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World’s First Smart Knee + Alzheimer’s Blood Test – Xtalks Life Science Podcast Ep. 27

World’s First Smart Knee + Alzheimer’s Blood Test – Xtalks Life Science Podcast Ep. 27

Knee replacements may be getting smarter with the world’s first smart knee implant. In this episode, Ayesha discusses a new personalized knee implant with integrated smart technology that recently received FDA clearance. Using sensors and cloud connectivity, it can help patients and practitioners monitor post-operative progress in real-time.

The editorial team also talked about new data from a clinical validation study for an Alzheimer’s blood test that can predict the disease years before symptoms appear. The team discussed how useful this would actually be from a patient perspective, as there is no cure for Alzheimer’s and treatments are limited.

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Read the full articles here:

How the World’s First “Smart” Knee Implant Aims to Change Knee Replacement Recovery

New Study Shows Diadem’s AlzoSure Alzheimer’s Blood Test Can Predict Disease Years Before Diagnosis

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