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Imaging the Human Eye: Detailed Images of Rod and Cone Photoreceptors

Researchers have developed a noninvasive technique that can capture images of rod and cone photoreceptors with unprecedented detail. The advance could lead to new treatments and earlier detection for …

On the Dot: Novel Quantum Sensor Provides New Approach to Early Diagnosis Via Imaging

A phenomenon called ‘oxidative stress’ is seen in affected organs during the early stages of certain difficult-to-treat diseases like cancer and kidney dysfunction. Detecting oxidative …

Imaging of Ballistic Wounds, Bullet Composition and Implications for MRI Safety

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Coronavirus: Medical ‘advances’ of 2020 could transform future healthcare, leading experts say

The technology used to develop the Pfizer vaccine could be used to tackle illnesses such as cancer and other infectious diseases similar to Covid-19, leading health experts have said, raising hopes that humanity can take a major scientific “leap forward” in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Oncologists, vaccinologists, biomedical engineers and doctors have all told The Independent that the technological advancements seen throughout 2020 could come to have a “profound” impact on the future provision of care for patients suffering from a variety of conditions.

The developments made in diagnostics, therapeutics, vaccine manufacturing and medical telecommunications are expected to

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The 18 most innovative medical devices of 2020

galien-foundation-2020The Galien Foundation recently announced nominees for most innovative medical devices for its 14th Annual Prix Galien USA Awards.

The foundation bestows the Prix Galien Award annually to examples of outstanding biomedical and technology products that are designed to improve the human condition.

“As we celebrate 50 years of the Prix Galien process, we are honored to announce this year’s Prix Galien USA nominees, which represent the determination and passion for change that serves as the driving force of life-changing innovation,” said Sue Desmond-Hellmann, chair of the Prix Galien USA and Prix Galien International Committees, in a news release

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3 Medical Device Industry Trends for 2020

In recent years, the medical device sector has seen a torrent of technological advances, global regulatory disruption and emerging market opportunities. In 2020, the evolutionary pace of the industry is intensifying. Companies that embrace data-driven technologies for production intelligence, seek to innovate their product, and prepare for regulatory change with digital tools to manage data will emerge on top. A new medical device trend brief, “Top 5 Medical Device Industry Trends to Plan for in 2020,” examines specific trends and ideas on how to leverage them to benefit your device company. The following are three of the trends:


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