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Biotech: Healing One Cell at a Time
Research into tissue and organ engineering using inkjet printers and 3D scaffolds has an undeniable sci-fi quality to...
AT&T, Vitality offer wireless pill caps
AT&T announced that it will be partnering with Vitality to sell Vitality GlowCaps on Amazon.com. The AT&T...
Experiments test if implant can block sleep apnea
Scientists are beginning to test if an implanted pacemaker-like device might help certain sleep apnea sufferers...
Web Exclusive: FDA Approves Surgical Instrument Tracking Tool
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a radio-frequency identification tool that tracks instruments and...
Medical device makers pan FDA proposals
  Proposed changes to the U.S. system for regulating medical devices are more objectionable to the industry...
Wireless sensor watches blood sugar for diabetics
Researchers have developed an implantable device that measures blood sugar continuously and transmits the information...
Tiny eye telescope brings back a world of sight
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment that could help millions of older adults who are nearly...
Mirador Biomedical seeks to prevent hospital errors with simple digital sensor
Seattle-based Mirador Biomedical company has developed a low-cost pressure sensor designed to be incorporated into a...
Machine pulls cholesterol out of blood
Changing diet and exercise habits to combat high cholesterol doesn’t work for everyone. That’s why some...
How Noise Can Cost Your Hospital
Since technology is often blamed for the increase in hospital noise over the last few decades, I’m curious about...