Microscopy and machine learning algorithm can predict viral infections

Researchers at the University of Zurich have used fluorescence microscopy and machine learning to recognise cells with viral infections.

Robot-assisted cardiac surgery protects human operator health

A novel robot has potentially changed the landscape of future cardiac surgery, mitigating fatigue and radiation exposure for human operators.

Combatting pandemics with Artificial Intelligence-based predictive model

Scientists have developed an innovative predictive model that employs AI to calculate the likelihood of viruses spreading from animals.

3D printing custom medical devices to boost performance

Researchers at the University of Nottingham have developed a novel 3D printing method, boosting the performance of custom medical devices and increasing their bacterial resistance.

New bio-ink could serve as a scaffold to grow human tissue

Researchers have created a bio-ink made from hyaluronic acid and polyethylene glycol which could serve as a scaffold in order to grow human tissue. A team of researchers from the School of Engineering at Rutgers University, USA, have developed a...

Developing an AI enabled breast cancer detection method

A new study, published in Lancet Digital Health, shows the added value of AI-aided breast cancer detection from mammography images. The study, conducted by Korean academic hospitals and Lunit, a medical AI company specialising in developing AI solutions for radiology...

Detecting epileptic foci in the human brain

Researchers at Yokohama City University, Japan, have developed a compound that helps doctors detect epileptic foci in the human brain. A radiotracer specifically binds to a major class of brain receptors when injected into living rats and humans, lighting them...

Treatment market for polycystic ovarian syndrome to hit $4.18bn

An increase in people suffering from polycystic ovarian syndrome has seen a surge in the market for treatment, which is estimated to his $4.18bn by 2026. According to a report by Allied Market Research, the global polycystic ovarian syndrome treatment...

Bioengineered bacteria to protect against colony collapse

Scientists from the University of Texas at Austin have developed a new strategy, using engineered bacteria, to protect honeybees from colony collapse disorder. According to a national US survey, beekeepers lost nearly 40% of their honeybee colonies last winter, which...

How giant viruses infect amoebae

Image analysis method from Tokyo University of Science, Japan, demonstrates how giant viruses infect amoebae. A team of researchers at Tokyo University of Science, Japan, have created a new method of revealing how giant viruses infect amoebae and how they...

Novel therapeutics using mesenchymal stem cells for treatment

The Center for Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine performs research using mesenchymal stem/stromal cells for treatment via cell therapies and  tissue engineering strategies. Adult stem cells have long been investigated as therapeutic entities due to their inherent dynamic abilities...

Preventing the world’s deadliest food-borne disease

For years, food safety specialists have been fighting with the prevention and eradication of Listeria in our food. But what has changed in the prevention of this deadly bug? Listeria is often found in foods, especially frozen food. Once infected...

Can nanotechnology help to prevent disease?

With threats like the coronavirus and deadly influenza viruses’ scientists have created a new method of disinfecting the world around us using nanotechnology. Nanosafety researchers at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health have developed a new intervention to...

Children with cancer are more likely to have cardiovascular issues

Children with cancer who are under the age of 10 are more likely to contract congestive heart failure after receiving cancer therapy. Developments in cancer therapies have led to overall survival rates exceeding 80% after cancer diagnosed at childhood and...

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