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News: Medical
Study points way to better implantable medical devices

Medical devices implanted in the body for drug delivery, sensing, or tissue regeneration usually come under fire from the host's immune system. Defense cells work to isolate material they...

News: Medical
Flexible glass made for tiny medical devices

Brigham Young University researchers have developed new glass technology that could add a new level of flexibility to the microscopic world of medical devices.

News: Materials
Using Spider Silk, Surgeon Hits a Nerve

Christine Radtke, a Professor for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Austria’s MedUni Vienna/Vienna General Hospital, has 21 spiders. The silk obtained from the Tanzanian golden orb-weavers offers...

On-Demand Webinars: Medical
Dose Mapping Requirements – Understanding the Historic and Current Practices

Historically, the Medical Device/Pharmaceutical/Biologics industry has experienced inconsistencies with respect to Gamma PQ Dose Mapping requirements for product deemed...

Briefs: Medical
Graphene-Based Sensor for Improved Evaluation, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Asthma

Asthma, which causes inflammation of the airway and obstructs airflow, affects about 300 million people worldwide. Symptoms include coughing, wheezing, shortness of...

Briefs: Medical
Artificial “Wrist” Enables Design of Wearable Blood Pressure Monitors

Unfortunately, blood pressure (BP) measurements currently require the use of a cuff that temporarily stops blood flow. A wearable BP “watch” using today’s technology...

Briefs: Medical
Digital-to-Analog Transformation and Reconstruction of ECG Data

The innovators at NASA Johnson Space Center have developed a new method and device for specialized digital-to-analog conversion (DAC) and reconstruction of multichannel...

Briefs: Medical
Miniaturized Chemical Detectors for Point-of-Care Diagnosis

This chemical detector, based on a miniaturized, pulse-discharged ionization detector (mini-PDID), makes it possible to diagnose illnesses by identifying volatile organic compounds (VOCs)...

News: Photonics/Optics
Handheld Laser Probe Detects Cancer in Real Time

An optical probe that detects cancerous brain cells in real time is impressive enough. Scientists in Montreal say they’ve developed one that is “infallible.”

Webinars: Medical
What to Do After Finding a Positive BI in Your Routine EO Sterilization Cycle

Learn about the investigation, impact and outcome when receiving a positive Biological Indicator in your routine EO Sterilization cycle.

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