Posts Tagged Invention

Fighting Bacteria Infection using Wireless Electroceutical Dressing

A new type of surgical dressing might provide a better resistant to bacterial infection and combat antibiotic resistance by using weak electric fields. “Drug resistance in bacteria is a major threat and antibiotic-resistant biofilm infections are estimated to account for at least 75 percent of bacterial infections in […]

Read more

The Potential of Biological Solar Cell

Medical Engineers blog

What if dirty water can be the main source of energy? Seokheun Choi is the leader of the research to convert dirty bacteria into clean energy at Binghampton University, United States by using a solar cell (micro-BSC). So, lets found out the development of this project. The […]

Read more

The Most Advanced Microscope of Our Generation

Medical Engineers' blog

Scientists of Oldenburg University utilises a new type of ‘robotic microscope’ to automatically record, scan, and document fine tissue sample. For Prof. Dr. Henrik Mouritsen, a neurobiologist and main user of the microscope, “the sample is automatically digitised, therefore it can be used years later without any […]

Read more

Why is a Robot the Future of Medical Rehabilitation?

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University is undertaking a study to improve the physical rehabilitation process by personalising the robot interaction with the human. For Dr. Shelly Levy-Tzedek, head of the Cognition, Aging, and Rehabilitation lab focuses her research on the use of robots for rehabilitation patients. The motivation of […]

Read more

Finding a Cure for Dementia with Google Street View

Medical Engineers' blog

With the help of Google, Anne-Christine Hertz invented a prototype device called BikeAround; a device that pairs stationery bike with Google Street View to combat dementia. Based on the data gathered by Alzheimer’s Society, “there are 850,000 people with dementia and the number will rise to over […]

Read more

Virtual Reality is Disrupting the Manufacturing Industry

Medical Engineers' blog

A virtual reality system can change the future of manufacturing jobs. A team of researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) is currently developing a VR system for Oculus Rift headset that allows manufacturing workers to teleoperate using a Baxter humanoid model robot. The […]

Read more

Nintendo’s Wii is the Answer to Improve the Health of Patients with Parkinson

Medical Engineers' blog

The new research is currently underway to utilise Nintendo’s Wii game console as the solution to help people with Parkinson disease to improve their movements and speech. Researchers will ask the participants to stand on a balance board and move a cursor to a specific target, therefore […]

Read more

The Viability of Drones as the Future of Medical Devices

Drone technology might be the solution to transport blood supplies to uncharted location during an emergency situation. Based on the study conducted by John Hopkins, ‘transport drones can safely deliver large bags of red blood cells, blood plasma, or platelets’ (Tantibanchachai, 2017). In addition, the study might […]

Read more

The Rise of Breathable Devices

The latest medical devices and diagnostics news from Medical Engineers

Despite the popularity of wearable devices in the recent years for health monitoring process, the ultrathin films and rubber sheets might have a lack of breathability and not safe for long term use. Therefore,  a group of Japanese scientists are developing a very light and thin hypo-allergic […]

Read more

Biosensors Contact Lenses: The Future of Health Diagnostics

Integrating biosensors to contact lenses might seems impossible but not for the research team at Oregon State University. The integration may help us to track pharmacokinetics and non-invasive glucose testing. We may be familiar with the traditional technique of glucose testing by injecting a small needle into […]

Read more
Page 1 of 212