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International Research News

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Rats receive lab-grown esophagi
Gizmag, April 17, 2014
Silk could soon be used in medical implants instead of metal alloys
The Independent, April 17, 2014
Seno Imagio Opto-Acoustic Breast Cancer Imaging System Cleared in Europe
Medgadget, April 17, 2014
New Test Accurately Measures Glucose in Urine
Medgadget, April 17, 2014
Blood recycling machine gets 3D-printed upgrade
Wired, April 17, 2014
Light Activated Nanoballoons Open Inside Tumors to Release Chemo Cargo
Medgadget, April 17, 2014
What mHealth Can Do for You
eHealthNews.eu, April 17, 2014
New fiber-optic device helps clinicians diagnose cancer at early-stage
NewsMedical, April 16, 2014
High-Field MRI-Guided Linear Accelerator Brings Together Imaging, Radiotherapy to Zap Tumors
Medgadget, April 16, 2014
Green is good: Natural compound from green tomatoes increases muscle, protects against muscle wasting
ScienceDaily, April 16, 2014
Revolutionary new scan spots arthritis before symptoms start
Express, April 16, 2014
Smart pants to keep elderly on their feet
The Times, April 16, 2014
Seeing the Light: How Photonics Continues to Improve Eyesight
Photonics, April 16, 2014
Synthetic collagen promotes natural clotting
R&D Mag, April 16, 2014
Three-gene test may aid earlier lung cancer detection
NewsMedical, April 15, 2014
Scientists try 3-D printer to build human heart
Bioscience Technology, April 15, 2014
Scientists to develop handheld testing device to provide same day diagnosis from patient’s bedside
NewsMedical, April 15, 2014
World-first regeneration of a living organ
Gizmag, April 15, 2014
Next frontier in 3-D printing: Human organs
CNN, April 14, 2014
Researchers Looking to Create New Bone Tissue Generation Technique
Bioscience Technology, April 14, 2014
Dynamic Magnetic Field Activates Nanoparticles to Force Tumor Cells to Self-Destruct (VIDEO)
Medgadget, April 14, 2014
Getting point-of-care devices into the doctor’s office
BioOptics World, April 14, 2014
Heartbleed Bug Endangers Medical Data, Internet as a Whole
MDDI, April 14, 2014
LifeBond granted Chinese patent for novel absorbable surgical adhesive technology
NewsMedical, April 14, 2014
A Way to Make Stretchable Medical Electronics Practical
MIT Technology Review, April 13, 2014
Green Paper on Mobile Health (mHealth)
eHealthNews.eu, April 13, 2014
Physical function, sense of autonomy are independent determinants of life-space mobility in older people
NewsMedical, April 13, 2014
MEMS and NEMS Make Headway in MedTech
MDDI, April 13, 2014
Yes, There’s an App To Reduce Heart Failure Hospital Readmissions
MDDI, April 12, 2014
Engineered vaginas grown in women for the first time
New Scientist, April 12, 2014
Researchers use Google Glass to help Parkinson’s sufferers
Gizmag, April 12, 2014
New Collagen Matrix Biomaterial Helps Keep Liver Cells Alive in Microfluidic Devices
Medgadget, April 12, 2014
Researchers develop glass fabric-based thermoelectric generator for wearable electronics
NewsMedical, April 11, 2014
Optical Pacemaker and Engineered Muscle Neurons Activate Paralyzed Limbs
Medgadget, April 11, 2014
Pioneering implant revives legs of paralysed men
New Scientist, April 11, 2014
A novel device for inhalation drug delivery
NewsMedical, April 11, 2014
Digital drugs will transform healthcare
Wired, April 11, 2014
Noses Made in Britain: UK Touts Lab-grown Organs
Bioscience Technology, April 11, 2014
Wearable Intelligence Shows What Future of Healthcare Could Be Like (VIDEO)
Medgadget, April 10, 2014
Blood sample could diagnose many types of solid cancers
NewsMedical, April 10, 2014
New discovery gives hope that nerves could be repaired after spinal cord injury
Bioscience Technology, April 10, 2014
Artificially Created 3D Model of Human Upper Airway
Medgadget, April 10, 2014
HIMSS Europe Pushes eHealth Forward with the Presentation of the Continuity of Care Maturity Model™
eHealthNews.eu, April 10, 2014
New Substrate for Transient Electronics May Lead to Dissolvable Implantable Devices
Medgadget, April 10, 2014
iPhone app uses science to help people with acne make better food choices
NewsMedical, April 10, 2014
New imaging tool provides fresh insight into origins of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s disease
NewsMedical, April 10, 2014
Quantum Imaging secures £1.6 million investment to develop medical imaging device
NewsMedical, April 10, 2014
Valves added to NIST’s simple microfluidic devices
Medical News Today, April 9, 2014
Intuitive’s new da Vinci Xi robotic surgical system unveiled
Medgadget, April 9, 2014
Cybathlon Championship for Robot-Assisted Para-Athletes Set for 2016
Medgadget, April 9, 2014

