Researchers from ETH Zurich and the National University of Singapore have developed a new kind of bandage that helps blood to clot and doesn’t stick to the wound. This marks...

Researchers at Radboud UMC have developed a “deep learning” system that is better than most pathologists at determining the aggressiveness of prostate cancer. The AI system, which...

Diabetic patients need to measure their blood sugar level by drawing blood before and after a meal. It is easy to develop complications due to diabetes. Recently, a...

Artificial intelligence (AI) technology has successfully found features in pathology images from human cancer patients, without annotation, that could be understood by human doctors....

A system of “electronic skin-integrated haptic interfaces” jointly developed by City University of Hong Kong (CityU) and other academic institutions can help users...

Researchers have developed a free open source computer program that can be used to create visual and quantitative representations of brain electrical activity in laboratory animals in hopes of...

As medical devices become smaller and more complex, designers and manufacturers are utilizing new and more sophisticated components to incorporate into their device designs. Patients...

Medical device manufacturers have a big challenge in preparing for their regulatory device submissions for 2020. In addition to the European Union’s new Medical Device...

Water is the basis of all life on earth. Its structure is simple — two hydrogen atoms bound to one oxygen atom — yet its behavior is unique among liquids, and scientists still do not...

Silicone Tube Measurement

Freudenberg Medical, Kaiserslautern, Germany, has developed a new technology to continuously measure the inner geometry of silicone tubes. The...

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The use of high-energy ionizing radiation for sterilization purposes is an established and proven method for the inactivation of microorganisms on healthcare, food, and general industrial products. Several ionizing radiation modality options are available including gamma, electron...

Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West Conference is returning for its 35th year to the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA February 11–13, 2020 for three days of...

Robots are at the forefront of innovation in the last decade, leading the medical device industry to the cusp of a new technological shift: The...

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Tessy Plastics Expands Elbridge Facilities

Tessy Plastics Corp., which specializes in injection molding and custom automated assembly solutions, has expanded the warehouse space in one of its manufacturing facilities in upstate New York. The...

Researchers have shown that artificial intelligence can detect one of the most common forms of blood cancer — acute myeloid leukemia (AML) — with high reliability. Their approach is based on...

A liquid electret material capable of semi-permanently retaining static electricity was used to create the world’s first bendable, stretchable vibration-powered device....

A wearable monitoring device makes treatments easier and more affordable for millions of people with swallowing disorders. The skin-mountable sensor sticker attaches firmly to...

The medical market is becoming more and more impacted by influences of emerging market mega trends including expanding global markets, where products must be made to meet the...

FDA has granted a Breakthrough Device Designation to Active Implants’ NUsurface® Meniscus Implant. Active Implants, LLC develops...

R&D : Medical
AI Blood Test Spot Signs of Brain Tumors

Researchers have developed a test that works by detecting chemical clues shed by brain tumors into the blood. They say it could help improve brain tumor survival by making diagnosis quicker and more efficient.

Silicone has a long and proven history of use with medical devices and can provide many benefits, from flexibility to cushioning. When working with some medical devices, however,...

By electrically stimulating nerves, neuromodulation therapies can reduce epileptic seizures, soothe chronic pain, and treat depression and a host of other health...

Engineers have embedded high-performance electrical circuits inside 3D printed plastics, which could lead to better-performing biomedical implants. They used pulses of high-energy...

Researchers have developed a low-cost, “intelligent” metamaterial that could revolutionize magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), making the entire MRI process faster, safer, and more accessible to...

National Institutes of Health researchers, along with researchers at Siemens, have developed a high-performance, low-magnetic-field MRI system that vastly improves image quality of the lungs and...

Scientists have developed plastic collimators that can replace their metal analogs used in radiation therapy. The team focused on the exact characteristics of the desired product, its...

Scientists have developed a special protective membrane made of cellulose that significantly reduces the buildup of fibrotic tissue around cardiac pacemaker implants, as reported in a...

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