Keyword: Cardiovascular system

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Q&A: Medical
Professor Jun Yao and his team at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, have created a tiny sensor that can simultaneously measure electrical and mechanical cellular responses in cardiac tissue.
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Briefs: Medical
Novel Algorithm on Wearable Devices May Prompt Early Care
Researchers developed a novel software algorithm to analyze pulse rate signals and infer the presence of atrial fibrillation on one brand of wearables.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers formulated and synthesized the bio-inks, with the goal of creating create an ultra-soft, thin, and stretchable material for biosensors that is capable of seamlessly interfacing with the surface of organs.
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Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A life-saving device developed by Vascular Perfusion Solutions uses compressed oxygen to extend the life of organs for transplants.
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Briefs: Wearables

Elastic polymers, known as elastomers, can be stretched and released repeatedly and are used in applications such as gloves and heart valves, where they need to last a long time without tearing. But...

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Briefs: Materials
Surgeons can use the heart model as a tool for planning and practice.
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Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The device ultimately should be able to provide accurate signals from a person who is walking, running, or climbing stairs.
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Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
3D micro-printing was used to develop this small, flexible scope for looking inside blood vessels.
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Briefs: Wearables
3D bioprinting using bioink from engineered stem cells enables treatment of myocardial infarction and other cardiovascular diseases.
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Briefs: Materials
Biobots based on muscle cells can swim at unprecedented velocities.
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Briefs: IoMT
Speakers such as Amazon Echo and Google Home can monitor regular and irregular heartbeats without physical contact.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
“Dumb” headphones are made smart by turning them into sensors.
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Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A tiny sensor chip records multiple lung and heart signals along with body movements.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Comfortable, form-fitting garments could be used to remotely track patients’ health.
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NASA Spinoff: Aerospace
Software that monitors astronaut health in space now monitors high-risk patients at home.
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Briefs: Materials
Flexible carbon nanotube fibers woven into clothing gather accurate EKG and heart rate.
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Facility Focus: Aerospace
Today, Carnegie Mellon’s College of Engineering performs research in robotics, cyberphysical systems, artificial intelligence, biomedicine, energy, and other topics.
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Articles: Wearables
Water-sensing smartphone screens, a NASA-developed RF switch, and an ultrasound patch.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A triboelectric generator made of flexible circuit boards creates electricity when the wearer moves.
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Briefs: Wearables
The soft, stretchy skin patch can monitor cardiovascular signals and multiple biochemical levels at the same time.
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Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
This wearable device is placed on the skin to measure a variety of body responses, from electrical to biomechanical signals.
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Briefs: Motion Control
Biobots based on muscle cells can swim at unprecedented velocities.
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Briefs: Test & Measurement
Mobile radar devices could replace standard stethoscopes.
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Briefs: IoMT
The wearable prototype can stream, in real time, an identifying signature based on the electrical activity of a person's heart.
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Briefs: Energy
The device recharges the internal battery of implants without invasive surgery.
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Briefs: Tubing & Extrusion
The stent monitors even subtle changes in the flow of blood through the artery.
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Briefs: Imaging
Medical instruments equipped with a soft electronics system improve diagnostic and therapeutic interventions in minimally invasive surgeries.
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Briefs: Materials
The functioning human heart pump provides a model to track and trace what happens at the cell and molecular levels in the pump structure.
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Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A technique enables manufacturing of minuscule robots by interlocking multiple materials in a complex way.
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