Low Cost Medical Devices for Low-Resource Regions: Interview with Prof. Saad Bhamla, Georgia Tech

Advances in medical technology continue apace, with sophisticated new medical devices and therapies becoming available on an ongoing basis. However, medical technology often comes at a premium, and for low-resource regions sometimes even relatively b...
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A biopharmaceutical company that has been working in collaboration with UAB on an intranasal Covid-19 vaccine candidate said preclinical studies of the candidate had positive results. Altimmune Inc., a Gaithersburg, Maryland-based firm, said the results showed strong neutralizing activity and potent immunity in the respiratory tract. The nasal injection in the respiratory tract may be necessary to block both infection and transmission of the virus and prevent further spread.  Based on the findings,…
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New J. Chem., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0NJ00657B, PaperSakthivel Balasubramaniyan, Navabshan Irfan, Senthil kumar Chinnaiyan, Umamaheshwari Appavoo, Puratchikody Ayarivan Fluoroquinolones (FQ) are one of the most commonly prescribed class of antibiotics for the treatment of urinary tract infections (UTIs), but FQ-resistant Escherichia coli (E. coli) in UTIs is widespread... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Lab Chip, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0LC00579G, PaperYang LIU, Thomas Lehnert, Martin Gijs Fast spreading of antimicrobial resistance is now considered a major global health threat. New technologies are required, enabling rapid diagnostics of bacterial infection combined with fast antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST)... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Authors: Jiang ZZ, He C, Wang DQ, Shen HL, Sun JL, Gan WN, Lu JY, Liu XT Abstract In December 2019, an outbreak of coronavirus infection emerged in Wuhan, Hubei Province of China, which is now named Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The outbreak spread rapidly within mainland China and globally. This paper reviews the different imaging modalities used in the diagnosis and treatment process of COVID-19, such as chest radiography, computerized tomography (CT) scan, ultrasound examination, and positron emission tomography (PET/CT) scan. A chest radiograph is not recommended as a first-line imaging modality for COVI...
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Condition:   Hand Foot & Mouth Disease Intervention:   Biological: Inactivated Enterovirus Type 71 (EV71) Vaccine (Vero Cell) Sponsor:   International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh Enrolling by invitation
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Conditions:   Covid19;   Measles Vaccine;   Mortality Intervention:   Other: Case fatality rate Sponsor:   Kanuni Sultan Suleyman Training and Research Hospital Completed
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Conditions:   HIV/AIDS;   STI Intervention:   Behavioral: MAKASI Sponsors:   French National Agency for Research on AIDS and Viral Hepatitis;   Agence Regionale de Sante d'Ile de France Recruiting
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When it comes to finding a vaccine for chlamydia, the world ’s most common sexually transmitted infection, koalas may prove a key ally.
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Britain has turned down the chance to join a 2.4 billion euro ($2.7 billion) EU plan to secure advance purchases of promising COVID-19 vaccines, saying the EU would not allow it any role in decision-making.Reuters Health Information
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A new CDC report looks at the proportion of people 60 and older who report shingles vaccination, as well as how rates vary in regard to sex, ethnicity, and other factors.Medscape Medical News
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