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Thankful for Biopharma Breakthroughs

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We believe during these tough times, people and companies step up and understand the urgent need to go above and beyond. Although its been a pretty tough year with not a lot (if any) positive news there has been a lot of  people and bsuinesses working really hard to tackle  Covid-19, whether it has been in the area of theraputics and/or vaccines. The following article is a great summary of the…

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When put up against five experienced, fellowship-trained radiologists, DeepCOVID-XR was able to process a set of 300 test X-rays in about 18 minutes compared to about two and a half to three and a half hours. (Getty Images)

Researchers at Northwestern University have trained an artificial intelligence algorithm to automatically detect the signs of COVID-19 on a basic X-ray of the lungs, and it’s capable of outperforming a team of specialized…

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Jacob Bell / BioPharma Dive

The latest batch of breakthrough device designations from FDA support an array of medtech innovations, from a novel treatment for sleep apnea to a tissue regeneration technology designed to aid spinal cord injury patients. Several technologies designated within the past month are diagnostics, with two targeting breast cancer and one designed to improve the diagnosis of a deadly gastrointestinal condition in premature…

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Research efforts in Florida will be a model for how Berg and AdventHealth roll out similar work throughout the U.S. The Berg artificial intelligene platform can provide info on why conditions such as obesity and diabetes leave people more vulnerable to COVID-19. (AdventHealth)

AdventHealth has partnered with biotech firm Berg to gain insights on people that have tested positive for COVID-19 and reduce mortality rates from the…

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Researchers at MIT and the Indian Institute of Technology have come up with a way to generate the steam required by autoclaves using just the power of sunlight to help maintain safe, sterile equipment at low cost in remote locations.     Image: Courtesy of the researchers. Edited by MIT News.
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The Internet of Medical Things (IoMT), including wearable personal fitness trainers, are proving to be a reliable measure of physical activity and for risk assessment than traditional methods. (Credit: Getty Images) 

The Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) market is expanding rapidly, with over 500,000 medical technologies currently available, from blood pressure and glucose monitors to MRI scanners. AI poised to contribute analysis crucial to…

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A team of researchers from Kaunas University of Technology and Lithuanian University of Health Sciences proposed a non-invasive method for detection of melanoma. A patented computer-aided diagnostic system developed by Lithuanian scientists proved to be more than 90% accurate in detecting malignancy in diagnostic images of skin lesions acquired from 100 patients.

In Europe, melanoma is the fifth most…

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Stanford engineers have created a microlab half the size of a credit card that can detect COVID-19 in just 30 minutes. (Image credit: Getty Images)

Throughout the pandemic, infectious disease experts and frontline medical workers have asked for a faster, cheaper and more reliable COVID-19 test. Now, leveraging the so-called “lab on a chip” technology and the cutting-edge genetic editing…

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LSI 2021 EMERGING MEDTECH SUMMIT

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BIOMEDevice - Boston 2021

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    BIOMEDevice - Boston 2021
    https://biomedboston.com/

    Rescheduled to May 2021

    2,200+ industry professionals and 335+ suppliers convene in Boston — home to the nation's highest number of medical device companies — for a two-day event focused on moving medtech design projects to the next stage of development.

    BIOMEDevice lets you explore the trends driving advancements in healthcare as well as discover…

  • Created by: Kathy Jones
  • Tags: biomedevice, boston, north america, medtech

MED-TECH INNOVATION SUMMIT

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    MED-TECH INNOVATION SUMMIT
    https://med-techexpo.com/event/en/page/home

    New dates announced – June 29 – June 30, 2021

    Med-Tech Innovation Expo is the UK & Ireland’s leading event for medical design and manufacturing technology.

    Experience live demonstrations of the latest machine, technology, products and services while networking with 4,000 + designers, engineers, innovators and…

  • Created by: Kathy Jones
  • Tags: med-tech, summit, june 2021, nec, birmingham, uk

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