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High levels of calcium in blood, a condition known as hypercalcemia, can be used by GPs as an early indication of certain types of cancer, according to a study by researchers from the universities of Bristol and Exeter.
Hypercalcemia is… Read more →
In 2009, we had a look at the Wearable Artificial Kidney (WAK) concept that promised patients suffering from kidney failure an alternative to conventional dialysis. Now the tool-belt sized prototype has been granted approval for human testing in the United… Read more →
Transforming substances from liquids into gels plays an important role across many industries, including cosmetics, medicine, and energy. But the transformation process, called gelation, where manufacturers add chemical thickeners and either heat or cool the fluids to make them more… Read more →
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 →
The Translational Research Institute, aka TRI Medical, announced that its ND Infusion Catheter has been used on a human patient for the first time to deliver stem cells into the heart. The procedure was performed at the German Cardiology Center… Read more →