See How Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Medical Diagnosis And Healthcare

See How Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Medical Diagnosis And Healthcare

A digital health company from the UK wants to change the way a patient interacts with a doctor through the creation of an artificial intelligence (AI) doctor in the form of an AI chatbot.

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7 Trends in the Disposable Medical Supplies Market

7 Trends in the Disposable Medical Supplies Market

The demand for disposable medical supplies will rise over the next four years.

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University of California leverage Toshiba Medical’s MRI system

University of California leverage Toshiba Medical’s MRI system

The University of California's San Diego School of Medicine in the US is to use Toshiba Medical's Vantage Galan 3T MR system as part of a collaboration with the company.

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New ultrasound technique is first to image inside live cells

New ultrasound technique is first to image inside live cells

Researchers at The University of Nottingham have developed a break-through technique that uses sound rather than light to see inside live cells, with potential application in stem-cell transplants and cancer diagnosis.

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Robots taking over to help medical research

Robots taking over to help medical research

It has been a long and stealthy takeover, but robots now dominate many leading bioscience laboratories, doing in just hours what once took days or weeks. Now the convergence of automation with nanotechnologies, biomedics and advanced algorithms promises to take robotization of medical research much further.

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Humans and sponges share gene regulation

Humans and sponges share gene regulation

Humans have a lot in common with the humble sea sponge, according to research that changes the way we think about animal evolution.

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10 Future Jobs in Health Care

10 Future Jobs in Health Care

People have been saying it for years: If you want a secure job, go into health care. Why? With people living longer, medical needs will rise accordingly. According to United Nations projections, the number of people in the world aged 60 and older is expected to double by 2050, from 841 million in 2013 to more than 2 billion! Those 2 billion folks will need a lot of help from physicians, dentists, physical therapists, pharmacists and surgeons.

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Italy’s Struggling Economy Has World’s Healthiest People

Italy’s Struggling Economy Has World’s Healthiest People

When it comes to living a long life, Italy is the place to be. The high-heeled boot surrounded by five seas is ranked the healthiest country on Earth in the Bloomberg Global Health Index of 163 countries. A baby born in Italy can expect to live to be an octogenarian. But 2,800 miles south in Sierra Leone, the average newborn will die by 52.

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Technion researchers

Technion researchers "breakthrough" discovery could lead to new antibiotic types

Technion researchers have reached a breakthrough that could potentially develop new types of antibiotics to battle bacterial diseases.

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Demand for disposable designs will fuel surgical instruments market

Demand for disposable designs will fuel surgical instruments market

Aging populations and greater access to health care are spurring increases of 4 percent per year in ophthalmic surgeries worldwide through 2022, according to research firm Market Scope.

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Test your glucose level without drawing blood

Test your glucose level without drawing blood

Israeli maker of GlucoTrack believes its noninvasive meter will encourage people with Type 2 diabetes to check glucose levels more often.

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The top 12 most amazing Israeli medical advances

The top 12 most amazing Israeli medical advances

Israeli ingenuity is responsible for some of the world’s most amazing medical advances.

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The advantages of disposable instruments

The advantages of disposable instruments

The use of disposables has spread widely into other domains within the healthcare sector and more and more healthcare professionals are opting to use these over re-usable instruments.

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How did Israel become a hotbed for medical devices?

How did Israel become a hotbed for medical devices?

Minnesota may churn out more implantable devices than anyplace else, and you likely can't skip a rock up the Charles River without hitting a Boston diagnostics startup, but, over the past few years, the med tech world's eyes, ears and checkbooks have been focused farther east.

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