Keyword: Medical

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News: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The inaugural virtual Medical Wearables for Biosensors Conference convenes on October 25–26, 2021. The virtual conference...

News: Tubing & Extrusion

Medical technology company Raumedic Inc. is expanding the cleanroom manufacturing facilities at its U.S. headquarters in Mills River, NC, by February 2022. The...

INSIDER: Medical

A sensor that could diagnose a heart attack in less than 30 minutes targets a combination of miRNA to quickly diagnose heart attacks in minutes instead of hours...

INSIDER: Lighting

An implant allows neuroscientists to activate or inhibit specific spinal-cord neurons by applying light at a specific wavelength. It will give researchers insight into...

INSIDER: Design

Researchers have developed a dynamic respirator that modulates its pore size in response to changing conditions, such as exercise or air pollution levels,...

INSIDER: Medical

Researchers have designed a computer vision system that can automatically detect a tiny baby’s face in a hospital bed and remotely monitor its vital signs from a...

On-Demand Webinars: Medical
Getting to Market Faster: How to Select Pumps for Clinical Diagnostics and Medical Devices

With global aging populations putting pressure on healthcare systems and a rise in chronic diseases increasing demand for at home healthcare, the medical device market is set to continue growing. This growth will be more noticeable as the market...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The ink could be used to make parts for tissue engineering, toxicity testing, and drug delivery.
Applications: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Infiplast, a plastics company for medical devices, was asked to design, prototype, test, and manufacture a critical component for ventilators.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The device could help guide recovery after treatment for head and neck cancer.
Applications: Design
The products that help stop the spread of communicable diseases range from simple to sophisticated.
Briefs: Tubing & Extrusion
The device was inspired by nature, specifically insect legs and flagella.
From the Editor: AR/AI
MicroPort Orthopedics has reimagined its approach to medical education.
Briefs: AR/AI
AI enables examination of hearts for scar tissue, eliminating the need for contrast injections.
Briefs: Medical
The devices eliminate the need for invasive removal once they have served their purpose.
Applications: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Cosm’s work shines a light on a common, growing, under-served, and global women’s health issue.
News: Wearables

The inaugural virtual Medical Wearables for Biosensors conference convenes on October 25–26, 2021 with online access only. This event will explore...

INSIDER: Design

Anticipating the increased need for better oxygen concentrators as the fight against COVID-19 rages on, researchers have laid a computational framework to design the most...

INSIDER: Medical

In the early days of the pandemic, with commercial COVID tests in short supply, researchers at Rockefeller University developed an in-house assay to identify positive...

INSIDER: Medical

A textile-based implant containing cartilage derived from stem cells reduced pain and restored hip joint function to baseline levels in a study of dogs with symptoms...

INSIDER: Medical

A flexible polymer composite microneedle array can overcome the physicochemical bacterial biofilm present in chronic, nonhealing wounds and deliver both oxygen and...

Tech Talks: Medical
Transforming Catheter Design with Advanced Performance Materials

If you’re like many medical device designers and design engineers, standard industry materials may be preventing you from achieving your optimal design in devices such as catheters. As devices evolve, thinner walls can lead to a higher level of functionality. So, how do...

INSIDER: Medical

Tiny tumbling soft robots that can be controlled with rotating magnetic fields can climb slopes, tumble upstream against fluid flow, and deposit substances at precise...

INSIDER: Medical

Researchers are reporting a breakthrough in the field of materials science and engineering with the development of an electrochemical actuator that uses specialized organic...

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

Equipped with a color 3D camera, an inertial measurement sensor, and its own on-board computer, a newly improved robotic cane could offer blind and visually impaired users...

Blog: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Continued innovation is at the heart of the medical device industry, with new technology supporting critical outcomes such as earlier...

News: Medical

Biomedical engineers at Duke University have demonstrated that a class of interwoven composite materials called semi-interpenetrating polymer networks (sIPNs) can be produced by living cells. The...

INSIDER: Medical

Smartwatches and other wearable devices may be used to sense illness, dehydration, and even changes to the red blood cell count, according to biomedical engineers and...

INSIDER: Design

A three-layered face mask contains a copper-infused nano-coated fabric, a sustainable bamboo fabric and an ePTFE (a biomaterial) filter. The Hygenmask lacks ear loops, instead using...

Ask the Expert

Dan Sanchez on How to Improve Extruded Components

Improving extruded components requires careful attention to a number of factors, including dimensional tolerance, material selection, and processing. Trelleborg’s Dan Sanchez provides detailed insights into each of these considerations to help you advance your device innovations while reducing costs and speeding time to market.