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  • Miniscule robots like "Magic School Bus" could clear blood clots
    Posted on November 19, 2019 at 8:57 pm

    Pulmonary embolism is a condition where a clot forms and blocks the arteries of the lungs and this restricts the blood flow to the lungs and lowers the amount of oxygen reaching the different organs. Statistics from the National Institutes of Health show that pulmonary embolism leads to nearly 200,000 to 300,000 deaths in the United States annually putting it at number three in cardiovascular diseases right after heart attack and stroke. […]

  • New analytical framework for analyzing nonstandardized stress echocardiography sequences
    Posted on November 19, 2019 at 7:14 pm

    Echocardiography is a test that uses ultrasound techniques to produce images of the heart in real time. Stress echocardiography uses this technique to evaluate the heart rate response while performing an activity in which the heart has to work (stress). […]

  • Johns Hopkins experts to present important topics at Architecture of High Value Health Care Conference
    Posted on November 17, 2019 at 7:36 pm

    Experts from 80 medical centers in the U.S., Canada and Norway will convene Nov. 15–17 in Baltimore, Maryland, to share best practices and performance improvement initiatives designed to reduce unnecessary tests, treatments and procedures and improve the overall value of health care. […]

  • 2D barcoded tubes for sample storage at ultra-low temperatures
    Posted on November 14, 2019 at 5:11 am

    The Ziath range of CryzoTraq 2D-barcoded cryogenic tubes set a new standard for cryogenic storage of biological specimens at temperatures as low as -196 °C. […]

  • Cedars-Sinai surgeons detect and remove 25-pound cancerous ovarian tumor
    Posted on November 14, 2019 at 3:14 am

    Maria Robles Garcia was sure her uncomfortable abdominal symptoms weren't caused by irritable bowel syndrome or from being overweight, no matter that her local doctors repeatedly told her that was the case. […]