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Spray-On Heart Muscle

December 12, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Muscles in a Spray Can
The first artificial heart patented in the US went to Paul Winchell, more commonly remembered from [MORE]

A Self-Propelled Catheter

December 12, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Robotic Bronchoscope
The conventional means for looking into lung’s airways is a camera-carrying bronchoscope with additional tools for taking a tissue [MORE]

The Tipping Point for Robotic Spine Surgery

December 5, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mazor Core Surgical Room
“A form of robotic-guided spine surgery results in a five-fold reduction in surgical complications and a seven-fold [MORE]

A Wearable Language Translator

November 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Fujitsu Speech Translator
Fujitsu Laboratories announces that it has produced the “world’s first, wearable, hands free, speech translation device,” in the [MORE]

Home Blood Testing

November 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Athelas Remote Blood Testing
Patients undergoing chemotherapy need frequent blood tests to monitor the effectiveness of their treatment and to register [MORE]

Liquid Biopsy for Metastatic Cancer

November 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Liquid Biopsy Plate
Scientists at Worcester Polytechnic Institute have engineered a microchip that can trap and identify metastatic cancer cells in [MORE]

A Chip to Regenerate Damaged Tissues

November 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

TNT Research Dr,Chandan Sen
Using a novel method for reprogramming cells, researchers at Ohio State University applied a special microchanneled chip [MORE]

Therapeutic Ultrasound Zaps Small Benign Masses

November 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

High Intensity Focused Ultrasound
A French company Theraclion (Paris) has developed an ultrasound platform that includes ultrasound, High Intensity Focused Ultrasound, [MORE]

Testing the “Bionic Eye”

November 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Second Sight Orion
Second Sight (Sylmar, CA) has begun clinical testing of its brain implant that is aimed toward at least [MORE]

The Costs of Low Quality Urine Specimens

November 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Peezy Midstream Urine Collection System
In case you didn’t know, it is the midstream urine sample that is likely to be [MORE]

Continuous Blood Glucose Monitoring

November 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Continuous Glucose Monitoring
The FDA has approved a continuous blood glucose monitor. “The system reduces the need for fingerstick testing by [MORE]

iEAT Food Allergy Detector

October 24, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Allergen Keychain iEAT
Food allergies, especially for children, can be life threatening, and often detection comes too late. Researchers at Harvard, [MORE]

Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare for Language Translation

October 24, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

iFlytek Voice Recognition
For several years, IBM worked on a handheld language translator that patients and healthcare providers could use in [MORE]

pH Precise Drug Release in the Stomach

October 24, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stomach Micromotors
To treat stomach lesions associated with H. pylori infections, doctors give proton pump inhibiting drugs before administering antibiotics. The [MORE]