Keyword: Drug Delivery

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Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The ink could be used to make parts for tissue engineering, toxicity testing, and drug delivery.
R&D: Wearables
A new dissolvable microneedle patch could treat baldness and help hair regrow quickly.
Briefs: Materials
The devices eliminate the need for invasive removal once they have served their purpose.
Features: Wearables
The advent of automatic drug-delivery devices has empowered patients to take their treatments in their own hands.
Special Reports: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Medical Robotics - September 2021

Self-propelled nanobots that deliver drugs inside the human body...novel sensors that improve the safety and precision of industrial robots...a dynamic hydrogel material that makes building soft robotic...

Features: AR/AI
MD&M West brings together medtech engineers, business leaders, and innovative thinkers to create life-changing medical devices.
From the Editor: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Learn why the global market for medical device technologies is projected to grow from $605.7 billion in 2020 to $796.9 billion by 2025.
Supplements: IoMT
Our 2021 Resource Guide shows you the top manufacturers in materials, manufacturing, and a range of other medical-device categories.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The stent delivers regenerative stem cell-derived therapy to blood-starved tissue.
R&D: AR/AI
A new reinforcement learning (RL) based artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm calculates the amount of insulin needed for a diabetic patient and injects it automatically.
R&D: Robotics, Automation & Control
The rectangular robot is as tiny as a few human hairs.
Briefs: Medical
Alternative treatment uses light-activated drug to coat an angioplasty balloon.
INSIDER: Medical

Scientists have helped develop a microscopic glass device that doctors could use to inject medicine into retinal veins with unprecedented accuracy. Their instrument meets an...

Features: Test & Measurement

The injectable drug-delivery device market is growing at a staggering rate, with an anticipated global market value of $37.5 billion by 2025 compared to $16.7 billion in 2016. The driving factors...

Features: Medical

The combination of drugs with medical devices has the potential to take patient care in an entirely new direction. The power of these products is that they can deliver a precise amount...

INSIDER: Lighting
Researchers from the School of Electrical Engineering at KAIST have developed a soft neural implant that can be wirelessly controlled using a smartphone.
INSIDER: Medical

Researchers are working on a new form of treatment — microrobots that can deliver drugs to specific spots inside the body while being monitored and controlled from outside the body. The...

INSIDER: Wearables

Opioid users tend to be alone and incapacitated during an overdose. A wearable device would automatically detect an overdose and deliver naloxone, a drug known to reverse deadly...

R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Researchers have developed a self-inflating weight management capsule that could be used to treat obese patients. The prototype capsule, called the EndoPil, contains a balloon that can be...

Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping

In the injectable drug-delivery industry, expectations for improved patient experiences with administration and at-home delivery of therapeutic regimens are evolving. Products that combine the...

News: Medical

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, has expanded its presence in the Asia...

R&D: Medical

Researchers have developed a novel way to deliver drugs and therapies into cells at the nanoscale without causing toxic effects that have stymied other such efforts. The work could someday lead to more effective...

News: Medical

With the recent acquisition of Minnesota based Sil-Pro, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has expanded its product and service offering in the healthcare and medical industry. The acquisition of...

Briefs: Medical

Houston Methodist scientists have developed a nanodevice to deliver immunotherapy without side effects to treat triple-negative breast cancer. Inserted straight into a tumor, this...

Features: Medical

Globally, the use of medical consumables continues to rise due to an aging population and the increasing prevalence of day surgeries. As the use of medical...

INSIDER: Wearables

A contact lens patch with microneedles could provide a painless and efficient alternative to current methods of treating eye diseases such as glaucoma and macular degeneration.

R&D: Wearables

Researchers have developed soft contact lenses that not only correct vision but also can monitor glucose and medical conditions and be used for ocular pain relief or drug delivery. The team...

INSIDER: Wearables

A prototype bandage has been designed to actively monitor the condition of chronic wounds and deliver appropriate drug treatments to improve the chances of healing. The research is aimed at...

Features: Medical

For decades, the pharmaceutical industry has focused its drug-development strategies around the use of organic or biologically derived compounds. Among numerous successes are also a...

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