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The Automatic Toothbrush

October 9, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Chiiz automatice toothbrush
An automatic toothbrush may not be the pinnacle of medtech, but it sure is cool.  Chiiz.com (Herndon, VA) [MORE]

3-D Printed Implantable Device for Spinal Cord Injury

October 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D printed stem cells
The video with this piece shows how University of Minnesota researchers were able to 3-D print layers [MORE]

Implantable Heart Monitor with Smartphone App

September 25, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Implantable heart monitor
Last year, when Abbott Laboratories acquired St. Jude Medical it picked up an implantable heart monitor which already [MORE]

A Wearable for Opioid Withdrawal

September 11, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Drug Relief by DyAnsys
The market for solutions to opioid addiction is growing, to say the least.  One response to that [MORE]

A “Smart Stent” that Monitors Arterial Conditions

September 4, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

UBC smart stent
Electrical and computer engineers at the University of British Columbia have created “the first angioplasty-ready smart stent.”  “[They] modified [MORE]

Capturing Tumor Cells on a Magnetic Wire

September 4, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Magnetized wire captures tumor cells
Stanford University bioengineers have designed a method for capturing circulating tumor cells in the blood stream. Their approach [MORE]

Automated Robotic Phlebotomy/Analysis

August 28, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

End to end blood testing device
“. . . researchers at Rutgers University created a device that includes an image-guided venipuncture robot, [MORE]

Nanobots for Treating MRSA

August 21, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanobots grab MRSA bacteria
Using gold nanowires coated with platelets and red blood cells, bioengineers at the University of California in [MORE]

“Plug and Play” Modular Devices

July 24, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Plug and play diagnostic devices
MIT’s “Little Devices Lab” has created a modular approach for making simple and inexpensive diagnostic devices [MORE]

Small CT Machine for Point-of-Care

July 24, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

InReach Cone Beam CT System for Extremity Imaging
Since 1967 when Sir Godfrey Hounsfield introduced the first commercially viable CT scanner, [MORE]

Artificial Mole as Early Cancer Detector

July 3, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Mole to Detect Cancer
In animal studies, bioengineers at ETH Zurich (the Swiss Technical Institute in Zurich) have designed an [MORE]

A Highly Accurate Stroke Detector

June 12, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cerebrotech Visor
Even within the so-called “golden hour,” stroke detection currently gets low marks. But a California company claims to have [MORE]

“MELISA,” Cell-Phone Based Immuosorbent Assay

June 12, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

MELISA test
The Mobile Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (MELISA) is a means that “accurately measures progesterone levels, a key hormone that [MORE]

An Electromagnetic Bone Graft Stimulator

May 15, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Orthofix PhysioStim
Exactly how an electric field stimulates cell division isn’t completely known, but Orthofix (Lewisville, TX) has made and received [MORE]