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Organic printing inks may restore sight to blind people

Organic printing inks may restore sight to blind people

May 11, 2018 Sweden
A simple retinal prosthesis is being developed using cheap and widely-available organic pigments used in printing inks and cosmetics, it consists of tiny pixels like a digital camera sensor on a nanometric scale. Researchers hope that it can restore sight to blind people.
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Trial of first bioelectronic device to treat rheumatoid arthritis

Trial of first bioelectronic device to treat rheumatoid arthritis

Apr 4, 2018 United States
A pilot trial for patients with drug refractory rheumatoid arthritis in the U.S. The multi-center study, "A Randomized Controlled Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Neurostimula- tion Using a Vagus Nerve Stimulation Device in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis," assesses the safety and efficacy of a proprietary bioelectronic device in adult patients with RA who are not adequately responsive to multiple biologic agents.
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Tissue engineering - growing cells in three dimensions for the advance

Tissue engineering - growing cells in three dimensions for the advance

Jan 8, 2018 Worldwide
Tissue engineering, broadly described as the combination of cells, engineering methods and biochemical factors to create living biological tissue, is a fast-growing field that has the potential to significantly accelerate the advancement of medicine.
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electroCore completes $70 million series B funding round

electroCore completes $70 million series B funding round

Dec 7, 2017 United States
electroCore, a U.S.-based bioelectronic medicine healthcare company advancing better patient therapies through superior approaches to neuromodulation, has announced it completed its Series B financing that has brought in just over $70 million of capital to the company.
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Glucose Testing: Such a Sweet Business Model?

Glucose Testing: Such a Sweet Business Model?

Dec 4, 2017 Worldwide
As the point-of-care biosensor market is expected to expand to $33 billion by 2027, investing in the right technology and business model now is paramount to success over the next decade.
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Webinar Tuesday 21 November - Medical biosensors for monitoring

Webinar Tuesday 21 November - Medical biosensors for monitoring

Nov 13, 2017 Worldwide
IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 21 November titled Medical Biosensors for Monitoring and Diagnostics.
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Graphene sensors detect HIV DNA

Graphene sensors detect HIV DNA

Nov 1, 2017 Netherlands
These so-called 'next generation graphene electronic biochemical sensor devices' are able to detect very low amounts of HIV DNA thanks to their very low electronic noise.
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New ways to achieve selectivity for biomarkers in bioelectronics

New ways to achieve selectivity for biomarkers in bioelectronics

Oct 25, 2017 United States
Engineers have experimentally verified the electrochemical processes that control charge transfer rate from an organic polymer to a biomarker molecule, using common materials and measurement techniques to make their results widely accessible and reproducible.
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Salmon DNA for biomedical devices

Salmon DNA for biomedical devices

Oct 12, 2017 Korea
Using DNA from salmon, researchers hope to make better biomedical and other photonic devices based on organic thin films.
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Micro-optomechanical pressure sensor advancing pressure monitoring

Micro-optomechanical pressure sensor advancing pressure monitoring

Oct 10, 2017 Belgium, United States
Imec has unveiled a pressure sensor based on micro-optomechanical systems (MOMS) technology.
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First effective use of bioelectronics to treat psoriasis

First effective use of bioelectronics to treat psoriasis

Oct 9, 2017 United States
Positive results from a pilot study evaluating the use of its proprietary neuromodulation technology to treat psoriasis.