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03/24/2021: A quick glance for Alzheimer's early detection


ToM: Miama: transparent face mask uncovers facial expressions; Interview: Medical technology: desperately seeking digital professionals; Interview: Alzheimer's disease: early detection using an eye exam; News: AI platform to assess blood vessel anomalies and eye disease; News: Three-layered masks most effective against large respiratory droplets
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03/17/2021: Simulated interventions on the digital twin heart


Video: Digital twin heart; ToM: Disinfection: antibacterial coating on surfaces in the ICU; Interview: Wearable sensors versus laboratory; News: Irradiating COVID-19 cough droplets with UV-C lamps; News: Hyperpolarized proton MRI; News: blood test detect liver injury; News: Helping people understand glaucoma with a mobile app; News: Trialing a new COVID-19 test at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary
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03/10/2021: Supporting technology in the operating theatre


Topic of the Month: Necessity is the mother of invention – innovations in the corona pandemic; Interview: Exploring possible applications of robotic surgery; News: Advanced tech enables remote training in endoscopic sinus surgery; News: AI-based diagnostic system for breast cancer; News: Rapid 3D printing method moves toward 3D-printed organs
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03/03/2021: Ideas to ease the crisis


Topic of the Month: Hygiene and disinfection: innovations against Covid-19; News: Digital alarm system for paediatric intensive care medicine; News: Tissue, scaffold technologies provide new options for breast cancer; News: Sensing robot healthcare helpers being developed at SFU; News: New type of ventilator for virus-free air
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02/24/2021: Responsive materials for smart implants


Topic of the Month: Autonomous medical technology; Interview: Hospital: how an AI tool could improve patient safety; News: COVID-19 associated with leukoencephalopathy on brain MRI; News: Measuring the human being in micrometer steps; News: AI deciphers genetic instructions; News: Health apps; News: Raman spectroscop; News: Wearables: an intelligent health care product for on the go
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02/17/2021: Click and germ-free: the mask that cleans itself


Topic of the Month: Autonomous medical technology; Interview: Gender medicine; Interview: Self-disinfecting mask; Interview: AI and EEG; News: AI tool for better preparation for surgery; News: Wearables: skin patch as an all-in-one health monitor; News: New surgery may enable better control of prosthetic limbs; News: Bernese researchers create sophisticated lung-on-chip
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02/10/2021: Protecting hospitals from overburdening


Topic of the Month: Autonomous medical devices: running well in your body; Interview: Medical devices: hygienic design combats pathogens; Interview: BabSim.Hospital: forecasting hospital bed needs; News: Wearables can detect COVID-19 symptoms and predict diagnosis; News: Study provides evidence of Covid-19 contact tracing app effectiveness
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02/03/2021: Autonomous medical technology: treatment in the body


Topic of the Month: Autonomous medical technology: independently in the body; News: Engineers share model for ventilating; News: New technology could upend DNA sequencing; News: "String of lights" indicates excitation propagation; News: Using wearable tech to keep babies healthy; News: New device enables guided biopsies in real time; News: Machine learning enhances predictions
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01/27/2021: Bioprinting: from skin substitute to the printed human?


Topic of the Month: Breathe a sigh of relief with Respia; Video: Tissue Engineering and Bioprinting – From artificial heart valves and printed humans; Interview: Biostatistics: using data and models to fight Covid-19; News: Fighting respiratory virus outbreaks through sensor-based rapid detection; News: Cardiovascular diseases: new computer model improves therapy
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01/20/2021: Infection prevention: clean air indoors as well


Topic of the Month: mHealth for asthma: Help me manage it myself!; Review of virtual.MEDICA 2020: Health data: building a European Health Union; Interview: Covid-19: protective canopy prevents infection; News: Breathing easier with a better tracheal stent; News: Detecting COVID-19 antibodies in 10-12 seconds; News: Wearables: nonsurgical treatment for cerebral infarction
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