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Med tech now: Nov. 16-23

Posted By David Evans, 9 hours ago

Thanks to web detectives A.J. Petto and Kevin Patton

Vaping less heart unhealthy

 https://www.bbc.com/news/health-50436296

 Complete, free report, links: BBC

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Modern medicine: Nov 9-16

Posted By David Evans, Saturday, November 9, 2019
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Today's tech: Oct. 26-Nov. 2

Posted By David Evans, Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Thanks to web detective A.J. Petto

Gizmos

Using an oximeter

 https://www.healthline.com/health/pulse-oximetry#how-it-works

 Short, free item, links: Healthline

Breath alcohol test: not always reliable

 https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/03/business/drunk-driving-breathalyzer.html?te=1&nl=morning-briefing&emc=edit_NN_p_20191104&section=topNews?campaign_id=9&instance_id=13590&segment_id=18493&user_id=a7a56556a5f95ef302b3f178961a3387&regi_id=94059471tion=topNews

 Full, free story, links: NY times

Procedures

C-sections not so easy

 https://www.upworthy.com/mother-posts-raw-photos-of-her-c-section-scar-to-prove-its-not-the-easy-way-out?utm_source=The+Upworthiest&utm_campaign=2589f64915-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_07_22_07_15_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_78f827fba6-2589f64915-238758153

 Full, free essay, figs., links: Curiosity

Fecal transplant was fatal to him

 https://www.livescience.com/fecal-transplant-death.html?utm_source=Selligent&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=9583&utm_content=20191101_LS_Essentials_Newsletter+-+adhoc+&utm_term=2811867&m_i=21M3f1CdzUKpywZA1pP9OSezN4v5GYbGiksjN%2Bq4_HJruLiBfJHKgYB4R7yPx4IPryfohzLR1BDdS61xqHSDlIC7eAM91sej2f

 Full, free story, video, links: Live sci.

Weight loss surgery for obese kids

https://www.livescience.com/pediatricians-advise-more-kid-weight-loss-surgery.html?utm_source=Selligent&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=9382&utm_content=20191029_LS_Essentials_Newsletter+-+adhoc+&utm_term=2811867&m_i=XWcYMDcnlMW3BDN6jvnbhEKgmzSuWlRrZZNT5_bPgBJzjN%2BaxVJEeWmjykt8QA2fMMBuvGJfND%2BDsWWT8pZ52plnFXKhj7XXXT

Complete, free report, video, links: Live sci.

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Tech today: Oct. 12-26

Posted By David Evans, Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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Modern med.: Oct. 5-12

Posted By David Evans, Saturday, October 5, 2019

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Phall tech. phacts: Sept. 25-Oct. 5

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, August 29, 2019
Updated: Tuesday, October 1, 2019

 

Do you know about telemedicine?

 

https://ihpi.umich.edu/sites/default/files/2019-10/Telehealthpollreport.pdf?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=41af0575b9-MR_COPY_02&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-41af0575b9-149927409

 

Complete, free report, fig.: U. Mich.

 

Late summer tech: Aug. 28-Sept. 25

 

Better gripping for amputees

https://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=185466

 

Free video: NSF

 

Infant outcomes poorer in Appalachia and Delta

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr68/nvsr68_11-508.pdf?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=9c1f23ec02-MR_COPY_02&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-9c1f23ec02-149927409

 

Full, free article, links, figs: Nat'l. vital stats. rep.

 

Rare effect of acupuncture: lung collapses

https://www.livescience.com/acupuncture-punctures-lung.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20190912-ls

 

Full, free essay, video, links: Live sci.

 

What should the children drink?

 

https://healthyeatingresearch.org/research/consensus-statement-healthy-beverage-consumption-in-early-childhood-recommendations-from-key-national-health-and-nutrition-organizations/?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=0432e701da-MR_COPY_02&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-0432e701da-149927409

 

Free recommendations: Healthy eat. res.

