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Noble, Aptar Pharma announces AdhereIT™

Noble and Aptar Pharma have announced the launch of AdhereIT™ — a connected, intuitive and user-friendly onboarding solution for the growing number of patients with chronic conditions who use autoinjectors to administer their medications at home. AdhereIT™ is the first fully interchangeable, connected add-on solution that can work across a multitude of autoinjector platforms. This launch is an important advancement for Noble, an Aptar Pharma company, whose mission is to foster healthy outcomes for patients who self-administer their therapies, partnering…

Aerogen to support 15 potential covid-19 inhaled therapies

Aerogen, the global leader in aerosol drug delivery, today announced details of a broad collaborative effort to support pharmaceutical companies from around the world as they work to develop COVID-19 vaccines and treatments. To date, more than ten million patients globally have been treated safely and effectively with Aerogen’s drug delivery technology 1,5–7. As the global scientific community rallies against the pandemic, there has been unprecedented interest in inhaled delivery of antiviral drugs, leading to Aerogen’s involvement in multiple COVID-19…

Researchers develop wearable device to help disinfect chronic wounds

Researchers at Purdue University have developed a wearable device that can administer antibacterial ozone gas to chronic wounds to help disinfect them. The technology could allow people to disinfect chronic wounds at home, and would be helpful in cases where wounds have been colonized by drug-resistant bacteria and aren’t responding to antibiotic therapy. Approximately 6 million patients in the US have a chronic wound. This includes many patients with diabetes who develop foot ulcers. These wounds can have a significant…

‘All-in-one’ solution for the medical industry

Xerox Emirates, IMMJ Systems and Ideal Middle East have come together in a strategic partnership to create an all-in-one solution for the medical industry, MediViewer; the game-changing next-generation Electronic Document Management System in the UAE. Specifically designed for patient records to deliver a paperless healthcare environment, MediViewer provides clinicians and relevant hospital staff with a powerful, intuitive, and user-friendly solution to view a patient’s digitized paper and electronic records. This simple yet sophisticated platform facilitates rapid access to clinical content…

Researchers develop robotic system for colonoscopy

Researchers at the University of Leeds in the UK have developed a robotic system that can assist a physician or nurse to perform a colonoscopy. The system uses magnets to guide a probe through the body, and its developers claim that the approach is easier for operators and less painful and uncomfortable for patients. The researchers hope that the system could make colonoscopies more widely available. Colonoscopies are vital in detecting a variety of pathologies, including colorectal cancer. However, they…