Wearables

Smart Patches & Bandages

Medical smart patches and bandages are helping doctors who want to monitor their patients' health and manage their drug intake. Explore applications for medical smart patches and get to know the suppliers and manufacturers.

News: Sensors/Data Acquisition

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

R&D: Wearables
A new dissolvable microneedle patch could treat baldness and help hair regrow quickly.
News: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The inaugural virtual Medical Wearables for Biosensors conference convenes on October 25–26, 2021 with online access only. This event will explore...

Features: Wearables
See what's happening at the Designing Biosensors for Medical Wearables Conference.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The system promotes myocardial regeneration after a cardiac event.
Briefs: Wearables
The patch uses ultrasound to monitor blood flow to organs.
INSIDER: Wearables

Researchers are investigating stem cell-laden 3D-bioprinted cardiac patch technologies for use as a therapeutic and regenerative approach for ischemic cardiomyopathy in reversing...

Features: Materials
Advances in hose and tubing manufacturing techniques are supporting new miniaturized devices and wearables.
Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition
MD&M West brings together medtech engineers, business leaders, and innovative thinkers to create life-changing medical devices.
INSIDER: Wearables

Many bodily functions in humans are manifested by mechanical deformations to the skin, and these mechanical changes can be detected and monitored by measuring different levels of...

From the Editor: IoMT
Malnati says COVID-19 has led to a wider variety of remote monitoring technology — from wearables to new smartphone apps.
Briefs: Wearables
The strain-sensing sheet detects disorders in real time.
Supplements: IoMT
Our 2021 Resource Guide shows you the top manufacturers in materials, manufacturing, and a range of other medical-device categories.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The wireless patches power themselves with harvested energy.
INSIDER: Medical

MRSA skin infections are often treated with intravenous injection of antibiotics, which can cause significant side effects and promote the development of resistant bacterial...

INSIDER: Wearables

A team of researchers has developed a device that offers a quicker and less-invasive way to seal tears and holes in blood vessels, using an electrically activated glue patch applied...

Briefs: Materials
The patch can be folded around surgical tools.
Briefs: Materials
New polymer promises localized pain control for critical first four days.
R&D: Wearables
A textile sensor can detect pressure points on the socket of a prosthetic limb.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Wearable sensors monitor certain biomarkers during healing.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Flexible TRACE sensor patches can be placed on the skin to measure blood flow in superficial arteries.
R&D: Materials
A biodegradable, transparent, flexible and fast-acting thermo-therapy patch from plant leaves is compatible with flexible electronic applications.
R&D: Wearables
Genetic material is delivered without producing inflammation or toxicity in the body.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Sensing patch detects increased biomarkers in bodily fluids.
News: Sensors/Data Acquisition

While traditional electronic systems have an inherently rigid form factor, developments in manufacturing processes and materials are enabling a new world of flexible...

Briefs: Wearables
The system looks for chemical indicators found in sweat.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A single opening reduces the amount of evaporation.
Briefs: Wearables
The patch uses fully miniaturized needles, enabling unobtrusive drug delivery.
Briefs: Medical
The patch can deliver cardiac cell-derived healing factors directly to the site of heart attack injury.

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