Devices & Equipments

Abbott’s ABSORB Dissolving Heart Stent Gets FDA Panel Nod

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A US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel overwhelmingly gave its nod for approval of dissolving heart stent, the first-of-its-kind medical implant that dissolves into the

Forget Insulin Shot! Say Hello to ‘Smart Cell Patch’ to Control Diabetes

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Great news for all diabetics out there who find it very painful to inject insulin. Now, a synthetic painless patch is on the horizon! Scientists have created

Over 100m People Living With Vision Impairment That is Correctable- Study

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Millions of people around the world are living with one or another vision impairment that actually is correctable, a global study has revealed. According to the study,

Medicated Vaginal Ring Helps Protect Women Against HIV- Study

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It is well evident that young women in Sub-Saharan Africa face a significantly high risk of HIV virus that causes AIDS. By some estimates, most of the

Copper Can Kill MRSA Superbug and Prevent Spread of Infection- Study

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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) has become a serious public health concern as the bacterium which is responsible for several serious infections in humans, is resistant to numerous

Breakthrough! Low Voltage Electric Currents May Cure Adults With Lazy Eye

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Good news for all you adult patients with lazy eye! Scientists have developed a new treatment that can temporarily improve sight in adults with lazy eye. A

Insulin-producing ‘Mini-stomachs’ May Soon Replace Insulin Shots!

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Good news for insulin-dependent diabetic patients! Scientists have successfully developed insulin-producing ‘mini-organs’ that will soon help diabetics manage their blood sugar levels better! Researchers have been trying

Now, A Simple Blood Test to Detect TB Accurately

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A team of US researchers have come up with a breakthrough discovery that apparently would revolutionize tuberculosis (TB) control by contributing to the rapid diagnosis of the

X-ray, CT Scan Radiations Doesn’t Cause Cancer, Scientists Say

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You might have often heard that radiations from X-rays, CT scans and other medical imaging can cause cancer but scientists now have thwarted this widespread belief. The

Want to Spend More Time Under the Sheets? Try Using Contraception

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Contraception use can do more than help protect against both sexually transmissible infections (STIs) and unwanted pregnancy! It can perk up a couple’s sex life! You read