3 July 2018
MIT engineers have developed a simple, low-cost, prosthetic foot that can be tailored for individual patients. By using a patient’s body weight and size, the researchers can tune the shape...
1 June 2018
Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Synthes has announced the Europe, Middle East and Africa launch of its ATTUNE Revision Knee System, which complements the ATTUNE Primary Knee System and aims...
30 May 2018
Scientists at Newcastle University in the UK have been the first to 3D-print human corneas, using a technique that could ensure an unlimited supply of corneas in the future.
23 May 2018
Researchers in the joint biomedical engineering program at North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a technology which can decode neuromuscular signals...
22 May 2018
A bioengineer at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has developed an adapted 3D printing technique capable of building complex biological tissues from multiple materials. The process could eventually...
21 May 2018
British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced plans to increase the use of data and artificial intelligence (AI) to transform the diagnosis of chronic diseases, with the aim of 22,000...
14 May 2018
A new randomised trial, CABANA, has failed to meet the primary endpoint while comparing catheter ablation to drug therapy in the treatment of patients suffering from new-onset or untreated arterial...
10 May 2018
Biosense Webster, part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies and a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of heart arrhythmias, has successfully treated atrial fibrillation (AF) in the...
1 May 2018
The Australian Research Council (ARC) has opened a research centre for the rapid production of medical devices to boost health outcomes and enhance associated industries in the country.
27 April 2018
Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a control algorithm that regulates current so that prosthetic arm users can feel a steady sensation of touch, even if electrodes begin...