3D Printed Microscope [video]

3D Printed Microscope [video]

New 3D-printed devices continue to amaze us. The earliest 3-D printed medical devices were rudimentary prosthetics. More recent (and mind-blowing) applications include living skin complete with blood vessels developed at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Center for...
FDA OKs Digital Attention Treatment Game for ADHD

FDA OKs Digital Attention Treatment Game for ADHD

UPDATE June 22, 2020: Last week, the FDA cleared a prescription-only version of the game, EndeavorRx. This marks the first time that a game-based digital therapeutic has been cleared by the agency. The FDA issued the COVID-19 Enforcement Policy for Digital Health...
Brain-Computer Interface Restores Touch [video]

Brain-Computer Interface Restores Touch [video]

Researchers at Battelle and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center published a study that documented a brain-computer interface (BCI) breakthrough. We’ve written about BCI multiple in multiple articles. Most of the research with BCI centers on training...
Woven T-Shirt Sensors Monitor Vital Signs

Woven T-Shirt Sensors Monitor Vital Signs

Smart fabrics may change the way we dress. In the future, apparel manufacturers may be able to incorporate any digital health wearable function in their garments (with the possible exception of displays). Smart fabric is a familiar topic. We wrote about work at The...
Smart Patch May Reduce Diabetes Risk

Smart Patch May Reduce Diabetes Risk

It may seem that all health and medical tech R&D in the world right now is focused on COVID-19, but groups dedicated to other specific diseases and medical conditions are still hard at work. Major chronic diseases threaten the health, quality of life, and finances...
Curvy Smartwatch Has No Buttons [video]

Curvy Smartwatch Has No Buttons [video]

Wrist-worn devices including smartwatches and wristbands continue to lead the wearables market. According to the latest IDC Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker report for the last quarter of 2019, Huami, the Chinese wearable company that makes the Mi Band for...