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No More Biopsies?

The normal standard to investigate a cancer would be a couple of blood and urine tests followed by a possible biopsy. Biopsies may be a great way of figuring out whether or not a patient has cancer, but it isn’t the safest nor the best. With the intention of finding a better alternative, a microscope […]

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People are Dying from Medical Errors

Medical errors are estimated to be the third-highest cause of death in the country. Experts and patient safety advocates are trying to change that. But at least one of the tools that’s been considered a fix isn’t yet working as well as it should, suggests a report released Thursday. This is according to the Leapfrog Group, […]

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Robot Invasion

Robots are slowly starting to take over. As technology continues to pave its way for the future, robots are starting to become more of a reality. Analytical robots Adam and Eve, the more sophisticated robots, are now being developed at centers of excellence to give a helping hand in the human workforce. To test Adam's […]

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The Expansion of Telehealth Services

The use of teleheath/telemedicine servieces is starting to globalize itself as the growth of technology-assisted care is being driven by maintaining costs, tracking disease progression, and reducing hospital readmissions. For those that are unfamiliar with the term telehealth/telemedicine, it is the ability to use telecommunication and technology as a means of providing clinical healthcare. Telemedicine […]

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WHAT IS HT-1?

Researchers from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) have come up with a revolutionary bio-medical imaging tool. The HT-1 was brought to life with the brilliance of Professor YongKeun Park and his research team. Park and his team was given the chance to collaborate with TomoCube's R&D team to produce a holographic microscope […]

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Say Bye to Brain Tumors

Brain tumors may no longer be too great of a threat with the help of today's advancement on X-ray therapies. With the improvement of X-ray therapies, a team of German biomedical scientists are currently working on a powerful laser that might have the potential to zap brain tumors. The scientists plan to construct a petawatt […]

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Apple’s CareKit Program

Big tech-giant/innovator Apple has announced the release of their new CareKit program. The Carekit program contains digital health tools that will allow users to monitor their health. CareKit has the ability to share information with doctors or nurses, and they are intended to help and motivate people to keep track of their health. The open-source […]

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Cyborg Spermbot

Human procreation is all about accuracy alongside volume. Out of around 350 million sperm, only about a hundred of them might be able to navigate correctly, but only one will end up leading to fertilization. The odds are terrible, but thanks to science and technology we can now rely on one sperm to always get […]

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2D and 3D MRE VS. LIVER DISEASE

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a liver disorder that continues to consume the lives of many Americans. The NAFLD is often characterized by excessive amounts of fat in the liver cells, and it is feared by many because there are no symptoms to begin with. The normal procedure for detecting advanced fibrosis is to […]

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