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A new study shows for the first time that lab-created heart valves implanted in young lambs for a year were capable of growth within the recipient. The valves also showed reduced...

A pinprick test accurately measures the concentration of coronavirus antibodies in blood in under one hour. And it’s cheap — costing about tenth of current tests.

A team of researchers has developed a low-cost, mass-producible ventilator to help address the worldwide shortage. Because the ventilator is developed specifically for...

A new saliva-based COVID-19 is less invasive than many of the traditional nasal swab tests in use, and researchers say it is sensitive, specific, and can deliver results at a...

In the era of social distancing, using robots for some healthcare interactions is a promising way to reduce in-person contact between healthcare workers and sick patients. However, a key...

Working with computer simulations, researchers have developed a concept for a soft-bodied robot that can turn rigid on demand. The approach could enable a new generation of robots that combine the...

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Sensing Robots Developed to Monitor Patients

Robots that could take on basic healthcare tasks to support the work of doctors and nurses may be the way of the future. Who knows, maybe a medical robot can prescribe your medicine someday?...

Researchers have developed an easy way to make millirobots by coating objects with a glue-like magnetic spray. Driven by the magnetic field, the coated...

March 2021 — News and updates from the medical technology community.

Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute and the University of Western Australia have developed a new imaging method to see where antibiotics have reached bacteria within tissues. The...

New research by the University of Kent has found that optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging technology can be used to distinguish between legitimate and counterfeit travel...

As LEDs replace traditional lighting systems, they bring more smart capabilities to everyday lighting. While you might use your smartphone to dim LED lighting at home,...

A new advanced computing technique using routine medical scans to enable doctors to take fewer, more accurate tumor biopsies, has been developed by cancer researchers at the...

Sotera Health, a global provider of mission-critical sterilization and lab-testing and advisory services, has acquired Montana-based BioScience Laboratories. This acquisition...

Many surgeries are performed via minimally invasive procedures, resulting in less pain and shorter recovery times compared to open surgery. However, surgeons can face challenges at...

Researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology have invented a smartphone-controlled soft brain implant that can be recharged wirelessly from outside the...

A new kind of wearable device could deliver real-time medical data to those with eye or mouth diseases, according to a Penn State Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics...

COVID-19 can be diagnosed in 55 minutes or less with the help of programmed magnetic nanobeads and a diagnostic tool that plugs into an off-the-shelf cell phone. Engineers...

Wearable devices can identify COVID-19 cases earlier than traditional diagnostic methods and can help track and improve management of the disease,...

Rapid COVID-19 tests are on the rise to deliver results faster to more people, and scientists need an easy, foolproof way to know that these tests work...

One day, a wearable, bioelectronic device could wirelessly transmit a person’s vital signs — potentially providing critical information for early detection of health issues such as...

Medical device M&A deals, led by Koninklijke Philips’ $2.8 billion acquisition of BioTelemetry, totaled $4.5 billion in Q4 2020, according to GlobalData’s deals...

Cadence, Inc. has been awarded a bronze medal for sustainability from EcoVadis, a provider of business sustainability ratings. Cadence’s rating is derived from EcoVadis’...

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a method of 3D-printing gels and other soft materials. It has the potential to create...

Pacemakers and other implantable cardiac devices that are used to monitor and treat arrhythmias and other heart problems have generally had one of two drawbacks. First, they are made...

Sensors that monitor a patient’s condition during and after medical procedures can be expensive, uncomfortable, and even dangerous. Now, an international team of researchers has...

Researchers developed a new class of medical instruments equipped with an advanced soft electronics system that could dramatically improve the diagnoses and treatments of a number of...

Researchers are developing a breath-sampling whistle that could make COVID-19 screening easy to do at home. The technology incorporates a unique hydrogel material to capture aerosols from...

A specific and sensitive COVID-19 diagnostic that would integrate eRapid technology with the transistor sensor technology could enable simultaneous electrochemical sensing of...

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