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microneedle

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Painless microneedle patch could test for TB

Scientists at the University of Washington say their approach would be more precise and less painful than the traditional skin test that uses a hypodermic needle.

By August 29, 2013

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How microneedle sensors could watch your blood chemistry

Researchers develop a microneedle array that could analyze your body chemistry in real time.

By December 14, 2011

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New pump to deliver drugs via microneedle patch

Researchers at Purdue University develop a pump that, activated by body temperature alone, could push large-molecule drugs through painless microneedles.

By September 1, 2010

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Not a flu shot fan? Here's a vaccine patch you give yourself

Prototype microneedle patch under study by the CDC is well received by early testers. Imagine picking up a flu vaccine at the pharmacy and administering it in the comfort of your home.

By February 27, 2014

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Introducing a flu vaccine you give yourself

Scientists develop an influenza vaccine delivered by a microneedle patch that patients could easily and painlessly self-administer.

By September 4, 2013

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Could electronically controlled drugs reduce side effects?

Researchers say they can zap implants with electrical currents to release specific amounts of medication to targeted areas of the body.

By February 5, 2014

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Lumo Lift, a digital reminder to stop slouching

Straighten up. Quit slouching. Do it with the Lumo Lift, a clip-on gadget that keeps tabs on your how bad (or good) your posture is.

By January 9, 2014

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Engineers write programming language to help build synthetic DNA

Chemists could soon turn to a standardized set of instructions on how to program molecular interaction in a test tube or cell.

By September 30, 2013

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Buzzy Mini makes getting shots a lot more tolerable

The Buzzy Mini uses cold and vibrations to soothe your fear of needles and take the pain out of injections.

By January 9, 2014

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Snap cholesterol selfies with new smartphone app, device

Few home cholesterol test kits separate out "good" cholesterol from "bad" cholesterol, but a new smartphone app and attachment aims to give home testers a clearer picture of their actual cholesterol health.

By December 17, 2013