Techno Trends

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

When Healthcare Goes Virtual: New Therapy Techniques with Virtual Reality

A novel contrivance has taken birth in the laboratories of University College London UCL and ICREAUniversity of Barcelona This comes in the form of virtual reality therapy an innovative emergence in the world of medical technology Virtual Reality Therapy promises to aid patients who are afflicted by..

Cyborgs: Yesterday’s Fantasy, Today’s Reality

Artificial intelligence has been centre stage for decades now and the distance it has traversed is marked by relentless endeavours to make it executable as well as effective in its output Cyborgs are an integral part of this research and analysis They are now closest to becoming a sentient reality t..

Skill For Skulls: Intracranial Pressure Monitoring Devices

Intracranial Pressure Monitoring Devicesa recent breakthrough assess and evaluate the intracranial pressure by being induced in an afflicted patient who is encountering an erratic ICP level These are being ubiquitously used for trauma patients with severe head injuries subarachnoid haemorrhage large..

The Micra Marvel: World’s Smallest Pacemaker System

Micra Transcatheter Pacing System TPS has been titled as the worlds smallest pacemaker succeeding its approval by the US Food and Drug Adminstration FDA The uniqueness of this device lies in its practicality and functional output as it is minimally invasive and can be implanted directly into the rig..

Real-time Radiotherapy Planning Tool

Tumours arent just an affliction but also an insidious depletory of life cells Thus in order to tackle with them utmost and painstaking caution is requisite Adopting the technique of utilising radiation to assault these traumatic bodies it is significant to sidestep causing an impact on the surround..

G-Tech Patch System: A ‘GUT’SY Innovation

The Californiabased medical and healthcare technology company GTech Medical has broken all fences within the confines of gastrointestinal medicine Their latest innovation the GTech Patch System is a highlysophisticated cordless wearable and throwaway electrode patch which assesses and quantifies the..

Video-gamers developing better diagnostic tests for detecting Tuberculosis

Rhiju Das a biochemist at the Stanford University School of Medicine along with his colleagues in working to develop a test to diagnose Tuberculosis a diseases known to be infecting about onethird of the worlds population in a more effective way For this purpose launched the Open TB challenge on a ..

Technological Advancements in Healthcare Sector

Overview The dependence on new technology in healthcare sector is fast catching up Due to change in economics of different geographies around the world technological innovations are transforming the Healthcare sector to enhance patient care and hospitals management The following techno trends highl..

Transforming Healthcare: The Supply Chain Management Innovations

Overview Group Purchasing Organizations GPOs plays a vital part in healthcares supply chain management system Supply Chain Management boasts incredible revenue generation helping healthcare industry to progress beyond the expectations as many of them have evolved and diversified their services high..

Sapien 3 transcatheter heart valve, breakthrough medical device from Edwards Lifesciences

Whats described as a breakthrough heart valve tested by doctors at Christ Hospital has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration The Mount Auburnbased hospital was one of the few research sites in the nation to participate in the clinical trial of the Sapien 3 transcatheter heart valve w..