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Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Medical Device Powered by Game Boy Advance
A Twitter user found himself perplexed today when he opened an older electrocardiogram measurement instrument and found the components belonged to a Game Boy Advance. The instrument is made by German company Medical Imaging Electronics and uses a wave produced by the ECG to electronically...
September 25, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Titan Medical and Florida Hospital Nicholson Center Announce the World’s First Installation of Sport Surgical System
TORONTO, ON–(Marketwired – September 18, 2017) – Titan Medical Inc. (“Titan” or the “Company”) (TSX: TMD)(OTCQB: TITXF), a medical device company focused on the design, development and commercialization of a robotic surgical system for application in minimally invasive surgery (MIS), and Florida Hospital Nicholson Center...
September 20, 2017
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
When disaster strikes, this Irish-based team Med3DP prints 3D medical devices
For more than a decade now, 3D printing as a concept has promised a revolution in everything from construction to food production but, on the surface, you might think things haven’t changed much. This couldn’t be further from the case, however, particularly in...
September 20, 2017
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Medical Device Designed by Student Wins Fast Company Award
A student-designed medical device to diagnose pneumonia has been named the winner of the student category of Fast Company‘s 2017 Innovation by Design Awards. The device, called Tabla, was created by Adam Rao, a medical student at UCSF and a student in the UC Berkeley/UCSF...
September 14, 2017
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
$35M Grant Provides Texas A&M to Develop Cutting Edge Tech for Underserved Populations
Backed by a $35 million federal grant, Texas A&M University System is leading a group of academic partners, private companies and federal agencies in a quest to develop cutting-edge, affordable technologies for underserved populations suffering from diabetes and heart disease. The prestigious award...
September 13, 2017
Imaging Visualization & Navigation
Robotics and Virtual Reality Will Dominate These 3 Medical Niches First
We’re no stranger to robotics in the medical field. Robot-assisted surgery is becoming more and more common. Many training programs are starting to include robotic and virtual reality scenarios to provide hands-on training for students without putting patients at risk. With all of...
September 13, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Medical First: Robot Operates Inside Human Eye
In a medical first, surgeons have used a robot to operate inside the human eye, greatly improving the accuracy of a delicate surgery to remove fine membrane growth on the retina. Such growth distorts vision and, if left unchecked, can lead to blindness in the...
September 12, 2017
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Australian Government Invests AU$13 Million into MedTech
The Australian government has announced that it is investing AU$13.3 million into medical technologies to help people living with severe mobility issues and chronic back pain. The AU$500 million Biomedical Translation Fund (BTF) will invest AU$5 million into Rex Bionics for the development...
September 12, 2017
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Warning from FDA: St. Jude Pacemaker Vulnerable to Hackers
When Vice President Dick Cheney asked his cardiologist to replace his WiFi-connected pacemaker with one without internet capability in 2007, assassination through medical device hacking seemed far-fetched. But this week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that almost half a million pacemakers made by Abbott are vulnerable to hackers. The...
September 7, 2017
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