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Image: Paper-based electronics detect pillbox tampering (Photo courtesy of KAUST).

Smart Pill Bottle Fights Prescription Drug Abuse

An advanced pill bottle that incorporates novel sensor technology sends wireless alerts when it detects tampering, overdose, or unsafe storage conditions. More...
23 May 2019
Image: The Comaneci embolization assist device (Photo courtesy of Rapid Medical).

Intracranial Coiling Device Assists Aneurysm Embolization

An adjustable remodeling device acts as a temporary bridge to aid in aneurysm coiling while minimizing the risk of coil protrusion or prolapse. More...
22 May 2019
Image: A new study claims that inducing labor one week early benefits both healthcare systems and patients (Photo courtesy of Getty Images).

Induced Labor No Costlier than Spontaneous Labor

A new study calculates that inducing labor at 39 weeks costs healthcare systems the same as waiting for spontaneous labor. More...
22 May 2019
Image: A new study claims that inducing labor one week early benefits both healthcare systems and patients (Photo courtesy of Getty Images).

Induced Labor No Costlier than Spontaneous Labor

A new study calculates that inducing labor at 39 weeks costs healthcare systems the same as waiting for spontaneous labor. More...
22 May 2019
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Collaboration Formed to Advance Digital Patient Safety

The Doctors Company, the largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer in the United States, and the University of California, San Francisco have launched a new partnership that will enable leading UCSF researchers to pursue cutting-edge questions regarding evidence-based patient safety practices, safety and information technology–related policy, and artificial intelligence (AI). More...
21 May 2019
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Aortic Stenosis Device Improves Valve Hemodynamics

A novel catheter-based device mechanically scores calcifications at multiple locations on the aortic valve, restoring leaflet flexibility. More...
21 May 2019
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Remote ECG Monitoring Solution Detects Elusive AF

An innovative remote patient monitoring system records important physiological data such as heart rate, electrocardiogram (ECG), respiratory rate, and related activity for up to one month. More...
21 May 2019