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.

Detecting pathogens faster and more accurately by melting DNA

A new analysis method can detect pathogens in blood samples faster and more accurately than blood cultures, which are the current state of the art for infection diagnosis. The new…

Nanoscale device for brain chemistry analysis

Longstanding challenges in biomedical research such as monitoring brain chemistry and tracking the spread of drugs through the body require much smaller and more precise sensors. A new¬†nanoscale sensor that…

More precise diagnostics for better hearing with the cochlear implant

The CI hearing prosthesis does not improve speech comprehension equally quickly and well for everyone. A research team from MHH and the University of Oldenburg is now investigating how the…

Advancing biomedical diagnostics

Compact photoacoustic sensing instrument for breast tissue characterization. A compact, cost-effective photoacoustic sensing instrument promises to enhance clinical diagnostics with greater speed and accuracy, for improved patient care and outcomes….

Novel technique has potential to transform breast cancer detection

An innovative breast imaging technique provides high sensitivity for detecting cancer while significantly reducing the likelihood of false positive results, according to a study published today in Radiology: Imaging Cancer,…

Visualising multiple sclerosis with a new MRI procedure

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a neurological disease that usually leads to permanent disabilities. It affects around 2.9 million people worldwide, and around 15,000 in Switzerland alone. One key feature of…

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