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News : Robotics, Automation & Control
Osso VR to Showcase First Virtual Reality Training Module for Robotics with Smith & Nephew’s NAVIO Surgical System
Osso VR to Showcase First Virtual Reality Training Module for Robotics with Smith & Nephew’s NAVIO Surgical System

Osso VR, a validated virtual reality (VR) surgical training platform, has announced a first-of-its-kind VR training module...

Osso VR to Showcase First Virtual Reality Training Module for Robotics with Smith & Nephew’s NAVIO Surgical System
News : Medical
Safer and Cheaper 3D Medical Imaging
Safer and Cheaper 3D Medical Imaging

A new study led by the Australian National University (ANU) has discovered a promising way to significantly lower doses of x-rays, which has the potential to revolutionize 3D medical imaging and make...

Safer and Cheaper 3D Medical Imaging
News : Medical
Chip-Based Imaging Devices for Cars and Phones
Chip-Based Imaging Devices for Cars and Phones

For the first time, researchers have shown that the non-conventional imaging method known as ghost imaging can be performed using a low-cost, chip-based light-illuminating device. This important...

Chip-Based Imaging Devices for Cars and Phones
News : Medical
High-Contrast Imaging for Cancer Therapy with Protons
High-Contrast Imaging for Cancer Therapy with Protons

Medical physicist Dr. Aswin Hoffmann and his team from the Institute of Radiooncology — OncoRay at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) — are the first researchers...

High-Contrast Imaging for Cancer Therapy with Protons
News : Imaging
New Tool Enables Imaging of Neural Activity with Near-Infrared Light
New Tool Enables Imaging of Neural Activity with Near-Infrared Light

A groundbreaking tool for visualizing neural activity has implications for understanding brain functions and disorders, according to new research by University of Alberta...

New Tool Enables Imaging of Neural Activity with Near-Infrared Light
News : Medical
ObEN Creates Healthcare Avatar for MedStar Health Heart Disease Study
ObEN Creates Healthcare Avatar for MedStar Health Heart Disease Study

ObEN Inc., an artificial intelligence (AI) company creating personal AI (PAI) technology to revolutionize digital interactions, is working with MedStar Health Research...

ObEN Creates Healthcare Avatar for MedStar Health Heart Disease Study
News : Medical
Guest Editorial: Value-Based Reimbursement Increases Risk of Medical Device Manufacturing
Guest Editorial: Value-Based Reimbursement Increases Risk of Medical Device Manufacturing

Under tremendous pressure to reduce costs, the healthcare industry is facing a monumental shift in how providers are reimbursed for delivering care....

Guest Editorial: Value-Based Reimbursement Increases Risk of Medical Device Manufacturing
News : Medical
Trelleborg Acquires Sil-Pro, Expands Product Line
Trelleborg Acquires Sil-Pro, Expands Product Line

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...

Trelleborg Acquires Sil-Pro, Expands Product Line
News : Test & Measurement
Inside Story: Eurofins Medical Device Testing

Ensuring Reusable Devices Are Safe for the Next Patient

Advances in manufacturing technologies are fostering an age of unprecedented innovation in the development of reusable medical devices and instruments. As designers develop smaller, more-complex, and increasingly intricate devices,...

News : Medical
Pluristem Collaborates with NASA to Study PLX Therapeutic Benefits in Space Missions
Pluristem Collaborates with NASA to Study PLX Therapeutic Benefits in Space Missions

Pluristem Therapeutics Inc., a regenerative medicine company developing novel placenta-based cell therapy products, has announced a collaboration between...

Pluristem Collaborates with NASA to Study PLX Therapeutic Benefits in Space Missions
News : Medical
Global Medical Gas Equipment Market Size to Exceed $7.2 billion by 2024
Global Medical Gas Equipment Market Size to Exceed $7.2 billion by 2024

The medical gas equipment size is poised to exceed $7.2 billion by 2024; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights. According to the report, favorable...

Global Medical Gas Equipment Market Size to Exceed $7.2 billion by 2024
News : Packaging & Sterilization
Medbio Expands Manufacturing Capacity
Medbio Expands Manufacturing Capacity

Medbio, Grand Rapids, MI, has opened a second manufacturing facility. The company is an outsource manufacturer offering design and engineering, manufacturing, assembly, and packaging solutions for the...

Medbio Expands Manufacturing Capacity
News : Wearables
VivaLNK Launches IoT-Enabled Medical Wearable Sensor Platform for Continuous Patient Monitoring
VivaLNK Launches IoT-Enabled Medical Wearable Sensor Platform for Continuous Patient Monitoring

VivaLNK, Campbell, CA, has launched its IoT-enabled medical wearable Sensor Platform, complete with a range of sensors, edge computing...

VivaLNK Launches IoT-Enabled Medical Wearable Sensor Platform for Continuous Patient Monitoring
News : Robotics, Automation & Control
MD&M West: From Cybersecurity to Artificial Intelligence — Medtech Trends to Watch in 2019
MD&M West: From Cybersecurity to Artificial Intelligence — Medtech Trends to Watch in 2019

Medical Design Briefs is reporting from MD&M West 2019. Send us your questions and comments below.

ANAHEIM, CA — The factors...

