Keyword: Biosensors

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Global Innovations: Medical
Researchers have developed a revolutionary biosensor using terahertz (THz) waves that can detect skin cancer with exceptional sensitivity, potentially paving the way for earlier and easier diagnoses.
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INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Using a simple concept and a patented sensor that detects radioactive materials, a team has developed a patch to stop damage to healthy tissue during proton radiotherapy, one of the best...

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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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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers have invented sensor-based noninvasive medical devices to make the monitoring and treatment of certain physiological and psychological conditions timelier and more precise.
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INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Researchers have developed an intelligent biochip imitates the retina of the eye. With such bioelectronics and others like it, the team hopes to correct malfunctions in the body and...

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INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Researchers have combined earlier work on painless microneedles with nanoscale sensors to create a wearable sensor patch capable of continuously monitoring the levels of certain...

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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Made with a laser-modified graphene nanocomposite material, a wearable device can detect specific glucose levels in sweat for three weeks while simultaneously monitoring body temperature and pH levels.
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INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A wearable sensor monitors estradiol by detecting its presence in sweat. The researchers say the sensor may one day make it easier for women to monitor their estradiol levels at home...

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News: Sensors/Data Acquisition

BioSensics has launched Nili, a digital health platform designed to support the needs of seniors and patients living independently while minimizing the burden of caregiving....

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R&D: Medical
A low-cost biosensor, called Neosens, will allow doctors to diagnose sepsis in a matter of minutes. Neosens works by detecting interleukin 6, a messenger that’s secreted by newborns’ immune systems in response to a host of biological conditions.
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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Inspired by the structure of electron-transfer chains in the mitochondria, a research group has developed a 3D mesoporous biosensing-membrane with neighborhood nanostructures...

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Features: Medical
SAE Media Group’s 3rd Annual Biosensors for Medical Wearables Conference will be back for 2023 in Boston to bring together device developers, medtech, component manufacturers, and big pharma to share and discuss the exciting advances in the medical wearable technology landscape.
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News: Wearables

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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INSIDER: Medical

Researchers have developed an electrochemical DNA biosensor with enhanced sensitivity for effective HPV detection with high specificity. The biosensor uses a graphitic...

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Trivia: Sensors/Data Acquisition

What groundbreaking medical technology achievement marked a significant advancement in treating a common neurological condition?

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INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

An innovative sweat biosensor uses a technique called heat-transfer printing to fix a thin, flexible chloride ion sensor onto a textile substrate. The biosensor can be transferred to fiber...

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INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A first-of-its-kind wearable skin sensor can wirelessly detect the presence of C-reactive protein (CRP) in human sweat. The sensor will make it easier for patients and medical...

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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Researchers have reported a sustainable, insoluble, and chiral photonic cellulose nanocrystal patch for calcium ion (Ca2+) sensing in sweat.

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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Penn State researchers have developed a low-cost, RNA-based technology to detect and measure biomarkers, which can help decode the body’s physiology.
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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Scientists have developed a nanobiosensor based on gold nanowires. Originally only intended for the detection of COVID-19-associated antigens and antibodies, the biosensor is also transferable to other biomarkers.
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Briefs: Wearables
Wearable sensors can be used to monitor a person’s perspiration rate and provide information about the skin, nervous system activity, and underlying health conditions. Some sweat cannot be measured with current sensors.
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Global Innovations: Medical
Researchers from Japan have developed a novel, wireless, parity-time symmetry-based bioresonator that can detect minute concentrations of tear glucose and blood lactate.
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Quiz: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Medical devices have a long history of helping to heal injured athletes, and now devices are helping them improve their performance. Take this quiz to learn more about how medical devices are helping athletes win.
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Features: Medical
COVID-19 accelerated demand for biosensor devices for both consumer and medical use, driving innovation and creating a lucrative market that is projected to grow from $28.5 billion in 2022 to $58 billion by 2032.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Prof. Abhishek Singh Dahiya and his team present ZnO nano-wire-based high-performance ultraviolet (UV) photodetectors on flexible, biodegradable substrate.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The molecules in our bodies are in constant communication. Now, researchers have developed a new technology that makes it easier to eavesdrop on our body’s inner conversations.
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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A synthetic biosensor that mimics properties found in cell membranes and provides an electronic readout of activity could lead to a better understanding of cell biology, development of new...

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INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A team of researchers has synthesized a new material that solves one of the most difficult problems in the quest to create wearable, unobtrusive sensitive sensors: the problem of...

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INSIDER: Wearables

A contact lens prototype has been specifically designed to prevent contact lens-induced dry eye (CLIDE). The lens alleviates this condition by facilitating tear flow in response to normal eye...

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Ask the Expert

Dan Sanchez on How to Improve Extruded Components
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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.

Inside Story

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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