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Medical technology news: Feb. 5-12

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, February 05, 2016
Updated: 24 hours ago

Medical technology news: Feb. 5-12

Tiny gadget to measure GI gas

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/pill-measures-gut-gas

Short, free item, image, link from Sci. news

New type of exoskeleton for paraplegics

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/02/new-exoskeleton-suit-uc-berkeley-helps-paraplegics-walk?et_cid=5100479&et_rid=54713780&type=headline&et_cid=5100479&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.rdmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f02%2fnew-exoskeleton-suit-uc-berkeley-helps-paraplegics-walk%3fet_cid%3d5100479%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26type%3dheadline

Complete, free report from R&D mag.

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Midwinter tech: Jan. 28-Feb. 4

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 28, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Midwinter tech: Jan. 28-Feb. 4

The nervous system

Brain neuron repair

http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1741-2560/13/1/016019/pdf

Complete, free report, images, linked citations from J. neural eng.

Rapid brain decoding

http://hsnewsbeat.uw.edu/story/scientists-decode-brain-signals-nearly-speed-perception

Press release, images from U. Wash.

Diagnostic devices

Faster, cheaper cystic fibrosis diagnosis

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2016/02/better-cystic-fibrosis-test-invented?et_cid=5090201&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5090201&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.biosciencetechnology.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f02%2fbetter-cystic-fibrosis-test-invented%3fet_cid%3d5090201%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Complete, free report from Biosci. tech.

Wearable sensor monitors sweat chemistry

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/wearable-sweat-sensor-paves-way-for-real-time-analysis-of-body-chemistry/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20160129

Full, free essay, video, links from Sci. Am.

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The latest tech news: Jan. 21-28

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 21, 2016
Updated: Monday, January 25, 2016
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Winter tech: Jan. 14-21

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 14, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Winter tech: Jan. 14-21

Will the spermbot cure male infertility?

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/01/watch-spermbot-swim?et_cid=5056103&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Full, free essay, video from R&D mag.

What's new with the  development of bionic eyes?

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-stock-spotlight-eyes-20150316-story.html

Full, free story from LA times

Coil implants help with COPD

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2016/01/implanted-coils-help-some-lung-disease-patients-study-says-0?et_cid=5054161&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Complete, free report, image from Biosci. tech.

Snooping in others' medical records can make you rich

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-data-brokers-make-money-off-your-medical-records/?WT.mc_id=SA_HLTH_20160119

Full, free article from Sci. Am.

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Med. tech. for the New Year: Jan. 6-13

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, January 06, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, January 12, 2016
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Technology lately: Dec. 17-Jan. 5

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, December 17, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Technology lately: Dec. 17-Jan. 5

Med tech. to think about

FDA: no more ban on blood donation from gay men

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/fda-overturns-a-30-year-ban-on-blood-donations-by-gay-men/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20151222

Short, free item from Sci. Am.

Instruments

Bionic eye implanted, works

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/01/uk-woman-receives-bionic-eye-reads-time-0?et_cid=5039654&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item from R&D mag.

Turn your smartphone into a 3-D scanner!

https://news.brown.edu/articles/2015/12/3dscan

Press release, images from Brown U.

Stretchable, wearable heart monitor

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/healthcare/biotech/healthcare/wearable-stretchable-memory-device-to-monitor-heart-rate/articleshow/50427423.cms

Full, free essay from The econ. times

Bowel-on-a-chip for IBD treatment

http://www.rdmag.com/articles/2015/12/gut-chip-holds-clues-treating-inflammatory-bowel-diseases?et_cid=5005421&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report, link, image from R&D Mag.

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Amazing medicine: Dec. 8-16

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, December 09, 2015
Updated: Monday, December 14, 2015

Amazing medicine: Dec. 8-16

Physical therapy recruits stem cells to injury site

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/44605/title/Cellular-Rehab/

Full, free essay, images, links references, links from The Scientist

Mortality rate changes: Alzheimer and more

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db229.pdf

Complete, free report, charts, linked citations from NCHS Data

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Contemporary medicine: Nov. 25-Dec. 8

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Updated: Monday, November 30, 2015

Contemporary medicine: Nov. 25-Dec. 8

Australian undergrads develop virus detector

http://www.upworthy.com/an-invention-from-these-college-kids-could-help-diagnose-diseases-earlier-than-ever?c=upw1&u=976fe28b526922e63b62b6e2751bfb8c57402a4a

Complete, free report, images, video from The Upworthiest

Restoring vision

http://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=79802

Full, free video from NSF

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Med. tech recently: Nov. 18-Dec. 3

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, November 19, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Med. tech recently: Nov. 18-Nov. 25

Thanks to 'net detective Heiko-Gary Heisermann

Interventions by MD

Is the best cardiologist always the best

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/22/opinion/sunday/are-good-doctors-bad-for-your-health.html?mabReward=CTM&moduleDetail=recommendations-1&action=click&contentCollection=OpinionĀ®ion=Footer&module=WhatsNext&version=WhatsNext&contentID=WhatsNext&src=recg&pgtype=article&_r=0

Complete, free report, links from NY Times

Born with no larynx, respiratory tree blocked--boy ok

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/11/born-no-voice-low-odds-boy-talks-new-voice-box-0?et_cid=4958821&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free story from Biosci. Tech.

Gizmos and stuff

Taking the nanoparticles out of the blood

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/11/electric-fields-remove-nanoparticles-blood-ease?et_cid=4958478&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from R&D Mag.

How do smart biogels work inside the body?

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/11/intelligent-gel-attacks-cancer?et_cid=4953873&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Complete, free report from Drug discov. & develop.

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Tech news for you: Nov. 11-18

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, November 12, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Tech news for you: Nov. 11-18

Old tech

Mandan medicine man

http://www.fasebj.org/content/29/10.cover-expansion

Cover of newest FASEB J

Old-fashioned, bad bariatric surgery

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/44349/title/Deadly-Bariatrics--1960s-and--70s/

Complete, free report, image from The Scientist

New tech

Phlebotomists: Variations from blood drop to blood drop

http://www.rdmag.com/videos/2015/11/blood-test-results-vary-drop-drop-finger-prick-tests?et_cid=4948782&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report, video from R&D Mag.

The anti-Ebola "moon suit"

http://www.scientificamerican.com/video/working-in-an-ebola-protection-suit/?WT.mc_id=SA_HLTH_20151117

Free video from Sci. Am.

Great American smokeout: Nov. 19

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6444a1.htm?s_cid=mm6444a1_e

Free announcement, links from MMWR

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