Research and Development (R&D)
Aug 14, 2014
Philips Healthcare has partnered with Accenture and brain-computer interface manufacturer Emotiv on a proof of concept that uses wearable technology to enable...
Jul 21, 2014
Avinent's Google Glass app assists dental surgeons through an implant procedure. Barcelona, Spain-based R&D firm Avinent, in partnership with the...
Jul 16, 2014
Clinicians and doctors take note. When it comes to honesty in disclosure, patients prefer a computer-simulated human to the real thing. According to a first-of...
May 30, 2014
Dean Kamen doesn't sleep much. It's seven in the morning right now–he got home after midnight the previous night after getting off a plane from Colorado...
May 29, 2014
This week Samsung put out a call to innovative startups to join it in creating the next-generation of wearable platforms for digital health. The company has...
May 12, 2014
  Let's face facts: As cool as 3-D printing is, there's a lot of hyperbole to sort through. If you believe everything you hear, 3-D printing is going to...
May 12, 2014
Organ Repair, Not Replacement Fully implantable 3-D printed organs may be a long way off but researchers are already taking steps in that direction. But...
May 09, 2014
FDA will allow marketing of the DEKA Arm System, the first prosthetic arm that can perform multiple, simultaneous powered movements controlled by electrical...
Apr 21, 2014
The Hemosep incorporates several 3-D printed components. [image source: Statasys] Brightwak Ltd, makers of the Hemosep, a blood recycling machine for...
Mar 28, 2014
The Molecular and Clinical Genetics Panel of FDA's Medical Device Advisory Committee has recommended approval of the Cologuard, a home-based, noninvasive...