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UCL INSTITUTE OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

Medical Imaging Methods

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Photoacoustics could become alternative to mammography or sonogram for breast cancer detection

One of the lines of research of OILTEBIA, a European science project coordinated by Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, is a method to detect breast cancer based on photoacoustics and which could become an alternative to mammography or sonogram. OILTEBIA… Read more →

CMOS imaging biosensor could enable early diagnosis of diabetes, Alzheimer’s

Researchers at the Toyohashi University of Technology and the National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology (Toyohashi, Japan) have developed a semiconductor-imaging biosensor that analyzes blood and urine for early detection of diabetes and Alzheimer’s diseases, among others.

The biosensor comprises… Read more →

Transcranial direct-current stimulation offers new hope in controlling Tourette Syndrome tics

A chemical in the brain plays a vital role in controlling the involuntary movements and vocal tics associated with Tourette Syndrome (TS), a new study has shown.

The research by psychologists at The University of Nottingham, published in the latest… Read more →

Siemens SOMATOM Scope, a New 16-Slice CT Scanner Cleared by FDA

The FDA has cleared the SOMATOM Scope, a Siemens budget CT scanner with some advanced features previously available only on more advanced models. The 16-slice device is available in two models, the Scope and Scope Power, with the latter having… Read more →

TEDMED DC: The Companies We Met in The Hive

This editor attended TEDMED 2014 in DC and had a chance to speak with some of the innovative start ups in the Hive, a showcase of new medical technologies.

BeneVir has developed an impressive immunotherapy for cancer that has the potential… Read more →

iPhone eye test spots vision problems cheaply

PEER into a smartphone, and all will become clear. Smart Vision Labs, a start-up in New York City, wants to make it easier to diagnose vision problems in developing countries with an iPhone camera add-on. The World Health Organization estimates… Read more →

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Voluson E10 OB/GYN Ultrasound with World’s First Curved Matrix Electronic 4D Probe

GE Healthcare is releasing a new high-performance ultrasound system targeted at OB/GYN applications. The Voluson E10 features the eM6C, the world’s first curved electronic 4D ultrasound probe, and an upgraded version of the HDlive software. The probe is promised to… Read more →

St. Jude Medical’s OPTIS Integrated System Consolidates OCT and FFR Into Cath Labs

St. Jude Medical, having received both FDA clearance and CE Mark approval, is launching the OPTIS Integrated System on both sides of the Atlantic. The system offers optical coherence tomography (OCT) and fractional flow reserve (FFR) technologies in a package… Read more →

Laser-like optical amplifier portends external transmission of bio signals

“Potential applications in medicine are exciting,” says J. Gary Eden, professor of electrical and computer engineering (ECE) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). “We have made optical systems at the microscopic scale that amplify light and produce ultra-narrowband spectral… Read more →

Mini Camera Modules Pave Way for Less-Invasive Visualization

Wafer-level packaging, CMOS circuits and MOEMS technologies help realize sub-1-mm camera modules. Imaging and small-sized digital camera modules have become ubiquitous. Only a few years ago, a digital camera recorder was still a considerable investment, and its size and weight… Read more →

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