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  • Tactile Enhancement to Compensate for Loss of Sensation
    by Medgadget Editors on February 24, 2020 at 7:38 pm

    A variety of medical conditions, including diabetic neuropathy, infections, and injuries, can lead to a reduced ability to feel touch with one’s skin. This can be frustrating and uncomfortable, but it can also result in an inability to walk in comfort, notice wounds and injuries, and deal with everyday tasks. Now researchers in China are […]

  • Novalung FDA Cleared to Provide Long-Term Lung Failure Treatment
    by Medgadget Editors on February 24, 2020 at 6:45 pm

    Critically ill patients with acute respiratory or cardiopulmonary failure who are on long-term mechanical ventilation too often suffer a variety of side effects. These can include ventilator associated lung injury, pneumonia, and diaphragm dysfunction. Moreover, related sedation and lack of movement can aggravate an already difficult situation. To help address these challenges, the FDA has […]

  • Contour Treats Brain Aneurysms Using Single Device
    by Medgadget Editors on February 24, 2020 at 4:58 pm

    Cerus Endovascular, a firm based in Fremont, California, won the EU’s CE Mark for the Contour Neurovascular System, the company’s flagship product. Designed to treat intracranial aneurysms, the Contour is a mesh braid that diverts and disrupts blood flow in and out of an aneurysm. The device is positioned at the neck of the aneurysm […]

  • Handheld Eye Scanner to Detect Autism Spectrum Disorder
    by Conn Hastings on February 24, 2020 at 1:46 pm

    Researchers at Flinders University in Australia have developed a handheld eye scanner that could help to identify children with autism spectrum disorder. The device allows clinicians to obtain light-adapted electroretinograms, which involves detecting electrical signals in the retina. The device could help in diagnosing children with autism much earlier, meaning that they can get appropriate […]

  • Tozuda Head Impact Sensor: Interview with Jessie Garcia, Tozuda CEO and Founder
    by Conn Hastings on February 21, 2020 at 10:43 pm

    Tozuda, a company based in Philadelphia, has developed a head impact sensor that can be attached to a sports helmet, such as those worn by football or hockey players, and which will indicate if a dangerous impact has occurred. The sensor undergoes a simple color change if an impact that is powerful enough to cause […]

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