MD&M West: From Cybersecurity to Artificial Intelligence — Medtech Trends to Watch in 2019
News : IoMT
Device Authority and nCipher Security Partner to Deliver Medical IoT
Device Authority and nCipher Security Partner to Deliver Medical IoT

Device Authority, a leader in Identity and Access Management (IAM) for the Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain, has partnered with nCipher Security, to provide security...

Device Authority and nCipher Security Partner to Deliver Medical IoT
News : Medical
Vander-Bend Acquires J.L. Haley Enterprises
Vander-Bend Acquires J.L. Haley Enterprises

Vander-Bend Manufacturing, Inc., a portfolio company of Aterian Investment Partners based in San Jose, CA, has acquired J.L. Haley Enterprises, Inc. Based in Rancho Cordova, CA, Haley is a niche...

Vander-Bend Acquires J.L. Haley Enterprises
News : Robotics, Automation & Control
KMC Global's Controls & Automation Division Expands
KMC Global's Controls & Automation Division Expands

KMC Global, a group of wholly owned, autonomous companies that manufacture equipment designed to enhance how industries process material, has announced the expansion of its Controls &...

KMC Global's Controls & Automation Division Expands
News : Medical
3D-Printed Implants Shown to Help Grow 'Real Bone'
3D-Printed Implants Shown to Help Grow 'Real Bone'

Researchers have reported that chemically coated ceramic implants successfully guided the regrowth of missing bone in lab animals while steadily dissolving. Surgeons and scientists at NYU...

3D-Printed Implants Shown to Help Grow 'Real Bone'
News : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Low-Cost Plastic Sensors Could Monitor a Range of Health Conditions
Low-Cost Plastic Sensors Could Monitor a Range of Health Conditions

An international team of researchers have developed a low-cost sensor made from semiconducting plastic that can be used to diagnose or monitor a wide range of health...

Low-Cost Plastic Sensors Could Monitor a Range of Health Conditions
News : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Scientists Develop Chip for Fast, Accurate Disease Detection at Low Cost

An invention by a team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) holds promise for a faster, cheaper way to diagnose diseases with high accuracy. Professor Zhang Yong from the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the NUS Faculty of Engineering and...

R&D : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Engineers Explore Microfluidics with LEGO Bricks

MIT engineers have introduced an element of fun into microfluidics. The field of microfluidics involves minute devices that precisely manipulate fluids at submillimeter scales. Such devices typically take the form of flat, two-dimensional chips, etched with tiny channels and ports that are...

News : Medical
In Vitro Testing of Implant Life
In Vitro Testing of Implant Life

Scientists have developed a technology to study the behavior of orthopedic implants in laboratory conditions as close as possible to the human body. The technology is notable for its ethics: the research can...

In Vitro Testing of Implant Life
News : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Freudenberg Medical Announces New Global Headquarters, Facility Expansion in Massachusetts
Freudenberg Medical Announces New Global Headquarters, Facility Expansion in Massachusetts

Freudenberg Medical, part of the Freudenberg Group and a global manufacturer of medical devices, components, and minimally invasive solutions for the...

Freudenberg Medical Announces New Global Headquarters, Facility Expansion in Massachusetts
News : Medical
Strong but Uneven Spending in Medical and Health R&D Across Sectors

Total U.S. investment in medical and health research and development (R&D) in the U.S. grew by 27 percent over the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, led by industry and the federal government, according to U.S. Investments in Medical and Health Research and Development, a...

News : Medical
Feeling the Pressure with Universal Tactile Imaging
Feeling the Pressure with Universal Tactile Imaging

Researchers have developed a new approach to pressure distribution measurement using tactile imaging technology.

Feeling the Pressure with Universal Tactile Imaging
INSIDER : Medical
New Hyrdogel Heals Wounds Faster
New Hyrdogel Heals Wounds Faster

Researchers have created an easy-to-make, low-cost injectable hydrogel that could help wounds heal faster, especially for patients with compromised health issues.

New Hyrdogel Heals Wounds Faster
News : Wearables
Contact Lens Patch Treats Eye Disease
Contact Lens Patch Treats Eye Disease

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.

Contact Lens Patch Treats Eye Disease
INSIDER : Medical
New Insole Could Help Heal Diabetic Ulcers
New Insole Could Help Heal Diabetic Ulcers

A shoe insole could help make the healing process more portable for the 15 percent of Americans who develop ulcers as a result of diabetes.

New Insole Could Help Heal Diabetic Ulcers
News : Medical
Instron’s Calibration Laboratory Goes Global
Instron’s Calibration Laboratory Goes Global

As of September 2018, Instron’s Calibration Laboratory in Norwood, MA USA (NVLAP Lab Code 200301-0) expanded its global reach to include Europe into its existing operations. This addition...

Instron’s Calibration Laboratory Goes Global
News : Medical
Vascular Graft Industry to Boom with Advent of R&D Activities
Vascular Graft Industry to Boom with Advent of R&D Activities

An increase in the incidence of vascular disorders, blockage of blood vessels, and high blood sugar has led to a rise in usage of vascular grafts for treatment. Researchers...

Vascular Graft Industry to Boom with Advent of R&D Activities

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