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Learn about risk assessment, design validation, and the many phases of medical product development.

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Medtech devices have become smaller over this last decade, and the advancements in connected technology are just beginning.
Medical device developers are providing more options through intuitive user interfaces (UIs).
The prototype mask, which includes an N95 filter, can be easily sterilized and worn many times.

Researchers from the University of Houston, in collaboration with others, have designed a “catch and kill” air filter that can trap the virus responsible for...

Researchers are working to develop a safe and effective vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Before a vaccine is available to the...

MIT’s new Pandemic Response CoLab — a joint project of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence (CCI), the MIT Community Biotechnology Initiative (CBI) at the MIT...

Maplewood Senior Living, a progressive senior living provider with a flagship Manhattan high-rise location, is now helping residents reconnect with their loved ones with...

A team of engineers and physicians at the University of California San Diego has developed a low-cost, easy-to-use emergency ventilator for COVID-19 patients that is...

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues with many thousands of new infections reported each day, there is a need for widely applicable surveillance testing to gain a better...

Nanoparticles cloaked in human lung cell membranes and human immune cell membranes can attract and neutralize the SARS-CoV-2 virus in cell culture, causing the virus to lose its ability to...

Makers of medical, exoskeletal and surgical products that use cables are still asking for stronger, more flexible materials.

Advanced Test and Automation, Inc. (ATA) is working with StarFish Medical to produce ventilators in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The partnership will accelerate...

You’ve probably noticed over the past two months how hard it is to speak with people when half their face is hidden. You can’t hear them very well or make out their facial...

ATUM and Phylex BioSciences have entered into a collaboration to leverage ATUM’s Leap-In Transposase® platform to develop the cell line essential to the...

Researchers have succeeded in detecting anti-avian influenza virus antibody in blood serum within 20 minutes, using a portable analyzer they have developed to conduct rapid...

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, there’s been a worldwide shortage of face masks — particularly, the N95 ones worn by healthcare workers. Although these coverings...

After receiving more than 100 applications, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Southern California has selected eight U.S. manufacturers to make a new ventilator...

In the midst of the current pandemic, time is of the essence. So, when the US Department of Health & Human Services tapped Hamilton Medical, Inc. to aid the...

Keter North America Inc. has begun production of high-quality, reusable face shields at its plants in Anderson, IN, and Milton, ON, Canada. Both...

Medical staff treating patients on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic come face to face daily with the risk of exposure to the virus. Among the riskiest...

MERS, which struck South Korea in a 2015 outbreak, was caused by a coronavirus — the same family of viruses that is responsible for COVID-19 (disease: COVID-19,...

“Testing, testing, testing.” It’s a mantra that health officials have been constantly promoting because screening people for COVID-19 is the best way to...

Rutgers’ RUCDR Infinite Biologics received an amended emergency use authorization from FDA for the first SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus test that will allow people to collect...

The Weiss-Aug Group, a manufacturing partner for precision metal stamping, injection molding, and integrated component assembly, and Boulder, CO–based...

ICHORtec GmbH today has filed patent applications in the United States, Germany, and the European Union for in situ detection of the novel...

The device eliminates oral mucositis, a side effect of chemo- and radiation therapy.
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What You Should Ask Yourself When Designing a Wearable Medical Device
For wearable devices to function as intended, they need to have a secure, reliable hold for the desired duration of use.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration included, under the ventilator emergency use authorization (EUA), a ventilator developed by the National...

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