News tagged with medical equipment

Body energy as a power source

Smartphones, MP3 players, sports electronics devices such as pulse meters or trackers, medical equipment such as tonometers, pacemakers of the heart, or insulin pumps: An increasing number of electronic companions make daily ...

dateOct 02, 2017 in Energy & Green Tech
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Scientists design unique energy absorbing container

Researchers have developed a technology to ensure the safety and efficiency of fragile equipment like high-precision devices weighing up to 8 kg when dropped from 125 meters height to a hard surface. It's a protective container ...

dateJun 23, 2017 in Engineering
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Healthy profit rise for Philips

Rising sales of medical equipment helped drive a 12 percent increase in second quarter net profit at Dutch electronics manufacturer Philips, the company said Monday.

dateJul 27, 2015 in Business
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Super graphene can help treat cancer

Silver is often used as a coating on medical equipment used for chemotherapy. The problem is that this silver coating can break down drugs. Now, researchers have found a graphene coating that will help boost chemotherapy's ...

dateJul 09, 2015 in Bio & Medicine
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Can personal devices interfere with hospital care?

Thousands of patients die each year in hospitals across North America due to medical errors that could be prevented were doctors and nurses provided with instant access to patient records via wireless technology. Cue the ...

dateJun 16, 2015 in Engineering
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