Top Medical News & Ideas This Week

By: MedicalSearch
20 January, 2020

This week: Bacteria shredding tech to fight drug-resistant superbugs - Why it should be the end for old operating systems - Five tech trends set to shape the health sector - and more.

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Bacteria shredding tech to fight drug-resistant superbugs

Researchers have used liquid metals to develop new bacteria-destroying technology that could be the answer to the deadly problem of antibiotic resistance. - rmit.edu.au

 

Ingestible medical devices can be broken down with light

New light-sensitive material could eliminate some of the endoscopic procedures needed to remove gastrointestinal devices. - news.mit.edu

 

Why a new decade should be the end of the line for old operating systems

Slightly more than five years ago, one of the most popular operating systems in history was retired, and this major end-of-life (EOL) event still has a major impact on IT and information security. - healthdatamanagement.com

 

Ambulance boss urges venues to buy defibrillators after Wiggle's close call

Greg Page might not have survived a cardiac arrest he suffered at The Wiggles' reunion show on Friday if it wasn't for Castle Hill RSL's public access defibrillator and an off-duty nurse in the audience willing to give it a go. - smh.com.au

 

Five healthtech trends set to shape the health sector

Increasing patient demands and a wave of technological innovation will force healthcare providers to redesign their service delivery methods in 2020. - hospitalhealth.com.au

 

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