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Sensoria Health Powered by Genesis Rehab Services, a Partnership to Develop Smart Aging Solutions (Interview)

Another exciting announcement from Health 2.0 is a partnership between Sensoria and Genesis Rehab Services (GRS) to develop smart aging solutions under the name, “Sensoria Health powered by Genesis Rehab Services.” Sensoria is already kno.....»»

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Medgadget Visits The Medical Alley Innovation Summit in Minneapolis 2017

MedTech Strategist working together with The Medical Alley Association for the very first time brought their premier innovation summit to Minnesota, a place now considered by many to be the global epicenter of health innovation and care. Over the two.....»»

Source:  MedgadgetCategory: BiomedOct 19th, 2017Related News

Medgadget Visits The Medical Alley Innovation Summit in Minneapolis 2017”

MedTech Strategist working together with The Medical Alley Association for the very first time brought their premier innovation summit to Minnesota, a place now considered by many to be the global epicenter of health innovation and care. Over the two.....»»

Source:  MedgadgetCategory: BiomedOct 19th, 2017Related News

OptiScanner 5000 Cleared in U.S. for Continuous Glucose Monitoring in ICU

OptiScan Biomedical, a company based in Hayward, California, won FDA clearance to introduce its OptiScanner 5000 in the U.S. The device is intended for use in intensive care units to continuously monitor blood plasma glucose levels, something the Opt.....»»

Source:  MedgadgetCategory: BiomedOct 18th, 2017Related News

Medgadget Joins the Verily Baseline Project Study, Part 1: The First Visit

Over the past few years, just about all the major tech giants have shown significant interest in health. It’s basically now a necessity for smartphones and smartwatches to contain sensors, apps, and other features to monitor your health and fit.....»»

Source:  MedgadgetCategory: BiomedOct 18th, 2017Related News

Electronic Pills Powered by Gastric Acid to Guarantee Compliance: Interview with etectRx President & CEO Harry Travis

Patients are constantly lectured on the importance of taking their medications as directed. Yet, a disturbingly low adherence across patient populations remains a major challenge for clinicians, insurance and pharma companies, and of course the patie.....»»

Source:  MedgadgetCategory: BiomedOct 18th, 2017Related News

Robotic-Assisted Surgery – Current Challenges and Future Directions: Interview with Dr. Mona Orady

During the last decade and a half, robotic-assisted surgery has led to smaller scars, less pain, and faster recoveries for patients. Concurrently, surgeons using this technology have benefited from being able to perform surgeries in a more comfortabl.....»»

Source:  MedgadgetCategory: BiomedOct 17th, 2017Related News

Portable 3D Scanner to Assess Elephantiasis Patients

Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a portable 3D scanner that can help health workers to rapidly assess patients with elephantiasis, a condition that causes swollen limbs. The scanner allows medical pro.....»»

Source:  MedgadgetCategory: BiomedOct 17th, 2017Related News

Abbott Releases Proclaim DRG Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulator for Chronic Pain

Abbott is releasing in the U.S. its Proclaim DRG neurostimulation system to fight chronic pain in patients with complex regional pain syndrome in their legs. The product consists of an implantable neuromodulator that stimulates the dorsal root gangli.....»»

Source:  MedgadgetCategory: BiomedOct 16th, 2017Related News

Nitric Oxide Absorbing Hydrogel Releases Drugs to Fight Rheumatoid Arthritis, Other Diseases

At the Institute for Basic Science in Daejeon, South Korea, scientists have developed a hydrogel that responds to the presence of nitric oxide (NO) and releases drugs when so activated. This kind of drug delivery system may be particularly effective.....»»

Source:  MedgadgetCategory: BiomedOct 16th, 2017Related News

Trapping Cancer Helps to Study Dormant Cells and How to Kill Them

Cancers often come back following successful treatment, a process at least partially due to the fact that dormant cells, which are particularly resistant to common therapies like chemo, remain in the body. They’re elusive and therefore difficul.....»»

Source:  MedgadgetCategory: BiomedOct 16th, 2017Related News

Esaote Unveils Its Flagship MyLab9 Ultrasound System

Esaote, the Italian ultrasound manufacturer, has just unveiled its brand new high-end MyLab9 ultrasound system. The device is designed for all sorts of diagnostic imaging procedures and clinical environments. The MyLab9 features non-composite single.....»»

Source:  MedgadgetCategory: BiomedOct 16th, 2017Related News

Ultrasound System Maps Tongue Movement to Help with Speech Therapy

A team of French researchers has developed a specialized ultrasound technique to allow people to visualize the shape of the tongue during speech. This “visual biofeedback” system could help with speech therapy. At present, speech therapists will.....»»

Source:  MedgadgetCategory: BiomedOct 16th, 2017Related News

TransEnterix Gets FDA Clearance for Senhance Surgical Robot

TransEnterix, a North Carolina firm, won FDA clearance for its Senhance Surgical Robotic System. This is only the second company that’s offering an abdominal surgical robotic system to receive FDA’s green light, following Intuitive Surgic.....»»

Source:  MedgadgetCategory: BiomedOct 16th, 2017Related News

Olympus Releases New SB Knives for Endoscopic Submucosal Dissections

This week and next at the American College of Gastroenterology’s World Congress of Gastroenterology conference in Orlando, Olympus is unveiling its SB Knives. The devices are designed to be used for endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD), a proced.....»»

Source:  MedgadgetCategory: BiomedOct 16th, 2017Related News

EchoPixel Lets Surgeons See CT, MRI, and Ultrasound Scans in 3D

Since the invention of the X-ray machine in 1895, medical imaging technology has improved dramatically, but the visualization of those images hasn’t changed enough to keep up. Even though CTs and MRIs capture 3D data, the consumption of that data b.....»»

Source:  MedgadgetCategory: BiomedOct 13th, 2017Related News

Highly Stretchable and Flexible Fiber Optic Measures Tiny Changes in Body Movements

The motion of our hands, fingers, feet, and other parts of our bodies is pretty complicated. Our bodies are curvy and their shape varies significantly from one person to the next, so accurately measuring the mechano-dynamics of different body parts r.....»»

Source:  MedgadgetCategory: BiomedOct 13th, 2017Related News

Tiny Breath Acetone Sensor to Measure Fat Burning During Exercise, Help Monitor Diabetes

Those wishing to lose weight have to watch their diet, but for optimal results they also have to burn existing fat in their bodies through exercise. Any amount of exercise simply won’t do, as body fat only burns when pressed to do so by specifi.....»»

Source:  MedgadgetCategory: BiomedOct 13th, 2017Related News

Improved Brain Organoids for Zika Virus Research

Researchers at UCLA have developed a method to produce improved brain organoids, or “mini brains,” that they claim mimic the structure of the human brain more closely than previous attempts. The investigators used the organoids to study how the Z.....»»

Source:  MedgadgetCategory: BiomedOct 13th, 2017Related News

Swallowable Flexible Sensor to Detect Stomach Movements

Scientists at MIT have developed a flexible sensor that patients can swallow. The sensor sticks to the stomach wall and can relay information about stomach peristalsis. This could help doctors to diagnose disorders that slow down the movement of food.....»»

Source:  MedgadgetCategory: BiomedOct 12th, 2017Related News