Ultrasound patch could detect heart attack or stroke danger

August 9th, 2021

The patch incorporates a 12-by -12 grid of ultrasound transducers and is worn on the neck or chest. Photo: Nature Biomedical Engineering. A skin patch that sends ultrasound pulses into the wearer's body has been developed that could offer an early warning system for cardiovascular problems. It is generally accepted that the earlier someone receives […]

Read More

New biomedical tape uses origami techniques

February 22nd, 2021

https://youtu.be/7pmd4Z7hjQA Video: MIT.  Minimally invasive surgeries are generally performed via small incisions using miniature cameras. Surgical tools are threaded through the body to remove tumors and make repairs in the body. But it can be difficult to properly seal an internal wound or tear. Taking inspiration from origami, MIT engineers have designed a medical patch […]

Read More