Researchers at the University of Louisville attempt to copy a sick patient's heart with the patient's own fat cells, using a 3D printer to create a "bioficial" heart.
Check out this video from Wearable Intelligence about its Google Glass emergency room application, which Boston's Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center is using in a pilot program.
Check out Altitute Medical's smart sanitizer dispenser, designed to be installed within the door handle itself.
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Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, a surgeon turned billionaire entrepreneur, describes his philanthropic mission in creating an inexpensive hearing aid that uses a simple smart phone app.
The newly FDA-approved Cefaly headband is the 1st device on the U.S. market indicated for preventive treatment of migraine pain.
Researchers supported by the National Institutes of Health are launching a clinical trial to test a device that uses nervous system stimuli to rewire parts of the brain, in hopes of significantly reducing or removing tinnitus, a persistent buzzing or ringing sound in the ears in the absence of any real sound.
The small clinical trial, which is recruiting volunteers, is being conducted at four centers through a cooperative agreement with MicroTransponder, Inc., a medical device company based in Dallas.
The Reveal monitor uses the Carelink network to allow physicians to monitor patients from afar. The device is "80% smaller than other ICMs" with a profile about one-third the size of an AAA battery, Medtronic said.
This video from New Scientist shows how researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne used electrodes implanted int the ulnar and median nerve bundles to restore an amputee's sense of touch.