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Researchers unveil 3D medical imagery with mixed reality smartglasses

Hundreds of thousands of Americans enter a cardiac catheterization lab each year for a heart stent procedure, something that can be made easier for doctors with holographic, 3D medical imagery that comes to life with mixed-reality smartglasses, researchers say. The technology was just one of the innovations unveiled at Philips Cambridge Research Center this week. When a doctor puts the Microsoft HoloLens glasses on, holographic screens displaying a patient’s vitals and other crucial information appear. “The ability to move your…

Mubadala, NYUAD collaborate on UAE Healthy Future Study (UAEHF)

Mubadala Healthcare and NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the UAE Healthy Future Study (UAEHF), supporting one of the key Abu Dhabi Vision 2030 objectives of establishing the emirate as a significant knowledge hub in the region. The MoU reaffirms the parties’ commitment to continue working together on this long-term study which specifically explores the genetic and lifestyle determinants of chronic diseases among Emiratis, to produce meaningful research on chronic disease causes and…

More evidence required for simulation education effectiveness

Simulation education has evolved significantly over the years and has become essential to preparing nurses for clinical practice, but sustaining its evolution will require greater evidence of its effectiveness, according to a summary of Columbia University School of Nursing's 2018 inaugural "Innovations in Simulation Summit," which appears in the October 2019 issue of Clinical Simulation in Nursing. Lead author Kellie Bryant, DNP, executive director of simulation and assistant professor at Columbia University School of Nursing, and co-authors, praised the progress of…

Enlarged adenoids could cause sleep apnea and bedwetting in younger children

According to a Dubai based healthcare specialist, children who have been suffering from recurrent throat or ear infections need to consult with an ENT specialist. The statement comes as a result of high number of cases of adenoids being diagnosed at a later stage of infection. This can even result in complications such as Enuresis (bedwetting) and sleep apnea, that are otherwise avoidable and unnecessary. Adenoids are a collection of tissues, like the lymph nodes or the tonsils, found behind…

Turkish Cargo expands its pharma corridor across 400 stations

Turkish Cargo, the fastest growing global air cargo brand, keeps bringing health to the world by carrying pharmaceuticals between destinations certified by the global aviation authorities. The successful brand has created a pharma corridor between over 400 stations by carrying pharmaceuticals in important and certified destinations such as Mumbai, Brussels, Istanbul, Singapore, Dubai, Basel, London and Amsterdam. Turkish Airlines Chief Cargo Officer, Turhan Özen said, “As Turkish Cargo, we carry out the pharmaceutical transports from Atatürk and Istanbul Airports that…