 

Tattoo heart monitor

https://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=185411

Short, free notice, video: NSF

 

CDC recommends no vaping

https://www.popsci.com/lung-disease-vaping-cdc-possible-culprit/?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=email


Complete, free report, links: Pop. sci.

 

September tech.: Aug. 28-Sept. 4

Thanks to web detective A.J. Petto

What did they do?

How to do a spinal tap

https://www.the-scientist.com/image-of-the-day/image-of-the-day--spinal-tap-66361

Short, free note, image, links, video: Scientist

What is precision medicine?

https://www.biotechniques.com/precision-medicine/precision-medicine-what-is-it-how-has-it-developed-and-how-is-it-being-applied/

Full, free essay, graphic, refs.: Biotechniq.

Your cheatin' heart: catching sports doping

https://www.the-scientist.com/features/the-race-to-nab-cheating-athletes-66286?utm_campaign=TS_DAILY%20NEWSLETTER_2019&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=76373314&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--7jt-xk1tk1f_EFQq9e8krcStZjfQDaBoEYfeUhszvcjGA2lrhzS_vDISKHJHjPauZp6bFWsT7fSw5oVdRE42zqr6Z9w&_hsmi=76373314

 Complete, free report, links, refs.: Scientist

Successful middle ear surgery

https://www.legit.ng/1227933-african-professor-history-performs-worlds-1st-3d-ear-surgery.html

Full, free story: Legit

More med. imaging in US and Ontario

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2749213?utm_campaign=articlePDF&utm_campaign=af7bb57249-MR_COPY_01&utm_medium=articlePDFlink&utm_medium=email&utm_source=articlePDF&utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_content=jama.2019.11456&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-af7bb57249-149927409

 Free abstract: JAMA

Gizmos

New cooling method for organ transport

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2215643-transplant-organs-can-be-supercooled-to-below-zero-for-longer-storage/

Full, free essay, fig, links: New sci.

E-cigarette company charged with illegal marketing

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/09/health/vaping-juul-e-cigarettes-fda.html?te=1&nl=evening-briefing&emc=edit_ne_20190909?campaign_id=57&instance_id=12258&segment_id=16875&user_id=a7a56556a5f95ef302b3f178961a3387®i_id=94059471

Complete, free report, links: NY times

Carbon nanofibers to repair MI's

https://www.biotechniques.com/bioengineering-biophysics/carbon-nanotube-fibers-restore-damaged-hearts/

Brief, free item, links: Biotechniq.

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What's up: Aug. 14-21

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, August 15, 2019

At work

He took his own appendix out

https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-32481442

Full, free article, figs., links: BBC

Surgical robots' popularity surge

https://undark.org/2019/08/15/surgical-robots-are-suring-in-popularity/

Full, free essay, image, links: Undark

Plague doctors: Why the crazy masks?

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/history/why-plague-doctors-wore-strange-masks/?utm_source=smithsoniandaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20190819-daily-responsive&spMailingID=40457023&spUserID=NjU3MzIxNzA0NzMyS0&spJobID=1581767252&spReportId=MTU4MTc2NzI1MgS2

 Free video: Smithsonian

Sampling

History of tech.: PKU blood test

https://www.the-scientist.com/foundations/heel-prick--1957-66133

Full, free story, image, links: Scientist

Standard placenta collection technique

https://www.future-science.com/doi/10.2144/btn-2019-0029

 Complete, free report, figs., linked cites.: Future sci.

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Trends: July 31-Aug. 14

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, August 1, 2019

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Summer tech: July 24-31

Posted By David Evans, Friday, July 26, 2019
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Tech marches on: July 17-24

Posted By David Evans, Friday, July 19, 2019
Updated: Friday, July 19, 2019

Shower with contacts: amoebae in the eye

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1817678?query=TOC

Short, free item, fig.: New Engl. j. med.

Parkinsonism symptoms reduced: ear stimulation

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-07-ear-parkinson-symptoms.html

Full,  free essay, links: Medxpress

Partial knee replace as good as full

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(19)31281-4/fulltext#seccestitle70

Complete, free report, linked cites., figs: Lancet

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