Researchers at the Hamlyn Centre, Imperial College London, have introduced a novel tool for generating accurate endoscopic datasets.
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An invention may turn one of the most widely used materials for biomedical applications into wearable devices to help monitor heart health.
Patients undergoing physical rehabilitation at Rush for paralyzing injuries are being aided by a robotic suit designed to help raise people to full height and walk.
Researchers have developed a way for deep learning neural networks to rapidly estimate confidence levels in their output.
Exoskeletal-assisted walking is safe, feasible, and effective in individuals disabled by spinal cord injury.
Designers who use ethics to shape better companion robots will end up making better humans, too, say UNSW researchers.
Scientists are researching salamanders unique superpower - they can regenerate their spinal cords and regain full functionality.
Reseachers have developed robotic Trunk Support Trainer (TruST) that helps children with CP to sit more stably.
Scientists are using a custom robot to survey how mutations in regulatory regions of the genome affect animal development.
Scientists have made a breakthrough in their work to develop semi-autonomous colonoscopy, using a robot to guide a medical device into the body.
Researchers have developed a robotic exoskeleton that improves the lives of people with limited or no ability to move due to neurological and/or physiological disorders.
Researchers have found a way to send tiny, soft robots into humans, potentially opening the door for less invasive surgeries and ways to deliver treatments for several conditions.
Artificial intelligence is developing at an enormous speed and intelligent instruments will profoundly change surgery and medical interventions.
Researchers have published the results of a trial of the ReWalk ReStore soft robotic exosuit for gait training in individuals undergoing post-stroke rehabilitation.
One of the crucial future technologies in surgery is Augmented Reality. Most experts agree that AR will increase safety and efficiency, improve surgical training and decrease costs.
Researchers have developed a surgical robot that improves precision and control of teleoperated surgical procedures.
In the next-generation operating room interconnected sensors will collect data, analyse it in real-time and make it available to digital assistance functions.
Robotic surgery for patients with early stage, oropharyngeal squamous cell cancer is associated with improved health outcomes, including better long-term survival.
avateramedical GmbH announced the acquisition of FORWARDttc GmbH, an automation technology company with special focus on robotics hard- and software.
A new robotic system allows medical staff to remotely operate ventilators and other bedside machines from outside intensive care rooms of patients suffering from infectious diseases.
Engineers have designed and developed a novel humanoid hand that may be able to help.
Sending small electrical currents to the fingertips of someone operating a robotic arm can help surgeons during robot-assisted procedures.
A robot is helping maximize the life of some of the most critical personal protective equipment, or PPE, at a time when the surge of demand for such items has aggravated a national shortage.
Researchers used robots to study how our brains adjust to changes in our walking strides, gaining insights that could be used to develop better physical rehabilitation programs.
Scientists have designed a new type of controller for the robotic arm used in robotic surgery.
Researchers have developed a gynecological surgical assistance robot for uterine operations.
Engineers have developed a robotic device that can be used to assist and train people with SCIs to sit more stably by improving their trunk control.
A new line of wearable robotics - a lightweight version of the armor that comic hero Iron Man wears - could keep seniors on their feet longer.
Robocath announced it has successfully completed six robotic coronary angioplasties with R-One, a first for the continent of Africa.
Researchers have developed a new method to guide endovascular instruments into complex vascular structures that were inaccessible to endovascular surgeons until now.
Researchers report that among patients with obesity, robotic kidney transplants produce survival outcomes comparable to those seen among nonobese patients.
Introduction of the avatera system into everyday clinical practice in Europe and a broad market launch expected in 2020.
Combining new wearable electronics and a deep learning algorithm could help disabled people wirelessly interact with a computer.
The robotic procedures were performed at in France and precede the first clinical study of its kind to be conducted in Europe.
A trial using 4G LTE cellular connectivity to enable drones to deliver automated external defibrillators to the scene of a cardiac arrest has taken place in Canada.
A comfortable brace incorporates both sensors and actuators to restore roughly 70% of the active range of motion.
Robotic device acts as a cane-like mobile assistant to provide light-touch to help the elderly and others with impaired mobility.
Collaborators are developing an endoscopic robotic system with two-handed dexterity at a much smaller scale than existing options.
A new 3D printed prosthetic hand can learn the wearers' movement patterns to help amputee patients perform daily tasks.
Interacting with a robotic teddy bear invented at MIT boosted young patients’ positive emotions, engagement, and activity level.
Researchers show that by using a noninvasive brain-computer interface they could control a robotic arm that’s tracking a cursor on a computer screen.
The Open-Source Bionic Leg will enable investigators to efficiently solve challenges associated with controlling bionic legs across a range of activities in the lab and out in the community.
Clinical studies on robot-assisted surgery for indications in the thorax and abdomen have so far shown few advantages for this cost-intensive surgical method.
A state-of-the-art brain-machine interface created by UC San Francisco neuroscientists can generate natural-sounding synthetic speech by using brain activity to control a virtual vocal tract – an anatomically detailed computer simulation including the lips, jaw, tongue and larynx.
Researchers have developed a new design method that shows promise in enabling the efficient design and fabrication of soft robots using a 3D printer.
An interface system that uses augmented reality technology could help individuals with profound motor impairments operate a humanoid robot to feed themselves.
Researchers at the University of Stuttgart have built an exoskeleton with which the gripping ability of a paralyzed hand can be restored.
The Murab project is developing technology that will make it possible to take more accurate biopsies and diagnose cancer and other illnesses faster.
Research from the BrainGate consortium shows that a brain-computer interface (BCI) can enable people with paralysis to directly operate an off-the-shelf tablet device just by thinking about making cursor movements and clicks.
The new version of the TWIICE walking-assistance system is not only lighter, more comfortable and more powerful, but patients can also put it on and use it themselves.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) recently developed a robotic arm to facilitate self-help and upper-limb mobile rehabilitation for stroke patients.
Researchers are working on an interactive robot called Pharos that will help the elderly with their daily household chores.
An engineer is leading a team of researchers, health care providers and industry to fast-track the commercialization of a groundbreaking robotic rehabilitation system.
K-FLEX, a flexible endoscopic surgical robot developed opens a new chapter for precise and minimally invasive robot-assisted surgery.
A Brock University research team has created a microscopic robot that has the potential to identify drug resistance to tuberculosis faster than conventional tests.
Researchers have developed a worldwide pioneering robotic exoskeleton which, attached to a robotic wheelchair, helps people with varying degrees of disability carry out daily activities on their own.
University of Texas at Arlington patents headset that allows persons to point to objects of interest using their eyes.
Machine learning network offers personalized estimates of children’s behavior.
A new robotic system developed can help diagnose neurodegenerative diseases, such as dementia and Parkinson, through the analysis of eye movements.