotics in the medtech industry.


These systems are used to perform minimally invasive procedures in order to alleviate the burden of open surgery for patients. Robotics also encompasses an aspect of artificial intelligence (AI),
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