News - 17 Apr 2010
A research study published in the Journal of Pediatric Nursing has found that the accuracy of temporal artery (TA) thermometry for measuring temperature of patients in the age group 0-24 months is...
News - 15 Nov 2019
At Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), researchers have been creating a sensor that measures just the size of a Band-Aid. The sensor will have the ability to measure an infant’s blood oxygen...
News - 2 Aug 2016
Royal Philips today announced the global availability of wearable technologies and the first in a series of personal health programs that empower consumers to take greater control of their...
News - 28 Oct 2015
Rescue inhalers are commonly used by asthmatics, as necessary, during asthma attacks. But people with asthma sometimes use maintenance inhalers, on a prescribed schedule, to prevent attacks.
News - 10 May 2013
The UK’s healthcare system faces unprecedented challenges. Britain is the most obese nation in Europe and the country’s ageing population is especially at risk from isolation, depression,...
News - 2 Dec 2020
A shirt that monitors your blood pressure or a pair of socks that can keep track of your cholesterol levels might be just a few years away from becoming reality.
In an article published in Applied...
News - 27 Mar 2020
A ‘pandemic drone’ to remotely monitor and detect people with infectious respiratory conditions is being developed by the University of South Australia (UniSA) in partnership with a...
News - 13 Aug 2019
Smartphones, drones, and sensors could lend a helping hand to the world’s increasing elderly population at risk of falls, thereby decreasing global hospital costs.
A group of scientists...
News - 25 Jul 2019
Removing fluid at the precise rate and stopping at the right time is very important for patients suffering from kidney failure and require constant dialysis.
This usually involves guess-work on...
News - 14 Jun 2019
There is increasing interest in technology for non-contact measurement of human vital signs (heart rate, respiration, and body temperature), which are important for understanding the state of a...