Top Medical News & Ideas This Week

By: MedicalSearch
30 September, 2019

This week: Are fitness trackers the future of healthcare? - Delivering better patient care in healthcare facilities - Do nurse practitioners get enough credit? - and more.

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Are fitness trackers the future of healthcare?

The sensors within our fitness trackers have improved greatly in recent years. We now have more accurate heart rate monitors, accelerometers to detect the smallest changes in movement and positioning, and even ECG sensors. - techradar.com

 

Delivering better patient care in healthcare facilities

As our world becomes more connected, advanced technology has extended beyond patient medical care and into the hospital infrastructure itself. - hospitalhealth.com.au

 

New biofabrication method creates one scaffold to guide regeneration of multiple tissues

Organs, muscles and bones are composed of multiple types of cells and tissues that are carefully organized to carry out a specific function. Disrupting this organization dramatically affects how cells and tissues do their job effectively. - medicalxpress.com

 

Research finds needleless flu vaccine patch to be effective

Researchers from the University of Rochester Medical Center have recently created a needleless patch that effectively vaccinated mice for the flu in a preclinical study. - docwirenews.com

 

Nurse practitioners are often the key contact point for rural patients. Do they get enough credit?

In many small rural towns there are no doctors to visit when you get sick, no GP to know your history, and no friendly receptionist to stock you up with magazines while you await your turn. - abc.net.au

 

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