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Augmented Reality: Cardiologists Might be Benefited

Augmented Reality (AR), a technology that superimposes computer-generated information on a user's view of the real world, offers a new platform to help physicians better visualize complex medical data, particularly before and during medical procedures. A new self-contained AR device aims to provide an immersive AR experience in which surgeons can interactively explore data in three dimensions.

Targeted Drug Extends Breast Cancer Survival, Research Trials

Combining a targeted drug with hormone therapy completes survival for women with advanced breast cancer, a major clinical trial has found. Women taking  palbociclib  together with hormone therapy lived seven months longer than those on hormone treatment alone – adding to previous data showing the combination could delay the disease progression.