Biomedical technology

Neutrons show how pre-filled syringes clog

Pre-filled syringes are easy to use; they ensure exact dosages, so that patients can conveniently inject their own medications. These syringes have become commonplace in therapies for the widest possible variety of afflictions ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Sperm syringe offers new hope to infertile couples

A Monash University-developed syringe that uses a 3D filter to detect viable sperm can increase sperm quality selection by 65%, bringing new hope to infertile couples.


WHO warns of massive syringe shortfall in 2022

The World Health Organization warned Tuesday there could be shortfall of up to two billion syringes in 2022, which threatens to hamper vaccine efforts globally is production does not improve.


World faces shortage of syringes as COVID vaccine doses rise

African health officials and the United Nations are warning of a looming shortage of more than 2 billion syringes for mainly low- and middle-income countries around the world as the supply of COVID-19 doses rises, and routine ...


Pfizer vaccine goes further if right needle used: EU agency

The EU's medicines watchdog said Friday that six doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus jab can be extracted from each vial if the correct needles are used—increasing the number of people who can be vaccinated with available ...

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