Category Archives: Wearables

Detecting lung cancer in the patients breath

The University of Louisville is developing a microchip able to detect elevated compounds in the breath of patients with lung cancer. Covalent bonds between cancer related compounds and the microchip crease specific masses that may be able to alert health

Detecting lung cancer in the patients breath

The University of Louisville is developing a microchip able to detect elevated compounds in the breath of patients with lung cancer. Covalent bonds between cancer related compounds and the microchip crease specific masses that may be able to alert health

Intestinal biosensor modeled after tapeworm

The University of Nebraska has developed a biosensor that can be swallowed and latched into the small intestine without an invasive procedure.  The device was inspired by a tape worm in its size and ability to latch onto mucosa. Full

Intestinal biosensor modeled after tapeworm

The University of Nebraska has developed a biosensor that can be swallowed and latched into the small intestine without an invasive procedure.  The device was inspired by a tape worm in its size and ability to latch onto mucosa. Full

Wearable, mobile monitor to detect cancers of multiple types

The Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer  Center of New York has developed a mobile device capable of detecting cancer biomarkers in patients.  The goals of this piece of technology is to avoid excessive tissue biopsies in patients concerned for, or with

Wearable, mobile monitor to detect cancers of multiple types

The Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer  Center of New York has developed a mobile device capable of detecting cancer biomarkers in patients.  The goals of this piece of technology is to avoid excessive tissue biopsies in patients concerned for, or with

Mobile head device able to detect stoke in patients

Cerebrotech of Pleasanton, CA developed the volumetric impedance phase-shift spectroscopy (VIPS) machine able to detect both occlusive and hemorrhagic strokes. This device is a mobile machine placed on the head to detect disturbances in flow and perfusion to the brain.

Mobile head device able to detect stoke in patients

Cerebrotech of Pleasanton, CA developed the volumetric impedance phase-shift spectroscopy (VIPS) machine able to detect both occlusive and hemorrhagic strokes. This device is a mobile machine placed on the head to detect disturbances in flow and perfusion to the brain.

Flexible oxygen sensors to improve efficacy of tissue and organ transplant

A UC Berkeley lab developed a flexible oximeter capable of measuring blood oxygen levels of various tissue types.  Implications of such technology are especially optimistic in the field of transplant medicine and skin graft procedures. Full article: https://aabme-cms.herokuapp.com/posts/oxygen-mapping-sensor-could-improve-organ-transplants-skin-grafts

Flexible oxygen sensors to improve efficacy of tissue and organ transplant

A UC Berkeley lab developed a flexible oximeter capable of measuring blood oxygen levels of various tissue types.  Implications of such technology are especially optimistic in the field of transplant medicine and skin graft procedures. Full article: https://aabme-cms.herokuapp.com/posts/oxygen-mapping-sensor-could-improve-organ-transplants-skin-grafts

Soft robotic sleeve to avoid carpel tunnel progression

ASU Polytechnic School has developed a glove which senses and corrects wrist movements contributing to carpel tunnel syndrome.  This technology utilizes robotic sensors and balloon actuators to keep the join in optimal alignment to prevent this common issue. Full article:

Soft robotic sleeve to avoid carpel tunnel progression

ASU Polytechnic School has developed a glove which senses and corrects wrist movements contributing to carpel tunnel syndrome.  This technology utilizes robotic sensors and balloon actuators to keep the join in optimal alignment to prevent this common issue. Full article:

Implantable device to avoid invasive surgeries for infants born with esophageal atresia

The Boston Children’s Hospital has developed an implantable device capable of stretching to close the disparity in children born with esophageal atresia.  The development of this implant avoids the alternative invasive procedure which requires children to be sedated and on

Implantable device to avoid invasive surgeries for infants born with esophageal atresia

The Boston Children’s Hospital has developed an implantable device capable of stretching to close the disparity in children born with esophageal atresia.  The development of this implant avoids the alternative invasive procedure which requires children to be sedated and on