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Medical sensors are being used in the biomedical electronics industry to measure pressure, flow, liquid-level, and more. See how today's sensors are supporting medical devices like respiratory systems, spirometers, anesthetic devices, videoscopes, dialysis machines, and more.

Latest Briefs & News

Briefs: Nanotechnology
The smart bandage can dispense antibiotic, monitor wound-healing biomarkers, and report important data directly to doctors.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A new platform provides visual detection analysis for lung cancer and ketosis/diabetes via different testing probes.
Briefs: Wearables
The sensor can be stretched up to 50 percent with almost the same sensing performance.
R&D: Materials
Researchers have developed a genosensor that is efficient in detecting SARS-CoV-2.
Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Quantum sensors for the brain may soon identify brain diseases like dementia, ALS, and Parkinson’s.
Supplements: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
In our winter edition of the MDB Resource Guide, learn about new cleaning requirements and find the right company to match your medical-design needs.
INSIDER: Wearables

A wearable device detects and reverses an opioid overdose. The device, worn on the stomach like an insulin pump, senses when a person stops breathing and moving, and injects...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Light-based methods open many opportunities for medical applications.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers have proposed a solution to both clearly visualize and accurately assess the brain via photoacoustic imaging.
From the Editor: Connectivity
The connected healthcare market is growing at a robust rate, according to a report from Verified Market Research.
R&D: Test & Measurement
A diagnostic nanoparticle can reveal the presence of cancerous proteins.
R&D: Materials

A prototype of a new biosensor helps detect breast cancer in its earliest stages. The development of this biosensor falls within the field known as liquid biopsy, which helps detect the...

R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The new coatings were inspired by the natural world.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Winners will be announced in Medical Design Briefs and here on MedicalDesignBriefs.com.
R&D: Wearables
Scientists have created wearable, stitchable, and sensitive sensors from flexible polymers and bundles of carbon fiber.
Global Innovations: Imaging
A supersensitive magnetometer detects and records brain electrical activity.
Products: Test & Measurement
Trackers, interferometers, laser sensors, and more.
INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A new process turns clothing fabric into biosensors that measure a muscle’s electrical activity as it is worn. The researchers devised a method of taking ordinary textile made of a...

INSIDER: Medical

A smart wearable sensor conducts real-time, point-of-care assessment of chronic wounds wirelessly via an app. The novel sensor technology can detect temperature, pH,...

R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Researchers have demonstrated the ability to create microfluidic lab-on-a-chip devices with channels and valves smaller than ever before.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The sensitivity of the decade-old frequency comb breathalyzer now detects four additional biomarkers.
Products: Tubing & Extrusion
Power entry modules, application processors, proximity testing services, and more.
Briefs: Medical
The candy was used as an electrode to detect salt and electrolyte levels in saliva.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The system could improve the quality of life for people with motor dysfunction or paralysis.
News: Sensors/Data Acquisition

University of Colorado Boulder researchers have designed one of the most precise stopwatches – not for timing Olympic sprinters but for counting single photons, the tiny packets of...

INSIDER: Medical

A prototype of a new biosensor helps detect breast cancer in its earliest stages. The biosensor falls within the field known as liquid biopsy, which helps detect the presence of...

INSIDER: Wearables

Wearable electronic devices and biosensors are great tools for health monitoring, but it has been difficult to find convenient power sources for them. Now, a group of scientists...

News: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The inaugural virtual Medical Wearables for Biosensors Conference convenes on October 25–26, 2021. The virtual conference...

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