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Smart Tissue-Sensing Needle

April 16, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

i2T2 Smart tissue sensing needle
If a poke in the eye makes you shudder, how about a needle in the eye?  [MORE]

Microfluidics Device takes Exomes from Blood

April 16, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pulling exosomes from blood to test for cancer
All cells produce and release exosomes, but tumors do more of both.  And, [MORE]

A Retrievable Sponge for Diagnosing Esophageal Cancer

April 9, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Esophageal sponge collects genetic material for diagnosis
In order to retrieve biomarkers for cancer of the esophagus, a doctor at The [MORE]

“The Truth Always Wins:” Theranos

April 2, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Theranos logo
This piece is not what we usually carry, but it deals with innovation in medical technology and should serve [MORE]

Ultrasound Treatment for Dementia

April 2, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Dementia ultrasound treatment human trials
University of Queensland researchers have observed in mice that fast oscillating ultrasound waves cause microglial cells [MORE]

A “Universal Cancer Biomarker”

March 26, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

UQ Cancer test shows particles changing color
According to University of Queensland bioengineers: “When circulating tumor DNA fragments are placed in [MORE]

A Wearable Kidney

March 26, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

WAK- portable dialysis device
Dialysis patients typically go to treatment centers for four-hour sessions, three times a week.  They must carefully [MORE]

Smart Pills with Tiny Needles

March 19, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smart pills with tiny needles
In a foreseeable future, insulin injections, vaccinations and IV drips might be replaced with smart pills [MORE]

First Wirelessly Powered Heart Pump

March 19, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

CET system
Heart patients who require a ventricular assist device typically have the pump’s cable protruding through their skin which is [MORE]

A New Blood Volume Analyzer

March 19, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

BVA-100 Blood volume analyzer
Knowing a patient’s blood volume and its constituents is critical information for treating burns, trauma and hemorrhage—and [MORE]

Vitals Monitoring from 4’ away with a Smartphone

March 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Video Vitals
Engineers at Penn State and Johns Hopkins are collaborating in the development of a heart rate monitor that relies [MORE]

Appetite-Suppressing Implant

March 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Battery-free implant to suppress appetite
Between the brain and the belly, the vagus nerve signals hunger and fullness. It is known [MORE]

 A Clinical Commode

March 5, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

“Smart” toilet seat
You’ve heard of wearable, ingestible and implantable sensors for distance monitoring. Now from engineers at Rochester Institute of [MORE]

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]