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HexHog Wheelchair Takes Riders Just About Anywhere Offroad
Medgadget, August 21, 2014
Cyber Attack Nets 4.5 Million Records From Large Hospital System
Forbes, August 20, 2014
Tissue development ‘roadmap’ created to guide stem cell medicine
ScienceDaily, August 20, 2014
“Self-fitting” material precisely fills bone defects and acts as scaffold for new bone growth
NewsMedical, August 20, 2014
Letting Patients Control Their Homes With Their Minds
MDDI, August 20, 2014
Lab-grown brain tissue could replace animal models for injury
Wired, August 20, 2014
Scientists turn a US$40 needle into a high-quality 3D microscope
Gizmag, August 19, 2014
EU Researchers Use Brainpower to Get Moving
eHealthNews.eu, August 19, 2014
WEMU, smart clothing for epilepsy monitoring and diagnosis
Medgadget, August 19, 2014
Engineered hydrogel biomaterials for regenerative medicine applications
Medical News Today, August 19, 2014
Artificial retinas using graphene called biocompatible
Photonics, August 19, 2014
As Genomics Moves to Clinical Domain, Bio-IT Plays Key Role
MDDI, August 18, 2014
Insulin production controlled by acid sensor implant
Medical News Today, August 18, 2014
Ability Dynamics secures distribution in Canada for RUSH HiPro and RUSH LoPro prosthetic feet
NewsMedical, August 18, 2014
Wearables move from the “worried well” consumer market to clinical domain
MDDI, August 18, 2014
New Nano3 microscope will allow high-resolution look inside cells
PhysOrg, August 18, 2014
How to conduct design research for home healthcare devices
MDDI, August 18, 2014
HART: From lab hardware to implantable organs
Medgadget, August 17, 2014
Pinpointing genes that protect against frailty
ScienceDaily, August 17, 2014
PlaqueTec gains CE mark for Liquid Biopsy System
Medgadget, August 17, 2014
Solving a sticky problem with fetal surgery using glue inspired by sandcastle worm
Bioscience Technology, August 17, 2014
“Seeing” through virtual touch is believing
R&D Mag, August 16, 2014
Researchers develop novel fluorescence-based assay for early detection of diabetes
NewsMedical, August 16, 2014
New nanosheets can cling to body’s most difficult-to-protect contours and keep bacteria at bay
NewsMedical, August 16, 2014
On the frontiers of cyborg science
PhysOrg, August 16, 2014
All healthcare professionals should have secure access to GP record
eHealthNews.eu, August 15, 2014
ActiveProtective airbag belt to protect hips from fractures
Medgadget, August 15, 2014
New drug spurs liver regeneration after surgery
NewsMedical, August 15, 2014
Medtronic’s Attain Performa quadripolar lead and Viva Quad CRT-D now FDA approved
Medgadget, August 15, 2014
Nanodiamond tech lights new path in medical diagnostics
PhysOrg, August 15, 2014
Nasal test developed for human prion disease
Medical News Today, August 15, 2014
Layered thin-film drug delivery system could supply medicine internally for up to a year
Medgadget, August 15, 2014
Stem cells show promise for stroke in pilot study
ScienceDaily, August 14, 2014
Will human factors engineers have a role in medtech’s future?
MDDI, August 14, 2014
Neurons derived from human iPSC and grafted into rats after spinal cord injury produce cells
NewsMedical, August 14, 2014
More and more patients are opting for dental implants, says dentist
NewsMedical, August 14, 2014
Wearable graphene nanoelectronic sensors for disease monitoring
Nano, August 14, 2014
New disposable device may help doctors to monitor post-operative ileus
NewsMedical, August 13, 2014
Improved detection of melanoma with new hand-held device that uses lasers, sound waves for deeper imaging
Medical News Today, August 13, 2014
ElMindA’s Brain Network Activity system for diagnosing brain disorders cleared in U.S.
Medgadget, August 13, 2014
Non-invasive fluorescence imaging of the brain using carbon nanotubes
Medgadget, August 13, 2014
Nerve conduit aids low-level laser therapy in sciatic nerve regeneration
BioOptics World, August 13, 2014
Wearable baby tracker gives new parents peace of mind
Wired, August 12, 2014
SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart with SynHall valves receives FDA approval
NewsMedical, August 12, 2014
Physicists develop an interface to the optical nerve
Nano, August 12, 2014
Graphene droplets open up possibilities for use in drug delivery and disease detection
NewsMedical, August 11, 2014
UH Case Medical Center implants new type of cochlear device in patients with hearing problem
NewsMedical, August 11, 2014
GE expands Vscan’s capabilities with dual ultrasound probes in single handheld device
Medgadget, August 11, 2014
Intellijoint’s hip replacement positioning system cleared in U.S.
Medgadget, August 10, 2014
SensiumVitals could allow for near-constant observation of patients’ vital signs
Gizmag, August 10, 2014

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