A microchip developed by scientists has restored the sight of nine blind people suffering from a degenerative disease after it was inserted into their eyes. The implant, named the Alpha-IMS, is placed under the retina, the inner lining of the eye. The device essentially replaces Continue reading
Weightless, skin-like bandages with microelectronic components, which can be placed on the skin as easily as a temporary tattoo, could pave the way for patient monitoring systems that would avoid the need for bulky equipment.
The ultrathin adhesive patches contain miniature electronic components that Continue reading
Cancer diagnostic tests based on nanoparticles are gaining fast recognition as alternatives to traditional methods. Despite having some drawbacks with regard to sensitivity, the utilization of nanoparticle-based sensors offers many more advantages such as Continue reading
BIOTRONIK, a worldwide leader in manufacturing cardiac medical devices, announced that the innovative new Lumax 540 VR-T DX single-chamber Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator (ICD) and Continue reading
Companies such as SmartPill and Given Imaging (Pillcam) produce capsules the size of vitamin tablets that contain sensors or tiny cameras that collect information as they travel through the gastrointestinal tract before being Continue reading