Medical Devices

Study could improve self-assembling structures like heart stents and satellite solar panels.
by Louise Lerner, University of Chicago
10:15am
1.4.2018
New device could revolutionize cardiovascular disease treatment.
by University of Missouri
9:52am
12.15.2017
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Some of the world’s most devastating illnesses could be better treated with lifesaving drugs that are cheaper, more widely accessible, and perform better in the human body.
by Emily Roediger, Virginia Tech
10:33am
10.26.2017
A multidisciplinary group has developed a novel platform to diagnose infectious disease at the point-of-care, using a smartphone as the detection instrument in conjunction with a test kit in the format of a credit card.
by Janet McGreevy, The University of Illinois Micro + Nanotechnology Laboratory
12:58pm
10.19.2017
Experts have designed a flexible and organic alternative to the rigid batteries that power-up medical implants.
by Queen’s University Belfast
11:17am
9.13.2017
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Diagnosing tuberculosis early can allow patients to receive the medicine they need and also help prevent the disease from spreading. But in resource-limited areas, equipment requirements and long wait times for results are obstacles to diagnosis and...
by American Chemical Society
10:01am
9.13.2017
MARS can be likened to a dialysis machine for the liver.
by University of Maryland Medical Center
9:01am
8.23.2017
A new, electronic skin microsystem tracks heart rate, respiration, muscle movement and other health data, and wirelessly transmits it to a smartphone. The electronic skin offers several improvements over existing trackers, including greater...
by Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
11:35am
8.21.2017
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A team of Vanderbilt University engineers have combined the science of biomechanics and advances in wearable tech to create a smart, mechanized undergarment. Their device got its U.S. debut Aug. 8-11 at an American Society of Biomechanics conference...
by Vanderbilt University
1:35pm
8.17.2017
One downside to medical sensors that test human sweat: you have to sweat. But researchers at the University of Cincinnati have come up with a novel way to stimulate sweat glands on a small, isolated patch of skin so subjects can stay cool and...
by University of Cincinnati
11:48am
8.7.2017
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Researchers in Ireland have taken a major step forward in the battle against medical implant infections.
by IOP Publishing
10:46am
6.20.2017
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