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Medical Technology

What's new in medical technology related to living forever? Although it will be the underlying biotechnology that cures ageing, we'll need plenty of new technology along the way to apply new treatments and to keep us healthy.

Click the links below for news and information on specific subjects as as big data (using AI to diagnose disease), nanobots (precision guided drug delivery) and robotic surgery (not as exciting as it sounds... yet).

Read more about: 3D Printing, Big Data, Digital Health, Digital Modeling, Laboratory Automation, Nanobots, Personalised Medicine, Precision Medicine, Robotic Surgery, Synthetic Biology.

Resources

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Life Biosciences

Drug development company promoting longevity and finding treatments for age-related diseases

Medtronic

Global healthcare solutions company improving healthcare through medical technology development.

TINAVI Medical Technologies

Company developing and production orthopedic surgery navigation and positioning robots

Granules India

Generic pharmaceutical company

Personal Diagnostics

Supplier of home health test kits

Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries

Company developing, producing and marketing affordable, high quality generic drugs and specialty pharmaceuticals

Neosensory

Neosensory gives people new senses via haptic feedback

OPKO Health

Company focused on development of novel and proprietary technologies for pharmaceuticals and diagnostics

CVAC Systems

Company providing a proprietary technology called the CVAC process

Gentag

Gentag is to help disposable wireless sensor technologies ubiquitous, affordable and accessible to everyone worldwide

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Medical Technology Blog Posts

Have you had coronavirus? UK COVID-19 antibody tests from £65
04-Feb-2021

Have you had coronavirus? UK COVID-19 antibody tests from £65

Comparison of UK mail and clinic tests, plus a review of the Medichecks test

Types of coronavirus tests, and how accurate are they?
25-Jan-2021

Types of coronavirus tests, and how accurate are they?

Do you know the difference between sensitivity and specificity?

Review of longevity technology in Passengers (movie)
03-Jan-2017

Review of longevity technology in Passengers (movie)

Has a clever Autodoc chamber to diagnosis treat disease - would be surprising if it couldn't reverse ageing too by then

Warts precision medicine got to do with it?
04-Aug-2015

Warts precision medicine got to do with it?

Skin growth as an example of where early diagnosis could save money, and put patients' minds at rest

Virtual Bodies are Accelerating Research and Diagnostics
21-Jul-2015

Virtual Bodies are Accelerating Research and Diagnostics

A quick summary of projects trying to recreate cells, tissues and organs in silico

Recent News

Injection-replacement remedy, using a robotic pill to deliver insulin in diabetics

Independent - 30-Sep-2022

RoboCap’s mucus-clearing and churning movements help it deliver the drug directly to the gut

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Targeted drug delivery with microbots made of algae cells to treat acute bacterial pneumonia

UC San Diego School of Medicine - 22-Sep-2022

Nanoparticles-modified microbots coated with neutrophil cell membranes-reduce inflammation in lungs

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$100M fund - Life Extension Ventures might back startups working on longevity

TechCrunch - 18-Sep-2022

Founders are excited to find the impact when software intersects science

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Systemic Bio develops custom-made organ models from human cells

3D Printing Industry - 09-Sep-2022

New firm launched by 3D Systems to advance drug discovery and testing process

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Nocturnal sleep patterns predict long-term health and risk of death

Live Forever Club - 08-Sep-2022

High sleep fragmentation was identified as an independent biomarker of future health

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