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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]

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]