POSTS TAGGED AS medical device

Drug Releasing Implant that is Magnetically Triggered

April 25, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Month by month, it seems, bioengineers are finding increasingly clever means for controlling drug release with implanted devices. This piece [MORE]

Lab-on-a-Chip Diagnostic Chip Can Screen Several Diseases and Cost Less Than a Penny

March 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Lab-on-a-Chip for a Penny
Once in a while, something that’s too good to be true might actually be so, as an [MORE]

Transcranial Near-IR Spectroscopy for Locked-In ALS

March 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Oxygen Sensor Locked-in-Syndrome
Can a “locked-in” patient suffering from advanced ALS enjoy life? The question seemed imponderable until Wyss Institute bioengineers [MORE]

A Hand-Held Device that Determines Sepsis in 10 Minutes

March 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

eLab Diagnostic Device
Nanomix (Emeryville, CA) is now clinically testing its point-of-care, hand held diagnostic device that can give an evaluation [MORE]

Lens Free Microscope for Automated Diagnosis of Meningitis

March 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Fluid Lens Free Microscopy for Meningitis
Quoting directly from this piece: “French researchers from Grenoble Alpes University and Aix-Marseille University have [MORE]

A Soft Robot for a Failing Heart

March 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Soft Robot Helps Heart Beat
“Wearing your heart on your sleeve,” referring to people who freely express emotions, actually comes from [MORE]

Micromolding in Making Medical Equipment

February 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Micro Molding Medical Device
Size matters in making minimally invasive surgical devices, and generally, the smaller the better. This piece describes [MORE]

Nanotube Electrodes for Brain Implants

February 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube
Most brain implants are made of metal wires, which can work but are not ideal. They can kill [MORE]

Magnetic Separation of Bacteria in Blood

January 31, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood purification Stopperbild
Since the 1980’s it has been possible to separate hematopoietic stem cells from a bone marrow harvest using [MORE]

InterAtrial Shunt Device

January 31, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Corvia Medical Atrial Heart Device
About half of heart failure patients suffer from a stiffened heart muscle that causes blood to [MORE]

Audible Guidance for the Blind

January 31, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Horus Wearable Device for Blind
Eyra Ltd (Chiasso, Switzerland) is an R&D firm working in artificial intelligence, deep learning, and computer [MORE]

Home Vital Signs Monitoring Device

January 24, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

OslerMD Vital Signs
OslerMD (San Diego, CA) is moving toward commercial release of its Rapid Vital Sign Measuring Device, which uses [MORE]

Kyocera’s Optical Blood Flow Sensor

January 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

KYOCERA CORPORATION Optical Blood Flow Sensor
Kyocera (Kyoto, Japan), founded in 1959 as the Kyoto Ceramics Company, may be best known [MORE]

New Design for Extended Release Pills

January 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Drug-Delivery Capsule
Most extended release drugs have polymer coatings that dissolve slower in the low pH of the stomach and [MORE]