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A Wearable for COVID-19 Detection and Surveillance

August 11, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Philips Biosensor BX100. a
Royal Philips has had its “Biosensor BX100” FDA approved for detecting COVID-19, based on monitoring heart beat [MORE]

One Ventilator for Two Patients

June 2, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Shared Ventilators
Under ordinary circumstances, hospitals don’t have patients sharing a ventilator, but the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t an ordinary circumstance, though [MORE]

Radar Monitoring Vital Signs

July 23, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Researchers at the University of Waterloo (Canada) assert this:  “we use a frequency modulated continuous wave (FMCW) radar operating at [MORE]

Low Cost Pediatric Respiration Monitor

May 7, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wearable monitor for lung disease
Engineers at the University of California, Irvine have designed a pediatric breathing monitor described as this: [MORE]

New Artificial Lung

May 30, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Lung
The heart lung machine Dr. John H. Gibbon Jr. invented and first used on a surgery patient in May [MORE]

University of Washington’s “Spiro Call” for Lung Assessment

May 24, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Testing SpiroSmart
Over the years we’ve seen a few smartphone applications for measuring lung function as a spirometer does. But in [MORE]

3-D Printing and Injection Molding of Airways Stents

February 10, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Printed Stent
Tracheal stents today are made of metal, silicon or a combination of both materials, but they are not [MORE]

“Breathprints” in Personalized Medicine

June 4, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

It may come to be called “breathomics”—an individual’s stable and specific breathprint.  Swiss researchers, in mass spectroscopy analyses of [MORE]

Tongue Pacemaker for Sleep Apnea

November 18, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sleep Apnea Pacemaker
Otolaryngologists Charité — Universitätsmedizin in Berlin have implanted the world’s first pacemaker device to control sleep apnea.  [MORE]

New Artificial Lung

September 13, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artifiicial Lung
Scientists at the DVA Medical Center in Cleveland and Case Western Reserve University have taken a significant [MORE]

Intubation Robot in Clinical Trials

July 12, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Kepler Intubation System
Surgical patients under full sedation typically have a breathing tube inserted to manage their airways.  Inserting that [MORE]

Nightshirt Sleep Monitor

June 7, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Somnus Nightshirt by Nyx
Based on respiration variation patterns between REM sleep and deep sleep, researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital [MORE]

A Light-Weight Ventilator

January 18, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

EnVeTM Light-Weight Ventilator
After a year of test runs, CareFusion (San Diego, CA) has begun sales of its 9.5 [MORE]

Breathing Simulated-Air Pollution

November 23, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Traveling Light
Using different sized fluorescent quantum-dot nanoparticles, scientists at Harvard’s School of Public Health and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical [MORE]