HEALTH & MEDICINE

New discovery allows 3D printing of sensors directly on expanding organs

Health & medicine

New discovery allows 3D printing of sensors directly on expanding organs


A new technique developed by University of Minnesota researchers allows 3D printing of hydrogel-based sensors directly on organs, like the lungs, that change shape or distort due to expanding and contracting. Credit: McAlpine Research Group, University of Minnesota ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Medical advances
3D facial photos can detect sleep apnea

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3D facial photos can detect sleep apnea


Facial features analyzed from 3D photographs could predict the likelihood of having obstructive sleep apnea, according to a study published in the April issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Medical advances
A team of researchers create the smallest camera in the world with 3D microprinting

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A team of researchers create the smallest camera in the world with 3D microprinting


The device is prepared to study heart disease and is the thickness of a human hair. It is so small that researchers have been able to scan into the blood vessels of the mice ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Medical advances
Applications welcome from startups and SMEs with innovative solutions to tackle Coronavirus outbreak

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Applications welcome from startups and SMEs with innovative solutions to tackle Coronavirus outbreak


The European Commission is calling for startups and SMEs with technologies and innovations that could help in treating, testing, monitoring or other aspects of the Coronavirus outbreak to apply urgently to the next round of funding from the European Innovation Council.   ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Medical advances
3D Engineered Atrial and Ventricular Heart Tissue

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3D Engineered Atrial and Ventricular Heart Tissue


Development of 3D Engineered Atrial and Ventricular Heart Tissue for Disease Modeling, Personalized Medicine, and Drug Development ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Medical advances
Bioprinters - Growing applications of 3D printing medical devices in the healthcare industry

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Bioprinters - Growing applications of 3D printing medical devices in the healthcare industry


Technological advancements in 3D printing, increasing public-private funding for 3D printing activities, and growing applications of 3D printing in the healthcare industry are the major drivers for the market. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Medical advances
3D printing to isolate cancer cells

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3D printing to isolate cancer cells


A research team from the University of Girona has used additive technology to develop a pioneering system that reduces the costs of experimentation and, therefore, increases oncological research. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Medical advances BRAND: Universidad de Girona
Marie: the first complete human printed in 3D to help in radiotherapies

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Marie: the first complete human printed in 3D to help in radiotherapies


The phantom Project, also known as Marie, will facilitate tests and radiation exposures on a life-size humanoid to find the best angle for dose distribution. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Medical advances BRAND: Universidad de Luisiana
Get a 3D x-ray and a color

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Get a 3D x-ray and a color


This new technique, achieved by scientists from the University of Canterbury and Otago, helps to face the different types of oncological problems and heart diseases thanks to the great amount of details that it offers. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Medical advances BRAND: Universidad de Canterbury





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