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wearables treat antibiotic resistant infections

New Wearable Device Treats Antibiotic-Resistant Infections And Wounds

There is a rise in antibiotic-resistant infections worldwide. Antibiotics are given to patients to kill germs called bacteria. However, over time, certain groups of these germs may adapt to these medicines in such a way that antibiotics can′t kill them. These germs can grow and spread. They can cause infections that are hard to treat. […]
VHA using SAM Ultrasound Patch

VHA Expanding Pain Management Program With SAM Wearable Ultrasound Patch

Sustained Acoustic Medicine (SAM) is an FDA-approved ultrasound treatment that heals a wide range of injuries and significantly reduces pain – without drugs or surgery. Manufactured by ZetrOZ Systems in Trumbull, CT, SAM is a gamechanger for chronic pain patients and the Veteran Health Administration’s strategic initiative to reduce opioid abuse. Related ABBOTT’s Proclaim XR […]
Tufts University Bioactive Ink

Smart Fabrics With Bioactive Inks Monitor Health Of the Wearer By Changing Color

A team of researchers at Tufts University’s School of Engineering have developed biomaterial-based inks that respond to chemicals released from the body in fluids like sweat as well as other environmental elements by changing color. The inks can be screen printed onto textiles such as clothes, shoes, or even face masks in complex patterns and […]
BardyDx CAM patch

BardyDx Non-Invasive Carnation Ambulatory Monitor Patch for Arrhythmia Detection

Many types of arrhythmias can be hard to diagnose. Atrial arrhythmias, in particular, are very difficult to diagnose due to the difficulty in clearly visualizing the P wave on an ECG. Now, Bardy X Diagnostics has come up with an easier solution for detecting these types of arrhythmias. The company’s Carnation Ambulatory Monitor (CAM) is […]
Pulsify medical ultrasound patch

Pulsify Medical Envisions Breakthrough in Ultrasound-Based Medical Imaging

Pulsify Medical is a Leuven, Belgium-based digital medical technology company focused on the development of wearable ultrasound patches. Read more New Stretchable E-Tattoo for Long-Term Uninterrupted Heart Monitoring A a spin-off of imec and KU Leuven, Pulsify Medical builds on the unique and IP-protected technology of both research institutes: on the one hand, imec’s unique […]
UMich Kirigami sensor patch

UMich Researchers Develop Japanese Kirigami Influenced Sensor Patch for Injury Recovery and Athlete Training

A researcher from the University of Michigan (UMich) has developed a wearable sensor patch to measure the range of motion of hard-to-assess areas of the body using principles from the Japanese paper art of kirigami. When Max Shtein, a professor of materials science and engineering at the University of Michigan crashed his bicycle and broke […]