The research, carried out using a wearable cuff, provides a new method for monitoring movements in babies, and new insights into how babies' reflexes - like kicking - develop. These insights and the cuff could also be used to spot early signs of motor disorders such as cerebral palsy.
Early diagnosis of life-threatening diseases such as cancer is crucial to increasing the chances of patient survival. But such diseases are quite difficult to diagnose in their early stages since people usually do not develop symptoms and only trace amounts can be found in their bodies.
KEA Technologies, a provider of independent testing services, product development, and engineering solutions, announced today its additional ISO/IEC 17025:2017 testing accreditations for Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Devices (BAIIDs) and a new project with Smart Start, a worldwide manufacturer of ignition interlock devices since 1992.
An implantable smart wrap that fits safely and securely around the bladder may one day help people who have under-active bladders, a condition that hinders patients from urinating regularly and comfortably, according to an international team of researchers.
At the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, researchers have been exploring ways to develop a more improved, reusable respirator that could be used as a substitute for an N95 respirator.
Sensors that monitor a patient's condition during and after medical procedures can be expensive, uncomfortable and even dangerous.
A new, wearable electronic device being developed by a group of scientists from the University of Colorado Boulder is “really wearable.”
Arrhythmias and other heart problems are monitored and treated using pacemakers and other implantable cardiac devices. In general, such devices tend to lead to one of two drawbacks.
Breast cancer is the most commonly occurring cancer for women around the world, and much effort has been spent in the development of therapies to treat this disease.
People with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis suffer from a gradual decline in their ability to control their muscles.