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It's not a shock: Better bandage promotes powerful healing

It's not a shock: Better bandage promotes powerful healing

IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Healthcare Challenges and Sensing and Harvesting Solutions in 2018-9

Healthcare Challenges and Sensing and Harvesting Solutions in 2018-9

This article covers that the growth in healthcare expense reflects the expansion of healthcare coverage in developing markets, the increasing care needs of elderly populations, advances in treatments and health technologies and rising labour costs in the healthcare sector.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
3D Printing at the IDTechEx Show! Santa Clara 2018

3D Printing at the IDTechEx Show! Santa Clara 2018

Technology analyst Dr Bryony Core reports on her findings at the IDTechEx Show! Santa Clara 2018
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 29, 2018
New smart material with potential biomedical, environmental uses

New smart material with potential biomedical, environmental uses

By combining seaweed-derived alginate with the nanomaterial graphene oxide, researchers have developed a new material that's durable and can respond dynamically to its environment.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 28, 2018
Bendable smartphone technology could save lives

Bendable smartphone technology could save lives

A university team has designed a glass-like polymer to conduct electricity for transparent and flexible electronics. The innovative polymer film, which has the look and feel of glass, can be inexpensively and sustainably produced on a large scale because it originates from earth-abundant materials.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 27, 2018
Life Sciences at the IDTechEx Show! USA 2018

Life Sciences at the IDTechEx Show! USA 2018

The IDTechEx Show! was held between November 14 and 15, 2018 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, in California, USA. Approximately 3500 attendees from 42 countries attended the show, which featured 284 exhibiting organizations. The event is unique in bringing together eight key technologies - 3D printing; electric vehicles; energy storage; graphene; IoT; printed electronics; sensors and wearables.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 27, 2018
Electronics in hydrogel-based soft lenses

Electronics in hydrogel-based soft lenses

Researchers have developed a contact lens with autonomous electronics, opening the door to unique applications such as lenses with sensors and/or drug-delivery systems for the treatment of eye disorders.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 26, 2018
Nanotubes built from protein crystals: Breakthrough

Nanotubes built from protein crystals: Breakthrough

Researchers have succeeded in constructing protein nanotubes from tiny scaffolds made by cross-linking of engineered protein crystals. The achievement could accelerate the development of artificial enzymes, nano-sized carriers and delivery systems for a host of biomedical and biotechnological applications.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 23, 2018
Gene editing possible for kidney disease

Gene editing possible for kidney disease

For the first time scientists have identified how to halt kidney disease in a life-limiting genetic condition, which may pave the way for personalised treatment in the future.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 22, 2018
Prosthetic system allows user to feel again

Prosthetic system allows user to feel again

A new prosthetic hand system with a fully implanted, wirelessly controlled neurostimulator that has restored "feeling" to a person with a hand amputation.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 21, 2018
Emerging Technology Highlights from the IDTechEx Show!

Emerging Technology Highlights from the IDTechEx Show!

Approximately 3,500 attendees from 42 countries attended the IDTechEx Show!, which featured 284 exhibiting organizations. The event, held in Santa Clara, California, is unique in bringing together eight key technologies with the organizations that seek to use them.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 20, 2018
New epilepsy warning device could save thousands of lives

New epilepsy warning device could save thousands of lives

A new high-tech bracelet detects 85 percent of all severe night-time epilepsy seizures. That is a much better score than any other technology currently available. The researchers involved think that this bracelet can reduce the worldwide number of unexpected night-time fatalities in epilepsy patients.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 19, 2018
Nyxoah Raises €15 Million in New Financing

Nyxoah Raises €15 Million in New Financing

Nyxoah S.A is focused on the development and commercialization of a best-in-class hypoglossal nerve stimulation therapy for the treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and has successfully raised an additional €15 million in their most recent round of equity financing.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 16, 2018
Brain-computer interface advances prosthetics, therapies

Brain-computer interface advances prosthetics, therapies

Advances in connecting neural stimulation to physical control of the body are transforming the development of prosthetics and therapeutic training for people with disabilities, according to new research.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 15, 2018
Wearable bioreactor induced partial limb regeneration

Wearable bioreactor induced partial limb regeneration

Researchers have found that delivering progesterone to an amputation injury site can induce the regeneration of limbs in otherwise non-regenerative adult frogs—a discovery that furthers understanding of regeneration and could help advance treatment of amputation injuries.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 14, 2018
Could wearables monitor blood pressure?

