‘I get glimmers of my dad, but they’re only glimmers’ – Daughter who returned home from Canada to care for her dad on the ‘long goodbye’

Máire-Anne Doyle with her father Brian, who has dementia ‘I get glimmers of my dad, but they’re only glimmers’ – Daughter who returned home from Canada to care for her dad on the ‘long goodbye’ Independent.ie According to the Alzheimer Society of Ireland, the number of people with dementia in Ireland is expected to more… Read More »

PlasmaTYPHOON Endoscope Drying and Storage Device: Interview with Dr. Daniel Vinteler, CEO and Founder of PlasmaBiotics

PENTAX Medical, a global medical technology developer originally founded in Japan, provides the PlasmaTYPHOON Endoscope Drying and Storage Device through its controlling interest in PlasmaBiotics, a company based in France. The system aims to significantly reduce the risk of bacterial contamination of endoscopy equipment through a drying procedure and active storage in a biocidal environment.… Read More »

Global Health: Widespread Testing Begins on Malaria Vaccine That Is Only Partly Effective

With malaria deaths rebounding worldwide, a pilot program testing a new and fiercely debated malaria vaccine began on Tuesday in Malawi. Dr. Katherine O’Brien, the World Health Organization’s director of immunization, called the rollout “a historic moment in the fight against malaria,” and said the testing will soon expand to malarious regions of Ghana and… Read More »