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Features : Medical
Pen and Autoinjectors: Testing for the Future
Pen and Autoinjectors: Testing for the Future

The injectable drug-delivery device market is growing at a staggering rate, with an anticipated global market value of $37.5 billion by 2025 compared to $16.7 billion in 2016. The driving factors...

Pen and Autoinjectors: Testing for the Future
Features : Medical
3 Areas of Innovation for Combination Medical Products
3 Areas of Innovation for Combination Medical Products

The combination of drugs with medical devices has the potential to take patient care in an entirely new direction. The power of these products is that they can deliver a precise amount...

3 Areas of Innovation for Combination Medical Products
INSIDER : Lighting
Neuroscientists Manipulate Brain Cells — Via Smartphone
Neuroscientists Manipulate Brain Cells — Via Smartphone
Researchers from the School of Electrical Engineering at KAIST have developed a soft neural implant that can be wirelessly controlled using a smartphone.
Neuroscientists Manipulate Brain Cells — Via Smartphone
INSIDER : Medical
Microrobots Show Promise for Treating Tumors
Microrobots Show Promise for Treating Tumors

Researchers are working on a new form of treatment — microrobots that can deliver drugs to specific spots inside the body while being monitored and controlled from outside the body. The...

Microrobots Show Promise for Treating Tumors
INSIDER : Medical
Wearable Device Delivers Drug to Reverse Opioid Overdose
Wearable Device Delivers Drug to Reverse Opioid Overdose

Opioid users tend to be alone and incapacitated during an overdose. A wearable device would automatically detect an overdose and deliver naloxone, a drug known to reverse deadly...

Wearable Device Delivers Drug to Reverse Opioid Overdose
R&D : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Swallowable Self-Inflating Capsule Tackles Obesity
Swallowable Self-Inflating Capsule Tackles Obesity

Researchers have developed a self-inflating weight management capsule that could be used to treat obese patients. The prototype capsule, called the EndoPil, contains a balloon that can be...

Swallowable Self-Inflating Capsule Tackles Obesity
Features : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Reimagining Innovation: Additive Manufacturing
Reimagining Innovation: Additive Manufacturing

In the injectable drug-delivery industry, expectations for improved patient experiences with administration and at-home delivery of therapeutic regimens are evolving. Products that combine the...

Reimagining Innovation: Additive Manufacturing
News : Medical
West Expands Presence in Korea with New Sales Office, Opens Digital Tech Center in India
West Expands Presence in Korea with New Sales Office, Opens Digital Tech Center in India

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, has expanded its presence in the Asia...

West Expands Presence in Korea with New Sales Office, Opens Digital Tech Center in India
Supplements : Medical
Medical Design Briefs: Technology Leaders
Medical Design Briefs: Technology Leaders
See who leads the pack in testing, additive manufacturing, electronics, and more.
Medical Design Briefs: Technology Leaders
Supplements : Medical
Medical Design Briefs: 2018 Outsourcing Directory
Medical Design Briefs: 2018 Outsourcing Directory
Your guide to today's medical contract manufacturers.
Medical Design Briefs: 2018 Outsourcing Directory
Briefs : Medical
3D Nanoprinting Strategy Opens Door to Revolution in Medicine, Robotics
3D Nanoprinting Strategy Opens Door to Revolution in Medicine, Robotics

Engineers at the University of Maryland (UMD) have created the first 3D printed fluid circuit element so tiny that 10 could rest on the width of a human hair. The diode...

3D Nanoprinting Strategy Opens Door to Revolution in Medicine, Robotics
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 : Aerospace
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
INSIDER : Medical
Fire Ant Colonies Could Inspire Swarming Robots
Fire Ant Colonies Could Inspire Swarming Robots

Think of it as mathematics with a bite: Researchers at CU Boulder have uncovered the statistical rules that govern how gigantic colonies of fire ants form bridges, ladders and floating rafts....

Fire Ant Colonies Could Inspire Swarming Robots
Briefs : Medical
Nanodevice Delivers Immunotherapy Without Side Effects
Nanodevice Delivers Immunotherapy Without Side Effects

Houston Methodist scientists have developed a nanodevice to deliver immunotherapy without side effects to treat triple-negative breast cancer. Inserted straight into a tumor, this...

Nanodevice Delivers Immunotherapy Without Side Effects
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
Briefs : Medical
Kit Containing Stem Cells and Cytokines for Use in Attenuating Immune Responses

Stem cells have two distinct characteristics that distinguish them from other cell types. First, they are unspecialized and can self-renew for long periods without significant changes in their general properties. Second, under certain physiologic or experimental...

INSIDER : Medical
Color-Changing Contact Lens Could Enhance Monitoring of Eye Treatments
Color-Changing Contact Lens Could Enhance Monitoring of Eye Treatments

A drug-delivering contact lens changes color as the medication is released into the eye. The researchers fabricated a color-sensitive contact lens using molecular...

Color-Changing Contact Lens Could Enhance Monitoring of Eye Treatments
Briefs : Medical
Tests Prove Immersion Method of Production of Implantable Devices is Effective
Tests Prove Immersion Method of Production of Implantable Devices is Effective

Healthcare-associated infections (HAI) are a major, yet often preventable threat to patient safety, and they can have a significant impact on the survival rate of...

Tests Prove Immersion Method of Production of Implantable Devices is Effective
Briefs : Nanotechnology
New Patch Boosts Brightness in Medical Diagnostic Tests
New Patch Boosts Brightness in Medical Diagnostic Tests

Fluorescence-based biosensing and bioimaging technologies are widely used in research and clinical settings to detect and image various biological species of interest. While...

New Patch Boosts Brightness in Medical Diagnostic Tests
Briefs : Materials
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 : Wearables
Soft Contacts Monitor Glucose, Deliver Medication
Soft Contacts Monitor Glucose, Deliver Medication

Researchers have developed soft contact lenses that not only correct vision but also can monitor glucose and medical conditions and be used for ocular pain relief or drug delivery. The team...

Soft Contacts Monitor Glucose, Deliver Medication
INSIDER : Medical
Smart Bandages Monitor, Treat Chronic Wounds
Smart Bandages Monitor, Treat Chronic Wounds

A prototype bandage has been designed to actively monitor the condition of chronic wounds and deliver appropriate drug treatments to improve the chances of healing. The research is aimed at...

Smart Bandages Monitor, Treat Chronic Wounds
INSIDER : Medical
Nanotech Device Enables Safe Growth of Stem Cells
Nanotech Device Enables Safe Growth of Stem Cells

A research team has developed a medical device with a specific nanotechnology layer for the proliferation and differentiation of neural stem cells (NSCs) in vitro. Compared with traditional...

Nanotech Device Enables Safe Growth of Stem Cells
Features : Medical
Advances in Nano-Therapeutics: Spotlight on Cerium Oxide
Advances in Nano-Therapeutics: Spotlight on Cerium Oxide

For decades, the pharmaceutical industry has focused its drug-development strategies around the use of organic or biologically derived compounds. Among numerous successes are also a...

Advances in Nano-Therapeutics: Spotlight on Cerium Oxide

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