Medical Engineering

The development of medical equipment, products and technical procedures is characterized by high research and development costs in a variety of fields related to the study of human medicine.

innovations-report provides informative and stimulating reports and articles on topics ranging from imaging processes, cell and tissue techniques, optical techniques, implants, orthopedic aids, clinical and medical office equipment, dialysis systems and x-ray/radiation monitoring devices to endoscopy, ultrasound, surgical techniques, and dental materials.

A tough attachment between rotator cuff, bone achieved through unique fibrous architecture

Research in Guy Genin’s lab finds new features of attachment system and serves as model for merging materials. Engineers often use nature to inspire new materials and designs. A discovery…

New method gives rapid, objective insight into how cells are changed by disease

A new “image analysis pipeline” is giving scientists rapid new insight into how disease or injury have changed the body, down to the individual cell. It’s called TDAExplore, which takes…

Current status and challenges of heavy ion therapy

Special GSI expertise… Which are the best applications for tumor therapy with charged particles to realize its great potential for the future? In which cases can it be used most…

Researchers develop ultra-thin ‘computer on the bone’

Engineers and physicians teamed up to develop a wireless device to monitor and protect bone health. A team of University of Arizona researchers has developed an ultra-thin wireless device that…

Deep learning for extremity radiographs confounded by labels

Convolutional neural networks trained to identify abnormalities on upper extremity radiographs are susceptible to a ubiquitous confounding image feature that could limit their clinical utility: radiograph labels. According to an…

Help for heart failure?

MHH cardiology investigates the effect of digitoxin. Researchers include the 1000th patient in multicentre study. Can digitoxin, an active ingredient from foxglove leaves, help patients with heart failure? Many things…

Your heart 2.0

The new science of heart health uses AI and algorithms to prevent heart attacks, strokes, and stress. When you’re staring petrified at the new Resident Evil movie, or breathlessly following along to…

An innovative imaging technique for dynamic optical nanothermometry

An INRS team succeeds in measuring temperature in 2D, without contact, with an ultrafast single-shot camera. A new imaging technique, developed by the teams of Professors Jinyang Liang and Fiorenzo…

By capsule through the bloodstream

How intestinal bacteria communicate with the body. Bacteria in the intestine pack a wide spectrum of their biomolecules into small capsules. These are transported via the bloodstream to various organs…

New X-ray technique shows vascular damage in intact COVID-19 lungs for first time

Research team confirms blood vessel changes caused by infection with SARS-CoV-2. When the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus enters the lung, it causes massive tissue damage. A characteristic consequence of the infection is,…

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