Search Tag: Nanotechnology

Executive Health Management

EAES 2016 Congress

2016 07 Jan

The European Association of Endoscopic Surgery has fostered the development and maturation of minimally invasive techniques during the past 25 years. Minimally invasive surgery, the largest revolution in surgery since endotracheal intubation in the early 1900's, has made a difference in the lives of millions of patients worldwide and continues to expand... Read more

IT Management

New X-Ray Technique Generates 3D Images of Viruses

2015 11 Mar

An multinational team of researchers led by Tomas Ekeberg from Uppsala University in Sweden has demonstrated that it is possible to determine the 3D structure of a virus by combining several diffraction patterns obtained from a sequence of randomly oriented single viruses. The technique does not depend on crystallisation, which is how scientists in... Read more

IT Management

Flexible Nanosensors Adhere to Skin To Measure Vital Signs

2015 26 Feb

Flexible nanosensors which can adhere to biological surfaces such as human skin will improve the use of wearable devices that measure breath, heart pressure and temperature. The low-cost technology developed by researchers at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) Institute of Optoelectronics Systems and Microtechnology (ISOM) uses standard polycarbonate... Read more

IMAGING Management

Innovations in Imaging Enabling Earlier Detection of Cancer

2015 04 Feb

According to new analysis from Frost & Sullivan, advancement in oncologic imaging methods has facilitated early diagnosis and has reduced mortality and cancer management costs.   Oncologic imaging has shifted from invasive imaging to non- or minimally-invasive methods as well as real-time monitoring of tumours without damaging tissues. There has also... Read more

Cardiology Management

Gold Nanoparticles Advance Early Detection of Heart Attacks

2015 20 Jan

In collaboration with Peking University, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering professors have been working on a new test strip using gold nanoparticles generated by microplasma that demonstrates immense potential for the early detection of certain heart attacks. The novel method works by sensing a specific marker which is several thousand times higher... Read more

IMAGING Management

Nanotech Imaging Method May Help Earlier Diagnosis of Cancer

2014 23 Oct

A team of researchers at Rutgers University have developed a new medical imaging method that could help physicians detect cancer and other diseases earlier than before. This could potentially result in speeding up treatment as well as reducing the need for invasive, time-consuming biopsies. The new imaging method uses nanotechnology to reveal small... Read more

IT Management

Creating Medical Nanorobots

2014 25 Aug

A team of researchers from the Institute of General Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences and MIPT have taken an important step towards creating medical nanorobots. The researchers have discovered a way of enabling nano- and microparticles to produce logical calculations... Read more

IT Management

Cyborg Technology: The Future

2014 12 Aug

The world's largest scientific society, the American Chemical Society (ACS) is holding its 248th National Meeting & Exposition, offering nearly 12,000 presentations on a wide range of science topics.One such presentation highlights the impressive developments in cyborg technology, which is producing tangible results in the domains of prosthetics, real-life... Read more

IT Management

Nanotech Microchip Test Detects Type-1 Diabetes

2014 15 Jul

An inexpensive, portable, nanotech microchip-based test for diagnosing type-1 diabetes has been invented at the Stanford University School of Medicine. It is believed that this innovation could go a long way in improving care for diabetes patients worldwide and enable researchers and medical professionals to better understand the disease. The revolutionary... Read more

Executive Health Management

Advanced Nanotechnologies for Diagnosing Cancer

2013 12 Aug

One promising area in the fight against cancer is the use of nanotechnology - the manipulation of matter at an atomic and molecular scale for specific medical aims. 

The EU-funded NAMDIATREAM ('Nanotechnological Toolkits for Multi-Modal Disease Diagnostics and Treatment Monitoring') aims to contribute by using nanotechnology-based techniques to help... Read more

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