Trend of Bringing the Doctor Home via Telemedicine Gaining Popularity

  A recent report titled ‘Foreseeing the Future of Healthcare’ by Wipro and Dun & Bradstreet India revealed that while 70 per cent of India’s population resides in rural areas, only one-fourth...

Radiation-A Concern, iDose4-The Solution

  Diagnostic radiology tests utilising various imaging equipment like CT/X-ray are essential to arrive at an accurate diagnosis. iDose4 is an iterative-based reconstruction technology introduced by Philips in its CT scanners through...

The Bionic Body

  Bionics (biology plus electronics) is a branch of science that deals with the application of living systems and biological methods, to design and implement engineering systems. Extensive research in this field...

Swasthya Sanjivani: A Portable Digital Testing Laboratory

India is the second-most-populated country in the world. Its rural and urban distribution of population is 68.84 per cent and 31.16 per cent, respectively, as per the Census Report 2011. Well,...

Implantable Drug Delivery System

Biomedical electronics, which combines the biological and electronics knowledge, has made appreciable technological progress in recent years. Although implantable bionic systems such as retina and cochlear implants have made remarkable advances,...

A First-Of-Its-Kind PIC Microcontroller That Integrates 16-bit ADC, 10 Msps ADC, DAC, USB And...

Microchip Technology Inc., a provider of microcontrollers, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, announced a new family of MCUs - the PIC24FJ128GC010. This family is an analog system on a chip that...

Biomimetics Mimicking Nature For Technological Breakthroughs

APRIL 2011: George de Mestral, a Swiss electrical engineer, invented the hook-and-loop fastener (now inseparable with the name of Velcro) by keenly observing how the seeds of burdock got stuck to...

Medical Electronics: Shaping the Future of Healthcare

FEBRUARY 2012: Referring to applications of medical electronics for chronic disease management, post-operative care and general wellness, it is well known that portability of medical electronic devices is the key to...

Designing Cutting-Edge Wearable Medical Devices

FEBRUARY 2012: As healthcare moves out of hospitals and becomes more integrated with peoples’ lives, medical devices are evolving from portable equipment to wearable devices that are meant to be used...

Medical Electronics: Key Concerns and Opportunities

FEBRUARY 2012: Electronic devices are increasingly being seen in the field of medicine for diagnosis, therapy and rehabilitation. Medical electronics and electromechanical equipment have become indispensable for the better service of...

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