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August 2018

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Difficile measures
22 August 2018 A missed diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection can cost a...

December 2017

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Image problem – the CERN EndoTOFPET-US project
09 December 2017 Because pancreatic cancer is nearly always detected at a late stage, there...

October 2016

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Reducing radiation dose for paediatric CT
25 October 2016 Radiation dose, always a concern in CT, is particularly risky for...

Heart can heal using own immune cells, say US researchers
25 October 2016 The heart contains its own pool of immune cells capable of helping it...

November 2015

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EWMA 2016 Conference announced
10 November 2015 The European Wound Management Association (EWMA) has announced that the...

October 2015

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Tim Kelsey to say farewell to NHS technology community at EHI Live 2015
26 October 2015 Departing NHS England patient and information director to deliver...

February 2015

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Fluorescent dyes 'light up' brain cancer cells
03 February 2015 New fluorescent dyes attracted to cancer cells may revolutionise the way...

FDA approves drug to treat binge eating disorder
03 February 2015 A new drug that treats moderate-to severe binge eating disorder (BED)...

January 2015

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Report finds growth in UK childhood obesity is slowing
30 January 2015 A study by researchers at King's College London has found that...

Researchers double the storage life of joint donor tissue
29 January 2015 A method for preserving donor joint tissue has been developed by...

New research reveals antibiotics could help treat cancer
28 January 2015 A researcher inspired by a conversation with his young child has discovered...

NICE unveils guidelines to improve asthma diagnosis accuracy
28 January 2015 A draft guideline released by NICE suggests spirometry should be used as...

First liquid-biopsy lung cancer companion diagnostic registered
13 January 2015 The CE-IVD marking of a new liquid biopsy-based companion diagnostic,...

November 2014

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New nanoparticles perform MRI and fluorescent imaging
19 November 2014 IT chemists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the US have...

October 2014

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Heart can heal using own immune cells, say US researchers
31 October 2014 The heart contains its own pool of immune cells capable of helping it...

August 2014

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Lasers and sound waves offer skin cancer breakthrough
12 August 2014 A handheld device that that may change the way doctors treat and...

DNA analysis tool speeds up cancer diagnosis
06 August 2014 A newly developed nanoscale imaging tool will enable researchers...

Nanoparticle boost for cancer diagnosis
01 August 2014 Self-assembling nanoparticles developed by researchers at Imperial...

Anti-cancer drug tracks its own success in tackling tumours
01 August 2014 Asian scientists have developed an anti-cancer drug able to demonstrate...

Sight and smell test hope for early Alzheimer’s detection
01 August 2014 Changes in the way the eyes and nose work might indicate the onset...

July 2014

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San Diego Health System advances minimally invasive brain surgery
24 July 2014 Neurosurgeons have performed highly complex brain surgery to remove...

Noninvasive imaging analysis promises better cancer patient care
04 July 2014 Lung cancer patients could receive more precise treatment, and their...

June 2014

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MRI-guided laser procedure may offer alternative to epilepsy surgery
03 June 2014 A minimally invasive laser procedure performed under MRI guidance...

April 2014

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UK NHS announces e-referrals live date
25 April 2014 The NHS e-referral service will go live in November this year, the UK...

March 2014

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NHS trust to deploy EPR system in developing countries
28 March 2014 An open source electronic patient record system developed at Moorfields...

US research reveals potential of protein nanoprobes
19 March 2014 Researchers at the US Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley...

February 2014

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Rapid detection for eye diseases
24 February 2014 Scanning the patient's retina in seconds, a new...

US task force highlights benefits of BRCA testing
21 February 2014 The US Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) has published a...

Reducing radiation dose for paediatric CT
19 February 2014 Radiation dose, always a concern in CT, is particularly risky for...

New MRI scan for blood cancer
18 February 2014 A new type of MRI scan could present hope for myeloma sufferers, a...

The end of the stethoscope?
17 February 2014 As point-of-care ultrasound devices become more accurate, the future of...

January 2014

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Silicon membrane could help miniaturise diagnostic devices
02 January 2014 Miniaturisation is critical in the diagnostic market, particularly...

Global lab automation market poised to grow
02 January 2014 The worldwide lab automation market is expected to reach $4.2 billion...

Better allergy detection from Siemens
02 January 2014 Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics has announced improvements to...

Urine test could detect blood clots
02 January 2014 In October 2013, a study in the journal ACS Nano revealed that a simple...

The jury’s out on new TB test
02 January 2014 There is a new diagnostic test for tuberculosis, but, while it's faster...

November 2013

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New test for detecting BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations
11 November 2013 A new test has been developed for detecting mutations in the BRCA1 and...

Growth in Chinese ultrasound market
08 November 2013 China's ultrasound market is predicted to surge more than 60% within the...

New way to cut radiation exposure in children who require repeat CT scans
08 November 2013 Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center in Baltimore have found...

Global medical imaging market continues to grow
08 November 2013 The global medical imaging device market is expected to exceed $49 billion...

Promising new PET/MRI technology improves diagnostic confidence
08 November 2013 A new form of imaging - PET combined with MRI - shows promise for...

Most powerful MRI scanner in the world nears completion
08 November 2013 The world's most powerful MRI scanner is edging closer to...

Smartphone microscope launched
08 November 2013 A simple smartphone device could help physicians determine the...

September 2013

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US rollout for Durafiber Ag
13 September 2013 Smith & Nephew has announced that its Durafiber Ag dressing will soon...

ZOLL to exhibit advanced resuscitation devices at ENA
12 September 2013 ZOLL Medical Corporation's portfolio of advanced resuscitation and...

August 2013

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Apology for Clostridium difficile infection control failures
13 August 2013 Health officials have apologised for the substandard infection...



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