13 May 2020
Trial of Bioelectronic Platform in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
SetPoint Medical has received Investigational Device Exemption approval from the US Food and Drug Administration to study its proprietary bioelectronic platform in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
16 Apr 2020
Unlike most AI radiology companies, Subtle Medical focuses on image acquisition rather than analysis. It is developing software solutions to improve the capture of high-quality medical images. More specifically, it transforms low resolution scans taken rapidly (eg: in 6 minutes) into high resolution scans that normally can only be obtained by running scans for 20+ minutes.
21 Nov 2019
Prelonic Launches PIP: Prelonic-Interactive-Paper
The recently developed mass production process for hybrid electronics allows the launch of products that combine mobile phones and paper.
25 Jul 2019
Process development for innovative products made of 2D nanomaterials
AIXTRON has successfully investigated the production, properties and applications of 2D nanomaterials in the "HEA2D" project together with five partners.
27 Jun 2019
Vagus nerve stimulation reduces rheumatoid arthritis symptoms
The results of a pilot study suggest that electro stimulation of one of the nerves connecting the brain to the body (the vagus nerve), could provide a novel treatment approach for patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
10 Jun 2019
Wearable combines with chemotherapy to treat pleural Mesothelioma
US Food and Drug Administration has approved the NovoTTF-100L System in combination with pemetrexed plus platinum-based chemotherapy for the first-line treatment of unresectable, locally advanced or metastatic, malignant pleural mesothelioma.
4 Jun 2019
Local Pollution Much More Dangerous than Realised
Global warming has something like a consensus on action, with tightening carbon dioxide emissions laws to 2030, read on to find out IDTechEx take on it.
27 May 2019
The effects of air pollution
The American College of Chest Physicians has published a new and comprehensive study of the effects of air pollution.
11 Apr 2019
Mercedes Benz to supply 56 electric urban buses to Wiesbaden
Mercedes‑Benz has received a record-breaking order for the eCitaro electric urban bus. This massive order comes from the public transport company ESWE Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH from Wiesbaden in Germany's Hesse region.
11 Mar 2019
IDTechEx analyst Nadia Tsao interviewed TissUse VP of Business Development Dr Reyk Horland on June 12, 2017. TissUse develops organ-on-a-chip technology for safety and efficacy testing.
30 Nov 2018
Cross-industry project to enhance sustainable cobalt mining
BMW Group, BASF SE, Samsung SDI and Samsung Electronics launch cross-industry project to enhance sustainable cobalt mining. As part of a cross-industry initiative, the companies have launched a joint cobalt pilot project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
2 Oct 2018
3D printed implant for drug delivery
Researchers are developing a 3D printed implant that, when injected in a patient's body, could deliver a personalized dose of medicine to treat infections and ailments such as arthritis, cancer and AIDS.
14 Aug 2018
Tivic Health is a bioelectronic medicine company developing a medical device for the treatment of chronic sinus pain. IDTechEx analyst Nadia Tsao interviewed Tivic Health CEO Jennifer Ernst and VP Maureen Perou on 13 Aug 2018.
23 May 2018
Researchers operate lab-grown heart cells by remote control
Researchers have developed a technique that allows them to speed up or slow down human heart cells growing in a dish on command — simply by shining a light on them and varying its intensity. The cells are grown on graphene, which converts light into electricity, providing a more realistic environment than standard plastic or glass laboratory dishes.
4 Apr 2018
Trial of first bioelectronic device to treat rheumatoid arthritis
A pilot trial for patients with drug refractory rheumatoid arthritis in the U.S. The multi-center study, "A Randomized Controlled Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Neurostimula- tion Using a Vagus Nerve Stimulation Device in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis," assesses the safety and efficacy of a proprietary bioelectronic device in adult patients with RA who are not adequately responsive to multiple biologic agents.
12 Mar 2018
Human-on-a-Chip: using tissue engineering to replicate the human body
An application of tissue engineering that is rapidly growing is the building of organ-on-a-chip devices.
24 Jan 2018
Partnership in $55m investment into off-grid energy access fund
The African Development Bank's Board approved a US $30-million investment in the Facility for Energy Inclusion Off-Grid Energy Access Fund. This follows the approval of additional investments of US $10 million from Calvert Impact Capital, US $8.5 million from the Global Environment Facility and €6 million from the Nordic Development Fund.
9 Oct 2017
First effective use of bioelectronics to treat psoriasis
Positive results from a pilot study evaluating the use of its proprietary neuromodulation technology to treat psoriasis.
4 Aug 2017
Trigeminal nerve stimulation shows promise
Researchers have published a paper with research findings that could have implications for the treatment of many neurological conditions, including severe traumatic brain injury.
20 Apr 2017
Underwater robots to tame lionfish population
The non-profit, RSE: Robots in Service of the Environment, has announced the Guardian LF1, an affordable unmanned undersea robot designed to control the population of invasive lionfish in the Atlantic.