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April 19, 2018 1:13 pm
Tierney King
By modifying a standard 3D desktop printer, researchers at Carnegie Mellon’s College of Engineering have created a large-volume extruder 3D printer that can print significant tissue scaffolds while maintaining high quality...
April 19, 2018 10:26 am
Tierney King
A new machine may better preserve donated organs and eliminate the method of packing organs on ice while rushing to the hospital. British researchers said keeping some livers at body temperature may be a better tactic, according to AP News.
April 17, 2018 10:46 am
Roger Bohannan, Medical Segment Leader at C&K
In today’s medical device industry, there is a race to having the best performing devices. The “turbo boost” to those device and tool designs is incorporating excellent performance and near-perfect ergonomics with the best haptic response...
April 17, 2018 12:57 pm
Tierney King
FDA recently approved the marketing for a new device that uses AI to look for signs of diabetic retinopathy, a condition that damages blood vessels in the retina which can cause vision loss, according to GE Reports...
April 16, 2018 9:55 am
Jaclyn Subkoviak, Occupational Therapist at Virginia Mason
That’s when the lightbulb went on, and my peers and I identified an opportunity to improve safety and quality of patient care. We started the process of creating a therapy “car” that would better prepare patients for one of their most important recovery milestones...
April 16, 2018 12:59 pm
Annie Keller, Contributing Writer
The opioid abuse epidemic has been inthe news all too frequently. In 2016 alone, three million people prescribed opioids after surgery were still using the drugs three to six months after the procedure. It's not just a problem for post-surgical patients, though chronic pain affects ...
April 13, 2018 11:06 am
Steven Morris, BIOLIFE4D
Over the last half-century we’ve seen continued innovation in organ transplantation, from tissue typing to the discovery of immunosuppressant drugs, leading to a longer survival rate for transplant recipients...
April 13, 2018 12:07 pm
Spencer Chin
The infiltration of technology into everyday patient care continues to ramp up, but patients are often reluctant or uncomfortable using increasingly sophisticated technology devices to say, monitor diabetes or check glucose levels. This is where ...
April 12, 2018 1:10 pm
Tierney King
When Nathan Nguyen got pink eye from his sister using their at-home keyboard, he knew there had to be a way to prevent germs from spreading. Nguyen went to work and created an advanced 360-degree surface and air UV-C sterilizer...
April 11, 2018 11:33 am
Spencer Chin
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first contact lens to incorporate an additive that automatically darkens the lens when exposed to bright light. The contact lenses, Acuvue Oasys Contact Lenses with Transitions Light Intelligent Technology, are ...
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