Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Meru Health Offers Biofeedback Tracking with New Wearable

Last week, Meru Health, a digital mental health clinic, announced the launch of a wearable to capture biofeedback, including heart rate variability (HRV), during...

What is Methemoglobinemia? What to Know About the Rare Disorder That Turned One Woman’s...

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Hydrogel Mimics of Heart Tissue to Study Cardiac Reshaping Following Aortic Valve Implantation

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures have become a popular way of treating aortic valve stenosis, a condition in which the valve stiffens and...

Minimally Invasive Biopsies Provide Maximum Pathology Data

Current pathology techniques for analyzing biopsy tissues are lacking in their ability to detect cancer in small samples. Being able to rapidly study the...

Early Bird, an Internal Bleeding Detector, Now Available In U.S.

September 18th, 2019 Medgadget Editors Cardiac Surgery, Cardiology, Radiology, Vascular Surgery Saranas, a Houston, Texas firm, is releasing its novel Early Bird bleeding monitoring...

GE Healthcare’s Artificial Intelligence FDA Cleared to Help Spot Collapsed Lung

September 12th, 2019 Medgadget Editors Radiology Admitted patients often have to wait a number of hours for a radiologist to review their chest X-ray,...

Sensor Monitors Brain Aneurysms Post Treatment

August 30th, 2019 Medgadget Editors Neurology, Neurosurgery, Radiology, Vascular Surgery Aneurysms within the brain are extremely dangerous, although there are therapies available such as...

Smartphone and Paper Microfluidic Device for Norovirus Detection

Researchers at the University of Arizona have developed a simple and inexpensive method that can be used to detect tiny traces of norovirus in...

Sensor Reads Signs of Oncoming Aggression in Autism

August 23rd, 2019 Medgadget Editors Pediatrics, Psychiatry Many people who suffer from autism experience periods when they become aggressive, something that tends to come...

Motion Sickness Study to Mitigate Motion Sickness in Self-Driving Cars

August 23rd, 2019 Medgadget Editors ENT, Neurology Motion sickness is slated to become a more prominent problem once self-driving cars become a commonality. Interiors...

Flexible Transistors for Body-Worn and Implantable Medical Devices

Recently, engineers in a variety of institutions have been making great progress in the field of flexible electronics. A variety of devices have been...

Tourette Syndrome Treated with Functional MRI

Researchers at Yale University have for the first time showed that it is possible to control the symptoms of Tourette Syndrome using functional magnetic...

New Optical Method for Functional Brain Imaging

Researchers from the University of Birmingham in the UK and Washington University School of Medicine have developed a new non-invasive brain imaging method for...

Butterfly iQ Moments – Should Med Students Have a POCUS?

During its revered white coat ceremony last week The University of California Irvine School of Medicine gave Butterfly iQ pocket ultrasound devices to its...

MathWorks Helps Develop New Medical Devices: Interview with Arvind Ananthan

As the Global Medical Device Industry Manager at MathWorks, Arvind Ananthan has immense experience working with medical device engineers, academic researchers, and regulatory authorities....

Optic Nerve Stimulation Device Could Provide Visual Aid for Blind People

Researchers at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland have developed a new type of intraneural electrode to bypass the eyeball and send messages...

High-Performance Handheld Ultrasound Based on Piezoelectric Micromachined Ultrasonic Transducers

August 20th, 2019 Kurt Yaeger, M.D. Materials, Radiology The company EXO Imaging out of Redwood City, CA recently emerged from stealth mode to announce...

Potty Mouth Doctors and the Emerging Value of Outrage

It’s interesting how the use of social media by physicians has changed as it relates to risk and professionalism. In the earliest days doctors...

Cold Plasma to be Tested as Killer of Cancer Cells

August 19th, 2019 Medgadget Editors Oncology, Surgery Cold plasma is an unusual gaseous substance in which only the electrons are heated to thousands of...

Lensless Endoscope Captures 3D Images of Objects Smaller Than Individual Cells

Researchers from TU Dresden in Germany have developed a new ultrathin lensless endoscope for biomedical applications. Their work demonstrates that the endoscope, only 200...

Stick-On Wearable Sweat Sensors to Monitor Exercise, Disease

The sweat excreted by our skin contains a number of metabolites and biomarkers that may be useful in managing disease, tracking athletic performance, and...

Fully Flexible and Wireless Body Monitoring Sensors

Flexible body-worn sensors that conform to the skin have great potential for monitoring patient health, conducting long-term studies, and giving consumers a way to...

Exosuit Improves Metabolic Rate of Walking, Running

August 16th, 2019 Medgadget Editors Rehab, Sports Medicine There have been a variety of exoskeletons and exosuits developed over the past decade or so...

Flexible Pump Breakthrough for Soft Robotics to Advance Artificial Muscles, Assistive Technology

Researchers at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland have developed a flexible and stretchable pump for soft robotics. The existence of the device,...

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