Predictive technique could help determine breast cancer therapies

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a predictive model that can provide doctors with an "invasiveness index" for cancer based on blood samples from individual patients, according to a new study. The test is based on chemical expression by specific cells in the body that help cancer move from the breast to other parts of the body. We want women to have more information to make a personal decision beyond the averages calculated for an entire population," said Manu ...
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WATCHMAN device offers option to patients with irregular heart beats

FDA approved WATCHMAN Left Atrial Appendage Closure Device is a first-of-its-kind, proven alternative to long-term warfarin therapy for stroke risk reduction in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation. The WATCHMAN™ LAAC Device is designed specifically for the left atrial appendage. Featuring an intra-LAA design to avoid contact with the left atrial wall, the WATCHMAN device is engineered to conform to the unique anatomy of the LAA to reduce embolization risk. The device offers a new stro...
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Tenease – A New treatment for Tennis Elbow

A new medical device called Tenease  has been developed by Ranjan Vhadra, a leading orthopedic surgeon for the treatment for tennis elbow.  The disease itself is a chronic condition caused by damage to the fibres of the elbow which lead to weakness and pain. As this is a common condition, it may affect most adults at some stage in their lives. Vibration therapy has proven to be the most effective method for treating tennis elbow and can also help reduce pain by more than 40 percent; however, ...
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GEOBEE!: The Intelligent Tablet-Based Game For Children with Learning Disabilities

GeoBee!, a new intelligent, accessible, and affordable tablet game, can provide training for skills for children with learning disabilities. Today, there is a tremendous need for vision support in school and in rehabilitation. Children and adults with developmental and language disorders are constantly looking for tools to help boost their performance. GeoBee! is the flagship game from VisionMechanic, Inc., a new tech technology company led by Dr. Charles Boulet who works on vision and motor ...
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