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- Florida-based St. Joseph’s Hospitals acquires robotic guidance system for spine surgery
- India’s Sterling Cancer Hospital starts treatment with Halcyon system
- Two hospitals in Israel begin trial of Augmedic’s xvision-spine
- How can technology influence the patient-physician relationship?
- What is driving the high flu rates in Texas?
Exer More Than Urgent Care opens new facility in Canyon Country, California
Los Angeles-based healthcare start-up Exer More Than Urgent Care has opened a medical centre at Canyon Country in Santa Clarita Valley of California under a partnership with Facey Medical Group.
Owens & Minor to supply medical and surgical items to Scripps Health
US-based healthcare solutions firm Owens & Minor has signed a five-year medical and surgical supply distribution agreement with Scripps Health, a California-based private, integrated health system.
Flu vaccination coverage remains low in the US
Influenza, commonly known as “the flu,” is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. The US for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported approximately 80,000 flu deaths and over 950,000 influenza-related hospital admissions during the winter of 2017–2018.
Why is chronic lymphocytic leukaemia on the rise in adults?
Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) is a type of cancer where an excess of B-cell lymphocytes is produced in the bone marrow. B cells function to fight infection and are the predominant type of lymphocyte that accumulates in the bone marrow and blood.
More doctors are connecting with patients via social media
Based on recent studies, an estimated 88% of physicians use the web and social media to look into pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical devices, whereas 76% of physicians are utilising mobile devices in their place of practice.
Fujifilm secures four contracts to provide Synapse Enterprise Imaging solutions
Fujifilm Medical Systems USA, a provider of medical informatics solutions, has secured contracts for its enterprise imaging solutions from four healthcare facilities in the country.
Florida-based St. Joseph’s Hospitals acquires robotic guidance system for spine surgery
St. Joseph's Hospitals in Tampa, Florida, has acquired Mazor X robotic guidance system to execute a robotic spine surgery for paediatric and adult patients.
India’s Sterling Cancer Hospital starts treatment with Halcyon system
Sterling Cancer Hospital in the Indian state of Gujarat has started using Varian’s Halcyon system to provide advanced treatment to cancer patients.
Selenium intake linked to increase in T2D incidence
Selenium is an essential trace mineral that humans need for proper bodily functions that can be found in foods such as brazil nuts, fish, and eggs. It is available as a nutrition supplement, considered by many to have antioxidant properties, and is said to prevent cardiovascular diseases, cognitive decline, thyroid disorders, and cancers.