Navigation Links
Leicester scientists deploy space-age technologies at science-fiction style 'sick bay'
Date:9/1/2011

skin inside the body and detect whether the blood contains enough oxygen is or oxygen-poor and whether circulation in the extremities is shutting down due to medical shock etc. Also early stage bruising and skin cancers should be detectable.

Some of the monitoring equipment, for example the cardio-vascular monitors surrounding the bed, are already in use but, Professor Sims says, they are rarely combined in such a comprehensive way - normally only one such type of monitor is used at a time. Even though nearly all the technologies employed in the Unit have been used in one way or another, they have never all been used in an integrated manner and with a large pool of patients.

"Ultimately in the longer term we would aim to work towards something like the "tricorder" device seen in futuristic science series like Star Trek. What we are developing so far is more like a first attempt at the medical bed in the sci-fi series," he said.

According to Professor Coats, early disease detection often leads to better outcomes. This technology could make for quicker and more patient-specific diagnoses.

He says: "I am a specialist in emergency medicine and we are starting the project in this area. But it could also be valuable elsewhere in hospitals and in GP surgeries and perhaps even in a future generation of ambulances. We are talking to industrial partners who might get involved in commercialising this work as the project matures."

Professor Sims added: "It is hard to predict how this work will develop. But ten years from now it could be routine for diagnostic technology to be combined in this way."


