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Home Blood Testing

November 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Athelas Remote Blood Testing
Patients undergoing chemotherapy need frequent blood tests to monitor the effectiveness of their treatment and to register [MORE]

Liquid Biopsy for Metastatic Cancer

November 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Liquid Biopsy Plate
Scientists at Worcester Polytechnic Institute have engineered a microchip that can trap and identify metastatic cancer cells in [MORE]

A Chip to Regenerate Damaged Tissues

November 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

TNT Research Dr,Chandan Sen
Using a novel method for reprogramming cells, researchers at Ohio State University applied a special microchanneled chip [MORE]

Therapeutic Ultrasound Zaps Small Benign Masses

November 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

High Intensity Focused Ultrasound
A French company Theraclion (Paris) has developed an ultrasound platform that includes ultrasound, High Intensity Focused Ultrasound, [MORE]

Testing the “Bionic Eye”

November 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Second Sight Orion
Second Sight (Sylmar, CA) has begun clinical testing of its brain implant that is aimed toward at least [MORE]

The Costs of Low Quality Urine Specimens

November 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Peezy Midstream Urine Collection System
In case you didn’t know, it is the midstream urine sample that is likely to be [MORE]

Continuous Blood Glucose Monitoring

November 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Continuous Glucose Monitoring
The FDA has approved a continuous blood glucose monitor. “The system reduces the need for fingerstick testing by [MORE]

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]