Researchers at MIT have created a surgical tape that can seal leaks and tears in the intestine. The off-the-shelf product has been designed to replace sutures, which are difficult to sew in the gut and can cause scarring or leaking.
In order to calculate the prothrombin time and international normalized ratio, the phone gathers two timestamps.
Remote monitoring with implantable cardiac monitors (ICMs) may provide important value when treating Myocardial Infarction (MI) patients who present with cardiac autonomic dysfunction, according to a new study published in The Lancet Digital Health.
Scientists in China say they are well on their way to developing what would be an important achievement in medicine…a blood test that can detect the early stages of the most common form of lung cancer. In a new study in February 2022, they have shown evidence that the test was over 90% accurate in identifying these tumors in samples taken from real life patients. However, more research, including clinical trials, will be needed before this test will be able to reach the public.
A new artificial intelligence (AI) system greatly helps radiologists of all experience levels better detect and diagnose brain aneurysms on CT angiography (CTA) exams, new study results show.
A small dot that changes color if a patient’s wound shows early signs of infection has been invented by scientists at Queen’s University Belfast (QUB – Ireland).
During the study, the blood test helped to predict further nerve cell degeneration up to a year after the injury.
MIT researchers are touting a platform aimed at helping patients maintain healthy glucose levels by streamlining the diabetes management process.