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New blood test predicts breast cancer relapse months in advance
Medgadget, September 3, 2015
Dexcom G5 Mobile Bluetooth-Enabled Continuous Glucose Monitor FDA Approved
Medgadget, September 3, 2015
MouthLab: A tricorder for rapid medical assessments
Medgadget, September 3, 2015
Augmented Reality System Helps Military Surgeons Treat Wounded Warriors (VIDEO)
Medgadget, September 2, 2015
Mouth guard monitors health markers
R&D Mag, September 2, 2015
Two Companies Close In on a Concussion Blood Test
MIT Technology Review, September 1, 2015
Camera Arrays Pop Open to Provide High-Def 3D View for Laparoscopic Surgery
Medgadget, September 1, 2015
New device turns paralysis victims’ breath into words
NewsMedical, August 31, 2015
Scientists Develop Novel Technique for Kidney Research
Bioscience Technology, August 31, 2015
MouthLab: Patients’ vital signs are just a breath away
Medical News Today, August 31, 2015
SmartPill Successfully Measures pH Inside Gut
Medgadget, August 30, 2015
Mexican engineer designs new ring that can help diagnose sexually transmitted diseases
NewsMedical, August 30, 2015
New Device May Make Magnetocardiography a Common Imaging Modality
Medgadget, August 29, 2015
Open Bionics 3D-printed robotic hand wins Dyson Award
Wired, August 29, 2015
Embryonic stem cells controlled with light
ScienceDaily, August 29, 2015
Simulation of New Stent Graft Design Leads to Approval of Clinical Trials
Medgadget, August 29, 2015
Louisiana Tech team discovers new nanocomposite that could be used in targeted drug delivery for fighting cancer
NewsMedical, August 28, 2015
Imaging software could speed breast cancer diagnosis
R&D Mag, August 28, 2015
Researchers find way to screen blood samples to detect presence of precancerous polyps in the colon
NewsMedical, August 27, 2015
HealthWatch MCD Works with ECG Shirt to Record, Wirelessly Transmit Heart Data
Medgadget, August 27, 2015
Scientists produce functional liver cells from human embryonic and genetic engineered stem cells
NewsMedical, August 27, 2015
Eye-Tracking Goggles Look for Concussions
Scientific American, August 26, 2015
A Cheaper, High-performance Prosthetic Knee
Bioscience Technology, August 26, 2015
Non-Invasive Neurostimulators Help Paralyzed Men Learn How to Walk Again (VIDEO)
Medgadget, August 26, 2015
Sham-controlled trial of deep brain stimulation treatment for depression fails to show efficacy
NewsMedical, August 5, 2015
Identification of childhood speech disorders using facial motion capture
Medgadget, August 4, 2015
Wize Mirror to monitor health, prevent cardio-metabolic diseases
Medgadget, August 3, 2015
Powered robotic arm uses shape memory alloy instead of motors
Medgadget, August 3, 2015
People with common form of hearing loss may benefit from hybrid cochlear implant devices
NewsMedical, August 3, 2015
Call9 connects you to standby physicians during medical emergencies
Medgadget, August 2, 2015
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals implements new EDMS to give clinicians secure, continuous access to patient records
NewsMedical, August 2, 2015
Smartphone device runs ELISA tests, helps fit a clinical lab in doctor’s tote
Medgadget, August 2, 2015
Selective laser micromelting creates medical implants
Photonics, August 2, 2015
Software turns smartphones into tools for medical research
Bioscience Technology, August 2, 2015
FDA approves non-surgical temporary balloon device to treat obesity
Medical News Today, August 1, 2015
iSperm automatically analyzes sperm concentration and motility using an iPad mini
Medgadget, August 1, 2015
Real-time imaging of lung lesions during surgery helps localize tumors and improve precision
Medical News Today, August 1, 2015
Global bioabsorbable scaffolds market will rocket beyond $2B by 2021
Bioscience Technology, August 1, 2015
New material opens possibilities for super-long-acting pills
R&D Mag, August 1, 2015
New approach to MRI could slash length of scans
Medical News Today, July 31, 2015
Messersmith Research Group at UC Berkeley use NanoWizard®3a AFM and ForceRobot systems to study biologically inspired polymer adhesives
NewsMedical, July 31, 2015
Bos Sci’s Lotus heart valve is doing well in Europe
MDDI, July 31, 2015
New material forges the way for ‘stem cell factories’
ScienceDaily, July 31, 2015
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

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