Tag: health
FDA Clears Bruin Biometrics’ Wireless Device to Detect Bedsore Risk
| FierceBiotech

The FDA granted Bruin Biometrics marketing approval for a wireless, hand-held scanner that warns doctors that their patients are at risk of developing pressure ulcers, or bedsores. The device is the first of its kind that assesses risk before damage shows up on the skin surface.

Who Owns Your Medical Data? Most Likely Not You.
| Washington Post

Do you think you own your own medical data? Your hospital and doctor records, lab and radiology tests, genetic information, even the actual tissue removed during a biopsy or other surgical procedure? Well, you don’t.

United Neuroscience’s ‘endobody’ Parkinson’s vaccine shows promise in early tests
| FierceBiotech

United Neuroscience is developing a novel class of vaccines that target aberrant proteins implicated in neurodegenerative diseases. Now it has strong preclinical evidence showing that one of its vaccines could hold promise in Parkinson’s disease.