POSTS TAGGED AS medical device

Handheld Metabolite Monitor

December 11, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Handheld prototype for assaying metabolites
Engineers are getting closer to science fiction’s “tricorder.”  This news from Glasgow University (UK) reports a [MORE]

Monitoring without Electronics

December 11, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Assistive technology
Paul Allen is gone, but his School of Electrical and Computer Engineering lives on at the University of [MORE]

Measuring Blood Pressure Internally

November 20, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ultrasound patch measures central BP
Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego, have made a tiny implantable electronic patch that [MORE]

iPhone App Accurately Monitors Blood Pressure

November 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood pressure app
Electrical engineers at Michigan State University reported in Nature that they have developed a cuffless and calibration-free blood [MORE]

An Aerosol Biopsy for Lung Disease

November 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Aerosol biopsy
Deton (Pasadena, CA) currently manufactures a device that collects coughed-up lung bacteria and evaluates the sample in a point-of-care [MORE]

A Wearable Photostimulator for Regrowing Hair

November 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Regrowing hair with photostimulator
Red light lasers simulate hair follicles to grow more hair, and there are various devices that can [MORE]

Prototype for 3-D Printed Bionic Eye

October 30, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Prototype for bionic eye
Following past success with bionic skin and a bionic ear, engineers at the University of Minnesota have [MORE]

The Automatic Toothbrush

October 9, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Chiiz automatice toothbrush
An automatic toothbrush may not be the pinnacle of medtech, but it sure is cool.  Chiiz.com (Herndon, VA) [MORE]

3-D Printed Implantable Device for Spinal Cord Injury

October 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D printed stem cells
The video with this piece shows how University of Minnesota researchers were able to 3-D print layers [MORE]

Implantable Heart Monitor with Smartphone App

September 25, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Implantable heart monitor
Last year, when Abbott Laboratories acquired St. Jude Medical it picked up an implantable heart monitor which already [MORE]

A Wearable for Opioid Withdrawal

September 11, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Drug Relief by DyAnsys
The market for solutions to opioid addiction is growing, to say the least.  One response to that [MORE]

A “Smart Stent” that Monitors Arterial Conditions

September 4, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

UBC smart stent
Electrical and computer engineers at the University of British Columbia have created “the first angioplasty-ready smart stent.”  “[They] modified [MORE]

Capturing Tumor Cells on a Magnetic Wire

September 4, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Magnetized wire captures tumor cells
Stanford University bioengineers have designed a method for capturing circulating tumor cells in the blood stream. Their approach [MORE]

Automated Robotic Phlebotomy/Analysis

August 28, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

End to end blood testing device
“. . . researchers at Rutgers University created a device that includes an image-guided venipuncture robot, [MORE]