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A woman demonstrates the IpsiHand rehabilitation device for stroke patients. NeuroLutions hide caption toggle caption NeuroLutions A woman demonstrates the IpsiHand rehabilitation device for stroke patients. NeuroLutions People recovering from a stroke will soon have access to a device that can help restore a disabled hand. The Food And Drug Administration has authorized a device …

SALEM, Va – When it comes to saving a life, every second counts and new technology is helping first responders across Southwest Virginia cut down that time as they bring patients to the emergency room. “The saying is: ‘Time is muscle, time is brain cells,’” Salem Fire-EMS Battalion Chief Teddy Crowe said. Now, new real-time …

Doctors treat patients remotely via implantable device Telemedicine takes the leap to the next level, as new technology allows doctors to see patients remotely and treat them as well. CHICAGO – Telemedicine takes the leap to the next level, as new technology allows doctors to see patients remotely and treat them as well. It’s called …

PORT CHARLOTTE New virtual therapy technology used inside nursing homes is giving patients the care they need and giving them a way to have fun too. Sally Connelly-Jones is a fighter. A survivor. She suffered a stroke. Beat it. Got COVID-19. Beat that too. What’s next? “I miss shopping,” Connelly said. Jones lives …

DURHAM, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A new device using advanced UVC light technology that eliminates pathogens from the soles of shoes now greets people as they enter and exit Ronald McDonald House (RMH) of Durham. The HealthySole PLUS unit, donated by Collier’s Medical Equipment and HealthySole, is the newest addition to a comprehensive infection prevention program at RMH …

DUBLIN, May 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced new clinical data from the Global SYMPLICITY Registry (GSR) indicating that renal denervation (RDN) with the Medtronic Symplicity™ Renal Denervation System was associated with clinically significant and sustained blood pressure reductions in a real-world hypertensive patient population through three years. Results from the prospective, …

When trying to decide if her 7-year-old granddaughter, Alice, could be seen in person by her health care team, the first thing Sarah Wacker asked was whether they’d all been vaccinated. Alice needs weekly physical and occupational therapy to treat her multiple sclerosis. When the pandemic hit, these essential in-person treatments were no longer safe. …

When Carl Johnson entered Gulf Coast Medical Center’s Skilled Nursing Unit with a foot injury, he had no idea deep sea swimming, herding sheep and volleyball would be part of his therapy. “I got so into it, I almost forgot it was a virtual reality machine and I wasn’t actually doing those things,” said Johnson. …

TOKYO & MUNICH & BASKING RIDGE, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–New data from Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (hereafter, Daiichi Sankyo) and AstraZeneca’s datopotamab deruxtecan (Dato-DXd), a TROP2 directed DXd antibody drug conjugate (ADC), showed preliminary response and disease control in patients with metastatic triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) with disease progression following standard treatment. These preliminary data from …

MADISON (WKOW) — UW Health is launching a new program to help young adults with cancer. The Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Program focuses on telemedicine to help reach patients. Doctors can provide individual care to address social, mental and physical health needs from the first diagnosis until remission. “This age group has nationally been …