Research sheds light on new ways to target autoimmune disorders

Novel molecules developed by researchers at the Rockefeller University (NY, USA) have the potential to provide treatments for the millions of people who suffer from an autoimmune disorder. Reported recently in Nature Communications, Thomas Tuschl (Professor at Rockefeller University; NY, USA) and his fellow researchers from have developed small molecules that can bind to and inhibit one

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Global shipments of wearable devices reached 49.6M units in Q1 2019

While wrist-worn wearables accounted for the majority of the market with 63.2% share, ear-worn devices experienced the fastest growth (135.1% YoY). Global shipments of wearable devices reached 49.6 million units during the first quarter of 2019, up 55.2% from the previous year according to data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device

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First PI3K inhibitor for breast cancer approved by FDA

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Piqray (alpelisib) tablets to treat patients with breast cancer. Piqray is to be used in combination with the FDA-approved endocrine therapy, fulvestrant, to treat post-menopausal patients with hormone receptor (HR)-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative, PIK3CA-mutated, advanced or metastatic breast cancer (as detected by

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Top 4 Ways to Advance Artificial Intelligence in Medical Imaging

Artificial intelligence could revolutionize medical imaging, but how can stakeholders translate the technology from research to clinical practice? Countless studies have shown the many ways artificial intelligence could transform the medical imaging field. From detecting lung cancer as well as human radiologists to predicting kidney functionfrom renal biopsies, machine learning and deep learning algorithms have demonstrated their potential

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Single Use Mobile Devices in Healthcare: A complete guide to choose your mobile infrastructure

The adoption of single-use devices in healthcare has contributed to an improved patient experience, lower readmittance rates, faster clinical trials, and a more educated patient base. But how do you go about adopting a single-use device into your product offering? This guide will introduce you to the key components that go into delivering a single-use mobile

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Researchers develop washable, wearable graphene capacitors that can be woven directly into clothes

Researchers at the University of Cambridge and Jiangnan University in China have developed graphene-enhanced wearable electronic components incorporated directly into fabrics. The devices could be used for flexible circuits, healthcare monitoring, energy conversion, and other applications. The researchers have shown how graphene and other related materials can be directly incorporated into fabrics to produce charge

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