Scientist create ‘pen’ to help detect cancer within 10 seconds

 The MasSpec Pen works by releasing a tiny droplet of water onto the target tissue, absorbing the chemicals inside of the cells. This droplet is then analysed by an instrument called a mass spectrometer, which can analyse thousands of molecules, and quickly deliver the results to doctors on a computer screen

Scientist create ‘pen’ to help detect cancer within 10 secondsThe device is capable of identifying cancerous cells 150 times faster than conventional technologies and was 96 per cent accurate in tests. Researchers from the University of Texas say that the MasSpec Pen can help surgeons identify which tissue should be removed and which should be preserved, to help patients’ recover. Dr Livia Schiavinato Eberlin, […]

Hand gloves to aid doctors in diagnosing diseases in rural areas

Now, a hand glove wore by a rural healthcare worker would aid doctors form the city to diagnose tumors in patient’s organs from the rural area. When expertise in healthcare sector have not yet reached rural hinterlands of the country, this prototype would aid doctors, sitting in the city, to diagnose many ailments in patients from rural areas

Hand gloves to aid doctors in diagnosing diseases in rural areasThe students of medical and engineering stream in Pune have collectively developed a hand glove prototype device for screening and aiding doctors in diagnosis by palpation method. The innovation came forward during MEDHA-2017 (Medical Device Hackathon) event organised last week in the BJ Medical College (BJMC) Pune in association with College of Engineering Pune (COEP) […]