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AI-assisted polyp detection device SKOUT Nabs FDA Nod

Iterative Scopes, a precision medicine technology company focused on gastroenterology, and Provation, a software and SaaS provider of clinical productivity and workflow automation solutions, recently announced that the detection tool , SKOUT, has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for adults undergoing colorectal cancer screening or surveillance. SKOUT is a real-time computer-aided detection device that …

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Demand for chips increases as cars become the ultimate mobile payment device

Demand for chips increases as cars become the ultimate mobile payment device

The connected economy has taken to the road, transforming what happens and transforming all kinds of vehicles into mobile commerce terminals. At the center of it all is the technology that underpins this transformation – as well as the partnerships between FIs, suppliers and OEMs in an effort to disrupt everything from payment at the …

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The home device may be the best “gold standard” for monitoring PD

The home device may be the best “gold standard” for monitoring PD

A wireless home device that monitors the movements and walking speed of patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) could allow clinicians to monitor disease progression using a type of ‘human radar’ , according to a new study. About the size of a Wi-Fi router, the device is mounted on a wall in the house and collects …

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Wireless home device tracks disease progression in patients with Parkinson’s disease – Neuroscience News

Summary: A new home device that monitors movement and walking speed can assess the severity of Parkinson’s disease, its progression and a patient’s response to medication. Source: WITH Parkinson’s disease is the fastest growing neurological disease, now affecting more than 10 million people worldwide, but clinicians still face enormous challenges in tracking its severity and …

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Cal Poly Professor Alison Ventura

Cal Poly Study of Maternal Mobile Device Use and Infant Development in the First Year Postpartum Receives $2.7 Million Grant | Cal Poly News

SAN LUIS OBISPO – A $2.7 million grant-funded study – awarded to a research team led by Cal Poly Kinesiology and Public Health Professor Alison Ventura – aims to better understand how the use of technology by mothers can impact development during an infant’s first year. Federal funding from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute …

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"Not a dangerous device": EndoBarrier helps with weight loss

“Not a dangerous device”: EndoBarrier helps with weight loss

STOCKHOLM, Sweden — The benefits of duodenal jejunal bypass liner (EndoBarrier, GI Dynamics) may outweigh the risks for some patients with type 2 diabetes, new data show. The EndoBarrier, a 60cm implantable cuff, is endoscopically placed in the first part of the small intestine, creating a physical barrier between the intestinal wall receptors and food. …

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Wireless home device tracks disease progression in patients with Parkinson's disease

Wireless home device tracks disease progression in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease is the fastest growing neurological disease, now affecting more than 10 million people worldwide, but clinicians still face enormous challenges in tracking its severity and progression. Clinicians typically assess patients by testing motor skills and cognitive function during clinic visits. These semi-subjective measurements are often skewed by outside factors – perhaps a patient …

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A vehicle near Pine Grove Middle had an 'improvised destructive device' made with a cardboard tube and a toy car receiver, Baltimore County Police say

A vehicle near Pine Grove Middle had an ‘improvised destructive device’ made with a cardboard tube and a toy car receiver, Baltimore County Police say

The vehicle near Pine Grove Middle School that prompted evacuations on Tuesday contained a cardboard “improvised destructive device” and a toy car receiver, Baltimore County police said in charging documents filed in district court . After disabling the device, a test identified that it contained materials which, in combination, are “consistent with a homemade improvised …

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