Medical http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8212/more en 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="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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> Medical Resources Abound at MD&M East, 2015 http://machinedesign.com/medical/medical-resources-abound-mdm-east-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The MD&M East show had a range of interesting displays that targeted the medical industry. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/medical-resources-abound-mdm-east-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/medical-resources-abound-mdm-east-2015#comments Medical Sensors Thu, 18 Jun 2015 19:55:00 +0000 49741 at http://machinedesign.com Diaper Compound Boosts Power of Microscopes http://machinedesign.com/materials/diaper-compound-boosts-power-microscopes <div class="node-body article-body">Getting biological samples to absorb water makes details larger and easier to see with a microscope.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/materials/diaper-compound-boosts-power-microscopes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/materials/diaper-compound-boosts-power-microscopes#comments Medical Materials Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:17:00 +0000 49611 at http://machinedesign.com <p>The expanded&nbsp;neurons from the hippocampus&nbsp;are on the right. They are more easily observed than the original condensed neurons on the left.&nbsp;</p> Photo courtesy of Fei Chen and Paul Tillberg of MIT. Device Lifts Wheelchair-Bound from Chairs and Gets Them Walking http://machinedesign.com/medical/device-lifts-wheelchair-bound-chairs-and-gets-them-walking <div class="node-body article-body">The LiftWalker uses Motion Systems Corp.&rsquo;s 12-V ball drive actuator to bring the person up out of their chair. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/device-lifts-wheelchair-bound-chairs-and-gets-them-walking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/device-lifts-wheelchair-bound-chairs-and-gets-them-walking#comments Medical Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:23:00 +0000 49601 at http://machinedesign.com <p>The LiftWalker&nbsp;has two adjustable pads that wrap around the arms. Another&nbsp;pad protects the forehead if the patient leans forward too much while they are getting up. Ankle pads&nbsp;wrap around the ankles to prevent the LiftWalker from rolling away as the patient walks.&nbsp;</p> FAQs of Multi-Axis Sensors http://machinedesign.com/sensors/faqs-multi-axis-sensors <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by HBM </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What is a multi-axis sensor? How many axes can multi-axis sensors typically measure? What types of outputs...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/faqs-multi-axis-sensors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/faqs-multi-axis-sensors#comments Design FAQs Medical Sensors Tue, 09 Jun 2015 14:06:00 +0000 49351 at http://machinedesign.com Machine Design's Products of the Week (6/1-6/8) http://machinedesign.com/medical/machine-designs-products-week-61-68 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Check out Machine Design's new product round-up!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/machine-designs-products-week-61-68" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/machine-designs-products-week-61-68#comments Batteries/Power Supplies Medical Fasteners Linear Motion Motion Control Motors/Drives Pneumatics Thu, 04 Jun 2015 14:28:00 +0000 49361 at http://machinedesign.com Design Considerations When Sourcing Pumps for Medical Applications http://machinedesign.com/medical/design-considerations-when-sourcing-pumps-medical-applications <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Watson-Marlow </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Medical device manufacturers need a non-contaminating, easy to use and easy to clean pump for use in medical device applications such as irrigation, waste removal and catheter cooling</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/design-considerations-when-sourcing-pumps-medical-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/design-considerations-when-sourcing-pumps-medical-applications#comments Medical eBooks Wed, 03 Jun 2015 14:52:00 +0000 44381 at http://machinedesign.com