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Device that could save thousands of new mothers shows how medicine has left women behind

Device that could save thousands of new mothers shows how medicine has left women behind

Hello, Broadsheet readers! Today’s guest essay comes from Fortune lead writer Maria Aspan, who dives into her recent work on how medicine has left women behind. Plus: Money from California’s public employee retirement system could soon flow into women-run funds, and Rep. Katie Porter makes a bid for the Senate. Have a good Wednesday. -Missing …

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Ezra's wrist device helped keep them out of hospital after mental health relapse

Ezra’s wrist device helped keep them out of hospital after mental health relapse

Ezra* was hospitalized ten times last year. “My mental health started to deteriorate five years ago,” the 19-year-old said. “I could barely work, I didn’t study. “I had to give up [of university] because I was really sick.” Key points: One in five Australians live with a mental or behavioral illness Australia’s Unwired trial aims …

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Ex-business partner of North West surgeon accused of defrauding medical device company he started

Ex-business partner of North West surgeon accused of defrauding medical device company he started

About a decade ago, a Northwestern University surgeon and his longtime friend, working in partnership, started a company to commercialize the doctor’s potentially lucrative medical invention. The device, called Duramesh, is used to repair muscles, tendons and ligaments. It got approval from the US Food and Drug Administration earlier this year. But now Dr. Gregory …

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Study calls for better awareness and control of vascular risk factors leading to stroke

Kessler and BrainQ Join National Trial of Breakthrough Device to Improve Recovery After Stroke

Researchers from the Kessler Foundation and the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation (collectively “Kessler”) are enrolling participants in a nationwide trial of a breakthrough device to improve recovery after stroke. Kessler sites in West Orange and Saddle Brook, NJ, are among 20 sites across the United States participating in the EMAGINE Stroke Recovery trial, which combines …

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This new device turns squats into games - and I've been playing for so long I had to walk down the stairs sideways

This new device turns squats into games – and I’ve been playing for so long I had to walk down the stairs sideways

MMost people know at least vaguely that squats are one of the most effective lower body strengthening exercises. But let’s face it, they’re no fun to make. For me personally, it’s always been a bit of a mystery to me that even though I’m very serious and disciplined in my running training and I to …

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Binocular Device Based on Eye Tracking Not Inferior to Patch for Amblyopia Treatment |  Medicine in 2 Minutes

Binocular Device Based on Eye Tracking Not Inferior to Patch for Amblyopia Treatment | Medicine in 2 Minutes

1. In a small randomized controlled trial, children with amblyopia who used a newly developed binocular dichoptic home device had similar visual acuity at 16 weeks as children with a bandaged dominant eye. 2. Treatment adherence was significantly higher in the device group than in the patch group, at 91% versus 83%. Level of evidence …

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