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Neuroimaging: Big data helps improve diagnosis accuracy
A team of researchers from Osaka University and The University of Tokyo developed MNet, an automatic diagnosis system for neurological diseases using magnetoencephalography (MEG), demonstrating the possibility of making automatic neurological disease diagnoses using MEG.
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Quieter ICUs are better for infants
Excessive noise is widely known to have negative effects on health, and children in neonatal intensive care units are among the most vulnerable. To help preterm infants make a smooth transition to life outside of the womb, some NICUs have instituted set quiet times to limit children's exposure to potentially dangerous levels of noise.
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Do upper and lower GI endoscopies on the same day!
Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have shown benefits from "bundling" upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopies on the same day to remedy what they say is the "disturbingly" large number of older Americans currently being scheduled for the procedures on two different days.
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Precise temperature measurements with invisible light
Ordinarily, you will not encounter a radiation thermometer until somebody puts one in your ear at the doctor's office or you point one at your forehead when you are feeling feverish.
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Nanotechnology: magnetic beads to treat preeclampsia
Preliminary laboratory tests show that functionalized magnetic beads successfully reduced blood levels of a harmful molecule that is elevated during preeclampsia, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Hypertension.
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MR-guided treatment for life-threatening cardiac arrhythmia
In a world first, UHZ has succeeded in treating a patient with life-threatening cardiac arrythmia using MR-controlled radio ablation.
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Organ bioprinting gets a breath of fresh air
Bioengineers have cleared a major hurdle on the path to 3D printing replacement organs with a breakthrough technique for bioprinting tissues. The innovation allows scientists to create exquisitely entangled vascular networks that mimic the body's natural passageways for blood, air, lymph and other vital fluids.
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Imaging: New technique uses protein of scorpion venom
A novel imaging technique that uses a synthesized form of scorpion venom to light up brain tumors has shown promise in a clinical trial. The imaging system enables neurosurgeons to better see malignant growths that often are difficult to fully eliminate.
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Imaging: Dataset bridges human vision and machine learning
Neuroscientists and computer vision scientists say a new dataset of unprecedented size - comprising brain scans of four volunteers who each viewed 5,000 images - will help researchers better understand how the brain processes images.
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Imaging: Deep-learning model for lung cancer
A deep-learning model developed using serial image scans of tumors from patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) predicted treatment response and survival outcomes better than standard clinical parameters.
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News from the exhibitors of MEDICA and COMPAMED

Canadian Exhibitor WAT Med Helps to Fight Cancer
The MD Anderson Cancer Center is a globally recognized cancer research organization. With emphasis on cancer patient care, research, education, and prevention, the center is devoted to the goal of...
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PulseFlow Announces strategic partnership with Kir-Fix
Last week COO Dan Blackman was in Helsinki where he shared the platform with Henri Isojärvi as PulseFlow announced their strategic partnership with Kir-Fix to supply the PulseFlow wearable...
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biolitec® at Medica 2018: 10 years ELVeS® Radial® laser therapy and excellent healing successes in proctology and urology with LEONARDO® lasers
Jena, November 09, 2018 ‒ The laser pioneer biolitec® set standards when it developed the ELVeS® Radial® method for the minimally invasive endovenous treatment of varicose veins and launched it on the...
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No chance for bacteria on implants
Hip and dental implant operations are routine. But not entirely risk-free. They may result in infection that is difficult to control with oral or intravenous antibiotics. In such cases, the implant...
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EIZO Releases Its Brightest 27-Inch Full HD Surgical Monitor for Endoscopy and Microsurgery
EIZO Corporation (TSE: 6737) today announced the release of the CuratOR EX2721, its brightest 27-inch full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) wide screen surgical monitor for use in endoscopy and microsurgery. &#...
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EIZO Releases Its First Surgical Field Camera with 4K Resolution and Fully Integrated Triaxial Mount
EIZO Corporation (TSE: 6737) today announced the release of the CuratOR SC430-PTR, EIZO’s first surgical field camera, with 4K resolution and integrated triaxial camera mount for high definition...
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EIZO Expands Its Surgical and Endoscopy Lineup with Release of High-Brightness 4K Surgical Monitor
EIZO Corporation (TSE: 6737) today announced the release of the CuratOR EX3241 – a 32-inch, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160 pixels) surgical monitor with high brightness, image sharpening technology, and optical...
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PROTEC - Square control centre
OKW’s new PROTEC enclosures have a modern and highly attractive square design with soft contours. As a result, these wall-mount and table-top housings are ideal for modern electronics...
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KNF introduces new micro gas sampling pump NMP 830 HP: Improved flow rate, vacuum and pressure
With its NMP series, KNF provides micro gas sampling pumps which have proven their worth over decades of use, particularly for medical equipment. The new NMP 830 HP offers this market a...
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Pioneering ‘zero pressure’ mattresses showcased at MEDICA 2018 (hall 16, stand F18-8)
A UK company, who specialises in the development and manufacture of ‘zero pressure’ technology will be at MEDICA 2018 to showcase their full range of pioneering mattress solutions. Over the...
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