Breath test for Ventilator Associated Pneumonia

March 28, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ventilator associated pneumonia
“In this study, researchers [Hefei Institutes for Physical Sciences, Hefei, China] used breath samples from 42 patients with [MORE]

Automated Diagnosis of Lung Diseases

January 24, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Automated lung disease diagnosis
“Researchers at the University of the West of Scotland (UWS; Paisley, UK) have developed an algorithm that [MORE]

Sensor Distinguishes Viral from Bacterial Pneumonia

August 30, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanoparticle sensors differentiate bacterial and viral pneumonia
“Using five mouse models of pneumonia caused by three different bacteria and two viruses, [MORE]

A Hair-Sized Lung Probe

August 20, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Lung alveolus
In an extremely fine optical fiber, Scottish scientists devised a tool for assessing lung disease deep in the organ.  [MORE]

An Aerosol Biopsy for Lung Disease

November 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Aerosol biopsy
Deton (Pasadena, CA) currently manufactures a device that collects coughed-up lung bacteria and evaluates the sample in a point-of-care [MORE]

A Wearable to Detect Pneumonia

April 17, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smart Jacket Detects Pneumonia in Children
This piece is about a wearable stethoscope, in the form of a sensored jacket that [MORE]

Machine Reading of X-Ray Images

January 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Algorithm Diagnoses Pneumonia Better Than Radiologists
The glucometer is one example of how a disruptive innovation can change medical practice, and [MORE]