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iEAT Food Allergy Detector

October 24, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Allergen Keychain iEAT
Food allergies, especially for children, can be life threatening, and often detection comes too late. Researchers at Harvard, [MORE]

Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare for Language Translation

October 24, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

iFlytek Voice Recognition
For several years, IBM worked on a handheld language translator that patients and healthcare providers could use in [MORE]

pH Precise Drug Release in the Stomach

October 24, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stomach Micromotors
To treat stomach lesions associated with H. pylori infections, doctors give proton pump inhibiting drugs before administering antibiotics. The [MORE]

Hand Held Acoustic and ECG Device

October 24, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Heart Device
Cardiovascular disease accounts for 30% of all human deaths. AUM Cardiovascular Inc. (South Northfield, MN) has an FDA approved [MORE]

Preventing Blood Culture Contamination

October 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

SteriPath-Gen2
Even with wiping the skin with an alcohol swab before taking a blood draw, skin bacteria can contaminate the sample [MORE]

A Cancer-Sniffing Pen

October 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

MasSpec Pen for Cancer Diagnosis
Using a pen-like device, engineers at the University of Texas at Austin were able to apply [MORE]

Tracking “Smart Pills”

October 10, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Illustration of ATOMS
Remember the “submarine” that travels through the blood stream in the 1966 movie, Fantastic Voyage? That fantasy actually [MORE]

SPED: Self-Powered Electrochemical Device, POC Diagnostic

October 10, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

SPED POC Diagnostic Device
A paper-based diagnostic device that detects biomarkers and identifies infectious diseases by electrochemical analysis with reporting by [MORE]

Photoplethysmography for Determining Systolic BP

October 3, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Accurate Blood Pressure Measurement with Photoplethysmograph
“White coat effect” is one known factor in mismeasuring blood pressure; driving in traffic to [MORE]

3-D Printed Artificial Heart

September 26, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Soft Artificial Heart
This piece is about a soft artificial heart that mimics a normal human heart, though it beats by [MORE]

A Vest that Uses Radar to Image Lungs

August 29, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

SensiVest Fitting
Ohio State University is conducting a clinical trial of a vest, made by Sensible Medical (Netanya, Israel) that uses [MORE]

A Wearable Diabetes Monitor that Detects Three Compounds in Sweat

August 29, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Diabetes Monitor
Cortisol, glucose and interleukin 6 are diabetes-related compounds found in a diabetic’s sweat. To measure those three levels, researchers [MORE]

Digestible Electronics

August 8, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Marmite and Vegemite
More than three-fourths of people developing irritable bowel disease have their conditions go undiagnosed until it becomes most [MORE]

Autonomous Iris from Light Sensitive Polymer

August 8, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Iris
University researchers in Finland and Poland have used a light sensitive polymer to create a contact lens-like autonomous iris. [MORE]