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Bardy Diagnostics™ unveils use of Carnation Ambulatory Monitor Patch to measure QT Segments in COVID-19 patients

Bardy Diagnostics, Inc., (“BardyDx”), a leading provider of ambulatory cardiac monitoring technologies and custom data solutions, recently announced that its Carnation Ambulatory Monitor (“CAM™”) Patch has been chosen for use in protocols to measure QT Segments in COVID-19 patients who have been prescribed Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ).  BardyDx’s CAM Patch will be utilized in newly established protocols at hospitals across the Seattle, Washington area to monitor cardiac rhythms for COVID-19 patients on HCQ after hospital discharge, as well as for outpatients.  HCQ has…

Aster unveils free tele-health consultation service in the UAE

Aster Healthcare has introduced a free tele-consultation service across its Medcare, Aster Hospital and Aster Clinic facilities in the UAE, allowing patients to remotely consult qualified doctors for all general ailments. The leading private healthcare group is one of the first to offer such a service to patients in the UAE, supporting the community to access quality healthcare advice during this challenging time. Through visiting the respective facilities’ websites, patients can book an appointment with a general practitioner and then ‘visit’ the doctor remotely via a…

TruDoc Healthcare provides convenient and round-the-clock teleconsultations to help ease panic surrounding COVID-19

TruDoc Healthcare has risen to the occasion in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak and has been providing patients with appropriate medical management and advice quickly and conveniently given the present medical situation. It is already experiencing an upsurge in audio and video consultations related to respiratory tract infections and other similar illnesses. TruDoc 24x7 is at the forefront of helping people stay informed with the latest information on the COVID-19, warning signs and symptoms and preventive measures to combat…

UK firm unveils breathing device that uses UVc light to sterilize inhaled air, protecting wearers against airborne pathogens

Medi-Immune, a UK firm, recently revealed ProtectivAir, a breathing device that uses UVc light to sterilize inhaled air and protect wearers against airborne pathogens, potentially including SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19). The device is meant to be used by healthcare staff and others with occupational exposure to airborne pathogens. ProtectivAir consists of a nose and mouth mask that connects, via a flexible hose, to a small irradiation chamber worn on a belt or harness. The irradiation chamber uses UVc photons to disinfect inhaled…

Korean researchers take a unique approach to strain sensing

Stick-on strain sensors that can accurately measure the flexion of joints, big and small, have turned out hard to make. Piezoresistive devices tend to have a delayed response and are not stable in the long-run, while capacitive sensors are not very sensitive and nearby electromagnetic fields tend to interfere with them. Now researchers at South Korea’s KAIST institute of technology have developed a completely unique approach to strain sensing that relies on detecting the optical transmittance of a novel material…