Lexie Metzler
Associate Editor, MDT

Welcome! I am the  new Associate Editor for Medical Design Technology (MDT)! I am a recent William Paterson University graduate with a degree in Communications: Print Journalism and minors in Public Relations and Psychology. During my time at school, I managed the social media for all of the clubs that I participated in and was the copy editor of my university’s newspaper. When I am not writing or editing, I enjoy running (okay, walking a lot), watching Netflix, reading, spending way too much time on Pinterest, and shopping! 

Users can ask Amazon Alexa for medical information through a program set up by the Mayo Clinic ...
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9.22.2017
11:20am
These tiny robots are a millionth of a millimeter in size, and use a tiny robotic arm to build and move molecular cargo ...
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9.22.2017
10:51am
Researchers from the University of Connecticut are using 3D print outs to determine how to pull out blood clots from stroke victims ...
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9.21.2017
10:50am
The device was created due to an increase in Japanese tourism. Many non-Japanese speaking patients have been admitted to hospitals, causing communication...
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9.21.2017
10:41am
Called "risk-on-a-chip," the device is a small plastic chip designed with many thin layers ...
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9.20.2017
8:37am
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This patch will allow patients to have their glucose levels measured during exercise ...
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9.20.2017
8:35am
“The user may not be able to connect the electrodes to the defibrillator,” says the FDA ...
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9.20.2017
8:34am
This will allow for a new partnership between Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust ...
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9.19.2017
8:46am
This invention, a new type of crutch, came about due to an injury ...
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9.18.2017
9:32am
This advancement can help in delivering drugs ...
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9.15.2017
12:00pm
Examples include sensing hot and cold. This development could be integreated into a variety of medical devices ...
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9.14.2017
10:52am
The twins were conjoined from the naval and below, making them share a colon and half of their uterus on each side ...
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9.14.2017
10:31am
Current batteries are rigid, causing patient discomfort, according to the university ...
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9.13.2017
11:47am
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This could be applied to medical devices, such as medical tubing ...
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9.12.2017
10:49am
Now researchers have developed a new may to monitor it ...
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9.11.2017
11:06am
When a heart's viscosity is high, it could be a sign for potential problems. In that case, the heart has to work harder to pump sticky blood, McBride...
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9.8.2017
11:38am
PupilScreen can detect changes in a pupil's response to light using a smartphone's video camera and deep learning tools -- a type of artificial...
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9.7.2017
11:05am
researchers from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia have developed a diagnostic software that can diagnose Parkinson's Disease ...
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9.6.2017
10:38am
It works by concentrating the ultrasound energy to a small area (on the tumor). The energy is released, raising the temperature in the area, which produces a...
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9.6.2017
10:24am
The project started in 2016, but according to Phys.org, is now one of the most commonly used chat bots ...
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9.5.2017
9:10am
Check out the video for a closer look ...
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9.1.2017
8:49am
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Combining channel density with exceptional flexibility, the first two Flex I/O models each feature four input channels ...
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8.31.2017
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The device can be applied to technology, such as steerable catheters ...
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8.31.2017
8:38am
What does it take for a submission to get past the first round...
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8.30.2017
9:06am
An article from Stanford University discusses the possibility of bionic technology being gifted to those who have lost their sight ...
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8.29.2017
11:47am
It is a portable electroencephalogram (EEG) that uses software for the detection ...
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8.28.2017
11:20am
The project is called "Project EVO, and it can help treat children with ADHD ...
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8.25.2017
9:48am
The heart device uses magnetic technology ...
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8.24.2017
10:01am
They also stated that psychologists have found it as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder ...
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8.23.2017
8:40am
The company has manufactured everything from Bluetooth devices to headphones and fitness trackers ...
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8.22.2017
11:09am
3D printing within the medical field has been trending in China ...
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8.21.2017
11:27am
To help solve this problem, researchers form Stanford University have been working with depth cameras and computer vision ...
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8.18.2017
8:42am
What should the designer consider after making the initial sketches ...
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8.17.2017
8:31am
The device can analyze fluids such as urine, blood, and saliva ...
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8.16.2017
8:36am
Portable ultrasound devices are changing healthcare, according to News Channel 6 ...
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8.15.2017
8:39am
The technology includes optical hardware and a lens-free microscope, according to Meghan Steele Horan from Phys.org ...
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8.14.2017
9:58am
The device can be worn like a watch and measures cortisol, Interleukin-6, and glucose levels in sweat ...
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8.11.2017
9:24am
The hope is to discover a new and simpler way to take insulin ...
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8.10.2017
11:18am
Lukasz Kidzinski, a postdoctoral in bioengineering and designer of the contest ...
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8.9.2017
10:15am