A new wearable device could revolutionise the diagnosis of brain tumours and heart disease, with the potential to ‘read’ patients’ thoughts.
27 March 2018
1 March 2018
Gadolinium is commonly used in contrast agents during MRI scans, allowing radiologists to view organs with greater clarity than with traditional scanning. However, recent studies have indicated that gadolinium may...
21 December 2017
The orthopedics market covers a wide range of medical devices, from bone cement and surgical power tools to joint replacement implants and prosthetic limbs, all of which aim to provide...
10 August 2017
With the fast development of IBM’s Watson and Google’s DeepMind, artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the key terms in 2017. GlobalData believes that AI will inevitably be used in...
3 July 2017
The ability to edit the human genome has been eagerly anticipated for many years. While the possibilities are exciting for many, there are serious ethical concerns that are already beginning...
25 June 2017
The current method of obtaining a diagnosis for cancer is by histopathological evidence from a tissue sample obtained by biopsy, which is then examined under a microscope.
21 May 2017
Using ultrasound to monitor fluid levels in lungs offers a non-invasive way to quantify the amount of fluid present in the lung parenchyma, which mostly occurs in patients with congestive...
24 March 2017
Breast cancer is the second most common cancer worldwide among women whose first line of screening is mammography. While being a preliminary diagnostic tool, mammography can yield overlapped tissue images...