RSS

wearable

On 7 April, World Health Day, the World Health Organization marks its 70th anniversary. more

Opinion

Neil Oliver, technical marketing manager of professional battery manufacturer Accutronics explains how portable and wearable technology is supporting the future of military medical devices. more

Opinion

Trinseo explains how polymers are boosting quality in drug delivery devices, enabling patients to lead an active lifestyle. more

Opinion

Find out what was on offer at this year's Compamed and Medica trade fair. more

News

Microtechnology is big business. Compamed has spotted the trend for all things smaller which is why it is focussing on the sector between 13 and 16 November in Dusseldorf more

News

3M reveals its latest adhesive and why medical device manufacturers might be interested in its development. more

News

Vancive Medical Technologies and Pronat Medical explain why material selection matters when it comes to skin-worn wearables. more

, , Opinion

The future of wearables may not lie in the hardware developed by the likes of Fitbit and Samsung but in smart tattoos. more

News

Technology company Qualcomm has developed a new wearable, medical-grade patch that lets healthcare professionals monitor a range of biometrics in patients. more

News

Medical Plastics News reviews the Philips Health Watch, a wearable deices touted as a medical device to help people monitor their health. more

Devices

A new technique combines precision printing of stretchable conductive inks with pick-and-place manufacturing of electronic components to make flexible, wearable sensors. more

Devices

Fitbit has announced its newest smartwatch called the Fitbit Ionic. more

Devices

Lu Rahman looks at some of the technology being used in medtech devices and finds it might have been familiar with many of our ancestors too more

Opinion

Martin Shkreli’s reluctant jury, a fat-busting headset, plus Instagram’s role in spotting depression: episode two of the MedTalk podcast is out now. more

News

Jawbone’s plan to relaunch itself as a medical device company has been leaked by Bloomberg. more

News

Medical devices and wearables could benefit from Harvard’s self-healing rubber more

News

A medical device has been created to stimulate an immune response against dangerous airborne pathogens. more

Devices

A wearable device has launched that can stimulate the brain into burning more fat. more

Devices

Joachim Schäfer, managing director of Messe Düsseldorf offered an early glimpse at Compamed 2017 last week. Here’s five things we think you can expect from the show this year. more

Opinion