R&D Digest
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...
Jul 11, 2014
Doctors at Spain's Hospital Perpetuo Socorro (Perpetual Help Hospital), in collaboration with the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC), have found...
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 22, 2014
    Wireless power would enable implants to be many times smaller (right) than their current counterparts (left). Image credit: Stanford...
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...
Apr 24, 2014
Researchers from flexible electronics startup MC10 in conjunction with researchers at Seoul National University in South Korea have demonstrated that patient...
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...