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New Costly Cancer Treatments Face Hurdles Getting to Patients

Cancer treatments that genetically modify patients’ blood cells to target the disease have shown amazing results in trials. Now drug companies and biotechs must overcome big hurdles to get them into hospitals, including their potential cost. Source: online.wsj.com See on … Continue reading

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A batteryless cardiac pacemaker based on self-winding wristwatch

The energy harvesting device is sutured directly onto the myocardium (credit: European Society of Cardiology) A new batteryless cardiac pacemaker controlled Source: http://www.kurzweilai.net See on Scoop.it – Medicine in Pictures

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Are you connected Hospital: Future of Healthcare

The Future of Healthcare: The Connected Hospital   Source: http://www.mulesoft.com See on Scoop.it – Medicine in Pictures

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Are You Ready for Some Sensors… in Healthcare?

They’re Everywhere! They’re Everywhere! Sensors that is, and it seems they sense everything too. Here’s a tiny subset: Temperature (e.g. thermostat) Light (photocell) Sound & Vibration (microph… Source: http://www.mhealthtalk.com See on Scoop.it – Medicine in Pictures

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Anatomy of a Virus

A cross-section of an influenza virion, showing the locations and relative abundance of viral proteins (brightly colored) and host membrane and proteins (brown). Source: http://www.the-scientist.com See on Scoop.it – Medicine in Pictures

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Ebola outbreak “out of all proportion” and severity cannot be predicted

A mathematical model that replicates Ebola outbreaks can no longer be used to ascertain the eventual scale of the current epidemic, finds research conducted by the University of Warwick. Source: http://www.futuretimeline.net See on Scoop.it – Medicine in Pictures

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Next Generation: Blood-Cleansing Device | The Scientist Magazine®

An external device that mimics the structure of a spleen can cleanse the blood of rats with acute sepsis, ridding the fluid of pathogens and toxins.   A microfluidic device filled with magnetic nanometer-sized beads that bind a plethora of … Continue reading

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