Increasing Utilization of Bariatric Surgery & Its Minimally Invasive Options

Increasing Utilization of Bariatric Surgery & Its Minimally Invasive Options

A large portion of the world today deals with a generally self-inflicted problem of obesity. Causes range from a lack of exercise, poor food habits, stress & emotional duress, lack of sleep, lack of access to healthy produce, genetics & underlying illnesses, or disease. Through conscious choices and informed decisions, many paths which lead to ending up overweight and unhealthy can be avoided but for individuals whose bodies unfortunately do not react to diets or exercise, ‘Bariatric’ or ‘weight-loss’ surgery is sometimes the only option to achieve somewhat of a…

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Precision Medicine – A Deep Dive into Personalized Therapy & Treatment

Precision Medicine – A Deep Dive into Personalized Therapy & Treatment

For the healthcare ecosystem across the world, the underlying purpose has always been to fight & eradicate illnesses in the shortest amount of time hence corelating with minimal pain, suffering or stress for the patients involved. Rapid technological advancements in the 21st century have meant that a humongous amount of clinical data and testing methods required to analyse it, exist during the same period. This has subsequently allowed for the emergence of ‘Precision Medicine’. Also referred to as Personalized Medicine, it is an innovative approach towards medicinal care.By utilizing the…

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Arthroscopic Surgery – A Technological Boon Extending Athletic Careers!

Arthroscopic Surgery – A Technological Boon Extending Athletic Careers!

Sports & Athletics are quite possible the most physically demanding professions barring the armed forces. Athletes’ bodies are subjected to immense & repetitive physical strains which eventually leads to breakdown of muscles, ligaments, tendons & bones. Therefore, the process of rest & recovery is as essential as training with respect to longevity of sports careers. Throughout this process, injuries are a constant companion. From minor strains to major tears, every athlete, amateur or professional has felt the pain of being sidelined. A few decades ago, major injures like the tear…

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daVinci Surgical System – Pioneering Minimally Invasive Surgery

daVinci Surgical System – Pioneering Minimally Invasive Surgery

Scientists, researchers, doctors & the entire healthcare community strive each year, to find better solutions, potential cures, well-rounded therapies & treatments to alleviate and possibly relieve the pain and suffering of patients afflicted by countless diseases & illnesses. As the digital transformation continues & innovations soar, we’re able to harness the power of  efficient technologies and the utilization of robotics has opened a world of possibilities to refine & improve the field of surgery which has long stood the test of time as a defining pillar of medicine. At the…

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Understanding Minimally Invasive Surgery & the Technologies Enabling It

Understanding Minimally Invasive Surgery & the Technologies Enabling It

Technological advancements have greatly transformed medicine & the healthcare industry by bridging the gap between ideation of innovative techniques and its eventual, physical execution. One such niche which has benefited & developed parallelly is known as Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS). Procedures such as Arthroscopy, Endoscopy, Laparoscopy & robotic surgeries are the most common forms of this technique which is defined by ‘a reduced number of incisions, lacerations or external entry of foreign objects to perform a certain surgical operation.’ As evident by its name, MIS procedures allow doctors & surgeons…

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Probiotics & Their Effects on the Human Microbiome

Probiotics & Their Effects on the Human Microbiome

Over the past 2 decades, immense research and development occurred surrounding the Human Microbiome Project to gain deeper insights on the microorganisms that reside within the human body, especially our gut. Often referred to as a ‘supporting organ’, the collection of bacteria, fungi & viruses to whom we play host, is more commonly known as the Microbiome. Harvard Med School estimates that trillions of microscopic visitors have found a home within our bodies & a large portion of them play vital functions such as stimulation of the immune system, breaking…

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Speaker Spotlight – ‘AJAY NAIR’ : 3rd Annual MarketsandMarkets Single Cell Analysis Conference

Speaker Spotlight – ‘AJAY NAIR’ : 3rd Annual MarketsandMarkets Single Cell Analysis Conference

The 3rd Annual MarketsandMarkets Single Cell Analysis Conference kicks off at the Hyatt Regency Boston/Cambridge on the 23rd & 24th of June 2022. With 100+ attendees & stellar presentations from over 15+ industry experts and leaders, the countdown has well & truly begun. As we look forward to the hosting you in person, our keynote speakers gear up to present their enriching presentations comprising insightful findings, ideas & their vision into the future of cell analysis. Ajay Nair, working as an Associate Research Scientist at the universally acclaimed Columbia University…

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Speaker Spotlight – ‘NAMIT KUMAR’ : 3rd Annual MarketsandMarkets Single Cell Analysis Conference!

Speaker Spotlight – ‘NAMIT KUMAR’ : 3rd Annual MarketsandMarkets Single Cell Analysis Conference!

Just over 3 weeks remain until the 3rd Annual MarketsandMarkets Single Cell Analysis Conference kicks off at the Hyatt Regency Boston/Cambridge on the 23rd & 24th of June 2022. With 100+ attendees & stellar presentations from over 15+ industry experts and leaders, we’re counting down the days till we can finally host you in person! We’re hugely excited as the keynote speakers shall be sharing their findings, ideas & foresight into the future of cell analysis & how emerging technologies can propel forward, the growth of the healthcare ecosystem.  As…

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Companion Diagnostics & Biomarkers – Paving the way for Personalized Medicine

Companion Diagnostics & Biomarkers – Paving the way for Personalized Medicine

Prior to and only enhanced by the pandemic, in vitro analysis of biological specimens like tissue samples or blood amongst others plays a huge role in guiding accurate diagnosis & subsequent therapy. When used in tandem with a specific therapeutic drug or medicine and relying on the presence or absence of a predictive biomarker, such IVD are known as Companion Diagnostics (CDx). A companion diagnostic is essentially a medical device while helps differentiate patients between responders & non responders with reference to a certain drug or therapy. For example, a…

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Global Food Safety Testing – A Step Towards a Healthier Tomorrow

Global Food Safety Testing – A Step Towards a Healthier Tomorrow

The pandemic served up some stark reminders of our visibly fragile mortality. Over the course of two years, Covid-19 ravaged humanity and yet it did leave behind silver linings.Epidemic & global pandemic preparedness increased tenfold. Technological innovations were integrated sooner & the healthcare ecosystem worked in overdrive, accelerating its development of crucial vaccines. More importantly it instilled in the majority of us, the importance of the quality of food we consume and how it subsequently fuels our immune system. Few of us can now deny the significance of maintaining a…

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