POSTS TAGGED AS gastrointestinal tract

Slimy Robot for Retrieving Swallowed Objects

August 2, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Slimy robot can retrieve swallowed objects
“A slimy robot developed by researchers from the Chinese University of Hong Kong could one [MORE]

New Polymer for Drug Delivery in the GI Tract

July 5, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

A new polymer system to revolutionize the delivery of therapeutics
“Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently announced that they [MORE]

“Lab-in-a-Capsule” Pill

June 15, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ingestible to diagnose GI disorders
Progenity, a San Diego biotech, is “developing the PIL Dx diagnostic capsule to analyze samples from [MORE]

Defining Cell Types of Upper GI Tract

May 11, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Defining Cell Types of Upper GI Tract
“We [cell biologists at the Hubrecht Institute, Utrecht, The Netherlands] identify a quiescent COL17A1high [MORE]

Parasite-Inspired Device for Delivering Drugs to the Gut

January 19, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Parasite-Inspired Device for Delivering Drugs
From Johns Hopkins engineers:  “The parasite-inspired devices, which the researchers call “theragrippers,” each come equipped with [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]

Sequencing Gut Flora

May 9, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human Intestinal Cells
Perhaps you’ve seen those DNA tests that genealogy companies advertise on television. They might give a person a [MORE]

GI Camera Pill with its Own Light Source

February 9, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Fluorescent Video Pill
Camera pills have been around for a few years, but they require an external light source to produce [MORE]

Implantable Gastric Monitoring Chip

December 1, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gastric Implant
Indigestion, cramps, malnutrition and endocrine disorders are some of the consequences of gastric dysrhythmias and there are no good [MORE]

Blood Test for Irritable Bowel

July 14, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

GI Anatomy
Irritable bowel disease, inflammatory bowel syndrome, celiac disease and other GI tract problems present similar symptoms and none are [MORE]

Engineering New Intestines

July 14, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Tissue Engineering
In yet another amazing story from Wake Forest University’s Institute for Regenerative Medicine, bioengineers cultured smooth muscle and nerve [MORE]

A Wearable “EKG for the Gut”

August 5, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

GI System Diagnosis
Consider this: ‘There is one brain that sits at the top of the spinal cord, but there is [MORE]