Category Archives: Education

Nanoparticles to detect spreading cancer

A company started by Rutgers scientists is developing nanoparticles that may be able to detect cancer as it spreads hematogenously from site to site. The particles may even eventually be used to mark tissue that would be removed in surgery. https://www.technologynetworks.com/tn/news/faster-more-accurate-cancer-detection-using-nanoparticles-295090

Nanoparticles to detect spreading cancer

A company started by Rutgers scientists is developing nanoparticles that may be able to detect cancer as it spreads hematogenously from site to site. The particles may even eventually be used to mark tissue that would be removed in surgery. https://www.technologynetworks.com/tn/news/faster-more-accurate-cancer-detection-using-nanoparticles-295090

Mytonomy: health education app

WIth most people having access to either a smartphone or a computer these days, what is the need for pamphlets in clinic rooms? Mytonomy aims at providing short, digestible educational  pages from interventional cardiology procedures to diabetes. https://www.bizjournals.com/washington/news/2017/12/05/bethesda-microlearning-health-startup-mytonomy.html

Mytonomy: health education app

WIth most people having access to either a smartphone or a computer these days, what is the need for pamphlets in clinic rooms? Mytonomy aims at providing short, digestible educational  pages from interventional cardiology procedures to diabetes. https://www.bizjournals.com/washington/news/2017/12/05/bethesda-microlearning-health-startup-mytonomy.html

The trend toward self-diagnosis

Self-diagnostic kits are becoming more popular. This article discusses the risks of kits such as self-diagnosis kit for Alzheimer’s disease or home PSA kits. Article here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3576458/

The trend toward self-diagnosis

Self-diagnostic kits are becoming more popular. This article discusses the risks of kits such as self-diagnosis kit for Alzheimer’s disease or home PSA kits. Article here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3576458/

New “OurNotes” technology allows patients to be more involved with their healthcare

A study at UCLA is examining the use of a new technology called “OurNotes” which would allow patients to help in their own medical documentations.  Rather than being a passive participants, patients are given electronic copies of their medical records

New “OurNotes” technology allows patients to be more involved with their healthcare

A study at UCLA is examining the use of a new technology called “OurNotes” which would allow patients to help in their own medical documentations.  Rather than being a passive participants, patients are given electronic copies of their medical records

Another way to increase rates of flu vaccination?

A recent study published earlier this year reports that immunizing surgical patients for the seasonal flu before they are discharged home from the hospital is safe. This article could provide a basis for hospital wide policy changes during flu season.

Another way to increase rates of flu vaccination?

A recent study published earlier this year reports that immunizing surgical patients for the seasonal flu before they are discharged home from the hospital is safe. This article could provide a basis for hospital wide policy changes during flu season.

No need to wait any longer for your blood test results!

GE ventures is invested in Drawbridge health- a new startup company whose perfecting a handheld device to give instant results from just a few drops of blood. Instead of having to wait days, doctors might be able to deliver results

No need to wait any longer for your blood test results!

GE ventures is invested in Drawbridge health- a new startup company whose perfecting a handheld device to give instant results from just a few drops of blood. Instead of having to wait days, doctors might be able to deliver results

Apple Heart app study

Apple is partnering with Stanford to use the apple watch as a heart rate monitor for patients with atrial fibrillation. The study aims to assess the uses of the Apple watch as a preventive health measure and notification device for

Apple Heart app study

Apple is partnering with Stanford to use the apple watch as a heart rate monitor for patients with atrial fibrillation. The study aims to assess the uses of the Apple watch as a preventive health measure and notification device for