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Dr. Mark Gallagher (St. George’s University Hospital, London UK) evaluated the use of the ensoETM in cardiac ablation procedures to ascertain whether using the esophageal space for temperature management could have the potential to decrease collateral thermal injury related to radio-frequency (RF) ablation for the treatment of atrial fibrillation.

Signia Introduces World’s First ‘Face Mask Mode’ for Hearing Devices: Improves Audibility for Those Communicating with Someone Wearing a Face Covering & No More Lip Reading

“The hearing challenges presented by face masks became obvious pretty quickly into the pandemic, so Signia developed the first-of-its-kind Face Mask Mode to help those with hearing loss better communicate in this new reality,” said Tish Ramirez, Au.D. of Signia. “When this setting is activated, the hearing aids optimally capture the sound of the speech signals, enabling the words to sound clearer and reducing any background noise to help the wearer understand what is being said.” 

Modulim Announces CE Mark of Clarifi Imaging System for Microvascular Assessment

Modulim can now expand its marketing and distribution throughout Europe and apply for registration in other international markets that recognize the CE Mark.

Genius AI Detection Receives FDA Clearance

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TAE Life Sciences and CNAO Announce a Research and Clinical Collaboration for the Implementation of a New Facility with Boron Neutron Capture Therapy System in Italy

October 27, 2020

TAE Life Sciences, a biologically-targeted radiation therapy company developing a breakthrough, accelerator-based boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT) system, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with National Center of Oncological Hadrontherapy (CNAO) to provide its Alphabeam™ Neutron System for the treatment of invasive, recurrent and difficult to treat cancers.

TAE Life Sciences notes BNCT research has demonstrated compelling results for some of the most difficult to treat cancers, including recurrent head and neck, glioblastomas and melanoma. This technique looks promising in treating cancer patients for whom other treatment options have been exhausted or unavailable.

“Our partnership with renowned CNAO underscores the growing momentum for the adoption of BNCT as a cancer therapy that delivers more precise targeted radiation to cancer cells while sparing surrounding healthy tissue,” said Bruce Bauer, Chief Executive Officer of TAE Life Sciences. “Our novel targeted boron-10 drugs that are in development and proprietary state-of-the-art accelerator-based neutron source have the potential to make BNCT a new pillar in cancer therapy and working with CNAO, a leading world cancer center, will enable us to further our goal of truly changing the landscape of cancer treatment.”

TAE Life Sciences patented neutron source has been specifically designed for clinical BNCT use in a hospital facility and produces low-energy neutrons that neutralize tumors containing accumulated boron-10, a non-toxic, non-radioactive isotope that when administered to a patient selectively collects in cancer cells. Because the boron-10 carrier drug is highly targeted to cancer cells, a patient can be treated in just one or two treatment sessions, without many of the side effects of traditional radiation therapy.

“The addition of the Alphabeam System is integral to our plans to expand our therapeutic reach and will enable us to conduct clinical BNCT research for the treatment of head and neck cancers, brain cancers like glioblastomas and malignant melanomas,” said Prof. Gianluca Vago, President of CNAO.

“The Alphabeam System will be installed alongside a new proton system to provide complimentary radiation therapy treatment. With the implementation of this new technology, and the collaboration of many institutions, like INFN and the University of Pavia among others, CNAO will be the unique facility able to combine treatments with protons, heavy ions (carbon ions and other species), and neutrons for BNCT. This partnership supports our vision of a multidisciplinary approach towards customized cancer therapy to benefit patients.”

 

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Kayentis is active in the global electronic Clinical Outcome Assessment (eCOA) market, which is expected to reach $2.6 billion by 2027. Market growth in eCOA – a method of capturing outcomes data electronically in clinical trials – is driven by the clinical trials industry.

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