Medical http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8212/more en Tech Advances Upgrade Hearing Aids http://machinedesign.com/technologies/tech-advances-upgrade-hearing-aids <div class="field-deck"> Advances in MEMs and signal processing let hearing aids provide understandable speech and more natural, comfortable sounds to the hearing impaired. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">High tech gives hearing aids a helping hand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/technologies/tech-advances-upgrade-hearing-aids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/technologies/tech-advances-upgrade-hearing-aids#comments Technologies Medical Mon, 24 Aug 2015 16:09:00 +0000 51241 at http://machinedesign.com 3D Printing of Airway Tissue Advances Research Capabilities http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-airway-tissue-advances-research-capabilities <div class="node-body article-body">A single 3D-printer head prints complex tissue with a customized phenotype for pharmaceutical testing. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-airway-tissue-advances-research-capabilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-airway-tissue-advances-research-capabilities#comments 3D Printing Medical Sustainable Engineering News Tue, 18 Aug 2015 13:48:00 +0000 51111 at http://machinedesign.com Public Lends a 3D-Printed Hand to Disabled Children http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/public-lends-3d-printed-hand-disabled-children <div class="node-body gallery-body">More than 3600 e-Nable volunteers are helping to 3D print prosthetic hands for children that need them. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/public-lends-3d-printed-hand-disabled-children" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/public-lends-3d-printed-hand-disabled-children#comments 3D Printing Medical Robotics News Markets Mon, 17 Aug 2015 16:49:00 +0000 51081 at http://machinedesign.com NIST Standardizes Test “Phantom” for PET Scanners http://machinedesign.com/medical/nist-standardizes-test-phantom-pet-scanners <div class="field-deck"> Researchers develop first calibration tool for PET scanners that is directly traceable to national measurement standards. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have developed the first calibration tool for positron emission tomography (PET) scanners that is directly traceable...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/nist-standardizes-test-phantom-pet-scanners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/nist-standardizes-test-phantom-pet-scanners#comments Medical Materials Sensors News Thu, 06 Aug 2015 15:32:00 +0000 50951 at http://machinedesign.com High-Tech Seal Provides Another Level of Security http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/high-tech-seal-provides-another-level-security <div class="field-deck"> Using unique functions, tamper-proof seal can tell users if anyone has opened a container or tried to defeat the seal. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers at Sandia National Laboratory, Albuquerque, N.M., have developed a tamper-proof seal that will tell users if anyone has opened a container or tried to defeat the seal....</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/high-tech-seal-provides-another-level-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/high-tech-seal-provides-another-level-security#comments Defense Medical Fasteners Materials Tue, 04 Aug 2015 20:29:00 +0000 50921 at http://machinedesign.com 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>