Medicaldevices

06.13.12
MIT engineers develop glucose-based fuel cell to be used in neural implants
06.13.12

MIT engineers develop glucose-based fuel cell to be used in neural implants

We've seen fuel cells used in a variety of gadgets -- from cars to portable chargers -- and while...

By S. Silbert,   06.13.12
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05.17.12
FCC wants to set aside wireless spectrum for medical body area devices, our hearts are literally aflutter
05.17.12

FCC wants to set aside wireless spectrum for medical body area devices, our hearts are literally aflutter

The FCC has been making a big push towards freeing up the airwaves for medical uses, and it just t...

By J. Fingas,   05.17.12
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07.08.11
Ultrawideband tech could connect your body to doctors, bring Tricorders to the mainstream
07.08.11

Ultrawideband tech could connect your body to doctors, bring Tricorders to the mainstream

The academic paper 'Experimental Characterization of a UWB Channel for Body Area Networks' won'...

By D. Cooper,   07.08.11
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05.17.11
Blood turbine to power your pacemaker, become legendary band name
05.17.11

Blood turbine to power your pacemaker, become legendary band name

Why bother with risky battery-changing surgical operations when your own cardiovascular system can p...

By S. Buckley,   05.17.11
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02.10.11
Brain-controlled robot arm kicks off new FDA program to speed up approval of medical devices
02.10.11

Brain-controlled robot arm kicks off new FDA program to speed up approval of medical devices

As we've seen, the FDA approval process for medical devices and other gadgets can be a long one, b...

By D. Melanson,   02.10.11
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01.03.11
iPhonECG turns your iPhone 4 into an affordable cardiac event monitor
01.03.11

iPhonECG turns your iPhone 4 into an affordable cardiac event monitor

Quick -- you're watching House, M.D. with a friend and he suddenly complains of lightheadedness and...

By M. Terretta,   01.03.11
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04.10.09
Wearable blood pressure monitor: portable and fashionable
04.10.09

Wearable blood pressure monitor: portable and fashionable

We've seen some wild ideas when it comes to blood pressure -- including, yes, underpants -- but thi...

By L. Dziuban,   04.10.09
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10.31.07
Wireless ECG patch developed
10.31.07

Wireless ECG patch developed

There's nothing fun about wearing a medical device on your person 24/7, so Belgian nanotech special...

By Evan Blass,   10.31.07
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07.14.06
Eyedrop robot at high-tech medical devices expo
07.14.06

Eyedrop robot at high-tech medical devices expo

A smorgasbord of new medical devices are on display through tomorrow at the International Modern Hos...

By D. Murph,   07.14.06
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