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.

Promising development in cancer-fighting nanotechnologies

The new study could lead to advances in fighting solid tissue tumors. A new study conducted by the Wilhelm Lab at the University of Oklahoma examines a promising development in…

Tumour tissue on a chip

New possibilities for cell therapies and personalized medicine. How do tumors react to a certain therapeutic approach? Knowing this before the start of a therapy would be of enormous value…

‘Smart’ contact lenses could someday enable wireless glaucoma detection

Most people with early-stage glaucoma don’t know they have it, even though early treatment is key to reducing vision loss. While detecting a subtle increase in eye pressure helps doctors…

Latest generation of self-dissolving stents

Magnesium implants support coronary arteries and keep them open. Constricted coronary arteries harbor dangers: Because the heart is not supplied with blood properly, this can lead to pain, cardiac arrhythmia,…

Red light therapy for repairing spinal cord injury passes milestone

Patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) could benefit from a future treatment to repair nerve connections using red and near-infrared light. The method, invented by scientists at the University of…

Sea slugs inspire highly stretchable biomedical sensor

USC Viterbi School of Engineering researcher Hangbo Zhao presents findings on highly stretchable and customizable microneedles for application in fields including neuroscience, tissue engineering, and wearable bioelectronics. The revolution in…

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