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In many ways, we are living in a golden age of electronics and technological innovation, including science, medicine and the gadgets that comprise our daily lives... Read More »
Nearly 300 million people worldwide live with diabetes, and regular testing is a crucial part of many of their lives. Purdue university researcher Jonathan Claussen... Read More »
HemoSep is a device designed to recover blood that is spilled in major trauma surgeries and open heart surgeries. The device helps with the process of autotransfusion ... Read More »
Snaking a catheter through an artery in your groin and up to your heart might not sound like “fun” but when compared to open-heart surgery you have to ask ... Read More »
Undergraduate students at Johns Hopkins University have developed a cell phone-based screening device that’s intended to identify anemic pregnant women and... Read More »
It started with a basic soft drink cooler, a need for easier management of tuberculosis and $150,000 in innovation support.  A big challenge in managing... Read More »
Richard HaldermannHaven't you heard of an absorption refrigerator? They have used them for the past 50 years for refrigerators in recreational vehicles. They're not very expensive and all they need is a tank of propane, no electricity or batteries needed.
Jun 4, 2012
Valerie ClarkThe major thing to note with this cooler is not the ability to keep medicines cool, although that is a definite part of the solution, but the cooler's ability to record and transmit data whenever the device is opened to dispense a dose. Still, it's a simple innovation with a big impact on the success of treating tuberculosis.
Jun 5, 2012
Italian doctors are reporting that they kept a 16-month-old boy alive for 13 days as he waited for a heart transplant by implanting him with the world’s... Read More »
A small coil made out of metal wire may be the key to relief for patients with severe emphysema. The wire, called a lung volume reduction coil (LVRC), gathers and... Read More »
Jackie KellySo surprising that having 20 metal coils in your lungs didn't impede breathing!
May 23, 2012
One of the most common challenges facing premature babies is learning how to suck and feed. To address this, Florida State University researchers devised the... Read More »
The “Domino,” developed by a University of Alberta research team, has the capability to perform the same genetic tests as most fully equipped laboratories ... Read More »
An invasive heart test used routinely to measure heart function is being dramatically overused, especially among patients who recently underwent similar, more... Read More »
Researchers at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University have created a gut-on-a-chip microdevice, lined by living human cells... Read More »
Competing medical device manufacturers are racing to get an artificial pancreas to the market.  The FDA has yet to approve specific artificial pancreas... Read More »
Researchers in New Zealand have developed a prototype Bluetooth-enabled medical monitoring device that can be connected wirelessly to your smartphone and keep track... Read More »
For medical uses, the only FDA-approved radio frequency identification (RFID) chip is the one made by VeriChip Corp, a division of Applied Digital Solutions... Read More »
A team of researchers at the University of California, Davis, led by Tingeui Pan, a professor of biomedical engineering, have developed a new type... Read More »