3D-Printed Living Skin with Blood Vessels [video]

3D-Printed Living Skin with Blood Vessels [video]

Advances in 3D printing technology play significant roles in medical development. Because 3D-printed custom prosthetics are significantly less expensive and faster to fabricate than conventional aids, for example, more families can afford to replace prosthetics for...
Pocket-Sized Ultrasound Now Wireless [video]

Pocket-Sized Ultrasound Now Wireless [video]

Mobile ultrasound scanners continue to get smaller and more powerful. Butterfly Network has a wired scanner that connects to a smartphone or tablet. We covered Healcerion’s Sonon 300L wireless handheld model’s FDA clearance. We also wrote about the Clarius...
Wearable Assesses Real-Time Occupational Air Quality

Wearable Assesses Real-Time Occupational Air Quality

Breathing harmful chemicals, vapors, or particles is never a great idea, but certain occupations frequently put workers in air-quality harm’s way. Firefighters, for example, routinely enter areas with unknown and potentially dangerous substances in the air....
Remote Tremor Monitoring for Parkinson’s Disease

Remote Tremor Monitoring for Parkinson’s Disease

Neurologists monitor Parkinson’s Disease patient tremors with an in-office task-based Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS) to manage and treat the progressive disease. Unfortunately, as is the case with blood pressure measurements and other variable...