Category Archives: Medical Devices

Quadriplegic Man Feeding, Scratching Himself for First Time in Years

At Case Western University a quadriplegic man was able to move his right arm. Electrodes arrays were implanted to read signals from his motor cortex of his brain. The patient’s thought to move his hand and a computer analyzed it

Quadriplegic Man Feeding, Scratching Himself for First Time in Years

At Case Western University a quadriplegic man was able to move his right arm. Electrodes arrays were implanted to read signals from his motor cortex of his brain. The patient’s thought to move his hand and a computer analyzed it

Can a Smartphone App Helps Spot A Fib

An MIT tech company, Cardiio has developed an app designed to spot a. fib. The app uses smartphone’s camera to measure hear rate by noticing slight changes in skin tone.  The app is not yet available to the public. The

Can a Smartphone App Helps Spot A Fib

An MIT tech company, Cardiio has developed an app designed to spot a. fib. The app uses smartphone’s camera to measure hear rate by noticing slight changes in skin tone.  The app is not yet available to the public. The

Mabu the Personal Healthcare Assistant

When I first started third year, during my ambulatory rotation I saw a man who was in his 90s who was extremely noncompliant. I remember that he thought it was extremely helpful when I programmed medication alarms into this phone.

Mabu the Personal Healthcare Assistant

When I first started third year, during my ambulatory rotation I saw a man who was in his 90s who was extremely noncompliant. I remember that he thought it was extremely helpful when I programmed medication alarms into this phone.

A Look into the Gut

In June 2016 scientists implanted a transparent graphene sensor with a customized abdominal window for simultaneous optical and electrical recording of the enteric nervous system in mice in vivo. This use of technology to learn more about the ENS is

A Look into the Gut

In June 2016 scientists implanted a transparent graphene sensor with a customized abdominal window for simultaneous optical and electrical recording of the enteric nervous system in mice in vivo. This use of technology to learn more about the ENS is

Technology to watch in women’s health

This article presents five different technologies that are up and coming and could significantly impact the delivery of health care to women. The new technologies are: needle-free breast reconstruction, a diagnostic for endometriosis, uber-like delivery of birth control, an at-home

Technology to watch in women’s health

This article presents five different technologies that are up and coming and could significantly impact the delivery of health care to women. The new technologies are: needle-free breast reconstruction, a diagnostic for endometriosis, uber-like delivery of birth control, an at-home

Heart rate monitor headphones!

Gift idea for the exercise enthusiast on your list!  These headphones use an optical light emitter and sensor to detect variable blood flow through the ear of the skin to determine heart rate and calculate VO2 max.  The headphones also

Heart rate monitor headphones!

Gift idea for the exercise enthusiast on your list!  These headphones use an optical light emitter and sensor to detect variable blood flow through the ear of the skin to determine heart rate and calculate VO2 max.  The headphones also

Detecting drug allergies before they occur?

Having recently completed a rotation on the Allergy and Immunology service I was interested in learning about a new device designed to detect in vitro allergic reactions to beta-lactam antibiotics.  While this device is able to deliver cheaper and faster

Detecting drug allergies before they occur?

Having recently completed a rotation on the Allergy and Immunology service I was interested in learning about a new device designed to detect in vitro allergic reactions to beta-lactam antibiotics.  While this device is able to deliver cheaper and faster