Millions of disabled people and seniors worldwide suffering from impaired walking, are confined to a sedentary lifestyle in a wheelchair, causing health deterioration, poor quality of life, and high medical expenses – a burden for the disabled, their families and health insurers. Numerous studies have demonstrated the physical and mental … Continue reading
Engineers from MIT and Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) are using light to print three-dimensional structures that “remember” their original shapes. Even after being stretched, twisted, and bent at extreme angles, the structures — from small coils and multimaterial flowers, to an inch-tall replica of the Eiffel tower … Continue reading
Multidrug resistance (MDR) is the mechanism by which many cancers develop resistance to chemotherapy drugs, resulting in minimal cell death and the expansion of drug-resistant tumors. To address the problem of resistance, researchers have developed nanoparticles that simultaneously deliver chemotherapy drugs to tumors and inhibit the MDR proteins that pump … Continue reading
An experimental cancer drug works differently than intended and shows significant promise for stopping melanoma and possibly other forms of cancer, research from the UVA School of Medicine suggests. The findings also indicate the drug may be effective against melanomas that have resisted other forms of treatment.
The drug, pevonedistat, is … Continue reading
ResMed welcomed positive results from the independent Home Oxygen Therapy- Home Mechanical Ventilation (HOT-HMV) study[i] regarding the benefits of home non-invasive ventilation (NIV). Portable oxygen therapy, remote monitoring technology and home NIV are key components of ResMed’s COPD management offering.
The HOT-HMV study shows that the addition of home NIV … Continue reading
BD announced general availability of the latest software release of Pyxis™ ES System, delivering patient safety and workflow benefits for health systems’ medication management.
Key innovations and enhancements in the new software version include:
- Advanced server scalability and optimization to meet the needs of growing health systems with … Continue reading