Engineers fix problems with today's lab-on-a-chip devices by protecting crucial blood cells from electrical damage.
New study shows that electrical stimulation of the vagus nerve can reduce the inflammation and improve cognitive outcomes of patients after surgery.
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A brain-to-spine wireless implant uses electrical stimulation of the spinal cord combined with weight therapy to help patients with spinal cord injuries walk.
A customizable drug implant could help automatically deliver the right amount of drugs over time to cancer patients.
A new type of surface coating made from photosensitizer molecules kills viruses, bacteria, and other pathogens when applied to consumer and medical products.
An experimental imaging technique could help clinicians quickly identify the effectiveness of brain cancer treatment, change therapies if needed, and predict tumor aggressiveness.
A group of engineers and scientists at Washington University School of Medicine have developed a treatment that could target and treat diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, a deadly brain cancer.
A new device works like a kidney dialysis machine to remove excess CO2 from the blood to help those with COPD, cystic fibrosis, and other diseases.
A new method using advanced microfluidics and miscroscopy could offer clinicians a better way of detecting blood clots to prevent strokes and heart attacks.
Researchers have developed a 3-D printed patch that can deliver healthy cells to the heart after a heart attack.
A group of doctors and engineers solve problems that prevent doctors from ordering an MRI for some children.
Engineers have created a thin adhesive strip that could greatly improve the effectiveness of photodynamic therapy, a promising cancer treatment with fewer side effects than traditional chemotherapy.
Engineers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have figured out a cell-based approach to healing damaged muscle that could offer a more efficient method than those currently used.
DNA delivered to cells via electrical pulses was first explored for creating new vaccines and is now being tested in the lab to produce disease-fighting proteins.