AT&T’s “Foundry” for Telemedicine

July 19, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

AT&T-Houston Health Foundry
The Texas Medical Center in Houston is the world’s largest medical complex with “21 hospitals, 13 support organizations, [MORE]

Dissolvable Brain Sensor Implant

April 12, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Neurosurgeons Developed Dissolvable Brain Sensor Implant
Neurosurgeons at Washington University of St. Louis have developed a tiny implantable temperature and pressure [MORE]

A “Pillforge” for Ingestible Capsule Diagnostics

January 19, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wireless Module
Engineers at Vanderbilt University‘s Institute for Software Integrated Systems say this about designing a general diagnostic pill for the [MORE]

Miniature Blood Monitoring Device Fits on Drainage Tube

January 12, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Monitoring Critical Blood Levels
Patients in intensive care units usually are surrounded by a forest of monitoring and fluid handling equipment. [MORE]

Implantable Gastric Monitoring Chip

December 1, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gastric Implant
Indigestion, cramps, malnutrition and endocrine disorders are some of the consequences of gastric dysrhythmias and there are no good [MORE]

Printing “Smart Skin”

November 10, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Some stories are fetching just because they are so fetching. This is one of those, about electrical engineers at Georgia [MORE]

Implantable Biosensor for Cancer Monitoring

November 3, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cancer Monitoring Sensor
How can imaging tell if a tumor is enlarging from malignant growth or getting bigger because of an [MORE]

Implantable Heart Sensor to Monitor Cardiac Patients

September 15, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

CardioMEMS System
Last year, St. Jude Medical (Minneapolis, MN) acquired Atlanta-based CardioMEMS and subsequently won FDA approval for an implantable heart [MORE]

Knee Brace that Generated Electricity as it Flexes

September 15, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Energy Generating Knee Brace
Electrical engineers at Rice University have built an electrical generator that attaches to a knee brace and [MORE]

Subconscious Control of Prosthetic Leg

August 4, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ossur Mind Control Limb
The Icelandic prosthetic company Ossur has announced what might be the next generation for artificial limbs. According [MORE]

That’s One Smart Walking Stick!

July 7, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

XploR Smart Cane
A student engineering team at Birmingham City University (UK) has built a walking cane for the blind called [MORE]

Detecting Stroke with a Smartphone

April 21, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Samsung Developing Wearable Sensor for Stroke Detection
Imagine this: your eyeglasses have sensors that fit snug to the temples and are [MORE]

Implantable, Continuous Glucose Monitor

March 3, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Continuous Implantable Glucose Monitoring
At least two companies (GlySens in San Diego, CA and Senseonics, Germantown, MD) are competing in a [MORE]

A Medical Lab at Home

March 3, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microchip for Detection of Electrochemical Markers
Engineers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology (Sankt Augustin, Germany) have built a [MORE]