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05 May 2016 - 07 May 2016
11 May 2016 - 14 May 2016

Critical Care

Image: The new sensor device (L) and a cross-sectional scanning electron microscope photo of the copper(I)-bromide film (Photo courtesy of Fujitsu Laboratories).

Breath Sensor Measures Exhaled Gas Components

A portable breath sensor can measure the concentration of specified gas components correlated with lifestyle diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes, and cancer. More...
03 May 2016

Aspirin Could Increase Cancer Survival Rates by 20%

A new study suggests a significant reduction in mortality and cancer spread in patients who took a low-level dose of aspirin in addition to their cancer treatment. More...
03 May 2016

Anti-Adhesive Nanopatches Prevent Biofilm Formation

A novel nano-coating could offer a significant advantage in battling biofilms for a variety of medical and industrial applications. More...
02 May 2016
Image: The BioMonitor 2-AF insertable cardiac remote monitor (Photo courtesy of Biotronik).

Insertable Cardiac Monitor Helps Detect Infrequent Arrhythmias

A new remote cardiac monitor provides physicians with the ability to accurately detect and diagnose atrial fibrillation (AF), ventricular tachycardia (VT), and syncope. More...
29 Apr 2016
Image: The Mayo Clinic Chest Pain Choice (CPC) chart (Photo courtesy of the Mayo Clinic).

Decision aid Guides Chest Pain Emergency Patients

A one-page color printed handout facilitates emergency department (ED) doctor/patient discussion and assists doctors to safely eliminate unnecessary testing and procedures. More...
28 Apr 2016

Cryoablation Therapy Could Help Ease Phantom Limb Pain

A new study suggests that applying cryoablation blasts may reduce the phantom limb pain that plagues many amputees. More...
27 Apr 2016

Skin Tests to Predict Antibiotic Allergies May Be Useless

Oral provocation challenge (PC), with appropriate follow up, is more efficient and safer for screening non-life threatening reactions to amoxicillin in children than skin tests, according to a new study. More...
26 Apr 2016

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