Ageing and Wellbeing »

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Green is good: Natural compound from green tomatoes increases muscle, protects against muscle wasting
ScienceDaily, April 16, 2014
Smart pants to keep elderly on their feet
The Times, April 16, 2014
Physical function, sense of autonomy are independent determinants of life-space mobility in older people
NewsMedical, April 13, 2014
Three New Pacemakers from SJM, Including a Quadripolar, Approved in U.S.
Medgadget, March 28, 2014
How A New Alzheimer’s Test Could Kill Long-Term Care Insurance — Or Make It Cheaper
Forbes, March 28, 2014
Cochlear Nucleus Hybrid L24, a New Combination Implant/Hearing Aid for Sensorineural High Pitch Hearing Loss
Medgadget, March 27, 2014
iHear hearing aid can be calibrated over the internet to keep costs low
Gizmag, March 27, 2014
MIT biological engineers trying to adapt MRI to visualize gene activity inside the brains of living animals
NewsMedical, March 27, 2014
Nasal spray holds promise as potential alternative therapeutic approach for depression
NewsMedical, March 27, 2014
Improving coordination of care for elderly patients trims costs and complications
NewsMedical, March 19, 2014

London Events Calendar

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Big Data Imaging Studies: UK Biobank and HCP: Steve Smith
Thursday 17 April, 2014
Imagining the future of medicine
Monday 21 April, 2014
Global Mental Health: Addressing the Global Burden of Depression
Thursday 24 April, 2014
The regenerative role of macrophages in white matter repair: Dr. Veronique Miron
Friday 25 April, 2014
Stem Cells @ Lunch: Dr. Ivo Lieberam and Dr. Andrew Steele
Tuesday 29 April, 2014
Molecular Engineering of Biologically-Inspired Materials: Szu-Wen Wang
Tuesday 29 April, 2014
Engineering the future of Biomedicine: Prof. Michael Brady
Tuesday 29 April, 2014
Science, surgery, sports and rehabilitation in 2014
Wednesday 30 April, 2014
Hybrid Nanomaterials for Plasmonic (Bio)Sensing: Prof. Luis-Liz Marzan
Wednesday 30 April, 2014
Modelling non-invasive brain stimulation: Dr Pedro Calvaleiro Miranda
Thursday 1 May, 2014
Regulation of stem cell activity in the adult brain: Dr. Fancois Guillemot
Friday 2 May, 2014
An Example of an Impactful Study on a Biological Material: The Articular Cartilage Paradigm: Prof. Van C. Mow
Tuesday 6 May, 2014
GOSH Paediatric Dermatology Course
8 May, 2014 - 9 May, 2014
Principles of multiplexed electrosprays and applications to biomaterials synthesis for drug delivery: Prof. Alessandro Gomez
Thursday 8 May, 2014
PET imaging of the hypoxic heart, and the role of hexokinase in cardiac protection: Dr. Rick Southwell
Friday 9 May, 2014
Statistical Parametric Mapping for MEG/EEG 2014
12 May, 2014 - 14 May, 2014
MedTec UK
14 May, 2014 - 15 May, 2014
Synthetic cellularity via protocell design and construction: Prof. Stephen Mann
Wednesday 14 May, 2014
Statistical Parametric Mapping for fMRI and MRI/VBM 2014
15 May, 2014 - 17 May, 2014
Department of Bioengineering Departmental seminar: Prof. Hannah Michalska
Thursday 15 May, 2014
Integration of neuroimaging and intraoperative neurophysiology for intrinsic brain tumor removal: Prof. Lorenzo Bello
Thursday 15 May, 2014
id² Conference 2013: Modelling Approaches in Biomedical Science
16 May, 2014 - 17 May, 2014
Repairing the damaged CNS by promoting plasticity and axon regeneration: Prof. Fawcett
Monday 19 May, 2014
Innovations in bioresorbable polymers for orthopaedic fixation and repair: Dr. David Farrar
Wednesday 21 May, 2014
Neural processes reveal information processing in decision-making systems: David Redish
Friday 23 May, 2014

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