Saturday, December 14, 2019

Medgadget Discovers How To Start an Irish Medtech Company

Ireland has long been a hub for technology. Many of the large, well-known tech corporations have offices in Dublin, and 18 of the 25...

Smart Microscope Learns to Diagnose Infectious Diseases

Experienced professionals tend to be better than rookies partly because they know how to use the tools of their trade more effectively. Cytologists who...

Wireless Skin VR System For Prosthetic Users

Researchers from City University of Hong Kong and Northwestern University have developed a wearable “skin” that can impart a sense of touch through vibrations...

Video Game Uses Brain Wave Monitoring to Treat ADHD

While there are a number of drugs to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), they can have some pretty serious side effects. Researchers in...

Magnetic Scanner Small Enough for Kids to Study Brain Development

As kids grow, their brains undergo a development process that is poorly understood. Children can have short attention spans, move around a lot, and...

Optical Nanoprobes Monitor Neural, Cardiac Cell Activity

Monitoring neurons and other excitable cells in vivo for research and clinical applications has usually required the use of electrode arrays. These are quite...

Omega FluoroShield FDA Cleared to Reduce Radiation Exposure

November 6th, 2019 Medgadget Editors Cardiac Surgery, Radiology, Surgery, Vascular Surgery Omega Medical Imaging, a firm based in Sanford, Florida, has won FDA clearance...

Is Self-care the Answer to Physician Burnout?

Among physicians, self-care is booming. This week on Twitter I pick this up from Esko Kilpi, Helsinki-based management guru: Our moral structures have been based on...

Tiny Traps Lure Cancer Cells for Diagnostics, Treatment Monitoring

Detecting cancer at its early stages remains a major challenge in oncology. Even monitoring the progression of cancer is difficult, but researchers at the...

OnMed Deploys First Telemedicine Station at Tampa Bay General Hospital

Earlier this month, Tampa General Hospital (TGH) became the first deployment site for a new telemedicine station developed by health technology company OnMed. Available...

Bruin Biometrics Is on a Mission to End Pressure Ulcers: Interview with CEO Martin...

Earlier this year, Medgadget reported on the FDA’s clearance of the SEM Scanner, a device created by Los Angeles-based Bruin Biometrics (BBI). The SEM...

AI-Powered Voice Assistance Behind New Digital Health Company Frontive Health (Interview)

Voice assistants are quickly becoming a popular consumer tool that allows users to access libraries of skills, including games, news, and reminders. Last month,...

Neuromodulation for Tinnitus Relief: Interview with Neuromod Devices CEO Dr. Ross O’Neill

Our nervous system plays a central role in how we sense things in our environment, and modulating the signals that pass through our nerves...

Medgadget Tours Poland and Its Medtech Scene

On September 1, 1939, German forces under the command of Hitler invaded Poland, marking the official start of World War II. Hundreds of thousands...

New Medical 3D Printer Unveiled by B9Creations

October 23rd, 2019 Medgadget Editors Cardiac Surgery, Materials, Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Surgery B9Creations, a company out of Rapid City, South Dakota, is releasing its...

World First: Man Controls Two Powered Prosthetic Arms with His Mind

There has been a lot of progress over the past few years in the field of brain-computer interfaces, a technology that may give severely...

ResMed Releases World’s First Tube-Down Nasal Cradle CPAP Mask

October 21st, 2019 Medgadget Editors Cardiology, Medicine ResMed is releasing a new nasal cradle CPAP mask that features a front-facing tube that points downward....

Printed Kirigami Sensor Hugs Shoulder to Measure Recovery

October 18th, 2019 Medgadget Editors Materials, Orthopedic Surgery, Rehab The thing that separates us apes from monkeys is the range of motion of our...

Interview with a Father of Modern Surgical Robotics, Dr. Yulun Wang

Founder of both InTouch Health and Computer Motion, Dr. Yulun Wang is considered one of the fathers of modern surgical robotics. Originally a graduate...

Soft Auditory Brainstem Hearing Implants from Platinum Kirigami

People who have hearing loss because of inner ear damage or from a poorly functioning auditory nerve are not helped by cochlear and middle...

Alvo Medical Shows Off Its Vision of The Future of Operating Room Design

Located in the picturesque town of Śmigiel, Poland, Alvo Medical is a family-run business that specializes in everything related to operating room layout and...

3D Liquid-Cell Electron Microscopy Imaging Now Possible

Electron microscopy revealed a world that exists at scales smaller than the wavelength of light. Advancements in this field have allowed scientists to visualize...

iRhythm-Verily Partnership: Interview with iRhythm CEO Kevin King

iRhythm and Verily announced a partnership last month to “co-develop solutions intended to provide early warning, diagnosis and management for patients, particularly for those...

Dexcom G6 Pro with Blinded Mode FDA Cleared

October 10th, 2019 Medgadget Editors Medicine, Pediatrics Dexcom landed FDA clearance for its Dexcom G6 Pro continuous glucometry system. Intended to be used by...

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