Category: Healthcare Technology

Technological advancement and futuristic design to revolutionize water purification market

India, apart from other challenges, is facing the grave issue of providing the nearly 1.2 billion inhabitants with access to safe drinking water. Various water sources contain large amounts of contaminants such as industrial effluents, sewage, agriculture and urban waste. Also, the infrastructure needed to deliver drinking water both in urban and rural areas is ...

Emerging Innovations in Ultrasound Imaging Landscape

The use of ultrasound systems for medical imaging is widespread since decades for a variety of medical applications. These imaging solutions are of perennial importance for achieving accurate diagnosis and helping reach the most appropriate treatment regime and hence enhancing the healthcare outcomes.  However, the evolution of medical technology and diagnosis has invited constant pressure ...

How Philips Healthcare Ultrasound Imaging System is Reinventing Medical Imaging?

Patient innovation in medical imaging has accelerated since the last decade. There is an increasing concern amongst healthcare stakeholders over excessive radiation dose, image quality and the efficient utilization of the existing diagnostic imaging tests. Philips Healthcare has been a pioneer in medical imaging diagnostics and is revolutionizing the healthcare delivery through introducing advancements in ...

Glasses to treat colorblindness

What if I tell you that colorblindness can be treated by just logging onto amazon.com and buying colorblindness-correcting glasses for just over $300? Yes, this has been made possible by a neurobiologist, Mark Changizi and his friend Tim Barber. Their research institute, 2AI Labs, invented a pair of glasses with filters that just happen to ...

Cancer Treatment by ‘Dr. Mathematics’

Answer this. Would a cancer patient or his/her family allow a software based on mathematical algorithms to design the treatment plan and assess the prognosis of that plan? Embrace this fact before answering. In a recent study, a computer model of lung cancer made consistently better predictions of the future symptoms suffered by a set of patients ...