Bovie Medical announced today that it has received 510K clearance from the FDA for a new J-Plasma® generator and handpiece that incorporate Cool-Coag™ technology.
Cool-Coag™ is a new technology that combines the unique benefits of J-Plasma®, namely increased precision with minimal thermal spread, with standard monopolar coagulation … Continue reading
It’s the part of the eye exam everyone hates: the pupil-dilating eye drops. The drops work by opening the pupil and preventing the iris from constricting in response to light and are often used for routine examination and photography of the back of the eye. The drops sting, can take … Continue reading
Researchers at UCLA have developed an improved method to detect the presence of DNA biomarkers of disease that is compatible with use outside of a hospital or lab setting. The new technique leverages the sensors and optics of cellphones to read light produced by a new detector dye mixture that … Continue reading
Technology being developed at Washington State University provides a non-invasive approach for diagnosing prostate cancer and tracking the disease’s progression.
The innovative filter-like device isolates prostate cancer indicators from other cellular information in blood and urine. It could enable doctors to determine how cancer patients are responding to different treatments … Continue reading
Muscle weakness in the legs, an unsteady gait, permanent risk of stumbling – symptoms such as these are common in people suffering from muscle disorders. However, the patient who came to the university clinic Bergmannsheil with these health conditions didn’t match any known diagnosis. Following thorough examinations, the Bochum-based doctors … Continue reading
With just an inexpensive micro-thin surgical needle and laser light, University of Utah engineers have discovered a minimally invasive, inexpensive way to take high-resolution pictures of an animal brain, a process that also could lead to a much less invasive method for humans.
A team led by University of Utah … Continue reading