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Current tech.: Sept. 21-Oct. 5

Posted By David L. Evans, Monday, September 26, 2016
Updated: Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Current tech.: Sept. 21-Oct. 5

Gadgets

Spinal tap to determine severity of concussion

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/spinal-tap-test-gauges-sports-concussion-severity/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20160926

Complete, free report from Sci. Am.

Bone printing for grafts

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/09/print-demand-bone-could-quickly-mend-major-injuries

Full, free article, link, video from Science

Nanoparticles v articular cartilage damage

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2016/09/nanoparticle-injections-protect-cartilage-mice-joint-injuries?et_cid=5595742&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5595742&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.biosciencetechnology.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f09%2fnanoparticle-injections-protect-cartilage-mice-joint-injuries%3fet_cid%3d5595742%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Full, free item, image from Biosci. tech.

Artificial pancreas for DM Type I approved

http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm522974.htm

Press release from FDA

Practices

Colonoscopy screening of low value ages 70-79

http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2556139

Free text, figs., refs from Ann. int. med.

Gum disease linked to other conditions

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/scientists-search-for-link-between-gum-disease-and-cancer-dementia-stroke/2016/09/30/bb966cba-7e9d-11e6-8d0c-fb6c00c90481_story.html?wpisrc=nl_sb_smartbrief

Complete, free report, links from Wash. post

Epidemic of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (=NASH) in US

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/facing-a-silent-liver-disease-epidemic/?WT.mc_id=SA_HLTH_20161004

Full, free essay from Sci. Am.

Less teen pregnancy in US

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/databriefs/db259.htm

Press release, linked cites., graphics from CDC

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