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Briefs: Materials

Trends in wearable technology follow those of the broader biomedical and electronics industries — devices are getting smaller, smarter, and easier to use. Specifically, wearables in...

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Features: Test & Measurement
The SLG47004 can be used as a cost-effective integrated solution for the analog front-end of an ECG monitor.
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Briefs: Medical
The software accurately detects movements performed during motor function assessments.
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Applications: Wearables
A preconfigured starter saves time when you develop a medical vision system.
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Briefs: Medical
The algorithm was able to accurately detect irregular heart rhythms, indicating possible atrial fibrillation.
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Global Innovations: Nanotechnology
A nanosensor-based system measures cardiac micropotential energies.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Sensing patch detects increased biomarkers in bodily fluids.
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Features: Medical
Major medical imaging vendors are currently ramping up their artificial intelligence (AI) activities.
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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The software enables people using robotic prosthetics to walk in a more natural manner on different types of terrain.
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Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Next-generation devices made with new “peel and stack” method may include electronic chips worn on the skin.
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Features: Medical
Color video technology paired with artificial intelligence holds great development potential for the future optimization of patient care.
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R&D: Medical

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...

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Briefs: Wearables

A Baylor University researcher’s prototype smartphone app — designed to help parents detect early signs of various eye diseases in their children...

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Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

To help customers with an accelerated route to market for 3D printed polyaryletherketone (PAEK) parts, UK-based Victrex has developed differentiated 3D printing [additive manufacturing...

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Briefs: Design

Great quality assurance is what turns great software into great product. Testing is a crucial part of any software development process, whether to ensure safety in a medical device, to minimize risk...

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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

As more medical companies seek robots for increasingly complex tasks such as robotic-assisted surgeries, systems developers tasked with building these robots see an...

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Briefs: Wearables

NOW Technologies is a close-knit, dedicated team of professionals working to help people with disabilities to live an independent life. Based in Budapest, Hungary, and...

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R&D: Medical

A novel pairing of two technologies may offer a solution for better screening for diabetic retinopathy, a condition that can lead to permanent vision loss if...

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R&D: Medical

The results of a new clinical trial have shown the safety and efficacy of the interoperable Artificial Pancreas System smartphone app (iAPS), which can interface wirelessly with...

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Briefs: Medical

As Ralph Colby peers at the microscope image in front of him, he thinks he can make them out — “shish kebabs,” as polymer scientists call them. Nobody knows for sure what they are,...

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Features: Software

In 2017, the healthcare industry experienced a dramatic surge in cyberattacks. Thousands of healthcare organizations around the world suffered various attacks...

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Features: Internet of Things

Healthcare is poised for significant change over the coming years as a result of emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), virtual assistants, sensors,...

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R&D: Medical

Researchers are developing an app and wearable technology to enable pregnant women to use a smartphone to detect whether they have or are susceptible to a condition that could...

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Features: Connectivity

In hospitals and healthcare institutions, the sheer amount of patient metrics to track for the staff of doctors and nurses can be been a point of contention....

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R&D: Medical
Software Better Predicts Leakage Around Aortic Stents

Researchers have developed software to better predict the risk of blood leaking around a patient’s aortic stent.

R&D: Medical

With a smartphone and an app, qualified healthcare professionals can now diagnose fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) in their office. A newly developed system was trained to recognize the alcohol-related...

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R&D: Medical

A new smartphone app called WoundCare enables patients to remotely send images of their surgical wounds for monitoring by nurses.

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Features: Medical

Optical fibers. To the average person, the phrase might conjure up an image of glowing hairs twisted artistically into a beautiful...

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Features: Imaging

Small, intelligent medical devices worn on the body and/or kept in the home — in addition to those used in hospital networks — are not just saving lives....

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Ask the Expert

Ralph Bright on the Power of Power Cords
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Understanding power system components and how to connect them correctly is critical to meeting regulatory requirements and designing successful electrical products for worldwide markets. Interpower’s Ralph Bright defines these requirements and explains how to know which cord to select for your application.

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Inside Story: Ensuring Reusable Devices Are Safe for the Next Patient
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To find out more about the expertise required to establish safe processes for cleaning and disinfecting reusable medical devices, MDB recently spoke with Elizabeth Sydnor, Director of Microbiology Medical Device Testing, Eurofins Medical Device Testing (Lancaster, PA).

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