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Type 1 diabetes patients show distinct signs of gut inflammation, study reveals

Type 1 diabetes patients show distinct signs of gut inflammation, study reveals

People with Type 1 diabetes exhibit inflammation in the digestive tract and gut bacteria¬—a pattern that differs from individuals who do not have diabetes or those who have celiac disease, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. [More]
Researchers develop first sensor that can identify IBD and distinguish between two subtypes

Researchers develop first sensor that can identify IBD and distinguish between two subtypes

Researchers have developed the first sensor capable of objectively identifying inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and distinguishing between its two subtypes. [More]
TPC toxicologists warn about hidden dangers of button batteries to children

TPC toxicologists warn about hidden dangers of button batteries to children

Button batteries are small round batteries found in items such as toys, greeting cards, watches, hearing aids, games and flashing jewelry—all products in the average American household during the holiday season. [More]
New SWOG review shows vitamin E and selenium do not prevent colorectal adenomas

New SWOG review shows vitamin E and selenium do not prevent colorectal adenomas

Eight years ago, results from a landmark cancer prevention trial run by SWOG showed that a daily dose of vitamin E and selenium did not prevent prostate cancer. [More]
Capsule endoscopy could help avoid unnecessary hospitalizations for patients with GI bleeding

Capsule endoscopy could help avoid unnecessary hospitalizations for patients with GI bleeding

Symptoms of possible upper GI bleeding (UGIB) are a leading cause of hospital admissions through emergency departments. [More]
Excelitas launches new X-Cite Vitae vIR system for endoscopy and surgical visualization applications

Excelitas launches new X-Cite Vitae vIR system for endoscopy and surgical visualization applications

Excelitas Technologies Corp., a global technology leader focused on delivering innovative, customized photonic solutions, adds X-Cite VitaeTM vIR to its popular X-Cite fluorescence illuminator product line. X-Cite Vitae vIR is a customizable, multi-wavelength illumination system designed for high precision medical illumination and diagnostic applications. [More]
invendo medical receives CE Mark for world’s first sterile single-use colonoscope

invendo medical receives CE Mark for world’s first sterile single-use colonoscope

invendo medical GmbH, a leading developer and distributor of sterile, single-use and robotically-assisted endoscopy products in the field of gastroenterology and GI surgery, today announced it has received CE Mark for the invendoscope™ SC200, the world’s first sterile, single-use colonoscope. [More]
MSBI surgeons perform first endoscopic transoral thyroidectomy in New York

MSBI surgeons perform first endoscopic transoral thyroidectomy in New York

A team of surgeons at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, led by William B. Inabnet III, MD, the Eugene W. Friedman, MD, Professor of Surgery and Chair for the Department of Surgery at MSBI and Chief of Endocrine Surgery Quality for the Mount Sinai Health System, have performed the first endoscopic transoral thyroidectomy in New York, and one of the first of its kind in the nation. [More]
Study finds 1 in 5 pediatric celiac disease patients on gluten-free diet sustain persistent intestinal damage

Study finds 1 in 5 pediatric celiac disease patients on gluten-free diet sustain persistent intestinal damage

In surprising findings, researchers from MassGeneral Hospital for Children and Boston Children's Hospital have discovered that nearly one in five children with celiac disease sustained persistent intestinal damage, despite strict adherence to a gluten-free diet. [More]
MILabs to provide Adaptive X-ray CT system to UAB for advancing pulmonary research

MILabs to provide Adaptive X-ray CT system to UAB for advancing pulmonary research

MILabs will provide an advanced U-CTUHR microCT system to the Cystic Fibrosis Research Center (CFRC) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). [More]
DNA changes in blood samples could pave way for simple tests to diagnose IBD

DNA changes in blood samples could pave way for simple tests to diagnose IBD

Scientists have identified chemical changes in the DNA of patients with inflammatory bowel diseases that could improve screening for the conditions. [More]
UK’s pathology services struggling to cope with rising demand for tests, report reveals

UK’s pathology services struggling to cope with rising demand for tests, report reveals

Pathology services in the UK are struggling to cope with the increasing number of patient samples that need to be tested, according to a Cancer Research UK report published today (Wednesday). [More]
FUJIFILM to introduce next generation Dynamic Visualization II Image Processing at RSNA 2016

FUJIFILM to introduce next generation Dynamic Visualization II Image Processing at RSNA 2016

FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc., a leading provider of diagnostic imaging products and medical informatics solutions, will present the next generation of its cutting edge image processing technology, Dynamic Visualization II at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, from November 27 - December 2, 2016 at McCormick Center in Chicago, Illinois. [More]
FUJIFILM to display evolving Enterprise Imaging portfolio of Synapse integrated solutions at RSNA 2016

FUJIFILM to display evolving Enterprise Imaging portfolio of Synapse integrated solutions at RSNA 2016

FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc., a leading provider of diagnostic imaging products and medical informatics solutions, will showcase its evolving Enterprise Imaging portfolio of Synapse integrated solutions and spotlight enhanced features and next generation upgrades at the Radiological Society of North America 2016 conference and exhibition held November 27 - December 2, 2016 at McCormick Center in Chicago, Illinois. [More]
Testing for Lynch syndrome: an interview with Kevin Monahan

Testing for Lynch syndrome: an interview with Kevin Monahan

Lynch syndrome is an inherited condition which causes about 1,100 cases of bowel cancer and 1,000 other cancers annually in the UK. It is caused by a fault in the mismatch repair gene (MMR) which usually works to prevent cancer. [More]
Arthritis drug induces response and remission in patients with Crohn's disease, study finds

Arthritis drug induces response and remission in patients with Crohn's disease, study finds

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have shown that ustekinumab, a human antibody used to treat arthritis, significantly induces response and remission in patients with moderate to severe Crohn's disease. [More]
Evena Medical introduces advanced wearable ultrasound for real-time bedside imaging at MEDICA 2016

Evena Medical introduces advanced wearable ultrasound for real-time bedside imaging at MEDICA 2016

Evena Medical, a leader in the development of high-quality, high-definition imaging for fast, accurate and precise bedside visualization, is introducing its enhanced DeepVu Ultrasound 4.0, offering clinicians the most advanced handheld ultrasound for use by clinicians of all skill levels. [More]
Richard Wolf to showcase new system solutions for minimally invasive human medicine at MEDICA 2016

Richard Wolf to showcase new system solutions for minimally invasive human medicine at MEDICA 2016

Richard Wolf GmbH is presenting its new system solutions for minimally invasive human medicine at the International Trade Fair for Medical Technology – MEDICA 2016, November 14-17, 2016 – at the newly designed exhibition booth under the motto “feel the spirit of excellence”. [More]

Acera to introduce new line of products in LED illumination with endoscopes at MEDICA 2016

Acera, Inc., a Massachusetts based startup focused on OEM LED lighting solutions for endoscopy and other technical applications will be launching its line of products at MEDICA, November 13-17, 2016, as part of the Mass Life Sciences presence at this prestigious medical device trade fair. [More]
Salivary endoscopy surgery at Loyola cures chronic dry mouth

Salivary endoscopy surgery at Loyola cures chronic dry mouth

For almost a decade, Gary Hackney suffered from painfully debilitating dry mouth caused by treatment for stage IV thyroid cancer. [More]
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