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  Engineered Particles Target and Kill Harmful Bacteria  
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  Computer Simulation Predicts Development, Progress of Pressure Sores  
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  Wearable Medical Devices and End-to-End Healthcare  
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  App May Prevent Parkinson's Patients' Dangerous Gait Freezing  
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  FDA Seeks Input on 'Reprocessing' and UDI  

The Pulse: Mini-Robotic Biopsies and Disease Fighting Drones

On this episode of the Pulse, we're taking colon biopsies with miniature star-shaped robots, watching an origami biosensor-bot fold itself, catching disease-causing mosquitoes with a drone, and regenerating skin wounds with an injectable hydrogel.


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Treating Severe Psychological Conditions with Lasers

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Scientists are now taking a new approach to treating patients with severe psychological disorders – by using lasers to perform the lobotomy instead. This laser-blasting procedure is called an anterior cingulotomy, and is currently the only...


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Cadaver Labs for Medical Device Testing and Bioskills Training

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Surpass has more than twelve years of experience conducting cadaver labs for 1) physician and clinical bioskills training, and 2) product development testing of medical devices. Our research team can help...


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FDA Seeks Input on 'Reprocessing' and UDI

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Medical device labelers learned some of the basics about the unique device identifier (UDI) in a recent session held during the AAMI 2015 Conference & Expo in Denver, CO. More information is now available as part of a draft guidance document...


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App May Prevent Parkinson's Patients' Dangerous Gait Freezing

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Many patients in the latter stage of Parkinson's disease are at high risk of dangerous, sometimes fatal, falls. One major reason is the disabling symptom referred to as Freezing of Gait (FoG) -- brief episodes of an inability to step forward...


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Wearable Medical Devices and End-to-End Healthcare

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Wearable, low-power medical devices hold the promise of vastly improving the efficiency and cost of end-to-end (E2E) healthcare delivery. While this is particularly true in developing countries, success in this burgeoning domain would benefit...


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Computer Simulation Predicts Development, Progress of Pressure Sores

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Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have devised a computational model that could enhance understanding, diagnosis and treatment of pressure ulcers related to spinal cord injury. In a report published online in PLOS...


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Engineered Particles Target and Kill Harmful Bacteria

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The global rise in antibiotic resistance is a growing threat to public health, damaging our ability to fight deadly infections such as tuberculosis. What’s more, efforts to develop new antibiotics are not keeping pace with this growth in microbial...


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