Medical http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8212/more en Microneedles Accurately Deliver Drugs to the Eye http://machinedesign.com/medical/microneedles-accurately-deliver-drugs-eye <div class="node-body article-body">Biomedical researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have devised two new applications for using microneedles 400 to 700 microns long to help fight eye diseases. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/microneedles-accurately-deliver-drugs-eye" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/microneedles-accurately-deliver-drugs-eye#comments Medical News Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:39:00 +0000 44861 at http://machinedesign.com Linear Guides For The Next Generation Of Medical Machines http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/linear-guides-next-generation-medical-machines-0 <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by IKO </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Not too long ago, the motion systems used in medical and lab automation equipment had technical requirements that were easy to satisfy. These lightly loaded applications generally</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/linear-guides-next-generation-medical-machines-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/linear-guides-next-generation-medical-machines-0#comments Medical White Papers Linear Motion Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:52:00 +0000 44711 at http://machinedesign.com Powering Implants with Ultrasound http://machinedesign.com/robotics/powering-implants-ultrasound <div class="field-byline"> Stephen Mraz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Powering wireless implants with ultrasound</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/robotics/powering-implants-ultrasound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/robotics/powering-implants-ultrasound#comments Medical Robotics Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:52:00 +0000 41441 at http://machinedesign.com <p>This prototype of an implantable wireless medical device is powered by remotely using ultrasound.</p> Wearable Air Bag Protects Against Hip Fractures http://machinedesign.com/medical/wearable-air-bag-protects-against-hip-fractures <div class="field-byline"> Stephen Mraz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Every year, one out of every three adults over the age of 65 falls, causing five times as many hospital stays as any other accidents and costing Medicare beneficiaries anywhere from $14,000 to $20,000. Worse yet, one in </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/wearable-air-bag-protects-against-hip-fractures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/wearable-air-bag-protects-against-hip-fractures#comments What's Inside? Medical Thu, 09 Oct 2014 18:09:00 +0000 41241 at http://machinedesign.com Display-Mount Possibilities http://machinedesign.com/medical/display-mount-possibilities <div class="field-byline"> Jim Ford, Manager of Corporate Product Management, Southco Inc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A mount chosen for a display, whether it’s a touchscreen or a 40-in. display, can have a range of options to make it easier to use. Some variations include tilt mount; tilt and swivel mount; and tilt, swivel, and swing mount.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/display-mount-possibilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/display-mount-possibilities#comments Medical Thu, 09 Oct 2014 13:23:00 +0000 41161 at http://machinedesign.com Human Factors Engineering Influence Medical-Equipment Design http://machinedesign.com/medical/human-factors-engineering-influence-medical-equipment-design <div class="field-byline"> Jim Ford, Manager of Corporate Product Management, Southco Inc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The one tool or resource biomedical engineers can use to improve medical-device design, quality, and validation methods is encapsulated in the FDA’s guidelines on Human Factors Engineering (HFE). They are widely respected and treated as de facto standards in the industry. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/human-factors-engineering-influence-medical-equipment-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/human-factors-engineering-influence-medical-equipment-design#comments Medical Wed, 08 Oct 2014 20:36:00 +0000 41151 at http://machinedesign.com Technology Makes Medical Equipment More Ergonomic http://machinedesign.com/medical/technology-makes-medical-equipment-more-ergonomic <div class="field-byline"> Jim Ford, Manager of Corporate Product Management, Southco Inc. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Hardware such as constant-torque positioning arms and display mounts make medical equipment easier to use, safer, and more reliable. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hardware such as constant-torque positioning arms and display mounts ergonomically enhance medical equipment, making it easier to use, safer, and more reliable.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/technology-makes-medical-equipment-more-ergonomic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/technology-makes-medical-equipment-more-ergonomic#comments Medical Wed, 08 Oct 2014 16:42:00 +0000 41141 at http://machinedesign.com Company To Build Reactor and Supply Medical Industry with Moly 99 http://machinedesign.com/materials/company-build-reactor-and-supply-medical-industry-moly-99 <div class="node-body article-body">Eden Radioisotopes LLC plans on building a new type of reactor that will be able to supply enough molybdenum-99 (molly 99) to meet the medical needs of the entire world. Molly 99, with a 66-hr half-life, decays into technetium-99m, which has a 6-hr half-life. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/materials/company-build-reactor-and-supply-medical-industry-moly-99" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/materials/company-build-reactor-and-supply-medical-industry-moly-99#comments Medical Materials Tue, 09 Sep 2014 15:27:00 +0000 40601 at http://machinedesign.com Pumps Inside Arteries Help Cardiac Patients http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/pumps-inside-arteries-help-cardiac-patients <div class="node-body article-body">Procyrion’s intra-aortic pump supports the natural function of the heart. It’s driven by a tiny electric motor and gets charged wirelessly through the skin.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/pumps-inside-arteries-help-cardiac-patients" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/pumps-inside-arteries-help-cardiac-patients#comments Medical Motors/Drives Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:02:00 +0000 40491 at http://machinedesign.com Technology Adds the Sense of Touch to Prosthetic Hands http://machinedesign.com/medical/technology-adds-sense-touch-prosthetic-hands <div class="field-byline"> Stephen Mraz, Senior Editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Biomedical researchers at the Veterans Administration are exploring options and developing techniques for directly stimulating nerves to let prosthetic users feel sensations in their artificial hands.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/technology-adds-sense-touch-prosthetic-hands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/technology-adds-sense-touch-prosthetic-hands#comments Technologies Medical Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:47:00 +0000 39711 at http://machinedesign.com