Medical http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8212/more en Breathing Device for Premature Infants Targets Needy Countries http://machinedesign.com/news/breathing-device-premature-infants-targets-needy-countries <div class="node-body article-body">A pair from Western Michigan University invents a simple device for infant respiration treatment in underdeveloped countries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/breathing-device-premature-infants-targets-needy-countries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/breathing-device-premature-infants-targets-needy-countries#comments Technologies Medical News Tue, 04 Aug 2015 14:31:00 +0000 50891 at http://machinedesign.com Medical Prototyping and Low-volume Manufacturing http://machinedesign.com/medical/medical-prototyping-and-low-volume-manufacturing <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Proto Labs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What should I look for in a prototyping or low-volume manufacturer? How do you determine if a company in streamlined for quick-turn production? Do I need to find a...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/medical-prototyping-and-low-volume-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/medical-prototyping-and-low-volume-manufacturing#comments 3D Printing Design FAQs Medical Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:20:00 +0000 50571 at http://machinedesign.com Reduce Regulatory Delays by Formalizing Design Control Processes http://machinedesign.com/medical/reduce-regulatory-delays-formalizing-design-control-processes <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Arena Solutions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The medical device industry stands at the crossroads between innovation and increased regulation. The lack of formal Design History Files (DHF) and Device Master Records (DMR) is one of the most...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/reduce-regulatory-delays-formalizing-design-control-processes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/reduce-regulatory-delays-formalizing-design-control-processes#comments Medical White Papers Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:06:00 +0000 50561 at http://machinedesign.com Assisting an Aging Population: Designing Medical Devices with Force Sensing Technology http://machinedesign.com/medical/assisting-aging-population-designing-medical-devices-force-sensing-technology <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Tekscan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the geriatric population on the rise, design engineers are challenged with designing responsive, noninvasive, user-friendly medical devices that cater to the needs of...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/assisting-aging-population-designing-medical-devices-force-sensing-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/assisting-aging-population-designing-medical-devices-force-sensing-technology#comments Medical White Papers Thu, 23 Jul 2015 21:34:00 +0000 50331 at http://machinedesign.com Hydrogel Advances 3D Printing of Cartilaginous Parts http://machinedesign.com/materials/hydrogel-advances-3d-printing-cartilaginous-parts <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A team of professors from MIT, Columbia, and Duke developed a tough new hydrogel that will take 3D printing of intricate, load-bearing body parts to the next level.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/materials/hydrogel-advances-3d-printing-cartilaginous-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/materials/hydrogel-advances-3d-printing-cartilaginous-parts#comments 3D Printing Medical Materials News Wed, 15 Jul 2015 13:51:00 +0000 50351 at http://machinedesign.com <p>1. Interpenetrating matrices make this hydrogel&nbsp;tough; it doesn&#39;t snap,&nbsp;even when it is&nbsp;stretched to 5 times its original length.&nbsp;</p> Injectable Mesh Offers Less-Invasive Method of Brain Study http://machinedesign.com/medical/injectable-mesh-offers-less-invasive-method-brain-study <div class="node-body article-body">Harvard scientists are investigating an injectable mesh for reading and sending electrical signals to neurons. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/injectable-mesh-offers-less-invasive-method-brain-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/injectable-mesh-offers-less-invasive-method-brain-study#comments Medical Sensors News Wed, 15 Jul 2015 13:34:00 +0000 50341 at http://machinedesign.com <p>1. A silk mesh with electronic components is injected into the brain. It then unfurls to interact with neurons.&nbsp;</p> Rounding Up the Latest Linear Guides http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/rounding-latest-linear-guides <div class="field-deck"> Linear guides are used with everything from drawers and cabinets to automation and assembly lines. Here is a roundup of the latest models to hit the market. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Linear guides are used with everything from drawers and cabinets to automation and assembly lines. Here is a roundup of the latest models to hit the market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/rounding-latest-linear-guides" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/rounding-latest-linear-guides#comments Medical Packaging Linear Motion Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:48:00 +0000 50001 at http://machinedesign.com Placenta-on-a-Chip lets Researchers Better Understand Pregnancy http://machinedesign.com/medical/placenta-chip-lets-researchers-better-understand-pregnancy <div class="node-body article-body">A placenta-on-a chip mimics the structure and function of the placenta on a microscopic scale, including the transfer of nutrients from the mother to the fetus.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/placenta-chip-lets-researchers-better-understand-pregnancy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/placenta-chip-lets-researchers-better-understand-pregnancy#comments Medical News Tue, 23 Jun 2015 21:06:00 +0000 49811 at http://machinedesign.com Smart Bandage Detects Bed Sores Before They Are Visible http://machinedesign.com/medical/smart-bandage-detects-bed-sores-they-are-visible <div class="node-body article-body">A new type of bandage detects wounds rather than protects them, and could help doctors treat and cure bed sores before they break the skin and get infected.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/smart-bandage-detects-bed-sores-they-are-visible" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/smart-bandage-detects-bed-sores-they-are-visible#comments Medical Fri, 19 Jun 2015 19:38:00 +0000 49781 at http://machinedesign.com <p>The smart bandage is fabricated by printing gold electrodes onto a thin piece of plastic. This flexible sensor uses impedance spectroscopy to detect bedsores that are invisible to the naked eye.</p> Mass Spectrometry Leads to Quicker, Safer Biopsies http://machinedesign.com/medical/mass-spectrometry-leads-quicker-safer-biopsies <div class="node-body article-body">A new biopsy method may cut down on time to diagnosis. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/mass-spectrometry-leads-quicker-safer-biopsies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/mass-spectrometry-leads-quicker-safer-biopsies#comments Medical Fri, 19 Jun 2015 19:18:00 +0000 49771 at http://machinedesign.com <p>Using mass spectrometry, a surface probe designed and built at Oak Ridge National Laboratory quickly analyzes a biopsy sample to see if it is from a cancerous tissue sample.</p>