POSTS TAGGED AS medical device

Organ Chips in Space

June 25, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dan Huh and Andrei Georgescu adapting the organ-on-a-chip technology for space
More than half of the Apollo astronauts have experienced bacterial [MORE]

Ultrasound Transducer Plugs into a Smart Phone

May 28, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Butterfly Ultrasound.
Most medical ultrasound machines cost between $20,000 and $75,000, though some go for well more than $100,000, not including [MORE]

Cuffless BP Monitor

May 28, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Aktiia – cuffless BP monitor
Neuchatel, in the mountains of western Switzerland, has been a center for precision manufacturing for over [MORE]

Molecular Surgery for Cartilage

May 21, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Two California scientists have experimentally developed a new means of reshaping cartilage without surgery.  They insert a needle into tissue [MORE]

Measuring Dopamine in Blood

May 14, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Point of care sensor measures dopamine
A blood test for depression is now conceivable based on a detector that researchers at [MORE]

Photonic Device for Measuring Arterial Stiffness

April 30, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Photonic device measure arterial stiffness
Medtronic, working with nine European research groups, has developed a prototype device for measuring arterial stiffness [MORE]

A Robotic Biologic Pill

April 23, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

“Upon entering the small intestine, the RaniPill capsule inflates a small balloon, which then pushes drug-loaded needles into the wall [MORE]

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]