Medical research

Making innovations in surgery safer

A study to help surgical innovations be developed more safely and efficiently has published a 'core outcome set' for new surgical techniques and devices in the Annals of Surgery. The COHESIVE study, led by National Institute ...

Biomedical technology

US patent for warning sensor in early detection of wound bleeding

Changi General Hospital (CGH) and the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) have developed the Blood WArning Technology with Continuous Hemoglobin (BWATCH) sensor, a lightweight monitoring device placed over ...

Other

Lab creates 3-D printed nasal swabs during emergency shortage

The University of South Florida (USF) Health, Formlabs, a leading 3-D printing company, and Northwell Health, New York's largest healthcare provider, have announced they have successfully produced and tested a 3-D printed ...

Medications

FDA warns of defective EpiPen dangers

(HealthDay)—Certain types of EpiPens and their generic counterparts may fail or delay injection of lifesaving epinephrine for severe allergic reactions, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns.

Health

Machine learning system makes more alerts for med errors

(HealthDay)—A machine learning system can generate clinically valid alerts for medication errors that might be missed with existing clinical decision support (CDS) systems, according to a study published in the January ...

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