Posts Tagged ‘Medical Technology’

Tesla Powerful Ultra High Field MRI Scanner Is Approved for Immediate Use

Siemens Healthineers has very recently received regulatory approval to market their new Ultra High Field MRI scanner for clinical practice. The Tesla Magnetom Terra provides  a magnetic field strength of 7 Tesla, double that of the current 3 Telsa MRI machine.   Tesla MRI Capabilities The new Tesla MRI machine provides higher image resolution and improved…

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New Joint Implant Coating Prevents Bacterial Infections

Artificial joints often develop bacterial infections after implantation.  Antibiotic-enriched bone cement is applied to the infected joint and then re-inserted after several weeks. Bone cement, however, is limited in its ability to kill infections.   Fighting Bacterial Infections In Implants Scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital used vancomycin, a polyethylene polymer antibiotic. This antibiotic lasts longer than…

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Breath Sensor Finds Diseases Monitors Your Health

South Korean Researchers have developed a breath sensor that detects disease and monitors your health.   The sensor uses 16 sensors to spot specific chemical properties in your breath.  These chemicals correlate to specific diseases and therefore provide a snapshot of your current health status. As a result, early diagnosis of diseases such as Lung Cancer and…

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