With a 110-ton magnet, Scientists at the University of Minnesota have become the first in the world to perform magnetic resonance imaging of the human body at 10.5 Tesla—a magnetic field strength 10 times greater than a standard MRI.
Researchers at the Center for Magnetic Resonance Research successfully conducted the first scans with the center’s 10.5-Tesla, whole-body imaging magnet. The 110-ton magnet promises to produce scans at a finer level of detail, bringing new capabilitie...
ReCell, a spray-on skin product designed to treat burns with a slurry of the patient’s own skin cells.
“You just spray it on the patient, on the burned area,” said the product developers.
It’s the first spray-on skin product to win approval for the U.S. market.
Close to half a million people get burns so bad that they need medical treatment, according to the American Burn Association.
The current standard of care for serious burns is a skin graft. But skin gra...
“Saving your Life or staying out of legal trouble”?
Doctors across the world are preferring the second option nowadays.
Doctors fearing the threat of prosecution are avoiding high-risk procedures and patients, who could be denied life-saving treatment as a result, a survey suggests.
The estimate suggets that 86% of physicians were practising ‘defensive’ medicine, while 48% said the threat of legal action was deterring them from high-risk patients.
By Detcare | On September 22, 2018
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