POSTS TAGGED AS medical device

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]

A Brain Implant that Works with a Speech Computer

January 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

ALS Patient with Computer
It has now been nearly five years since a Brown University spinout, Brain Gate, demonstrated how its [MORE]

Smartphone Enabled Atrial Fibrillation Monitoring by Facial Skin Tone

January 10, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Atrial Fibrillation
Wilhem Einthoven’s first electrocardiograph in 1903 required five operators, weighed nearly 600 lbs., and required that the patient have [MORE]

Semi-Automated Production of Hematopoietic Stem Cells

January 3, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center in Seattle have developed a semi-automated process for separating and expanding hematopoietic stem [MORE]

HIV Testing on a Thumb Drive

January 3, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

USB Stick for HIV Testing
HIV testing today can be as complicated as blood glucose monitoring was in the days before [MORE]

Brain Implant Lets the Blind See, Bypassing the Optic Nerve

December 20, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Second Sight Orion
Since its founding in 1998, Second Sight Medical (Syulmar, CA) has developed and tested two retinal prostheses aimed [MORE]

Spotting Cancer Biomarkers with a Smartphone

December 13, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Spectometer Device
Engineers at Washington State University have built a prototype spectrometer, using a 96 well plate holder, a light box, [MORE]