POSTS TAGGED AS medical device

Ovulation Test on a Smartphone

February 19, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Saliva testing for ovulation ferning
Who knew? “Salivary ferning refers to the unique appearance of dried saliva from a woman who [MORE]

BRCA1 Assessment on a Smartphone

February 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

POC BRCA 1 mutation testing
A paper microfluidics method, called “FluoroZen,” coupled with a smartphone application is able to detect BRCA1 [MORE]

Monitoring Heart Cells without Disrupting Them

February 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Electronic device monitors cardiomyocytes
This from Japanese cardio-researchers: “For the first time, engineers have demonstrated an electronic device to closely monitor [MORE]

Singapore University’s $1 Test for Multiple Diseases

February 5, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human papilloma virus has one hundred subtypes, five of which can cause cervical cancer.  Consequently, a point-of-care microfluidic device that [MORE]

Glucose Powered Device with Cotton Electrodes

February 5, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cotton based electrodes used in a new biofuel cell
Personal glucometers work by electrically detecting the amount of glucose oxidase in [MORE]

Removing Fat, Cellulite and Tattoos with Acoustic Shockwaves

February 5, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Soliton tattoo remova
“Soliton, a company based in Houston, Texas, has developed an acoustic shockwave device to assist in laser tattoo [MORE]

“Targeting” Electrical Stimulation for Treating Paralysis

January 22, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Walking after paralysis
Here’s a noteworthy statement: “All patients involved in the study recovered voluntary control of leg muscles that had [MORE]

Wirelessly Controlled “pill”

December 18, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Wireless pill
For the past two years, researchers at MIT have been improving the design and capabilities of an ingestible [MORE]

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]