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A new, enhanced MRI diagnostic approach was, for the first time, able to identify significant damage to the blood-brain barrier (BBB) of professional football players following “unreported” trauma or mild concussions. Published in the current issue of JAMA Neurology, this… Read more →
Ultrasound is a great imaging modality that’s also used in a number of therapeutic applications. Its advantages include being able to penetrate tissue without using ionizing radiation, as well as the ability to see moving objects in real-time. A serious… Read more →
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Needles almost too small to be seen with the unaided eye could be the basis for new treatment options for two of the world’s leading eye diseases: glaucoma and corneal neovascularization.
The microneedles, ranging in length from 400 to 700… Read more →
Stanching the free flow of blood from an injury remains a holy grail of clinical medicine. Controlling blood flow is a primary concern and first line of defense for patients and medical staff in many situations, from traumatic injury to… Read more →
SenseWheel is a lightweight wheel for wheelchair users with embedded technology to measure how the wheelchair is being utilised, thereby gathering data to refine the individual’s rehabilitation programme using movement metrics. SenseWheel has been developed as part of a collaboration… Read more »
Dr Sandy MacRobert, Professor of Photochemistry and Photobiology at the Research Department of General Surgery, will be speaking on ’Enhancing drug delivery to cancer cells using lasers’, at this month’s IBME monthly seminar.
In his talk he will present recent experimental data… Read more »
Researchers at UCL Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering and the University of Western Australia have developed a novel method to obtain highly detailed 3D x-ray images with low doses of radiation. The results, published in the July edition of Medical… Read more »