Advertisement
The Essential Resource for the Medical Design Engineering Community
Subscribe to MDT Magazine All

Wearable Device Tracks Diet

November 7, 2014 10:38 am | by University of Alabama | News | Comments

Sensors and software used to track physical activity are increasingly popular, as smart phones and their apps become more powerful and sophisticated, but, when it comes to food, they all rely on the user to report meals. Dr. Edward Sazonov, an associate...

TOPICS:

Parkinson's Disease Created in a Dish

November 7, 2014 10:19 am | by New York Stem Cell Foundation | News | Comments

A team of scientists led by The New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute successfully created a human stem cell disease model of Parkinson's disease in a dish. Studying a pair of identical (monozygotic) twins, one affected and one unaffected with Parkinson's disease...

TOPICS:

Groundbreaking Diagnostics Approach

November 7, 2014 9:59 am | by Cambridge Consultants | News | Comments

Product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants is working with Singapore-based start-up Endofotonics on a groundbreaking endoscopic instrument development to improve pre-cancer diagnosis. It’s the world’s first device to give clinicians real-time...

TOPICS:
Advertisement

Dyson Awards Low Cost Incubator for Premature Babies

November 7, 2014 9:54 am | by Dyson | News | Comments

Over one in ten babies worldwide are born prematurely. According to the World Health Organization, 75% of deaths resulting from premature birth could be avoided if inexpensive treatments were more readily available across the globe. This year’s James Dyson Award winner...

TOPICS:

Opening the Door to Nonpharmacological Treatment Options with Neurological Devices

November 7, 2014 7:30 am | by Melissa Barnes, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

Devices under the umbrella of the neurological market cover an array of purposes, including management and treatment of disorders, as well as surgical and interventional procedures. Some of the most exciting devices are those used in neuromodulation...

TOPICS:

Don't Skip the Necessary Steps

November 7, 2014 7:30 am | by Don Biszek, Director of Program Management, Stratos | Blogs | Comments

In the fast-paced world of medical technology, a lot of the ideas companies have to cut costs end up costing more in the long run. Product development firms are moving more work overseas for cheaper rates. While that works for some aspects...

TOPICS:

Will ‘Outsiders’ Overtake the Medical Device Industry?

November 6, 2014 4:37 pm | by Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief | Blogs | Comments

The real variable that makes companies like Google and Apple a threat to the more established medical device players (well, besides a big bankroll) is the experience and mindset they have. These are consumer companies who have been extremely...

TOPICS:

Fast and Reliable Sensor Connectors

November 6, 2014 3:25 pm | by Mencom Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Mencom's quick disconnect sensor connectors and cabling offers fast and reliable solutions for the connectivity between the sensors and the control panel. Our sensor cables are over-molded with a variety of outer jacket material with or without shielding to provide the next line of defense for harsh applications. Armored cables for enhanced protection are available...

Advertisement

Maintenance-Free Venturi Vacuum Pump

November 6, 2014 2:46 pm | by Vaccon Company | Vaccon Company | Product Releases | Comments

Vaccon’s RTM series vacuum cartridges and pumps, ideally suited for the packaging industry, replace failed or clogged multi-stage pumps to maximize productivity and minimize downtime. Unlike multi-stage cartridges, Vaccon’s single stage cartridges allow dirt, dust and debris to pass through the pump without clogging. RTM cartridges thread directly into existing multi-stage vacuum pumps and...

Tear Fluid Sensor Offers Non-Invasive Glucose Monitoring

November 6, 2014 2:05 pm | by Business Wire | News | Comments

NovioSense BV has announced the issuance by the European Patent Office of a patent that discloses a wireless flexible spring like sensor for detection of glucose levels in tear fluid. This invention contributes to the non-invasive near field...

TOPICS:

Mini Swivel Fittings Make Precision Blow Off Easy

November 6, 2014 11:33 am | by EXAIR Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

EXAIR's new Mini Swivel Fittings make it easy to adjust the position of our award-winning air nozzles. Using these Type 316 Stainless Steel mini swivels, even our mini Super Air Nozzles can be pointed exactly where needed. Available in three sizes, these swivels provide our smallest nozzles a...

Nanodiamonds Created from Graphite Could Lead to Advanced Biosensors

November 6, 2014 11:21 am | by Purdue University | News | Comments

What began as research into a method to strengthen metals has led to the discovery of a new technique that uses a pulsing laser to create synthetic nanodiamond films and patterns from graphite, with potential applications from biosensors to...

TOPICS:

Chinese Factory Churns Out 6,000 Ebola Suits a Day

November 6, 2014 11:11 am | by Zhang Weiqun, Associated Press | News | Comments

Far from the Ebola hot zone, the sewing and gluing machines at a factory in China have been whirring more than usual to produce crucial yellow suits that protect the front-line medics more than 11,000 kilometers (7,000 miles) away in West Africa...

TOPICS:

India Startup to Improve Effectiveness of MRI Technology

November 6, 2014 11:00 am | by Purdue University | News | Comments

Officials at an Indian life sciences startup based on a Purdue University innovation say their company could improve the results of MRI, or Magnetic Resonance Imaging, a technique used at hospitals for medical diagnoses. David Thompson, president...

TOPICS:

Device Sorts Cancer Cells in Blood to Predict Spread

November 6, 2014 10:36 am | by University of Toronto Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering | News | Comments

For most cancer patients, primary tumors are often not the most deadly. Instead, it is the metastatic tumors - tumors that spread from their original location to other parts of the body - that are the cause of most cancer deaths. The catalysts behind...

TOPICS:

Pages

X
You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.
Loading