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Fri, 09 Dec 2016 20:37:27 +0000
H&T Presspart, a manufacturer for the drug delivery industry, and Cohero Health, a firm developing smart respiratory disease management technology, have teamed up to create a wireless connected metered dose inhaler for patients with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The device allows the patient, as well as their family and clinical team, to […]
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Fri, 09 Dec 2016 20:02:34 +0000
Researchers from University of Texas at San Antonio and Houston Methodist Research Institute have developed a new injectable drug delivery capsule that can administer medication locally for extended periods of time. The device, reported on in Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, has approximately 5,000 microscopic channels through which a drug is pumped and a special membrane that regulates how […]
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Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:10:45 +0000
Disney is much more than cartoons, toys, and amusement parks. The company runs a high tech research arm that often comes up with unusual and innovative devices and technologies that often have relevance to medical practice. The latest publicly announced project from Disney Research is a 3D reconstruction software that uses data gathered from photos or […]
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Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:33:37 +0000
Researches from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland and the University of Sao Paolo, Brazil have converted a silicone polymer, better known by Crayola’s trademarked name Silly Putty, into an incredibly sensitive strain sensor. It’s so sensitive that a piece of putty pressed against the carotid artery can detect not only the heart rate, but the blood pressure […]
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 05:45:01 +0000
MedyMatch Technology, a company based in Tel Aviv, Israel, leverages artificial intelligence, deep learning, and computer vision technologies to offer patient-specific clinical decision support. Their application helps radiologists and emergency room physicians to detect signs of intracranial hemorrhages, which are difficult to diagnose by standard analysis of imaging data alone. The Medgadget team recently had an […]
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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:15:33 +0000
Getting paramedics to a site of an injury can often be challenging if the stricken person is on top of a cliff, in a forest, or some other hard to reach place. Italo Subbarao, DO, senior associate dean at William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Guy Paul Cooper Jr., a med student at the […]
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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:36:06 +0000
One Drop, a company based in New York City, has announced that it received FDA clearance and CE Mark approval to introduce its One Drop | Chrome blood glucose meter. The device is part of the firm’s One Drop | Premium subscription service that includes the meter, unlimited testing strips, and live support from diabetes […]
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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:16:51 +0000
Centurion Medical Products, a company out of Williamston, Michigan, is releasing its new Compass digital pressure transducer for providing real-time measurement of pleural and intra-abdominal pressures. The disposable device can be a helpful safety tool when draining fluid from the pleural space, as well as for diagnosing intra-abdominal hypertension and abdominal compartment syndrome. The device can be […]
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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:40:00 +0000
Noninvasive measurement of blood glucose is a holy grail of medicine, with the potential to revolutionize diabetes management. Integrity Applications, an Israeli firm, has developed a device that looks like a pulse oximeter that attaches to the ear lobe, but instead uses ultrasound, electromagnetic, and thermal data to measure the amount of glucose within the blood […]
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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:27:53 +0000
BrightWater Medical, a company based in Murrieta, California, won FDA clearance to introduce in the U.S. its ConvertX nephroureteral catheter and stent system for use in treating ureteral obstructions in patients that require perc nephrostomy tubes. The system is intended to be used by interventional radiologists and removes a separate minimally invasive procedure that is […]
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