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NIST Introduces Heart-on-a-Chip for Cardiovascular Research

NIST Introduces Heart-on-a-Chip for Cardiovascular Research     Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a tool for building a system known as heart-on-a-chip (HoC). This technology seeks to address the limitations of conventional cardiovascular drug development, which relies heavily on animal testing. By replicating humanlike models to study cardiovascular diseases, …

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Improving Image Integrity in Clinical Research

Improving Image Integrity in Clinical Research     Clinical research is the foundation upon which breakthroughs in medical devices and pharmaceuticals are built. To bring a novel therapy to market, researchers must collect data and publish sufficient evidence proving that the product meets its intended purpose. The evidence shared in clinical research must be accurate, or …

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Technology’s Role in Improving Clinical Trial Equity

Technology’s Role in Improving Clinical Trial Equity     It has been reported that as few as 2% to 3% of patients enroll in clinical trials.[1] When we consider that a 2020 Health Information National Trends Survey found that 85% of U.S.-based adults utilize health or wellness applications, and 80% are willing to share data from …

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