Keyword: Medical, health, and wellness

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Features: AR/AI
The FDA will focus on data management and digitizing healthcare.
R&D: Energy
When placed over a fracture, the device generates electricity from movement, accelerating bone healing.
Applications: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Infiplast, a plastics company for medical devices, was asked to design, prototype, test, and manufacture a critical component for ventilators.
R&D: Nanotechnology
A new dissolvable microneedle patch could treat baldness and help hair regrow quickly.
R&D: Materials
Researchers developed a method to bond human skin to rubber-like polymeric materials without an adhesive.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers used individual fingertips fitted with stretchable tactile sensors with liquid metal.
R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A portable, thumb-sized device can quickly diagnose bad breath by “sniffing” exhalations.
Features: Robotics, Automation & Control
Despite the growth in MIS advancements over the last two decades, these techniques are still in their adolescence. There is much room for growth.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The proposed system will help prevent the onset of diabetes.
Features: Materials
Learn the history of this game-changing medical material and the latest hydrocolloid developments and applications.
Technology Leaders: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Single-use surgical instruments designed to be disposed or recycled following use offer many benefits over reusable products.
R&D: Communications
Researchers are creating new tools for a method called optogenetics, which shines light at specific neurons in the brain to excite or suppress activity.
Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Scientists have developed a rapid, highly accurate test to detect antibodies against the spike protein of SARS-CoV-2 in human serum.
Features: Wearables
See what's happening at the Designing Biosensors for Medical Wearables Conference.
Features: Design
Unique device identifiers, or UDIs, enable better reporting, reviewing, and analyzing of adverse events.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The system promotes myocardial regeneration after a cardiac event.
Technology Leaders: Medical
Through better detection, digital mammography can significantly improve radiology outcomes.
Technology Leaders: Electronics & Computers
Glucometer designs available on the market today are costly, large, and power inefficient. See how GreenPAK offers an upgrade.
R&D: Wearables
To make ultraviolet (UV)-detecting wearables, scientists have created a new type of light sensor that is both flexible and highly sensitive.
Features: Wearables
The advent of automatic drug-delivery devices has empowered patients to take their treatments in their own hands.
R&D: Packaging & Sterilization
A coating can be applied to endotracheal tubes and release antimicrobial peptides that target infectious bacteria with specificity.
Briefs: Medical
The device combines near infrared light, time resolved spectroscopy, and diffuse correlation spectroscopy.
R&D: Design
The cardiac pacemaker of the future could be powered by the heart itself.
Briefs: Medical
Deadlines are approaching for compliance.
Technology Leaders: Design
Small medical electronics are at the forefront of a new round of technology trends involving printed circuit board (PCB) assembly and manufacturing.
Features: Tubing & Extrusion
Rodd Turnquist tells Medical Design Briefs how to select the best pumps for medical devices and accelerating time to market.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The device uses soft robotics, ultra-thin electronics, and microfluidics.
R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Using a new minuscule device, researchers can implant insulin-secreting cells into diabetic mice
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
The use of nanosensors detects cortisol molecules directly.

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