#BioEngineering

Non-Invasive Medical Imaging Gets Wearable: MIT’s Ultrasound Patch Measures Bladder Volume Without Gel

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Researchers at MIT have developed a new ultrasound patch that overcomes traditional barriers in ultrasound tech and brings medical imaging out of the lab and into patients' daily lives. The flexible, stamp-sized device sticks to the skin for up to 48 hours and provides high-resolution ultrasound images of...

TFTEC Revolutionary Technology Restores Cold Sensation in Phantom Limbs: A Leap Forward for Amputees

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For many amputees, losing a limb is just the beginning of a lifelong journey filled with challenges. One such challenge is the sensation of a "phantom limb" – a phenomenon where amputees feel their missing limb is still present. The human body is a marvel of engineering, with...

Pill-shaped biosensor keeps track of gut metabolites in real time

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Looking to keep track of your gut health in real-time? A new pill-shaped biosensor may be able to help. The sensor, which is about the size of a pea, can measure metabolites in the gastrointestinal tract and send the data to a wearable device. The hope is that...