Could wearables monitor blood pressure?

A lab simulation model of an artificial artery demonstrates pulse wave velocity is a feasible measurement for monitoring blood pressure. Wearable patches show promise for measuring PWV, making them a potentially inexpensive blood-pressure monitoring option.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 14, 2018
Electrical stimulation could cure digestive disorders

Electrical stimulation could cure digestive disorders

More than 60 million people in the U.S. suffer from disorders in the gastrointestinal tract that could be cured by electrical stimulation, but scientists don't fully understand the therapy's effects on a critical organ: the stomach.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 13, 2018
New contact lens to treat eye injuries

New contact lens to treat eye injuries

A new therapeutic contact lens that acts as a bandage for eye surface injuries could soon fast track the healing of previously difficult to treat corneal wounds.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 13, 2018
Fabric alternative to batteries

Fabric alternative to batteries

A major factor holding back development of wearable biosensors for health monitoring is the lack of a lightweight, long-lasting power supply. Now scientists report that they have developed a method for making a charge-storing system that is easily integrated into clothing for "embroidering a charge-storing pattern onto any garment."
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 12, 2018
Skin-like sensor maps blood-oxygen

Skin-like sensor maps blood-oxygen

Injuries can't heal without a constant influx of blood's key ingredient — oxygen. A new flexible sensor can map blood-oxygen levels over large areas of skin, tissue and organs, potentially giving doctors a new way to monitor healing wounds in real time.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Healthcare Challenges and Sensing and Harvesting Solutions in 2018-9

Healthcare Challenges and Sensing and Harvesting Solutions in 2018-9

This article covers that the growth in healthcare expense reflects the expansion of healthcare coverage in developing markets, the increasing care needs of elderly populations, advances in treatments and health technologies and rising labour costs in the healthcare sector.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 29, 2018
New smart material with potential biomedical, environmental uses

New smart material with potential biomedical, environmental uses

By combining seaweed-derived alginate with the nanomaterial graphene oxide, researchers have developed a new material that's durable and can respond dynamically to its environment.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 27, 2018
Life Sciences at the IDTechEx Show! USA 2018

Life Sciences at the IDTechEx Show! USA 2018

The IDTechEx Show! was held between November 14 and 15, 2018 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, in California, USA. Approximately 3500 attendees from 42 countries attended the show, which featured 284 exhibiting organizations. The event is unique in bringing together eight key technologies - 3D printing; electric vehicles; energy storage; graphene; IoT; printed electronics; sensors and wearables.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 26, 2018
Nanotubes built from protein crystals: Breakthrough

Nanotubes built from protein crystals: Breakthrough

Researchers have succeeded in constructing protein nanotubes from tiny scaffolds made by cross-linking of engineered protein crystals. The achievement could accelerate the development of artificial enzymes, nano-sized carriers and delivery systems for a host of biomedical and biotechnological applications.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 22, 2018
Prosthetic system allows user to feel again

Prosthetic system allows user to feel again

A new prosthetic hand system with a fully implanted, wirelessly controlled neurostimulator that has restored "feeling" to a person with a hand amputation.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 20, 2018
New epilepsy warning device could save thousands of lives

New epilepsy warning device could save thousands of lives

A new high-tech bracelet detects 85 percent of all severe night-time epilepsy seizures. That is a much better score than any other technology currently available. The researchers involved think that this bracelet can reduce the worldwide number of unexpected night-time fatalities in epilepsy patients.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 16, 2018
Brain-computer interface advances prosthetics, therapies

Brain-computer interface advances prosthetics, therapies

Advances in connecting neural stimulation to physical control of the body are transforming the development of prosthetics and therapeutic training for people with disabilities, according to new research.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 14, 2018
Could wearables monitor blood pressure?

