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Nine new installations in US for DigniCap

Dignitana announces that the DigniCap scalp cooling system, which was cleared in December 2015 by the FDA to reduce the likelihood of chemotherapy-induced hair loss in women with breast cancer, will soon be available in nine additional medical centers across the United States including the four locations of University of…

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Final results from Nexstim’s stroke rehabilitation Phase III trial

Nexstim has presented the final results of a multi-center Phase III trial in stroke rehabilitation (NICHE trial) assessing the company’s Navigated Brain Therapy system (NBT) at the International Stroke Conference in Houston, USA. The presentation, by the trial Principal Investigator, Richard L. Harvey, MD, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, summarised the…

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Clinical benefits with Nexstim’s brain mapping technology reported

Nexstim announces that, in a recently published clinical article, neurosurgeons report clinical benefits of using Nexstim NBS Brain Mapping technology, for pre-surgical localization of the motor cortex. In a multi-center study at Departments of Neurosurgery at Charite Univärsitetsmedizin, Berlin, Teknische Universität Munchen and University of California San Francisco(1) outcomes of…

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Elekta’s oncology information system receives award

Elekta’s MOSAIQ Oncology Information System (OIS) received the 2017 Category Leader Award for Oncology in the 2017 Best in KLAS: Software and Services report. The awards are based on evaluations collected by KLAS, an independent research firm. Elekta will receive the award during the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s…

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Knitting and weaving artificial muscles

Researchers at Linköping University and the University of Borås have coated normal fabric with an electroactive material, and given it the ability to actuate in the same way as muscle fibres. “Enormous and impressive advances have been made in the development of exoskeletons, which now enable people with disabilities to…

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New project on self-tracking

Danish researchers are testing how patients´ own measurements and data can be used as a means to improve their treatment. A group of patients at the hospital in Vejle will test how self-tracking can help the healthcare services to tailor a treatment that is more personal, efficient and easier to…

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New app can detect early signs of stroke

Researchers from the University of Turku have developed a smartphone application that detects atrial fibrillations. “Around 70% of strokes due to atrial fibrillation could be avoided with pre-emptive medication. However, atrial fibrillation often occurs randomly and has very little symptoms, if any, which is why it is so hard to…

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Finnish healthtech in Denmark

The Finnish Tech Embassy in Odense Denmark has turned into a living-lab and showroom for hosting high-quality offerings from Finnish health tech companies. The Finnish Health Tech Embassy was officially opened in Odense Denmark in June. Danish Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen and Ambassador Ann-Marie Nyroos cut the red ribbons and…

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Positive results for Smart Needle

The Finnish company Injeq has initiated clinical trials with its IQ-Needle and its performance has been demonstrated in clinical tests. The IQ-Needle, developed by the Tampere based company Injeq, is equipped with electrodes and a related bio-impedance measuring tissue analyzer for advanced real-time information. It can be applied in several…

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New app for hearing impairment

Researchers from Aalborg University and audiology company Oticon are developing a communications solution for people with hearing impairments. The development project, App(etite) for life with hearing impairment, focuses on improving hearing rehabilitation by facilitating and easing communication between healthcare professionals, the hearing impaired and their relatives. The goal of the…

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Antaros enters new collaboration

Profil Institute for Clinical Research and Antaros Medical form strategic alliance to incorporate ddvanced functional imaging techniques into cardiometabolic clinical research. Profil Institute for Clinical Research, Inc., a clinical research organization (CRO) focused exclusively on metabolic diseases, and Antaros Medical has announced a strategic collaboration to apply a broad range of noninvasive PET/MRI imaging…

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Bonesupport presents positive results

Bonesupport, a company focusing on innovative injectable bioresorbable bone graft substitute products to treat bone voids caused by trauma, infection, disease or related surgery, has announced the publication of a paper in The Bone and Joint Journal. The paper (Single-stage treatment of chronic osteomyelitis with a new absorbable gentamicin-loaded, calcium sulphate/hydroxyapatite…

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OssDsign presents preliminary data

Karolinska Development portfolio company OSSDSIGN presented preliminary data at European Congress of Neurosurgery 2016 in Athens, indicating that OSSDSIGN Cranial may provide better, more permanent solution for cranioplasty, even in a complex patient population. OSSDSIGN found, in a retrospective study of patients undergoing cranioplasty using OSSDSIGN Cranial, 96.7% of patients treated…