'/>"/>

Contact: University of Leicester Press Office
pressoffice@le.ac.uk
01-162-522-415
University of Leicester
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. World first remote heart operation to be carried out in Leicester using robotic arm
2. Scientists develop new technologies for understanding bacterial infections
3. Syngene Expands Ongoing Relationship with CAS to Provide SciFinder® to All Its Scientists
4. A*Star scientists discover how to combat hospital-acquired infections and life-threatening toxins
5. Nottingham scientists pioneer new method for nanoribbon production
6. Scientists pinpoint river flow associated with cholera outbreaks, not just global warming
7. Scientists take a step towards developing better vaccines for bluetongue
8. Rice scientists build battery in a nanowire
9. Comprendia and New England Biolabs Connect Epigenetics Scientists with New Social Media Application
10. Scientists shed light on the private lives of electrons
11. Scientists hope to get glimpse of adolescent universe from revolutionary instrument-on-a-chip
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/18/2014)... PLANTATION, Fla. , July 18, 2014  Neurotrope, ... 2014,  its Board of Directors appointed Co-Chairmen Charles ... Co-Chief Executive Officers on an interim basis, effective immediately. ... , who is no longer Chief Executive Officer of ... or the Company and whose employment agreement with Neurotrope ...
(Date:7/18/2014)... CHICAGO, Ill. , July 18, 2014 ... an infographic highlighting AbbVie and Shire,s complementary ... combination. A copy of the ... website at:  http://www.abbvieinvestor.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=251551&p=irol-disclaimer-documents ... Takeover Code, a copy of this announcement ...
(Date:7/18/2014)... Provia Laboratories announces the addition of Dr. Jim ... Vaught has worked in the field of biorepository and ... of the founding members of ISBER – the International ... he served as its second president, and 15 years ... Vaught began working with the National Institutes of Health ...
(Date:7/17/2014)... Australia , July 17, 2014  Prana Biotechnology ... provided an update on its clinical development program for ... the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, The ... Phase 2 IMAGINE and EURO trials in his presentation ... Copenhagen, Denmark . The presentation is ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Neurotrope Board of Directors Appoints Chairmen Ramat and Freiman as Interim Co-CEOs 2Neurotrope Board of Directors Appoints Chairmen Ramat and Freiman as Interim Co-CEOs 3Neurotrope Board of Directors Appoints Chairmen Ramat and Freiman as Interim Co-CEOs 4NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN, INTO OR FROM ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OR REGULATIONS OF SUCH JURISDICTION 2NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN, INTO OR FROM ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OR REGULATIONS OF SUCH JURISDICTION 3NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN, INTO OR FROM ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OR REGULATIONS OF SUCH JURISDICTION 4NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN, INTO OR FROM ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OR REGULATIONS OF SUCH JURISDICTION 5NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN, INTO OR FROM ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OR REGULATIONS OF SUCH JURISDICTION 6NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN, INTO OR FROM ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OR REGULATIONS OF SUCH JURISDICTION 7Dr. Jim Vaught, Ph.D., Former Chief of BBRB, Joins Provia Laboratories as Advisory Board Member 2Dr. Jim Vaught, Ph.D., Former Chief of BBRB, Joins Provia Laboratories as Advisory Board Member 3Prana Alzheimer's disease Development Program update 2Prana Alzheimer's disease Development Program update 3Prana Alzheimer's disease Development Program update 4Prana Alzheimer's disease Development Program update 5
... Do the principles of quantum mechanics apply to biological ... Institute,s Chemical Physics Department (Faculty of Chemistry), both biologists ... to be like apples and oranges. But research he ... in Science , definitively shows that a biological ...
... China March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Tiens Biotech Group (USA), ... ), a company dedicated to the research, development, ... and dietary supplements, today announced financial results for ... revenue was $41.3 million, compared to $62.0 million for 2009. ...
... March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China-Biotics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... developer, manufacturer and distributor of probiotics products in China, ... sales order from its newly signed U.S. customer. ... first sales order, and formally entered into its agreement ...
Cached Biology Technology:Biological molecules select their spin 2Tiens Biotech Group (USA) Reports 2010 Results 2Tiens Biotech Group (USA) Reports 2010 Results 3Tiens Biotech Group (USA) Reports 2010 Results 4Tiens Biotech Group (USA) Reports 2010 Results 5Tiens Biotech Group (USA) Reports 2010 Results 6Tiens Biotech Group (USA) Reports 2010 Results 7China-Biotics Receives First U.S. Sales Order 2China-Biotics Receives First U.S. Sales Order 3
(Date:7/22/2014)... SHELTON, Conn. , July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... on the growing m-commerce market, announces its next generation ... weekly 30-minute consumer oriented television show that airs ... Network. NewsWatch regularly features top ... on July 31st on the History Channel (6:00-6:30am ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... of immune cell widely believed to exacerbate chronic ... multiple sclerosis (MS), can actually protect the brain ... the progression of neurodegenerative diseases, according to Cleveland ... Nature Communications . , The research team, ... Department of Neurosciences at Cleveland Clinic,s Lerner Research ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... the the genus of planthopper known as Conosimus, which ... recently discovered in the southern part of the Iberian ... of it appears in the open-access Journal of ... new species, Conosimus baenai , has been named ... to the taxonomy of Iberian Hemiptera. , Conosimus ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):NXT-ID's Next Generation Wocket Smart Wallet to be Featured on NewsWatch, Airing on History Channel, FYI Network and ION Network 2NXT-ID's Next Generation Wocket Smart Wallet to be Featured on NewsWatch, Airing on History Channel, FYI Network and ION Network 3Cleveland Clinic researchers discover neuroprotective role of immune cell 2
... studies continue to validate the use of probiotics to ... for probiotics indicates that the U.S. healthcare community and ... microorganisms. However, because most probiotics are classified as dietary ... individual needs can be challenging. And, as the ...
... The Seventh Annual Symposium on Predictive Health, to ... on health and the human microbiome. The human microbiome ... and viruses, which reside throughout the body. Study ... attention across the United States, including a major federal ...
... of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar), which have been ... new challenges in the Gulf of Maine, where ... new predators along altered migration routes are affecting ... in the journal Fisheries Management and Ecology, ...
Cached Biology News:As probiotics use grows for gut health, VSL#3 has designations for specific GI issues 2As probiotics use grows for gut health, VSL#3 has designations for specific GI issues 3Predictive health symposium will focus on human microbiome 2Environmental conditions and predators affect Atlantic salmon survival in the Gulf of Maine 2
...
... catalyzes the formation of phosphodiester bonds in ... with 3' hydroxyl and 5' phosphate termini. ... ligation which can be performed in 5 ... substrates for this enzyme. A T4 ...
Porcine Aortic Endothelial Cells (PAOEC) (>500,000 cells)...
Bovine Endometrium Epithelial Cells (BEnEpC) (>500,000 cells)...
Biology Products: