Health Care

Special Surface Coating Can Kill Most Bacteria and Viruses on Contact

A new type of surface coating made from photosensitizer molecules kills viruses, bacteria, and other pathogens when applied to consumer and medical products.

John Tibbetts
November 19, 2018
Podcast: George Church on Portable Genome Monitoring, Aging, and More

Harvard professor George Church discusses advances in portable genome monitoring as well as recent developments in the anti-aging therapies for which is he is so well known.

May 07, 2018
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Cell Research Taps into Fountain of Youth

A new breakthrough in anti-aging research could lead to gene and stem cell therapies that turn back the hands of time.

Michael MacRae
February 05, 2018
Industry Confronts Challenge of Shipping Cells for Therapy

A new system may help solve the problem of shipping cells between laboratories and hospitals and clinics by developing an alternative to cryopreservation.

Alan Brown
January 16, 2018
Robot Helps Doctors Perform Delicate Microsurgeries

A new robot helps surgeons suppress tremors during reconstructive microsurgeries and allows more of them to perform those delicate tasks.

Theresa Sullivan ...
January 08, 2018
Active Teaching Methods Shake Up Biomedical Education

To better engage students, professors are integrating active learning methods into their biomedical classes.

John Kosowatz
December 18, 2017
Video: Innovations in Knee and Hip Replacements

Patricia Franklin, Professor of Clinical Research with the University of Massachusetts, talks about recent developments in the area of joint care.

September 18, 2017
Podcast: Preserving Organs for the Future

Dr. Sebastian Giwa discusses the challenges and strategies related to organ preservation.

September 06, 2017
Podcast: How Cells Turn Rogue and Cause Cancer

Dr. Denis Wirtz discusses how cells turn rogue, escape incarceration, and become a cancer upon their surroundings.

August 30, 2017
Video: Model-Based Systems Engineering in Healthcare

The modeling of medical devices can be a complicated and laborious process for engineers and doctors alike. Chris Unger, Chief Systems Engineer, GE Healthcare, describes the ways model-based systems engineering (MBSE) is simplifying this, streamlining the process and allowing engineers to create models – and devices – much more rapidly.

August 28, 2017
Breakthroughs Fuel Organ Banking Summit

With more patients needing transplants than available organs, organ banking is a way that can help more patients get the organs they desperately need.

Alan Brown
August 21, 2017
Video: Big Data and Personalized Medicine

From prosthetics to diagnostics, technology is allowing medical professionals to tailor medical devices to fit a patient's needs.

July 31, 2017
An Updated Look at US Healthcare Robotics

Currently, only two to five percent of all surgical procedures involve robotic-assisted surgical devices (RASDs). How could this change over the next few years?

June 15, 2017
The Future of the Radiopharmaceutical Industry

New radiopharmaceuticals, technologies, products, and software are driving adoption in an increasingly uncertain healthcare environment.

June 02, 2017