When an obese patient with type two diabetes underwent treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) using deep brain stimulation (DBS), a surprising side effect was discovered.
30 July 2018
29 June 2018
Diabetes is one of the most pressing health concerns globally, with GlobalData estimating more than 185 million diagnosed prevalent cases of type 1 and type 2 diabetes around the world...
28 June 2018
CustomFlex, by HumanOptics AG, is the first stand-alone prosthetic iris in the US, following its approval by the FDA.
27 June 2018
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a complex and poorly understood disorder that ultimately leads to neurodegeneration in patients afflicted with the disease.
21 June 2018
Millions of people worldwide suffer from diseases that lead to paralysis. Research in neural prosthetic devices has substantially grown over the past few years to combat this condition.
19 June 2018
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common cancer occurring in men and the second most common cancer in women. In addition to inflicting devastating personal costs on patients, CRC...
15 June 2018
Pancreatic cancer is one of the most fatal cancers in the world, and its incidence and mortality rates are highest in developed countries.
13 June 2018
The American Cancer Society recently published new guidelines for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening, recommending that screening begin at age 45 rather than 50. This change is intended to expand routine...
11 June 2018
The World Health Organization (WHO) recently published its first Model List of Essential In Vitro Diagnostics (EDL), which outlines a group of recommended in vitro diagnostics (IVDs) to Member States...
6 June 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently unveiled a new rabies rapid test that can more easily and precisely diagnose rabies infections in animals. According to the recently...