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Color-changing sensor detects signs of eye damage in tears

Color-changing sensor detects signs of eye damage in tears

Sep 19, 2018 United States
A new point-of-care rapid-sensing device can detect a key marker of eye injury in minutes - a time frame crucial to treating eye trauma.
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Wearable ultrasound patch monitors blood pressure deep inside body

Wearable ultrasound patch monitors blood pressure deep inside body

Sep 17, 2018 United States
A new wearable ultrasound patch that non-invasively monitors blood pressure in arteries deep beneath the skin could help people detect cardiovascular problems earlier on and with greater precision. In tests, the patch performed as well as some clinical methods to measure blood pressure.
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IDTechEx TVStretchy wires for the future

Stretchy wires for the future

Sep 11, 2018 United States
Scientists have teamed up to create stretchable, flexible wires that conduct current and change colors to indicate they're about to reach the breaking point. Future uses could be wearable electronics, biomedical devices and soft robots.
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Electronic device implanted in the brain could stop seizures

Electronic device implanted in the brain could stop seizures

Sep 7, 2018 United Kingdom
Researchers have successfully demonstrated how an electronic device implanted directly into the brain can detect, stop and even prevent epileptic seizures.
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Lab-on-a-chip For Point-of-Care

Lab-on-a-chip For Point-of-Care

Sep 6, 2018
LoC is a device that integrates one or several laboratory functions on a single integrated circuit (commonly called a "chip") to achieve automation and high-throughput screening for PoC.
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Technology for Diabetes Management: Technology, players and markets

Technology for Diabetes Management: Technology, players and markets

Aug 31, 2018
IDTechEx Research has recently released a new market report 'Technology for Diabetes Management, 2019-2029: Technology, Players and Forecasts', including details of glucose test strips, continuous glucose monitoring (CGM), insulin pumps, insulin pens, digital health / digital therapeutics, side effect management and diagnosis.
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GPS for inside your body

GPS for inside your body

Aug 30, 2018 United States
Investigating inside the human body often requires cutting open a patient or swallowing long tubes with built-in cameras. But what if physicians could get a better glimpse in a less expensive, invasive, and time-consuming manner?
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Optical pressure detector could improve robot skin, wearables, screens

Optical pressure detector could improve robot skin, wearables, screens

Aug 28, 2018 United States
A new type of pressure sensor based on light could allow the creation of sensitive artificial skins to give robots a better sense of touch, wearable blood-pressure monitors for humans and optically transparent touch screens and devices.
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Flexible drug delivery microdevice to advance precision medicine

Flexible drug delivery microdevice to advance precision medicine

Aug 27, 2018 Korea
A research team has developed a flexible drug delivery device with controlled release for personalized medicine, blazing the path toward theragnosis.
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Treating glaucoma effectively

Treating glaucoma effectively

Aug 24, 2018 Germany
A real innovation in intraocular pressure measurement, this implant provides actionable information to optimize the therapy for patients afflicted with glaucoma.
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IDTechEx TVBuilding up stretchable electronics to be multipurpose as smartphones

Building up stretchable electronics to be multipurpose as smartphones

Aug 23, 2018 United States
By stacking and connecting layers of stretchable circuits on top of one another, engineers have developed an approach to build soft, pliable "3D stretchable electronics" that can pack a lot of functions while staying thin and small in size.