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While research is booming in the field of ingestible medical implants, a major challenge still to be overcome is working out how to power these tiny devices when they are deep inside a human body. Traditional batteries are large, contain toxic chemicals, and need to be periodically replaced, but new research from MIT and Brigham and Women's Hospital has demonstrated a way to power implante
Healthcare-associated infections are definitely no good, but neither is the overuse of antibiotics, as it creates resistant strains of bacteria. With that in mind, a new type of medical gloves has been developed, that kills microbes without the use of added chemicals... Continue Reading New medical gloves use "microorganism-killing molecule" to eradicate bacteria Category: Medical Tags:
Healthcare-associated infections are definitely no good, but neither is the overuse of antibiotics, as it creates resistant strains of bacteria. With that in mind, a new type of medical gloves has been developed, that kills microbes without the use of added chemicals... Continue Reading New medical gloves use a molecule to kill bacteria Category: Medical Tags: Antibacterial
Despite major efforts from preservation groups, Frank Lloyd Wright's Lockridge Medical Clinic in Whitefish, Montana, has become the architect's first in-tact building to be destroyed in over 40 years. Read more
A recently approved gene therapy promising to restore vision in people with a rare genetic disease has just been priced at $850,000 per treatment. With more revolutionary gene therapies on the horizon promising one-off curative treatments some are asking how patients are expected to afford these exorbitantly priced drugs...Continue Reading Is the $850,000 price tag for a blindness-curing gene
The health-tracking potential of the Apple Watch might just be one of the device's stronger selling points. These capabilities are now set to expand with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today clearing the first medical device for the Apple Watch, in the form of a sensor that tucks into the band to detect irregular heartbeats...Continue Reading Heartbeat tracker becomes first FDA-app
During VRDC 2017 in San Francisco today, Director of Research and Development Integration at USC Institute for Creative Technologies Arno Hartholt lead a discussion about immersive medical care. ...
Set for a Fantastic Voyage through your veins ISSCC  A research team has developed a swimming microrobot designed to navigate through your bloodstream – all with your best interests at heart. Or at lung. Or at the far-flung islets of Langerhans.…
the device proposes a range of design innovations to improve comfort and handling whilst promoting a contemporary aesthetic and manufacturing technique.The post shiro studio’s 3D printed ‘enea walking stick’ reinterprets medical design language appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Ordinarily, for the spectral analysis of peoples' blood, urine or saliva samples, lab-based machines costing thousands of dollars are required. Needless to say, such equipment isn't always available to clinicians in developing nations, or to patients monitoring their own health at home. Now, however, scientists from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have created a US$550 3D-print


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