Researchers who are developing miniature models of human organs on plastic chips have touted the nascent technology as a way to replace animal models. Although that goal is still far off, it is starting to come into focus as large pharmaceutical companies begin using these in vitro systems in drug development.
MedCity News – In recent years, there’s been much hullabaloo surrounding value-based care. Are value-based initiatives truly effective? Are they helping or harming physicians? How do things change when you add telehealth to the equation? […]
In a year that saw a terrible Ebola pandemic in Africa and the resurgence of Legionnaire’s disease in New York, it’s small wonder that life sciences and health-care companies are also leading the way for […]
At MIT, researchers have developed a stretchable bandage-like device capable of sensing skin temperature, delivering drugs transdermally, and containing electronics that include LED lights for displaying information. The various components of the system are designed […]