The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has launched a pilot to give scientific advice on the intended clinical development of certain high-risk medical devices. The new initiative applies to all… read more.
Nobody likes needles, but they’re necessary for delivering many vaccines and biologics into the body. But what if those could be puffed through the skin instead, with just… read more.
Northwestern University researchers have developed a first-of-its-kind small, flexible, stretchable bandage that accelerates healing by delivering electrotherapy directly to the wound site. In an animal study, the new… read more.
For chronic conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, treatment often involves lifelong injections. Fear of needles, injection-associated infection and pain are responsible for patients skipping doses, which encourages the… read more.
Biodegradable medical gowns, designed to be greener than conventional counterparts, actually produce harmful greenhouse gases, according to new research published Dec. 20 in the Journal of Cleaner Production. The… read more.
Ultrasound imaging is a safe and noninvasive window into the body’s workings, providing clinicians with live images of a patient’s internal organs. To capture these images, trained technicians… read more.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and when maximum protection is needed against air-born infections, the N95 respirator has remained the gold standard of personal protective equipment. However, it is… read more.
NIMS has developed a hot-melt tissue adhesive (i.e., medical glue that is applied in a molten state) capable of healing operative wounds. This adhesive has excellent medical material… read more.
People could benefit from fully automated personal nutritional advice, as a new research paper shows that an app improved healthy diet in clinical trials. A paper published in… read more.
Research has demonstrated the feasibility of mass producing customised respiratory protection for healthcare workers with a comfortable close-fitting seal, that is suitable for nearly 90% of face shapes and… read more.
A new adhesive that mimics the sticky substance barnacles use to cling to rocks may offer a better way to treat traumatic injuries. Inspired by the sticky substance… read more.