October 13, 2016 10:14 am
While the idea of reprocessing a medical device seems simple, there are various factors that can prevent a device from being cleansed and sterilized thoroughly.
October 12, 2016 2:49 pm
FDA guidelines examines how humans interact with devices – how a person’s cognitive and physical functions tie in and what the limitations of device design might be.
October 12, 2016 10:44 am
Soft robots, powered by muscle-like actuators, are designed to be used on the human body in order to help people move.
October 11, 2016 3:33 pm
Members of the U.S. Special Forces, specifically the Navy SEALs, have shown positive early results after a two-month, ongoing trial of a chronic pain management device.
October 11, 2016 10:18 am
The device has the ability to assess the efficacy of many different drug compounds at once.
October 10, 2016 1:16 pm
Decreased burden on the health care system and a higher quality of life for patients likely offset higher initial costs of amputation and prosthetic intervention.
October 10, 2016 2:00 pm
A Department of Chemistry team at the U.K.'s University of Warwick invented a device that makes 2-D mass spectrometry—an effective process for analyzing and sequencing proteins—widely accessible for the first time.
October 10, 2016 6:34 am
Flexible plates enable better image quality without increased compression force. One can also choose to be satisfied with existing image quality and in that case reduce the compression force and the pain.
October 10, 2016 7:00 am
Revised guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force in 2012 advised against PSA-based screening for prostate cancer, but a review of electronic medical records showed that the conclusion did not discourage the number of tests ordered.
October 10, 2016 10:15 am
Droplets could pave the way for highly efficient lab-on-a-chip devices with future applications in drug discovery and clinical diagnostics.