Tierney King
Associate Editor

Tierney is Associate Editor for Product Design & Development and Medical Design Technology. She graduated from UW-Madison with a Journalism degree and received her MBA in Marketing.

“Talk To Someone: Triple Negative Breast Cancer,” is now available online and via a mobile app so Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC) patients can talk with...
8.13.2018
1:13pm
Scientists have found a new application for Google Glass, the augmented reality glasses. They hope these AR glasses can help autistic children better navigate...
8.7.2018
9:00am
Osso VR, a virtual reality surgical training technology company, has launched a collaborative training feature that allows multiple surgeons to train together...
8.6.2018
9:00am
Microsoft is now bringing together new healthcare efforts with its Microsoft Healthcare Team. Microsoft’s main goal is to create cloud-based patient profiles...
8.3.2018
9:00am
Voice interfaces like Alexa have become an integral part of technology, but what about people who don’t communicate using speech? This is what inspired...
8.3.2018
9:00am
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The Noras Performance out of Portugal has created a U-Safe lifesaving buoy that automatically drives itself around the water by remote control looking for...
7.24.2018
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With the increase of technology, patients can now receive health notifications at the click of their fingertip. CareThrough is joining the technology realm by...
7.18.2018
3:44pm
For firefighters, the combination of augmented reality (AR), smart wearables and drones are all becoming life-saving additions to rescue teams. Firefighters...
7.16.2018
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Digital health was key at this year’s American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions, specifically diabetes. Novo Nordisk presented their findings about...
7.16.2018
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A group of researchers from various institutions in Germany has developed a new type of cochlear implant that is based on light, according to Medical Xpress....
7.12.2018
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Now, a robot coach can help employees, who sit or stand at a desk all day, make healthier changes in posture and help eliminate ongoing back pain. Giiro is a...
7.10.2018
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In order to diagnose a deadly disease, South Australia, Texas and Ethiopia are collaborating with 3D printed technology to find pesky parasites. The kit is...
7.6.2018
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Now, people may have a more advanced way of checking their cough or rash from the comfort of their home. Babylon Health is using artificial intelligence to...
7.2.2018
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Researchers have developed a machine learning tool to better equip therapy robots in interpreting movements and expressions in a child with autism. They hope...
6.28.2018
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Voler Systems announced the Universal Health-Sensor Platform that gathers data faster and empowers continuous innovation. To date, there have been relatively...
6.28.2018
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In order to better assess the biomechanics behind overuse injuries, James Onate and Mike McNally designed a device that monitors a player’s movements to...
6.27.2018
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Researchers have created electronic e-whiskers using shape-memory polymers inspired by seal whiskers. They believe the two biggest applications for e-whiskers...
6.26.2018
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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is changing the realm for patient care, and this was definitely a hot topic at the recent MDM East's session titled "AI...
6.25.2018
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EksoVest, created by Ford and Ekso Bionics, wanted to ease an automotive assembly worker’s strain by creating an exoskeleton to alleviate the constant weight...
6.25.2018
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At the Medical Sensors Design Conference June 25 through 26 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, attendees will learn about the impact current and...
6.22.2018
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The GrowMeUp project is aimed at providing affordable robotic technology to one-fifth of Europe’s population, the elderly. Named GrowMu, the robot continues to...
6.21.2018
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Needles and shots are not something children are exceptionally excited to receive. In fact, needle phobia is one of the most common fears of children, but now...
6.20.2018
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Recently, I attended the MDM East Expo, and to my surprise they hosted a fashion show of health wearables. Although they did not necessarily have a runway,...
6.20.2018
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At the recent Medical Design & Manufacturing East expo, a session called ‘Innovating Inside the Box’ discussed the process of innovating a technology to...
6.18.2018
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An autonomous exoskeleton is in the works to help those confined to a wheelchair and for paraplegics. The exoskeleton, known as Atalante, is being designed by...
6.15.2018
8:00am
Scientists at the Australian National University have created tiny optical sensors that may pave the way to a wearable device that allows doctors to diagnose...
6.8.2018
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The team of scientists wanted to see if they could find out more about the body’s inflammation response, usually an indicator of an infection or injury, by...
6.8.2018
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In a study, researchers reviewed evidence on mHealth interventions for multiple risk factor reduction for heart disease in both smartphone applications and...
6.8.2018
9:00am
Urologist Ahmed Ghazi creates exact replicas of organs with tumors and blood vessels to practice complex surgeries before the actual operation day. "...
6.7.2018
9:00am
Researchers are using sensors to monitor volunteers’ driving habits, computer usage and medication habits. This information could give key insights on specific...
6.6.2018
10:05am
A recent study by Duke University has found an iPhone app to be useful in screening young children for signs of autism. The app gathers videos of a child’s...
6.4.2018
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Alzheimer’s and dementia related diseases have significant, noticeable effects on patients, but a recent report examined caregivers and their own modifications...
6.1.2018
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A new app called Constant Therapy gives users a mobile cognitive training app that integrates digital speech, language and cognitive exercises, enabling...
5.31.2018
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Researchers at the University of Georgia’s College of Engineering have created a coating for medical devices that could help prevent infections. The technology...
5.30.2018
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University of Illinois engineers have created a 3D printer that makes detailed structures with sugar. The printer produces a delicate system of thin ribbons...
5.25.2018
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Imperva, a provider for cybersecurity solutions in the cloud and hybrid sites, said in a survey more than one in three healthcare organizations have undergone...
5.25.2018
9:00am
An app developed by UCLA researchers can notify deaf parents when their baby or child is crying and even differentiate the meaning of the cry, according to...
5.24.2018
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The Health Endeavors’ One Touch Health App created by Apple and Google was approved by Medicare for patients to use. One Touch Health App was created for...
5.23.2018
9:31am
A new research roadmap by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed guidelines for eliminating flammable materials and providing...
5.23.2018
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