Energy Harvesting Implant Can Heal Tendons Faster

Energy Harvesting Implant Can Heal Tendons Faster

Researchers in Ireland have developed an implantable device that accelerates the healing of damaged tendons. Engineers at CÚRAM, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Medical Devices based at National Univerity of Ireland in Galway, studied how the...
Smart Heart Patch Cleared for Sale in Europe

Smart Heart Patch Cleared for Sale in Europe

We’ve been covering wearable ECG devices since 2014 when Alfred Poor wrote about the Zio XT Service ECG patch monitor. Among other developments in ECG, in 2019 we noted VivaQuant‘s RX-1 Rhythm Express wearable arrhythmia device. More recently I had hands on...
3D Printing Creates Living Brain Tumors [video]

3D Printing Creates Living Brain Tumors [video]

Three-dimensional (3D) printing has come a long way from fabricating tiny dinosaur figures . We’ve written about 3D-printed tissues that speed bone healing, 3D-printed organs, 3D-printed living skin with blood vessels, and much more. Taking “much...