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“Major US Healthcare Manufacturer” to Use Electronics 3D Printing to Produce Diagnostic Medical Device

Likely the most successful example of electronics 3D printing on the market is that of Optomec, whose Aerosol Jet Printing (AJP) technology is now being used not only for prototyping…

Safety Recomendations for 3D-Printed COVID-19 Medical Devices, Part One

One of the most important issues that we’ve repeatedly stressed in relation to the 3D printing community’s efforts to fulfill the need for medical supplies amid the COVID-19 pandemic is…

3D Printed Diagnostics: Smartphone Attachments & Software for Detecting Parasitic Infections

In the recently published ‘Smartphone-based diagnosis of parasitic infections with colorimetric assays in centrifuge tubes,’ international researchers from Spain and the UK explore better ways to diagnose medical conditions in…

Malaria Diagnostics: Researcher 3D Prints Microscope Accessory for Imaging on Smartphones

In ‘3D-Printed Microscope Accessory: Affordable Technology for Efficient Diagnostics,’ Nicholas Addy-Tayie explores the use of progressive techniques to create better microscopy in malaria diagnostics. Malaria can be deadly, especially for…

Australia’s Regulatory Authority Delaying Implementation of Proposed Changes for 3D Printed Medical Devices

The applications for 3D printing in the healthcare field are great, and the technology makes it possible to create and administer patient-specific solutions as well. However, all of these advances,…

3D Printing of Ophthalmology Medical Devices and Tools May Be Eligible for R&D Tax Credits

Scientists and doctors have been experimenting with ways to correct vision by way of 3D printing. Additive manufacturing capabilities have proved that 3D printed medical devices can be used in…

3D Printing Speeds Product Development Cycle for Tuberculosis Diagnostic Device

Sometimes projects don’t work the way you want or need them to the first time, and as the saying goes, if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. The…

Researchers Use Inkjet 3D Printing to Create Fast, Accurate, Inexpensive Diagnostic Tool

From whirligigs and models to printers and smart bathrooms, 3D printing technology has definitely made an impact on diagnostics. Healthcare workers use diagnostic tools to detect and determine the severity…

3D Printed Microfluidic Devices Could Increase the Number of Viable Organs for Transplant

While great strides have been made in 3D bioprinting, including the production of living tissue for drug testing and disease research, the ultimate goal is still elusive: to 3D print…

Create O&P Adds Vorum’s Canfit Software to Latest 3D Printing Package, Letting Clinicians Design Their Own Devices

3D printing orthotic and prosthetic manufacturer Create O&P, based in New York, hit the 3D printing headlines this summer when it made the first medical-grade 3D printed arm for a…

UCLA & Swedish Researchers Create 3D Printed Microscope Attachment to Aid in Field Diagnostics for Cancer

Once again, 3D printing is allowing for impacts in the medical field that most of us could not have begun to comprehend just several years ago. While we report on…

Create Orthotics and Prosthetics Introduces First-Ever Medical-Grade 3D Printing System for Prosthetic Devices

There are a number of 3D printed prosthetic and orthotic manufacturers out there, but one that has always stood out is Create Orthotics and Prosthetics (Create O&P). The Lake Placid,…

The University of Surrey’s 3D Printed Diagnostic Tool is Nothing to Sneeze At

At the office where I used to work, either the air quality was terrible or half the staff had serious allergies, because it seemed like someone sneezed every 30 seconds…

MouthLab’s 3D Printed Diagnostic Gadget — The First Step Towards a Tricorder?

You know that our society is experiencing exponential technological progress when we begin comparing certain new technologies to those found in the hit series Star Trek. 3D printing is already…

Competing For Luxexcel Award, Students Produce 3D Printed Malaria Diagnostic Tool & More

Students at TU Delft of the Netherlands are not only enthused about using 3D printing to do good in the world, and especially developing countries, but indeed they very well may have…

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