Techno Trends

This section brings to you the latest innovations, inventions and breakthrough technologies that are transforming the healthcare scenario.

Zephyr Endobronchial Valve Developed to Treat Severe Emphysema Patients

Pulmonx Corp announced that Zephyr Endobronchial Valve treats severe emphysema patients This breakthrough technology offers bronchoscopic lung volume reduction without surgery and its associated risks The Zephyr Valve is the first minimallyinvasive device which is useful for treating patients wit..

Micropacemaker System Opens New Cardiac Pacing Options for Children & Adults

Children39s Hospital Los Angeles CHLA and the University of Southern California USC researchers have designed and implanted a minimallyinvasive device in the area around the heart The study has found the feasibility of implanting a micropacemaker system in the pericardial sac surrounding the hear..

Breakthrough Device Immunopheresis™ Therapy Designed to Address Critical Unmet Cancer Patient Needs

The US Food and Drug Administration FDA grants Breakthrough Device designation for Immunicoms Immunopheresis therapy for the treatment of cancer and autoimmune disease patients The breakthrough therapy depends on a proprietary technology that specifically removes immune inhibitors from a patients..

Hong Kong University and Imperial College London Develops Novel Techniques for Visualisation of Human Brain Tissue

A group of Scientists from Hong Kong University and Imperial College London in a joint research has discovered new techniques for threedimensional visualisation of microscopic structures present in human brain The scientists developed a new tissue clearing technique called as OPTIClear which typi..

Researchers Found New Methodology to Prevent Breakdown of Nanoparticles in Liver

In a joint research of Hubrecht Institute and the University of Basle Jeroen Bussmann a chemical biologist of Leiden University found a new methodology to prevent the breakdown of nanoparticles in the liver Nanotherapy is the process in which small particles are injected in the specific part of ..

3i Diagnostics Announces it Breakthrough Device Biospectrix TM

3i Diagnostics new technology BiospectrixTM received Breakthrough Device Designation from the US FDA Food and Drug AdministrationBiospectrixTM helps to detect and identify bacteria directly from the whole blood in less than an hour BiospectrixTM technology addresses unmet medical needs for lifeth..

NYGC & NYU Researchers Develop 3D-printed Microfluidic Device

The New York Genome Center NYGC and the New York University NYU researchers have developed a 3Dprinted portable and lowcost microfluidic controller The new 3D microfluidic controller provides access to singlecell sequencing It helps to demonstrate the use of the device in clinical environments..

VoCare Develops World’s First Mobile Professional Grade Medical Multi-Diagnostic Device

VoCare has developed the worlds first mobile professional grade medical multidiagnostic device Vitals360 device capable to collect 6 different health vitals The device offers vital measurements of blood glucose blood pressure pulse oximetry temperature and Electrocardiography ECG It is equippe..

Medigate Launches Dedicated Medical Device Security Platform to Counter Cyber Risk

Medigate announced the industrys first dedicated medical device security platform for health providers to secure medical devices that are connected to electronic medical records enterprise networks and servers and the internet The cloudbased security platform empowers healthcare IT and security t..

Siemens Launches World’s First Smart Phone-based Diagnostic System

Siemens Healthineers launched the worlds first smart phonebased diagnostic system Aina The Aina Blood Monitoring System enables detection and management of chronic diseases such as diabetes cardiac care It offers a broad range of tests such as HbA1c glucose hemoglobin and a lipid profile on a ..