Novel approach to breath-based testing for disease
The development of an innovative alternative approach to breath-based testing through the utilization of Exogenous Volatile Organic Compound Probes. The novel probes will enable Breath Biopsy to be deployed for a wider range of applications.
RxFunction announces Walkasins market launch
RxFunction Inc has announced the market launch of Walkasins, a wearable lower limb sensory neuroprosthesis that helps improve balance and gait in patients who experience balance problems due to sensory peripheral neuropathy.
IDTechEx met with Leon Eisen, Founder and CEO of Oxitone Medical at the Wearable Technology Show 2019.
Funding for essential tremor therapy
Cala Health will use the funds to introduce a breakthrough therapy for hand tremors in people with essential tremor, to the market as well as expand its therapeutic pipeline.
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.
Developing a wearable display for surgeons
HMDmd Inc announces that development has commenced of the next generation of high performance, wearable displays for medical applications, supported by the proprietary technology, engineering and manufacturing resources.
Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation provides anxiety relief
Researchers say it has the potential to revolutionise mental healthcare and could save the health service millions of pounds.
Wearable brain devices marketed to consumers raise ethical questions
Wearable brain devices are now being marketed directly to consumers and often claim to deliver benefits like boosting memory and modulating symptoms of depression. Although the industry is quickly growing, little is known about the validity of these claims and the related ethical consequences or repercussions.
Electric field-based dressing to help heal wound infections
Researchers have found a way to charge up the fight against bacterial infections using electricity.
A first in medical robotics: Autonomous navigation inside the body
Bioengineers report the first demonstration of a robot able to navigate autonomously inside the body. In an animal model of cardiac valve repair, the team programmed a robotic catheter to find its way along the walls of a beating, blood-filled heart to a leaky valve -- without a surgeon's guidance.
New 3-D printing approach makes cell-scale lattice structures
A new way of making scaffolding for biological cultures could make it possible to grow cells that are highly uniform in shape and size, and potentially with certain functions. The new approach uses an extremely fine-scale form of 3-D printing, using an electric field to draw fibers one-tenth the width of a human hair.
Modulight manufacture laser diodes, laser diode modules and laser-based healthcare systems.
Treating epilepsy with deep brain stimulation
The Emory Brain Health Center has treated the nation's first patient with deep brain stimulation for medically refractory, or drug-resistant, epilepsy since commercialization of the procedure was approved last year.
Nexeon MedSystems is a bioelectronic medicine company developing medical devices for the treatment of movement disorders.
FedEx unveils autonomous delivery robot
FedEx announced the FedEx SameDay Bot — an autonomous delivery device designed to help retailers make same-day and last-mile deliveries to their customers.
Skin-worn reader for continuous oxygen monitoring
A reader worn on the skin and working in conjunction with an injected hydrogel sensor for real-time oxygen monitoring in tissue.
Vagus nerve stimulation eases PTSD
In a randomized, controlled pilot trial, participants pre-treated with noninvasive vagus nerve stimulation experienced less pain after heat stimulus than mock-treated participants.
Machine learning to ID source of Salmonella
A team of scientists has developed a machine-learning approach that could lead to quicker identification of the animal source of certain Salmonella outbreaks.