QT Imaging to deliver Breast Acoustic CT scanner to research centers
QT Imaging Holdings is delivering its Breast Acoustic CT scanner in collaboration with research centers in the U.S. and Canada. The company is collaborating with the Department of Radiation Oncology and Radiation Treatment Program at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. This collaboration is part of a five-year research grant from National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute to develop an inexpensive, portable, safe, and repeatable imaging approach that can accurately identify early response of breast cancer patients to neoadjuvant ...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 14, 2024 Category: Radiology Authors: AuntMinnie.com staff writers Tags: Industry News Source Type: news

What is the infected blood scandal?
Thousands were infected with HIV and hepatitis C, in the worst treatment disaster in NHS history. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 14, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AI weapons scanner backtracks on UK testing claims
On 20 February the company put out a press release, including a claim that the NPSA was one of a number of testers who had "concluded that the Evolv Express solution was highly effective at detecting firearms and many other types of weapons". But when asked if Metrix NDT had found it "highly…#npsa #evolvexpress #metrixndt #petergeorge #dhs (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 14, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Post Office scandal victims' children seek compensation
A new group wants redress for the impact their parents' wrongful convictions and financial ruin had on their lives. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Pulsenmore is expanding the application of its home ultrasound solution for pregnant women: a clinical trial with Michigan Medicine will focus on the remote assessment of the fetal biophysical profile
RAMAT GAN, Israel, March 13, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Pulsenmore (TASE:PULS), the world leader in self-scan ultrasound technology for at-home use and remote clinical diagnosis, announces its new clinical study collaboration with Michigan Medicine. The study will examine the ability to conduct... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - March 13, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: TRI PDT Source Type: news

‘Smart’ fiber-optic cables on the sea floor will detect earthquakes, tsunamis, and global warming
Everybody in Portugal knows the date: 1 November 1755. It was All Saints’ Day, with candles lit in homes to honor ancestors. Then the earthquake struck, cracking the streets of Lisbon open and sparking a firestorm. A tsunami engulfed the port, and tens of thousands died. Even now people are aware of the threat— from a nearby seafloor junction where the grinding tectonic plates of North America, Eurasia, and Africa meet—says José Barros, who retired recently from a senior role at ANACOM, Portugal’s telecom regulator. “We are always having those thoughts—and fears.” Soon Lisbonites may be able to count o...
Source: ScienceNOW - March 13, 2024 Category: Science Source Type: news

Everything the palace has said about Kate Middleton's photo scandal
Since Sunday, the royal family has found itself at the center of another scandal, with the Princess of Wales criticized for editing her first official portrait since her abdominal surgery in January. Kate Middleton's absence from the public eye brought speculation and conspiracy theories over the…#katemiddleton #kensingtonpalace #pressassociation #princelouis #princewilliam #windsorcastle #jamescrawfordsmith #jrcrawfordsmith #charlesiii #meghan (Source: Reuters: Health)
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My son's bizarre symptom turned out to be liver cancer which doctors said would kill him but now he's beat ultra-rare diagnosis
Scans found a 'mass' on Jaxon Barnes' liver and he was diagnosed with hepatoblastoma, a form of liver cancer affecting around two million children globally. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 13, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scan your receipt to exit? Loblaw facing backlash as it tests receipt scanners at self-checkout
In an attempt to combat theft at its stores, Loblaw is testing receipt scanners at four of its locations, the grocery giant told CBC News. Customers who go through self-checkout must use the device to scan their receipt's barcode — confirming that they paid something — which opens a metal gate,…#loblaw #cbcnews #zehrs #ontario #paulzemaitis #woodstock #jonathanhayes #catherinethomas #danieltsai #sainsbury (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 13, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Worldcoin attracts millions of eyeballs and regulatory heat
In the last seven months, more than four million people from Berlin to Nairobi have queued up to have their eyes scanned by a metallic orb. In return, Worldcoin, the startup co-founded by OpenAi’s Sam Altman, has given the volunteers cryptocurrency tokens called WLD. In the past month, the token’s…#berlin #nairobi #worldcoin #openai #samaltman #wld #kenya #hongkong #worldapp #cambridge (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 13, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ministers to quash convictions of hundreds of post office operators
Ministers will publish legislation to quash the convictions of hundreds of post office operators who were prosecuted during the Horizon scandal, marking a significant victory for victims after decades of campaigning. The legislation on Wednesday will automatically overturn convictions of theft,…#horizon #postoffice #wales #postofficeshorizon #hss #businessdepartment #northeast #capture #jamesarbuthnot #tory (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 13, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Post office scandal victims law'important step '
It is expected to come in to effect by the end of July and will apply to convictions in England and Wales. The law is expected to clear the majority of victims. There will also be "enhanced" financial redress for sub-postmasters who, while not convicted or part of legal action against the Post…#wales #postoffice #horizon #neilhudgell #inyourownwords (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 13, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nanox highlights study results
Nano-X Imaging (Nanox) and its deep learning medical imaging analytics subsidiary Nanox AI are touting early findings from the AI-enabled Detection of OsteoPorosis for Treatment (ADOPT) study. The study uses the Nanox.AI software HealthVCF to review routine CT scans and has identified up to six times more patients with vertebral compression fracture than the national average at National Health Services (NHS) hospitals in the U.K., Nanox highlighted. The company also said that the Nanox.AI algorithm has identified over 2,400 patients with vertebral compression fracture from routine CT scans that were not known to the NHS ...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 12, 2024 Category: Radiology Authors: AuntMinnie.com staff writers Tags: Industry News Source Type: news

Why You Shouldn ’ t Wear Makeup When Exercising
Working out is great for your skin. It increases blood flow to all your organs—skin included—delivering oxygen and nutrients along with it. But if you exercise in a full face of makeup, you might be hurting your skin health, not helping it. To find out what makeup does to skin during exercise, researchers applied a drug-store-brand cream foundation to the foreheads and under-eye areas of 43 university students. They left the bottom halves of everyone’s faces makeup-free. All of the students then ran on a treadmill for 20 minutes. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] “Our hypothesis wa...
Source: TIME: Health - March 12, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Out of sight: the hidden scandal of vision rehabilitation services across England
This report highlights that 26 per cent of local authorities leave blind and partially sighted people waiting more than a year for a vision rehabilitation assessment and subsequent support. These delays to the support people with sight loss are legally entitled to also leaves them at increased risk of physical accidents and injuries, as well as mental health crises. Amongst its recommendations, the RNIB is calling for vision rehabilitation services to be subjected to the same regulation and monitoring as other adult social care services, and commissioning of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence to develop ...
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - March 12, 2024 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Patient involvement, experience and feedback Public health and health inequalities Source Type: news