TuesdayFeb 23, 2021 12:15 pm

Researchers Document Small Window Within Which Stroke Recovery Is Highest

In a groundbreaking study, two teams of researchers — one based at the University of South Australia in Adelaide and another in London — have shown that stroke recovery peaks at approximately two weeks after the stroke and then gradually diminishes with the passage of time. The teams at Adelaide and London followed a total of 60 patients who had had a stroke. This follow-up lasted up to 12 months after the stroke. Dr. Brenton Hordacre, based at the University of South Australia in Adelaide and also the lead author of the study, explained that this multisite study was intended…

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MondayFeb 22, 2021 12:44 pm

XPhyto Therapeutics Corp. (CSE: XPHY) (OTCQB: XPHYF) (FSE: 4XT) Advances Rapid COVID Test System, Expands Psychedelic Medicine Programs

Life sciences industry accelerator XPhyto Therapeutics Corp. has developed a timeline for the approval and rollout of a rapid, portable COVID-19 test it expects to become available by April in Europe XPhyto’s Covid-ID Lab system is designed to help industries economically devastated by the pandemic to form strategies based on quick and accurate testing, particularly the travel industry The company intends to use its test tech partnership with Germany’s 3a-diagnostics GmbH to build additional bacteriological and viral testing products A separate subsidiary based in Alberta is developing psychedelic medicine programs The subsidiary recently announced it has added mescaline production to…

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MondayFeb 22, 2021 12:15 pm

Coronavirus Pandemic Exposes Biomedical Waste Disposal Challenge in India

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted various sectors, including the environment, economic, social and health industries. While the vaccine has given people hope, the absence of a strategy that will be used to dispose of any coronavirus-related biomedical waste remains a threat. The Central Pollution Control Board in India recently released data showing that between June and December 20202, the coronavirus-related biomedical waste that was generated measured an estimated 33,000 tons. Earlier in July, the board presented a report to the National Green Tribunal indicating that India generated 101 MT of coronavirus-related biomedical waste daily and an additional 609 metric tons…

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MondayFeb 22, 2021 11:56 am

Convertible Note Progress Brings Imagin Medical Inc.’s (CSE: IME) (OTCQB: IMEXF) Closer to Commercialization of New Surgical Tech

Imagin Medical Inc. announced that it has now raised $2.165 million of the recent its convertible note offering The closing of the latest funding tranche will support the company’s progress toward the commercialization of its revolutionary bladder cancer visualization technology once final FDA approval is granted With better viewing options, the technology is designed to make it easier for surgeons to detect the full parameters of bladder tumors and remove them more completely Bladder cancer is one of the most prevalent cancers in the United States, particularly in men The technological improvement of these surgical procedures can provide an attractive…

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MondayFeb 22, 2021 10:30 am

VistaGen Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: VTGN) Committed to Developing New Generation Alternatives to Current Standard of Care for Anxiety Disorders

American Psychiatric Association poll reveals 62% of respondents have anxiety about COVID-19 Recent FDA Drug Safety Communication requires updated Boxed Warning for benzodiazepines commonly used to treat anxiety disorders VTGN is committed to developing and commercializing PH94B, a first-in-class pherine nasal spray with potential to go beyond the current standard of care for acute treatment of social anxiety disorder and other anxiety-related disorders Anxiety induced by the COVID-19 pandemic during the last year has been linked with surging use of benzodiazepines or “benzos,” a drug class commonly prescribed to treat anxiety and other disorders - a trend with potential to…

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FridayFeb 19, 2021 1:15 pm

3D Printing May Soon Revolutionize the Biomedical Engineering Field

The medical field is constantly looking for new ways to innovate. While in other industries various technologies can be used to help companies earn more money, in the medical industry, technologies can be used to save lives. There are many new advancements that have driven the medical field forward. However, the most promising advancement, 3D printing, has shown massive potential. Also known as additive manufacturing, 3D printing is a recent technology that has allowed both hobbyists and manufacturers to produce parts both economically and swiftly. 3D printing is also useful in other fields such as the biomedical engineering space and…

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FridayFeb 19, 2021 11:35 am

Ryah Group Inc. Making Digital Transformation in the Lab a Reality

Company has completed steps necessary to achieve, sustain competitive advantage in move towards remote-health solutions and trials RYAH technology optimizes patient feedback so medical trials, studies can move into remote solution zones Recently developed an integrated, customized mobile application to support a major clinical study in the United Kingdom RYAH created cloud of stored data to help with R&D of future medical treatments RYAH Group, a leading digital health-care analytics and technology company, is on a mission to advance the world’s transition to remote-health solutions and data analytics in patient treatments. The company believes that, when patients are given more…

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ThursdayFeb 18, 2021 2:30 pm

Research Discovers Wearable Devices Can Detect the Coronavirus

Results from various studies conducted by leading research institutions in the Unites States have found that wearables such as smartwatches, which measure an individual’s heart rate, also possess the ability to identify whether a person is coronavirus positive — even before symptoms start showing or the virus is detected using a test. These results, which were announced from institutions including Stanford University, California and New York’s Mount Sinai Health System, demonstrate that these devices detect the virus’s presence by measuring the pulse of a person’s heartbeat and their skin temperature as well as other biometric and physiological features. Some of…

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ThursdayFeb 18, 2021 9:43 am

Imagin Medical Inc.’s (CSE: IME) (OTCQB: IMEXF) Improving the Odds in Fighting Bladder Cancers

Imagin Medical Inc. is a surgical imaging company helping to advance the use of blue light cystoscopy (“BLC”) in battling bladder cancer and reducing costs associated with these procedures Bladder cancer is the sixth most prevalent cancer in the United States, and the third most common in men, yet the most expensive to treat While early-stage cancer intervention involves illuminating the bladder with white light – the light that can be seen by the human eye - to visualize and resect tumors, historical use of white light has resulted in incomplete tumor removal and a greater than 50% recurrence rate…

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ThursdayFeb 18, 2021 9:22 am

VistaGen Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: VTGN) Committed to Developing New Generation of Medicines with Potential to Treat Rising Mental Health Challenges from Depression

Mental health experts note growing concern over impact of COVID-19 on nation’s mental health Compounding stress could have serious health, social consequences VTGN offers new hope to those dealing with depression disorders A new survey from the American Psychological Association (“APA”) shines a spotlight on the growing concern about the impact of the global pandemic on the nation’s mental health (https://ibn.fm/ukaIx). These rising numbers, as well as the treatment for mental health illness and disorders, is of great concern to VistaGen Therapeutics (NASDAQ: VTGN), a biopharmaceutical company committed to developing a new generation of medications that goes beyond the standard of…

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