University of Illinois Chicago is one of the U.S. sites participating in clinical trials to cure severe red blood congenital diseases such as sickle cell anemia or Thalassemia by safely modifying the DNA of patients’ blood cells.
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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.
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.
Researchers have demonstrated that their technique can stop the catheter at the right target and identify the source type with a 95.25 percent success rate.
“The digital transformation will make healthcare even more human. It will enable us to provide preventive and personalized healthcare,” says Prof. Dr. Koen Kas, Professor of Oncology at Ghent University, Belgium.
A team found that applying artificial intelligence to the right combination of data retrieved from wearable technology may detect whether your health is failing.
Researchers have developed an integrated system for early diagnosis of diseases using wearable monitors.
How University of Alberta health scientists are helping fulfil the promise of big data to revolutionize everything from prevention to diagnosis to treatment.
A deep learning model that can predict how human genes and medicines will interact has identified at least 10 compounds that may hold promise as treatments for COVID-19.
Using mathematical image processing, scientists have found a way to create digital twins from human hearts.
Researchers have used lasers and molecular tethers to create perfectly patterned platforms for tissue engineering.
An engineer designed the first neurosurgical robotic system capable of performing bilateral stereotactic neurosurgery inside a MRI scanner.
Scientists have developed a machine learning method that crunches massive amounts of data to help determine which existing medications could improve outcomes in diseases for which they are not prescribed.
Researchers have developed an innovative training protocol that, utilizing immersive virtual reality (IVR), leads to real physical and cognitive benefits.
Researchers have developed an algorithm that not only predicts hospital readmissions of heart failure patients, but also tells you why these occur.
Engineers are developing a 3D printed artificial blood vessel that allows doctors and patients to keep tabs on its health remotely.
Researchers caution that consumer wearables are not sophisticated enough to monitor the complicated illness.
Transforming how common health conditions are diagnosed using point-of-care and wearable bio diagnostic devices is the goal of a new University of South Australia project.
A research study seeks volunteers to provide data from smartphones, smartwatches and health surveys to help detect COVID-19.
A ‘pandemic drone’ to remotely monitor and detect people with infectious respiratory conditions is being developed.
For the first time, researchers managed to make intact human organs transparent. Using microscopic imaging they could revealed underlying complex structures of the see-through organs at the cellular level.
Researchers at the University of Connecticut have developed a lensless microscope that allows an observer to enjoy an enormous field of view.
Researchers are developing a revolutionary, portable blood pressure monitoring device that provides data continuously to patients.
Robocath announced it has successfully completed six robotic coronary angioplasties with R-One, a first for the continent of Africa.
For the first time researchers successfully reproduced the electrical properties of biological neurons onto semiconductor chips.
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.
Researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine show that wearable activity trackers are a reliable tool for predicting death risk in older adults.
A smart shirt that measures lung function by sensing movements in the chest has proven to be accurate when compared to traditional testing equipment.
Patients recovering from coronary heart disease who received rehabilitation through WeChat experienced a better recovery than those having standard care.
Researchers have developed an organ-on-an-electronic-chip platform, which uses bioelectrical sensors to measure the electrophysiology of the heart cells in three dimensions.
Transdermal optical imaging measures blood pressure by detecting blood flow changes in smartphone-captured facial videos.
A scientist is working to develop miniature implantable medical devices that sense and communicate wirelessly via sound waves.
A researcher has developed a multiple sensor fusion device for non-contact measurement of vital signs and its clinical applications.
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.
Researchers announce critical advances in the use of 3D-printed coronary phantoms with diagnostic software, further developing a non-invasive diagnostic method for Coronary Artery Disease risk assessment.
Patients could soon get faster and more accurate diagnoses with new software that can automatically detect signs of diabetes, heart disease and cancer from medical images.
Stress management: virtual support by "human" avatars works just as well as face-to-face support, a new study shows.
Researchers use the analogy of raindrops on the sidewalk to explain their new method to identify genetic variations that cause severe pediatric diseases.
In a matter of seconds, a new algorithm read chest X-rays for 14 pathologies, performing as well as radiologists in most cases, a Stanford-led study says.
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.
Checking the heartbeat of babies in the womb is set to become more accurate and less stressful for expectant mothers.
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.
Biomedical engineers have designed 3D-printed tracheal splints for pediatric patients. These were used to assist the breathing of an infant battling a life-threatening airway obstruction.
A team at the University of Auckland's Bioengineering Institute has created a virtual 3D heart that could have a major impact on treatment of the most common heart rhythm disturbance, atrial fibrillation (AF).
Engineers have developed a method with which heart sounds can be reliably detected and diagnosed by radar.
Engineers have created biosensor technology with a wireless connection to smartphones that will enable a new wave of personal health.