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The IBME aims to be the world’s fastest and most cost-effective deliverer of patient benefit by harnessing the power of university-based innovation and experimental medicine in the UK.

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Which chronic diseases have the most iPad apps?
MDDI, July 23, 2014
Older adults are at greater danger of falling when walking for utilitarian purposes
NewsMedical, July 23, 2014
Covidien’s Emprint Ablation System with Thermosphere Technology predicts results of energy delivery
Medgadget, July 23, 2014
Why mobile health technologies haven’t taken off (Yet)
Forbes, July 23, 2014
Researcher pushes the limits of light to improve performance in communication, fabrication, and medical imaging
PhysOrg, July 23, 2014
Patients are more honest with virtual humans
MDDI, July 23, 2014
Zinger is claimed to be the world’s lightest electric wheelchair
Gizmag, July 23, 2014
Pairing a mechanical device with stroke patients
Medical News Today, July 23, 2014
MIT adds two robotic fingers to the human hand
Gizmag, July 22, 2014
Sensor-laden smart bandages to monitor vital signs
New Scientist, July 22, 2014
Making people smarter through brain stimulation
Bioscience Technology, July 22, 2014
Healthcare in the future: Good luck with that [100 words in the future]
Forbes, July 22, 2014
Simplified x-ray phase contrast shows potential for clinical imaging applications
BioOptics World, July 22, 2014
An inventor’s novel device for making all surgery less invasive
MDDI, July 22, 2014
Startup of the Week: Smokio
Wired, July 22, 2014
ViMove lower back tracking system from dorsaVi wins FDA OK
Medgadget, July 21, 2014
Intuitive Surgical exec: Here is why robotic surgery is useful
Forbes, July 21, 2014
Alice in Continent is a game you play with your ladybits
Wired, July 21, 2014
Surgical robots of the future to be ‘squishy’ like octopuses
Wired, July 21, 2014
Google partners with Novartis to produce glucose-monitoring contact lens
Gizmag, July 21, 2014
Freedom portable driver receives FDA approval for use with SynCardia Total Artificial Heart
NewsMedical, July 20, 2014
FingerReader helps visually impaired read in real-time
Gizmag, July 20, 2014
Electro-mechanical polymers in medicine: Interview with Novasentis CEO Christophe Ramstein, PhD
Medgadget, July 20, 2014
Self-monitoring: Motivational health craze, or huge data risk?
Forbes, July 19, 2014
The X-Y-Zs of biomedical imaging
MDDI, July 19, 2014
MindRDR EEG interface between Google Glass and NeuroSky
Medgadget, July 19, 2014
New mHealth device aims to give clinical capability to consumers
MDDI, July 19, 2014
3D-printed spine cage enables customized spinal fusion surgery
Gizmag, July 18, 2014
New self-assembling nanoparticle helps doctors diagnose cancer earlier
NewsMedical, July 18, 2014
Virtual reality interface devices in reorganization of brain neural networks in neurological diseases patients
NewsMedical, July 18, 2014
Tiny waves could build livers on a ‘liquid template’
New Scientist, July 18, 2014
Diabetes diagnosed with inexpensive, portable microchip test
Medical News Today, July 18, 2014
Silicone sensors give robot fingers the human touch
Wired, July 17, 2014
Cleveland Clinic turns iPad into powerful multiple sclerosis assessment Tool
Medgadget, July 17, 2014
Virtual Finger makes 3D imaging studies orders of magnitude more efficient
NewsMedical, July 17, 2014
A new use for touchless technology in the operating theatre
PhysOrg, July 16, 2014
DARPA to help develop memory restoring brain implant
Medgadget, July 16, 2014
New test predicts survival and disease progression in blood cancer patients
Medical News Today, July 16, 2014
Oculus Rift and Google Glass augment surgery at spanish hospital
MDDI, July 16, 2014
Study of noninvasive retinal imaging device presented at Alzheimer’s conference
ScienceDaily, July 16, 2014
Students developing an injectable foam to treat battlefield wounds
Gizmag, July 15, 2014
3D-printed ring reads out text in real-time for the blind
Wired, July 15, 2014
Estonian Government Launches eHealth Task Force
eHealthNews.eu, July 15, 2014
Better use of electronic health records makes clinical trials less expensive
R&D Mag, July 15, 2014
Review proposes imaging tools to help visualize peripheral nerve regeneration process
NewsMedical, July 14, 2014
Researchers invent injectable foam system to stop profuse bleeding from wound
NewsMedical, July 14, 2014
Doctors offer new minimally invasive system to treat patients with narrowed, failing aortic heart
NewsMedical, July 14, 2014
BMW provides 3D-printed thumb supports to factory workers
Gizmag, July 13, 2014
Pyramids Made of DNA Strings Deliver Antibiotics Into Bacteria
Medgadget, July 13, 2014
3D Printed Smart Cardiac Catheters Being Developed by EU Researchers and Materialise
3DPrint.com, July 13, 2014

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