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Spain's University of Basque Country is creating coatings for dental implants that have shown antibacterial properties that may prevent infections and extend implant life.

Stanford University has developed a smartphone microscopy system, called LuduScope, which can be used to play simple video games with light sensitive eukaryotes.

Youtube music videos that contain lyrics and imagery glamorizing alcohol may be leading to harmful underage drinking in teenagers according to researchers at the U.K. Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies.

 

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ClearDATA houses apps, protects patient data

ClearDATA, providers of secure cloud platforms, has announced its Containers-as-a-Service (CaaS) solution to assist health IT and DevOps departments in securely and effectively deploying individual applications on a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPAA)-compliant cloud.

The MediMixer eases struggle in children taking medication

Improving medication adherence is hard enough for adult patients—a fussy child can make the whole process that much more difficult. MediMixer aims to smooth providing children with their medication and end the back and forth between child and caretaker.

New temporary 'tattoo' measures pulse, blood pressure

Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin have created a temporary graphene "tattoo" that measures vitals while moving with the skin and resisting damage.

Small cell lung cancer calls for individualized treatment, study finds

A new study conducted at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah revealed that there are distinctly different types of tumors within small cell lung cancer, suggesting that the cancer, which kills 30,000 people every year in the U.S., should not be treated as a uniform disease.

New dental implants have antibacterial properties

Spain's University of Basque Country is creating coatings for dental implants that have shown antibacterial properties that may prevent infections and extend implant life.

Ontario health system installs Carestream radiography machines in two locations

In an effort to upgrade its radiography offerings, Lakeridge Health, a health system in Ontario, has installed three new imaging systems at two of its locations.

EndoPredict shines as predictive test for breast cancer recurrence

Myriad Genetics has announced results of a study comparing the effectiveness of six different tests in predicting the recurrence of breast cancer.

Chest Pain Choice makes patients smarter, reduces hospitalizations

Chest pain is the second highest cause of a visit to the emergency room. When a false alarm, its cost can seem a waste of time and energy. Researchers from Mayo Clinic have tested the use of a shared decision-making aid to educate patients to prevent unneeded hospitalizations.

Lumeon brings population health management to mobile devices

Lumeon, a digital health company, has launched Lumeon Care Pathway Manager (CPM), a system to further improve population health management for health systems that includes a mobile patient app, pathway automation and application programming interfaces.

Raiing Medical introduces four new medical wearables

Raiing Medical, producers of wearable devices, has introduced four new products marketed at different healthcare spaces to improve patient care.

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