SunTech’s Oscar 2 ABPM features patient diary app

The next-generation Oscar 2 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring system from SunTech Medical is meant to further increase efficacies for general practitioners, clinicians, cardiologists and pharmaceutical researchers. The new SunTech Oscar 2 is now available with the True24 ABPM Patient Diary mobile app, which links to the Oscar 2 via Bluetooth. The True24 app provides

CES 2017: Medical technologies you need to know

Danielle Kirsh, MDO Assistant Editor Updated Jan. 6, 2017 The year’s biggest tech event—the annual Consumer Electronics Show—has been about eye-popping television displays, driverless cars, wireless audio and, of course, a host of wearables and other mobile health devices. Some of the claims should be taken with a grain of salt. (Anyone ever heard of

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TE Connectivity’s new two position positive lock housings for RF series relays

TE Connectivity introduces two-position housings for use with our Positive Lock Mark I receptacle terminals and our SCHRACK RF series relays. These housings provide insulation, allow the user to make two connections to the relay in one easy step, improve ergonomics, and it can accommodate low insertion force, high retention force Positive Lock receptacles. RF

STMicroelectronics and WiTricity to develop integrated circuits for resonant wireless power transfer

STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor developer serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, and WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, announced their design collaboration to develop semiconductor solutions for magnetic-resonance-based wireless power transfer. The goal is to “cut the last cord,” bringing convenience to the powering and charging of consumer electronics, Internet

Saelig introduces high efficiency and high power density 1500W

Saelig has introduced the PSU-Series of single output programmable switching DC power supplies that can provide up to 200 A current and cover a power range up to 1520 W. These high efficiency, high power density supplies include five models from 6 to 60 V rated voltages. The PSU-series can be connected in series for

Tech-Etch presents custom board level shielding options

Tech-Etch offers the ability to design the ideal shield for any application. By using the latest technology available including Solid Works and AutoCad, simply send in circuit board electronic data files and Tech-Etch will provide customized shielding files and drawing designs for any requirements. Board level shielding is typically etched from 0.007 to 0.020 in. brass, nickel

UK researchers tap AI to disrupt cancer and critical care treatments

UK-based universities are working to create artificial intelligent (AI) devices that can improve treatment for cancer, intensive care, and chronic wound patients. They plan to develop continuous monitoring devices for critically ill patients that can administer medicines or adjust treatment automatically, using feedback from sensors. With such tools, researchers from Nottingham, Oxford, and Warwick Universities

Using magnetic nanoparticles to detect cancer’s early traces

Nanoscale magnets offer a new way to find faint, early traces of cancer in patients, according to Rice University students working on a method to capitalize on the magnets’ properties. Three Rice computational and applied mathematics students are refining a program to analyze magnetic relaxometry signals from iron-oxide nanoparticles that find and attach themselves to

Molex to showcase full sensor portfolio at 2016 FLEX Conference and Exhibition

Molex, which expanded its printed electronics portfolio by acquiring certain assets of Minnesota-based Soligie, will be exhibiting at the 2016 FLEX Conference & Exhibition, to be held February 29 to March 3 at the Monterey (CA) Marriott Hotel. Molex will be exploring key customer applications and requirements at the show, which will focus on the theme of

Telehealth 2016: All indicators point toward increased adoption for better patient care

For years, telemedicine has been regarded as a care delivery model for the future with extensive barriers to overcome. While many of these barriers—most importantly policy and reimbursement—persist, research and provider experience has proven that telehealth delivers better patient care, more effectively and less expensively. Today, while politicians debate expanding Medicare’s coverage of telehealth, providers

New electronic stethoscope and computer program diagnose lung conditions

The classic stethoscope has entered the digital age. Medical researchers have created a computer program that connects to an electronic stethoscope to classify lung sounds into five common diagnostic categories. The Respiratory Sounds Visualizer computer program and the new electronic stethoscope with a high sensitivity for lung sounds were developed by a team of three

Biogennix utilizes ImageIQ for preclinical image analysis for FDA 510(k) marketing approval

ImageIQ, an Imaging Software and Contract Research Organization focused on supporting preclinical research and clinical trials, announced that it has successfully supported Biogennix in completing its recent long-bone fracture healing and spine fusion preclinical studies. Both of these studies generated data that resulted in 510(k) marketing approvals by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

MEPS Real-Time expands staff, headquarters

RFID inventory management company MEPS Real-Time said it is adding to its sales, marketing, product management and engineering team, as well as expanding its Carlsbad, Calif.-based headquarters nearly 40%. MEPS Real-Time developed and produces the Intelliguard RFID pharmaceutical inventory tracking system, which includes kit and tray management, inventory management and vendor managed inventory systems, the

Positioning peristaltic rollers allows more precise dispensing

David Bach / BST-Bach Solutions & Technology, LLC Accurate dispensing affects a great deal of drug development and delivery. For instance, leading-edge pharmaceuticals, bio-tech “designer molecules” and high-potency compounds are tremendously expensive and come with difficult safety concerns that require accurate dispensing and aspirations. Many of these compounds are composed of proteins or synthetic molecular chains

“Plug and spin” brushless DC motors in just a few seconds with STMicroelectronics’ new nucleo pack

STMicroelectronics introduces a $35 starter kit plus a new free software algorithm to help engineers and hobbyists implement efficient vector control in a short time for motor-driven projects such as drones, appliances, E-bikes, home-automation, healthcare and industrial machinery. The P-NUCLEO-IHM001 Motor-Control Nucleo Pack in combination with new software elements from the STM32 Motor Control Ecosystem