In vitro testing is the controlled process of testing biological materials outside of the living organism in a synthetic environment set-up within laboratory equipment. Experimenting with tissues in culture can … Continue Reading Microfluid device kept live brain tissue functional for 25 days.
Monitoring the vital signs of a patient is critical to managing their care, however, current approaches are limited in terms of sensing capabilities and sampling rates. The measurement process can … Continue Reading New non-invasive ‘tag’ system measures vital signs with radio waves.
DNA is the primary information storage medium in all living organisms and can be harnessed to act as synthetic cellular memory devices, one such DNA-based system harnessed for many different … Continue Reading The world’s smallest tape recorder is built from microbes.
Prematurely born babies may experience lifelong, debilitating consequences with the underlying mechanisms of this condition not well understood, due in part to the difficulties of experimenting with intact, living human … Continue Reading Researchers successfully develop first ever placenta-on-a-chip.
A team of investigators at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the University of Southern California have developed the first fully implantable micropacemaker designed for use in a fetus with complete … Continue Reading Researchers develop the first fully-implantable micropacemaker designed for fetal use.
An Italian teenager suffering from osteosarcoma has had half his pelvis replaced by a titanium transplant in what medics at Turin’s university hospital centre are stating is a world’s first. Osteosarcoma is … Continue Reading The world’s first titanium hemipelvis transplant has taken place.
Someone wearing a smartwatch can look at a calendar or receive e-mails without having to reach further than their wrist. However, the interaction area offered by the watch face is … Continue Reading iSkin customisable sensors turn skin into a touch-sensitive interaction space for mobile devices.
Nanoengineers at the University of California have tested a temporary tattoo that both extracts and measures the level of glucose in the fluid in between skin cells. This first-ever example … Continue Reading Electronic skin glucose monitor successful in proof-of-concept studies.
For most cancer patients, primary tumours are often not the most deadly. Instead, it is the metastatic tumours – tumours that spread from their original location to other parts of … Continue Reading New MEMS is the first to capture and classify CTC’s by phenotype.
Healthinnovations has designed the following mHealth checklist for Quality Assurance when creating apps or devices. Standardisation within the mHealth sphere is paramount for this sector and must be adhered to, … Continue Reading Healthinnovations QA checklist for mHealth