Could wearables monitor blood pressure?

A lab simulation model of an artificial artery demonstrates pulse wave velocity is a feasible measurement for monitoring blood pressure. Wearable patches show promise for measuring PWV, making them a potentially inexpensive blood-pressure monitoring option.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 13, 2018
New contact lens to treat eye injuries

New contact lens to treat eye injuries

A new therapeutic contact lens that acts as a bandage for eye surface injuries could soon fast track the healing of previously difficult to treat corneal wounds.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 12, 2018
Skin-like sensor maps blood-oxygen

Skin-like sensor maps blood-oxygen

Injuries can't heal without a constant influx of blood's key ingredient — oxygen. A new flexible sensor can map blood-oxygen levels over large areas of skin, tissue and organs, potentially giving doctors a new way to monitor healing wounds in real time.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
3D Printing at the IDTechEx Show! Santa Clara 2018

3D Printing at the IDTechEx Show! Santa Clara 2018

Technology analyst Dr Bryony Core reports on her findings at the IDTechEx Show! Santa Clara 2018
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 28, 2018
Bendable smartphone technology could save lives

Bendable smartphone technology could save lives

A university team has designed a glass-like polymer to conduct electricity for transparent and flexible electronics. The innovative polymer film, which has the look and feel of glass, can be inexpensively and sustainably produced on a large scale because it originates from earth-abundant materials.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 27, 2018
Electronics in hydrogel-based soft lenses

Electronics in hydrogel-based soft lenses

Researchers have developed a contact lens with autonomous electronics, opening the door to unique applications such as lenses with sensors and/or drug-delivery systems for the treatment of eye disorders.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 23, 2018
Gene editing possible for kidney disease

Gene editing possible for kidney disease

For the first time scientists have identified how to halt kidney disease in a life-limiting genetic condition, which may pave the way for personalised treatment in the future.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 21, 2018
Emerging Technology Highlights from the IDTechEx Show!

Emerging Technology Highlights from the IDTechEx Show!

Approximately 3,500 attendees from 42 countries attended the IDTechEx Show!, which featured 284 exhibiting organizations. The event, held in Santa Clara, California, is unique in bringing together eight key technologies with the organizations that seek to use them.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 19, 2018
Nyxoah Raises €15 Million in New Financing

Nyxoah Raises €15 Million in New Financing

Nyxoah S.A is focused on the development and commercialization of a best-in-class hypoglossal nerve stimulation therapy for the treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and has successfully raised an additional €15 million in their most recent round of equity financing.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 15, 2018
Wearable bioreactor induced partial limb regeneration

Wearable bioreactor induced partial limb regeneration

Researchers have found that delivering progesterone to an amputation injury site can induce the regeneration of limbs in otherwise non-regenerative adult frogs—a discovery that furthers understanding of regeneration and could help advance treatment of amputation injuries.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 14, 2018
Electrical stimulation could cure digestive disorders

Electrical stimulation could cure digestive disorders

More than 60 million people in the U.S. suffer from disorders in the gastrointestinal tract that could be cured by electrical stimulation, but scientists don't fully understand the therapy's effects on a critical organ: the stomach.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 13, 2018
Fabric alternative to batteries

Fabric alternative to batteries

A major factor holding back development of wearable biosensors for health monitoring is the lack of a lightweight, long-lasting power supply. Now scientists report that they have developed a method for making a charge-storing system that is easily integrated into clothing for "embroidering a charge-storing pattern onto any garment."
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