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Podcasts: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Exploring how innovations in wearables are making treatments more precise, portable, and patient-friendly than ever before.
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Podcasts: Wearables
Exploring how AI algorithms analyze and interpret the data collected, leading to more accurate diagnostics and predictive insights.
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Podcasts: Medical
Exploring advancements in wearable injector technology, examining how these devices are transforming the administration of medications, improving patient adherence, and enhancing the overall effectiveness of treatment plans.
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Podcasts: Medical
DNA-based biosensors offer a highly sensitive and specific approach for detecting a range of target molecules.
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Global Innovations: Wearables
A team led by RMIT University has made a wearable ECG device that could be used to prevent heart attacks for people with cardiovascular disease, including in remote healthcare and ambulatory care settings.
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Podcasts: Wearables
An at home, non-invasive for urge urinary incontinence and urinary urgency without the need for surgery, implants, or drugs demonstrated to potential of wearable neuromodulation.
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Podcasts: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Medical-grade wearables can increase patient engagement and gather robust data for clinical trials.
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Podcasts: Electronics & Computers
Wearable medical devices must balance the need for continuous monitoring with power efficiency.
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Podcasts: Medical
Achieving interoperability as medical-grade wearables integrate with diverse healthcare systems.
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Features: Robotics, Automation & Control
In May 2023, a class of tiny, self-propelled robots were designed in the United States that can slip into a human body and may one day deliver prescribed drugs to hard-to-reach parts of the body. The team of developers at the University of Colorado Boulder aims to make the robot fully biodegradable one day, so that it eventually would dissolve in the body.
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Features: Wearables
As industry navigates technological frontiers, the collective goal is to enhance patient experiences, streamline processes, and make healthcare more accessible and equitable. This article explores key emerging trends that are not only improving patient engagement but are also set to redefine the future of healthcare.
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News: Medical

A research team from Neuropair, Inc., won the Grand Prize at the live competition round on November 10 in New York, for an...

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Features: Medical

The 21st annual “Create the Future” Design Contest for engineers, students, and entrepreneurs worldwide, sponsored by COMSOL,...

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R&D: Medical
A wireless device called the UroMonitor enables accurate, noninvasive monitoring of bladder pressure in patients with overactive bladder. It is the first device to enable catheter-free telemetric ambulatory bladder pressure monitoring in humans.
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News: Sensors/Data Acquisition

BioSensics, Newton, MA, has received a $3 million, three-year award from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH). This grant will support the development...

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Briefs: Medical
Nearly 700k people in the U.S. die from heart disease every year. To help prevent those deaths, researchers have developed a new device to monitor and treat heart disease and dysfunction in the days, weeks, or months following such events.
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INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A new wearable sensor continuously monitors sweat lactate during exercise. The device incorporates a bubble-trapping region in its microfluidic system. The proposed technology can facilitate...

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Briefs: Medical
A new project at Aalto University is developing techniques that will enable immobilized patients to control devices using their brain activity.
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INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

A new flexible, wearable medical device could provide a major boost in the fight against heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States. The ultrathin, lightweight electronic tattoo, or...

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Podcasts: Medical
Nutromics breakthrough technology combines multiple DNA sensors with microneedles.
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Podcasts: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Biotricity’s continuous heart rhythm monitor uses advanced technology to deliver unlimited heart data insights.
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INSIDER: Medical

Engineers are harnessing artificial intelligence (AI) and wireless technology to unobtrusively monitor elderly people in their living spaces and provide early detection of emerging health...

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R&D: Medical

Researchers have created an engineered heart via 3D printing technology that allows for early monitoring of drug-induced cardiotoxicity. They produced the heart model using biohybrid 3D...

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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers at The Ohio State University have fabricated the first wearable sensor designed to detect and monitor muscle atrophy.
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R&D: Medical

Researchers have developed a smart contact lens by combining an IOP sensor and a flexible drug-delivery system to manage IOP measurement and medication administration. The wireless...

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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A new sensor could help workers in daycares, hospitals, and other settings provide more immediate care to their charges. The new sensor — so cheap and simple to produce that it can be...

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R&D: Medical

SMARTSHAPE consortium, led from University of Galway, will develop an implantable medical device for continuous blood pressure monitoring. The consortium has...

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Products: Materials
See the new products and services for April 2023, including dynamic pressure controls, AI processors, modeling and simulation software, and more.
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Global Innovations: Medical
Surgical site infections are one of the most common medical infections, occurring in 2–4 percent of patients post-surgery.
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Ask the Expert

Eric Dietsch on the Benefits of Nitinol Wire
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In collaboration with the Fort Wayne Metals Engineering team, Eric Dietsch focuses on supporting customers with material recommendations, product development, and education. Eric is available to help you and your company with any Nitinol-related questions or needs that you may have.

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Inside Story: Establishing Safe EO Residual Levels for Medical Devices
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To find out more about the expertise required to establish safe EO Residual levels for medical devices, Medical Design Briefs recently spoke with Leonard Harris, Manager, Chemistry and Container Testing for Eurofins Medical Device Testing (Lancaster, PA).

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