Tag Archives: GOLD

Medical News Today: Gold nanoparticles could destroy prostate cancer

In an ongoing clinical trial, researchers are using gold nanoparticles to target prostate cancer cells. So far, the results are promising, and side effects are relatively minimal. Nanotechnology may help improve prostate cancer treatment and reduce side effects. Prostate cancer affects around 1 in 9 men in the United States. Due to its high prevalence,… Read More »

The Internet of Medical Things Gold Rush (And My Grandfather's Wooden Leg)

Perhaps the most intriguing corporate positioning for the Internet of Medical Things is AT&T’s partnership with prosthetics maker Hanger to web-enable a prosthetic foot of the type shown here.Hanger Clinic The most intriguing aspect of the recent Connected Health Conference was the eclectic mix of corporations claiming cutting-edge expertise in the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT).… Read More »

Half of COPD Inhaler Use Does Not Align With GOLD Recommendations

November 01, 2018 Share this content: Participants were stratified into aligned with inhaler regimen to first-/second-line GOLD recommendations or nonaligned with recommendations. Approximately half of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who use inhaler medications report use that is not in alignment with current treatment recommendations, according to an analysis of participants in the… Read More »