POSTS TAGGED AS medical device

Preventing Blood Culture Contamination

October 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Even with wiping the skin with an alcohol swab before taking a blood draw, skin bacteria can contaminate the sample [MORE]

A Cancer-Sniffing Pen

October 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

MasSpec Pen for Cancer Diagnosis
Using a pen-like device, engineers at the University of Texas at Austin were able to apply [MORE]

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]

Photoplethysmography for Determining Systolic BP

October 3, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Accurate Blood Pressure Measurement with Photoplethysmograph
“White coat effect” is one known factor in mismeasuring blood pressure; driving in traffic to [MORE]

3-D Printed Artificial Heart

September 26, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Soft Artificial Heart
This piece is about a soft artificial heart that mimics a normal human heart, though it beats by [MORE]

A Vest that Uses Radar to Image Lungs

August 29, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

SensiVest Fitting
Ohio State University is conducting a clinical trial of a vest, made by Sensible Medical (Netanya, Israel) that uses [MORE]

A Wearable Diabetes Monitor that Detects Three Compounds in Sweat

August 29, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Diabetes Monitor
Cortisol, glucose and interleukin 6 are diabetes-related compounds found in a diabetic’s sweat. To measure those three levels, researchers [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]

Autonomous Iris from Light Sensitive Polymer

August 8, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Iris
University researchers in Finland and Poland have used a light sensitive polymer to create a contact lens-like autonomous iris. [MORE]

Polysomnography in a Patch

July 4, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sleep apnea is a risk factor for many serious health conditions. For example, pauses in breathing followed by an abrupt [MORE]

Smartphone Add on Cardiac Monitor

July 4, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Confirm Rx Insertable Cardiac Monitor
Last year, when Abbott Laboratories acquired St. Jude Medical one of products in the deal was [MORE]

A Prosthetic Hand that Sees

July 4, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Prosthetic Seeing Hand
Bioengineers at Newcastle University in the UK have designed a prosthetic hand with an internal camera that sees [MORE]

Multiparticulate Drug Dispensing Device

June 27, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

HSDesign Multiparticulate Drug Depenser
Multiparticulate drugs are those with beads or microspheres containing single or multiple drugs for modified release effects. [MORE]