Archive: Jun 2015

Flexible Wiring to Make Garments Into Body Sensors

June 30, 2015

Wearable devices for measuring various diagnostic parameters are becoming more common by the day, but researchers at University of Tokyo are looking forwar Source: Flexible Wiring to Make Garments Into Body Sensors

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Prosthetic Leg Control System Knows When You’re Strolling, Climbing Stairs (VIDEO)

June 12, 2015

Powered prosthetic legs have the potential to replace a good deal of the functionality that original limbs used to perform in disabled patients. Yet, they’ Source: Prosthetic Leg Control System Knows When You’re Strolling, Climbing Stairs (VIDEO)

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Medtronic MiniMed Connect Wirelessly Monitors CGM, Insulin Pump

June 10, 2015

Medtronic just received FDA clearance and will soon make available its new MiniMed Connect device to keep an eye on insulin pumps and continuous glucose mo Source: Medtronic MiniMed Connect Wirelessly Monitors CGM, Insulin Pump

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Cold Plasma Speeds Up Wound Healing

June 10, 2015

An interdisciplinary team of German researchers is using cold plasma to speed up the healing of external wounds. The technique relies on creating a high vo Source: Cold Plasma Speeds Up Wound Healing

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Infinite Socket, a Custom Lower Prosthetic Fitting System (INTERVIEW)

June 4, 2015

We’ve seen advanced prosthetic legs come to market over the last decade and many new devices are in the works. Yet, perhaps the biggest challenge to patien Source: Infinite Socket, a Custom Lower Prosthetic Fitting System (INTERVIEW)

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Injectable Hydrogel Material Serves as Scaffold to Heal Wounds

June 3, 2015

At UCLA researchers have designed an injectable hydrogel scaffold that promotes wound healing by serving as a 3D platform within which new tissue can grow. Source: Injectable Hydrogel Material Serves as Scaffold to Heal Wounds

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