Photodynamic therapy has been in use for a century or more, but advances...
- A trick of the light: photodynamic therapy illuminates healthcare
- Home genetic testing kits overwhelmed with BRCA false positives
- Magnetic hearing devices may interfere with shunt systems, says FDA
- Amazon Alexa offers UK users health advice in NHS partnership
- Robotic teddy bears can boost mood of hospitalised children
A trick of the light: photodynamic therapy illuminates healthcare
Photodynamic therapy has been in use for a century or more, but advances in photobiology and biomechanical engineering are taking the technique to the next level. What are some of the latest innovations in light-based therapeutics and the devices that help deliver them?
PI Ceramic Product Overview
The Piezoelectric Effect is the Basis for Sensors and Actuators The mechanical force on a piezo element results in a measurable charge transfer. Conversely, the piezoceramic expands when an electrical field is applied.
Mayo Clinic tests AI to detect atrial fibrillation
The Mayo Clinic in the US has conducted a study to evaluate the use of artificial intelligence (AI) technology in detecting the signs of atrial fibrillation (AF) or irregular heart rhythms in an EKG.
FDA clears Voluntis’ Oleena app to manage cancer symptoms
Digital therapeutics firm Voluntis has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance to market its digital app, Oleena, enabling cancer patients to self-manage symptoms.
DeepMind develops AI tool to predict kidney disease in advance
Google division DeepMind has partnered with the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to develop an artificial intelligence (AI) tool that could predict acute kidney injury (AKI) up to 48 hours in advance.
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