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Intestine-on-a-Chip

April 24, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Organs-on-Chips
Microengineers at Cedars Sinai Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute (Los Angeles, CA) have created an “intestine-on-a-chip” that simulates a [MORE]

Securing Implants Inside the Body with “Artificial Scales”

April 17, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Scales to Secure Implants
Stents in the heart save lives, but they can move and cause problems. Keeping any implant [MORE]

Measuring Cell Strength Indicating Hypertension

April 3, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Measuring the Strength of Macrophages
A new high-throughput device measures cell strength—important information for determining drug efficacy for hypertension, asthma, muscular [MORE]

Brain Delivery of Drugs with Ultrathin Needle

March 27, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ultrathin Needle Delivers Medication to Brain
Quoting directly: “Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers have devised a miniaturized system that can deliver [MORE]

A Portable OR

March 20, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Sally Miller SurgiBox
MIT graduate student Sally Miller took a 43 year old idea and reinvented it. The idea was [MORE]

Skin Patch for T2 Diabetics

February 27, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Medicating Skin Patch
When a T2 diabetic’s glucose level rises, so too does acidity beneath the skin which can contribute to [MORE]

A Skin Patch against Antibiotic Resistance

February 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Large Scale Model of Antibiotic Microneedle Patch
Oral antibiotics are absorbed through the intestines, and because not all of the drug [MORE]

Stem Cells from Amniotic Fluid

January 23, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Harvesting Cells from Amniotic Fluid
During a caesarian delivery, amniotic fluid is treated as a waste product, while it’s actually a [MORE]

A Health “Snapshot” in Sweat

January 23, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Portable System to Analyze Sweat
Swiss engineers have built a tiny (one centimeter squared) biomarker analyzer that uses sweat as its [MORE]

Implantable Sensor Measures Intraocular Pressure

January 16, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Eyemate Continuous IOP Monitor
With a new device called “Eyemate” (from Implandata, Hanover, Germany), an eye surgeon can insert a interocular [MORE]

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]