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Tracking “Smart Pills”

October 10, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Illustration of ATOMS
Remember the “submarine” that travels through the blood stream in the 1966 movie, Fantastic Voyage? That fantasy actually [MORE]

SPED: Self-Powered Electrochemical Device, POC Diagnostic

October 10, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

SPED POC Diagnostic Device
A paper-based diagnostic device that detects biomarkers and identifies infectious diseases by electrochemical analysis with reporting by [MORE]

Digestible Electronics

August 8, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Marmite and Vegemite
More than three-fourths of people developing irritable bowel disease have their conditions go undiagnosed until it becomes most [MORE]

Urine Test for Ovarian Tumors

June 13, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Nanoparticles Detect Ovarian Cancer in Urine
By the best methods currently, the smallest detectable ovarian tumor has already reached 1 [MORE]

Simple Device to Determine Heart Attack

July 21, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Troponin Activation
Troponin is a complex of regulatory proteins that figures in muscle contraction, such as that of a beating heart. [MORE]

Fingerprinting Drug Use

July 14, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Fingerprint
This is an interesting piece in itself—mass spec analysis of a fingerprint to detect cocaine intake. But it also suggests [MORE]

Cortisol Assay via Smartphone

August 12, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Testing via Smart Phone
In stressful situations, the adrenal glands release cortisol which increases blood glucose for “flight or fight.” Prolonged [MORE]

Cologuard Test for Colon Cancer

June 3, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cologuard
Exact Sciences, Inc. (Madison, WS) has developed a DNA fecal test for detecting stage I-III cancers that is considerable more [MORE]

Smart Phone for Teleotolaryngology

May 27, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Multi-User Otorhinoendoscope Prototype
One of the chief obstacles telemedicine faces is overcoming the enormous investments that uphold less effective practices, much [MORE]

Looking for Cancer with a Flashlight

January 24, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

It is a flashlight of sorts, but a more accurate description is an endoscope that emits short bursts of [MORE]