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Rapid, sensitive diagnosis of COVID-19 is essential for early treatment, contact tracing and reducing viral spread. However, some people infected with SARS-CoV-2 receive...

The respirator earned a 100 percent success rate for fit testing.

A new negative pressure ventilator that could provide additional treatment options for patients with respiratory failure, including those with COVID-19...

A patented filtration material from Senturion+ has been proven to block and inactivate the SARS-CoV-2 virus with a 98.8 percent removal efficacy rate. Scientists from...

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Laser Restructuring Enhances Electrode Performance and Durability

A new surface modification process enhances the properties of the metal alloys used for implantable medical electrodes. Called laser restructuring, this patented process...

Researchers are developing and testing a new microneedle array platform capable of delivering vaccines directly into the skin, with the particular goal of improving...

Researchers have designed an open-faced helmet for patient use that is connected to a medical-grade air filtration pump from the top that creates a reverse flow...

A single-shot vaccine that does not require a cold-chain for storage or transport contains nanoparticles studded with the same proteins that comprise the...

A new diagnostic test is an accurate and reliable method for determining whether individuals are protected against COVID-19. The technology identifies neutralizing antibodies —...

Researchers are developing a smart vaccine device that will both deliver the COVID-19 vaccine and measure its efficacy through monitoring the body’s associated response. The...

Minalex Corporation is playing a pivotal role in shortening the time needed to process RT-PCR testing for SARS-CoV-2 by supplying a component essential for the...

Spectrum Solutions, LLC has partnered with Steribottle to provide its innovative SDNA-1000 Saliva Collection Device for the COVID-19 population testing directive in...

Changing the shape of the blade will expand the possibilities of using the laser in medicine.
Senior Director Asmita Khanolkar tell us what she sees for the medical materials industry, in a post-COVID world.
Fluid could provide a new source of information for routine diagnostic testing.

Nanoengineers at the University of California San Diego have developed new and improved probes, known as positive controls, that could make it easier to validate rapid,...

A tiny new silicon-based lab-on-chip test could pave the way for cheap handheld infectious disease testing. The chip, known as TriSilix, is performs a miniature version of...

Responding to an urgent need for medical ventilators for health professionals in Canada, StarFish Medical called on NSK to quickly deliver up to 7,500 Monocarrier™...

The medical device industry’s accreditation program, MedAccred ® , is continuing to grow and more and more major device makers are now on the list of...

An implantable smart wrap that fits safely and securely around the bladder may one day help people who have underactive bladders. The implant is an integrated device that can detect when the...

Leveraging lab-on-a-chip technology and the cutting-edge genetic editing technique known as CRISPR, researchers have created a highly automated device that can identify the presence of the novel...

Using ultraviolet light (UV) can deactivate a bacterium that is accepted as a proxy for the dangerous-to-handle virus that causes COVID-19. The researchers say the process could eliminate...

A new tool could diagnose a stroke based on abnormalities in a patient’s speech ability and facial muscular movements, and with the accuracy of an emergency room physician — all within...

An innovative nanoparticle vaccine candidate for the pandemic coronavirus produces virus-neutralizing antibodies in mice at levels 10 times greater than is seen in people who have...

A new concept for a mask aims to make the wearer less infectious. The central idea is to modify mask fabrics with antiviral chemicals that can sanitize exhaled, escaped respiratory...

The coronavirus pandemic forced medtech companies to go beyond norms and collaborate to overcome critical challenges.

A research team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed a way to increase the sensitivity of the primary test used to detect the SARS-CoV-2...

A new type of multiplexed test with a low-cost sensor may enable the at-home diagnosis of a COVID infection through rapid analysis of small volumes of saliva or blood,...

Spectrum Solutions, LLC has been granted an Emergency Use Authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its SDNA-1000 saliva collection device. The...

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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.

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