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July 12, 2018 4:49 pm
Tierney King
A group of researchers from various institutions in Germany has developed a new type of cochlear implant that is based on light, according to Medical Xpress. This new implant uses a concept that has been around for many years...
July 11, 2018 9:00 am
CORDIS
Many emergency services, who need access to a broad range of internet-based communications services the most, are still using old-fashioned, telecommunications technology. This is the gap the EMYNOS project sought to plug...
July 10, 2018 9:00 am
Dennis Thompson
Several teams of scientists from around the world are investigating ways in which robots might help manage the daily living tasks of people with Alzheimer's disease. Some robots help patients in and out of bed, remind them to take medication...
July 9, 2018 9:35 am
Michael F. Murphy
Given the increased need for EMC considerations, the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) revised its standard specific to EMC for medical devices, IEC 60101-1-2. The latest edition, the 4th, provides guidance on environments for intended use...
July 6, 2018 9:00 am
Tierney King
In order to diagnose a deadly disease, South Australia, Texas and Ethiopia are collaborating with 3D printed technology to find pesky parasites. The kit is designed to diagnose leishmaniasis...
July 3, 2018 2:35 pm
Spencer Chin
In today’s cut-throat technology environment, startup companies, fueled by investor funding, are commonly thought to be the incubators of cutting-edge technology development. Larger, more established companies are viewed as slower to...
June 27, 2018 9:00 am
Tierney King
In order to better assess the biomechanics behind overuse injuries, James Onate and Mike McNally designed a device that monitors a player’s movements to analyze their pitching posture...
June 25, 2018 9:00 am
Tierney King
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is changing the realm for patient care, and this was definitely a hot topic at MDM’s session AI Is Moving The Needle. One expert said AI has the capability to speed up the process of spotting urgent matters...
June 22, 2018 9:00 am
Tierney King
At the Medical Sensors Design Conference June 25 through 26 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, attendees will learn about the impact current and future sensor technologies will have on the medical world...
June 18, 2018 2:43 pm
Tierney King
At the recent Medical Design & Manufacturing East expo, a session called ‘Innovating Inside the Box’ discussed the process of innovating a technology to address infections in patients of high risk surgeries...
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