Medication study

Experts: nearly a fifth of antibiotic prescriptions unnecessary

A study examining the impact of antibiotics prescribed for nearly 1500 adult patients admitted to The Johns Hopkins Hospital found that...

Mindfulness

Meditation - a cheaper alternative to traditional pain medication?

Just ten minutes of mindfulness meditation could be used as an alternative to painkillers, according to research by Leeds Beckett...

Cardiac surgery

New techniques to help patients with life-threatening heart condition

Cardiac surgeons are successfully performing more extensive surgical repairs of type A aortic dissection—one of the highest risk...

Breast cancer

A small implanted device could improve survival

A small device implanted under the skin can improve breast cancer survival by catching cancer cells, slowing the development of metastatic...

ENDOCAM Logic 4K

The new Sharp. The new Authentic. The new Efficient.

Richard Wolf GmbH raises image quality in endoscopy to a new level with pin-sharp 4K resolution technology. The optimally...

Glucose control

"Sugar sponges" - diabetes treatment of the future?

Many diabetes patients must inject themselves with insulin, sometimes several times a day, while others take medications orally to control...

Arthritis study

Researchers develop computer model to improve finger joint surgery

Clinicians and researchers in Southampton are leading a pioneering study into the use of computer-generated hand models to help improve the...

News

Bronchial thermoplasty yields multiple benefits for asthma patients

In a new study presented at the 2017 American Thoracic Society International Conference, adult asthma patients treated with bronchial...

Wound management

Laser-assisted wound closure for oral and maxillofacial surgery

Partners from Germany, Israel, Latvia and Italy will systematically advance the use of biophotonic technologies for industrial, clinical...

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STARLED3 NX

Surgical led lamp for countless applications

STARLED3 NX is a lamp manufactured by ACEM based on the Next generation LED technology, assuring cold light, long life and low energy...

Surgical imaging

FDA clearance for ZeroWire Mobile battery-powered display stand

NDS announced that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its new ZeroWire Mobile battery-powered display stand solution.

Support recognition

Specialist cancer nurses: the key to best care for cancer patients

Nurses make a central contribution to cancer care and are integral to effective multidisciplinary team working. A new position statement by...