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Antimicrobial coating for portable communication devices developed by Lucideon and King’s
NewsMedical, July 30, 2015
Tiny remote controlled implant releases drugs into brain
Medgadget, July 30, 2015
Silk-based functional inks put biosensor data on your fingertips
Gizmag, July 30, 2015
Smart mirror monitors your face for telltale signs of disease
New Scientist, July 30, 2015
Cepheid, FIND unveil new portable molecular diagnostics system for patients suspected of TB, HIV and Ebola
NewsMedical, July 30, 2015
Fluorescent Mesh Aids Tissue Regrowth
Photonics, July 30, 2015
Needle-sized mechanical wrist gives surgery a new angle
Gizmag, July 29, 2015
Tweaked enzyme that produces light could improve medical diagnostics
BioOptics World, July 29, 2015
Inkjet printing innovation marks advance in personalised health testing
The Engineer, July 29, 2015
Scientists’ silk structure is secret to process of regenerating salivary cells
ScienceDaily, July 29, 2015
New medical imaging solution improves contrast, resolution and depth
The Engineer, July 28, 2015
Avita Medical’s unique regenerative technology offers hope for burn victims
NewsMedical, July 28, 2015
Argus II ‘bionic eye’ implanted for first time in patient with AMD
The Engineer, July 28, 2015
HCi Viocare’s smart sensor technology helps prevent pressure ulcers in bed-bound, wheel-chair patients
NewsMedical, July 28, 2015
Mussel-inspired surgical glue shuts down bleeding wounds in 60 seconds
Gizmag, July 27, 2015
Human heart-on-a-chip screens drugs for potential benefit, harm
ScienceDaily, July 27, 2015
Apps, sites can’t replace your doctor
CNN, July 27, 2015
Accutronics’s latest whitepaper tackles issues facing battery design in medical, healthcare sectors
NewsMedical, July 27, 2015
FDA authorizes use of prosthesis for rehabilitation of above-the-knee amputations
Medical News Today, July 26, 2015
Noble’s Hospital to Introduce Patientrack Monitoring and Early Warning Technology
eHealthNews.eu, July 26, 2015
Is the end near for traditional orthopedic implant makers?
MDDI, July 25, 2015
Checking Your Blood Sugar–Without Checking Your Blood
Gizmag, July 25, 2015
Research indicates that stem cells could be used to heal damaged lungs
Gizmag, July 24, 2015
Impingement testing added to Lucideon’s orthopedic implant testing services
NewsMedical, July 24, 2015
Drug-infused hydrogel coatings add firepower to nanoshell cancer treatment
Gizmag, July 23, 2015
Next-generation tissue implant allows neuroscientists to wirelessly control neurons inside the brains of mice
NewsMedical, July 23, 2015
This stretchy loudspeaker could be used in wearables and bioprinting
Wired, July 23, 2015
Implications for medical devices that deliver a sixth sense
MDDI, July 22, 2015
Many mHealth applications not fully accessible to blind customers
NewsMedical, July 22, 2015
Soon after Europe, FDA clears St. Jude’s iPod touch-enabled device
MDDI, July 22, 2015
Scientists develop communication system for people with cerebral palsy
NewsMedical, July 22, 2015
Could dissolvable microneedles replace injected vaccines? New vaccine patch protects against flu in humans
Medical News Today, July 21, 2015
Spray application of respiratory cells holds promise for tissue engineering
Medical News Today, July 21, 2015
Smart capsule keeps hold of payload until reaching its target
Gizmag, July 21, 2015
Patterning Cells with the Flip of a Switch for Bioengineering Applications
Bioscience Technology, July 21, 2015
Lilly Diabetes releases Android version of Glucagon Mobile App to support diabetes caregivers
NewsMedical, July 20, 2015
$2 Paper Machine Performs DNA Disease Diagnostics
Medgadget, July 20, 2015
Tunstall and ATEL Deliver Adaptive Technology to Award Winning Assisted Living Scheme in Blackburn
eHealthNews.eu, July 20, 2015
New self-monitoring app introduced to support adults with epilepsy
NewsMedical, July 19, 2015
Oviary, an Electronic Solution to Make Sure You Don’t Forget The Birth Control Pill
Medgadget, July 19, 2015
A Few Facts About Telemedicine
MDDI, July 18, 2015
How Physicians and Patients Can Embrace Connected Care
Bioscience Technology, July 18, 2015
Tiny beating human heart made from scratch
New Scientist, July 17, 2015
The New Gold Standard for Medical Device Performance
MDDI, July 17, 2015
What Features Will Next-Generation Medical Devices Include?
MDDI, July 17, 2015
Sensor Chip to More Accurately Spot Signs of Prostate Cancer
Medgadget, July 16, 2015
Lego-compatible prosthetic arm lets kids’ imaginations run wild
Gizmag, July 16, 2015
ReWalk Robotics unveils latest edition of Personal powered exoskeleton system
NewsMedical, July 16, 2015
Optical device takes after a dog’s nose to sniff out disease
Gizmag, July 16, 2015
Connected brains share control of virtual limbs and predict the weather
Gizmag, July 15, 2015

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