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New ear sensor safely monitors COVID-19 patients at home

October 18, 2021

Researchers from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) are harnessing the power of telemedicine for continuous and remote monitoring of COVID-19 patients. They have designed an in-ear sensor that measures vital indicators of patients at considerable risk of severe disease: these patients will be evaluated by a team of doctors at a telemedicine centre for […]

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Singaporean biotech company to provide innovative stem cell treatment to patients in UK

October 14, 2021

Singapore-based Cell Research Corporation’s (CRC) patented stem cell therapy for the treatment of chronic diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) has been awarded an ‘Innovation Passport’ under the UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency’s Innovative Licensing and Access Pathway (ILAP). This award will facilitate accelerated access to CRC’s umbilical cord lining stem cell therapy for patients […]

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Moderately ill COVID-19 patients at risk developing of dangerous blood clots

October 12, 2021

COVID-19 patients who were not critically ill have been found to develop a life-threatening blood clot, or a venous thromboembolism (VTE), according to a European study. Despite coming into hospital emergency rooms with mild or moderate COVID-19, patients were noted to have developed VTE after only four weeks – 1 of every 200 mildly ill […]

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Stem-cell hydrogel injection studied for heart attack patients

August 16, 2021

Heart muscle becomes damaged and cardiac function is affected when blood vessels feeding the heart are blocked. A new stem-cell-carrying hydrogel helps mice recover from this condition, called myocardial infarction, by stimulating formation of new blood vessels. Developed by a team of scientists at Kansai University in Japan, the stem cell delivery system is described […]

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Special blood vessel coating prevents organ rejection

August 11, 2021

A special polymer used to coat the blood vessels of transplanted organs could one day do away with anti-rejection drugs – patients requiring an organ transplant also need to take certain drugs to prevent their immune system from rejecting the new organ, however the drugs may sometimes cause serious side effects. The protective polymer coating […]

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