Researchers have used 3D micro-printing to develop the world’s smallest, flexible scope for looking inside blood vessels.
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A subset of wearables are the so-called hearables – in-ear devices that are well suited for long-term monitoring as they are non-invasive, inconspicuous and easy to fasten.
Using mathematical image processing, scientists have found a way to create digital twins from human hearts.
Machine learning can be used to fill a significant gap in Canadian public health data related to ethnicity and Aboriginal status, according to research by a University of Alberta research epidemiologist.
The development of new medical technologies based on cutting-edge discoveries has accelerated during the coronavirus pandemic.
An invention may turn one of the most widely used materials for biomedical applications into wearable devices to help monitor heart health.
Engineers are developing a massive fluid dynamics simulator that can model blood flow through the full human arterial system at subcellular resolution.
In order for a COVID-19 vaccine and antiviral drugs to be developed, scientists first need to understand why this virus spreads so easily and quickly, and why it invades our bodies with seemingly little resistance from our immune system.
A research study seeks volunteers to provide data from smartphones, smartwatches and health surveys to help detect COVID-19.
New prosthetic technologies that stimulate the nerves could pave the way for prostheses that feel like a natural part of the body and reduce the phantom limb pain commonly endured by amputees.
Researchers are developing a revolutionary, portable blood pressure monitoring device that provides data continuously to patients.
A deep learning model can identify sleep stages as accurately as an experienced physician.
Researchers describe a mass-producible wearable sensor that can monitor levels of metabolites and nutrients in a person's blood by analyzing their sweat.
Study using wearable trackers links insufficient sleep to increased rate of biological aging and cardiovascular disease risk.
A 3D printing technique allows fabrication of multilayer blood vessels that have the unique biomolecules needed to transform into functional blood vessels when they are implanted.
Researchers found that steps measured through wearable tracker can be used to estimate exercise capacity and determine the health status of patients.
Patients recovering from coronary heart disease who received rehabilitation through WeChat experienced a better recovery than those having standard care.
Transdermal optical imaging measures blood pressure by detecting blood flow changes in smartphone-captured facial videos.
Researchers are developing a smart wrist-worn device for monitoring of atrial fibrillation – a condition, which if left untreated can lead to serious health complications and even death.
The clinical trial to determine whether a smartwatch app that analyzes pulse-rate data can screen for a heart-rhythm disorder has enrolled more than 400,000 participants.
The computer game “jumpBALL” could help to prevent thrombosis, help during rehabilitation after a stroke or hip or knee surgery. It is played with your feet.
AR offers a new platform to help physicians better visualize complex medical data, particularly before and during medical procedures.
Engineers have developed a 3D printing technique that allows for localized control of an object's firmness, opening up new biomedical avenues that could one day include artificial arteries and organ tissue.
Scientists created a flexible ultrasonic patch that non-invasively monitors the blood pressure in major vessels such as the jugular vein and carotid artery.
A team found that applying artificial intelligence to the right combination of data retrieved from wearable technology may detect whether your health is failing.