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3D Printing for Orthopedic and Dental Implants

3D printing can now be used for orthopedic and dental implants, crowns, bridges, and metal bridges. This new technology hopes to expand into organ transplants in the near future. Full article: https://www.medicalplasticsnews.com/news/technology/press-print-3d-printing-to-disrupt-implants-industry/

3D Printing for Orthopedic and Dental Implants

3D printing can now be used for orthopedic and dental implants, crowns, bridges, and metal bridges. This new technology hopes to expand into organ transplants in the near future. Full article: https://www.medicalplasticsnews.com/news/technology/press-print-3d-printing-to-disrupt-implants-industry/

No more finger pricks for diabetes patients?

Researchers at MIT are using spectroscopy to measure blood glucose levels. They developed a device that passes a laser over the skin that measures different wavelengths associated with glucose in the blood and can be used to calculate glucose levels

No more finger pricks for diabetes patients?

Researchers at MIT are using spectroscopy to measure blood glucose levels. They developed a device that passes a laser over the skin that measures different wavelengths associated with glucose in the blood and can be used to calculate glucose levels

Can Amazon’s Alexa tell when you are sick?

Amazon recently purchased a patent to allow their Alexa echo device to recognize voice changes when someone is feeling sick or even different emotions. If Alexa detects that the user has a sore throat, for example, an order of cough

Can Amazon’s Alexa tell when you are sick?

Amazon recently purchased a patent to allow their Alexa echo device to recognize voice changes when someone is feeling sick or even different emotions. If Alexa detects that the user has a sore throat, for example, an order of cough

Abandonment of Personal Health Tracking Devices

As the popularity of personal health tracking devices grows, there has also been an increase in the number of said devices being resold on craigslist. A study by Columbia University investigated the reasons for these resales and found that most

Abandonment of Personal Health Tracking Devices

As the popularity of personal health tracking devices grows, there has also been an increase in the number of said devices being resold on craigslist. A study by Columbia University investigated the reasons for these resales and found that most

Heart Rate and Energy Expenditure Accuracy in Wrist Worn Devices

The journal of personalized medicine published a study in 2017 that compared the accuracy of heart rate and energy expenditure measurements in 7 wrist worn devices, including the Apple Watch, Basis Peak, Fitbit Surge, Microsoft Band, Mio Alpha 2, PulseOn,

Heart Rate and Energy Expenditure Accuracy in Wrist Worn Devices

The journal of personalized medicine published a study in 2017 that compared the accuracy of heart rate and energy expenditure measurements in 7 wrist worn devices, including the Apple Watch, Basis Peak, Fitbit Surge, Microsoft Band, Mio Alpha 2, PulseOn,