3D printed liver to help surgeons prepare for operations

3D printed liver to help surgeons prepare for operations

New research could help surgeons perform liver resections with greater accuracy and deliver improved patient outcomes.

Pediatric burn patients: virtual reality as pain relief

Pediatric burn patients: virtual reality as pain relief

The use of smartphone-based VR games during dressing changes in could helps to relief the pain for pediatric patients.

Deep learning predicts viral infections

Deep learning predicts viral infections

Using fluoresence images from live cells, researchers have trained an artificial neural network to reliably recognize cells that are infected by adenoviruses or herpes viruses.

Skeletal scaffold supports bone cells

Skeletal scaffold supports bone cells

3D models of bone formation provide a tool for tissue engineering, biomedical research and drug testing.

Stereotactic systems from the 3D printer

Stereotactic systems from the 3D printer

Researchers have developed a way of manufacturing stereotactic systems from plastic using a 3D printer – a cost-effective method that opens up new design potential.

Dementia: Chatbots for patients and caregivers need more work

Dementia: Chatbots for patients and caregivers need more work

Chatbots hold promise for dementia patient or caregiver support, but are still in their infancy, new research finds. None of the interactive digital apps tested performed well on all testing criteria.

3D printing devices to boost bacterial resistance

3D printing devices to boost bacterial resistance

Researchers have discovered how to tailor-make artificial body parts and other medical devices with built-in functionality that offers better shape and durability, while cutting the risk of bacterial infection at the same time.

Bioprinter speeds up drug development

Bioprinter speeds up drug development

A 3D printer that rapidly produces large batches of custom biological tissues could help make drug development faster and less costly.

Reverse 3D printing to make tiny implants

Reverse 3D printing to make tiny implants

Researchers have developed a 3D printing technique that allows them to create incredibly small and complex biomedical implants.

AI predicts how patients with viral infections will fare

AI predicts how patients with viral infections will fare

Researchers used an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm to sift through terabytes of gene expression data to look for shared patterns in patients with past pandemic viral infections, including SARS, MERS and swine flu.

Intelligent algorithms for movement apps

Intelligent algorithms for movement apps

With LTech, the Lindera Software Development Kit, health tech company Lindera brings innovation and AI technology to the fitness industry.

AI enhances efficacy of sleep disorder treatments

AI enhances efficacy of sleep disorder treatments

Based on 20,000 nights of sleep, researchers have developed an algorithm that can improve the diagnosis, treatment and overall understanding of sleep disorders.

Robot-assisted surgery: Putting the reality in VR

Robot-assisted surgery: Putting the reality in VR

Cardiac surgeons may be able to better plan operations and improve their surgical field view with the help of a robot.

A mental health app for young people

A mental health app for young people

A computer cames graduate has helped a tech start-up to develop a new augmented reality app which provides round-the-clock mental health support to young people.

Olfactory VR show promise for mental health practices

Olfactory VR show promise for mental health practices

New research on Olfactory Virtual Reality (OVR) paints a clearer picture for clinical psychiatrists about how it could be used to safely and effectively help mental health and mood disorders.

Magnetic fields controll miniature robots

Magnetic fields controll miniature robots

Scientistshave developed millimeter-sized robots that can be controlled using magnetic fields to perform highly maneuverable and dexterous manipulations.

Bruisable artificial skin could help robots sense injuries

Bruisable artificial skin could help robots sense injuries

Researchers have developed an artificial skin that senses force through ionic signals and also changes color from yellow to a bruise-like purple, providing a visual cue that damage has occurred.

A robot scientist is ready for drug discovery

A robot scientist is ready for drug discovery

The robot scientist Eve has been assembled and is now operating at Chalmers University of Technology. Eve’s f​irst mission is to identify and test drugs against Covid-19.​

Graphene used to detect COVID-19 quickly

Graphene used to detect COVID-19 quickly

Researchers have used graphene to detect the SARS-CoV-2 virus in laboratory experiments. It could be a breakthrough in coronavirus detection, with potential applications in the fight against COVID-19 and its variants.

Graphene ‘camera’ captures images of beating heart

Graphene ‘camera’ captures images of beating heart

Scientists have captured the real-time electrical activity of a beating heart, using a sheet of graphene to record an optical image of the faint electric fields generated by the rhythmic firing of the heart's muscle cells.

Printing wearable electronics for smart device applications

Printing wearable electronics for smart device applications

Researchers show how printed wearable electronics offer the advantage of flexibility and low cost.

Hydrogel protects heart from post-op adhesions

Hydrogel protects heart from post-op adhesions

Researchers have designed a device to safely and accurately spray the hydrogel inside the area where open heart surgery is being performed.

Cloud computing expands brain sciences

Cloud computing expands brain sciences

A neuroscientist at University of Texas at Austin wants to democratize the field and support infrastructure.

Nintendo Wii improves balance of stroke patients

Nintendo Wii improves balance of stroke patients

Researchers have shown that a physiotherapy program that uses the Nintendo Wii console improves functionality, balance and life activities daily routine of stroke patients.

Tectales - tagging medical technologies

Tectales aims to develop a roadmap of the future of health technology, by deep-diving into the emerging technologies and showcasing the sparks and solutions as well as platforms and players. The ultimate goal is to build a comprehensive guide where those interested can learn about latest research and application of emerging technologies in medicine!

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