A filter made from polymer nanothreads blew three kinds of commercial masks out of the water by capturing 99.9% of coronavirus aerosols in an experiment.
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Researchers have discovered how to tailor-make artificial body parts and other medical devices with built-in functionality that offers better shape and durability, while cutting the risk of bacterial infection at the same time.
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.
Researchers have improved an electronic sensor for fast detection of infectious diseases like COVID-19.
The microneedles pierce the biofilm layer of a wound and deliver the medicine to oxygenate the tissue.
Purdue University engineers and physIQ have developed a viral detection algorithm for smartwatches.
Scientists have developed an algorithm for rapid, computerized diagnosis of COVID-19, overcoming the limitations of reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction.
Recently, Professor Surjo R. Soekadar outlined current and upcoming applications of brain-computer interfaces.
A versatile composite fabric can deactivate both biological threats and chemical threats.
Findings suggest robot telepresence, more than a tablet, provides comfort to young patients.
The number of individuals with COVID-19 in the community was a significant factor associated with stress in health care workers over time.
An electronic “nose” is capable of detecting with 86% accuracy when a lung transplant is beginning to fail.
Graphene represents incredible opportunities for advancement in many fields, including medical science.
Researchers have developed a new method to prevent bacterial infections, by covering a graphene-based material with bactericidal molecules.
Engineers and ophthalmologists have developed a robotic imaging tool that can automatically detect and scan a patient's eyes for markers of different eye diseases.
A new approach to tackling the spread of malaria in sub-Saharan Africa, which combines affordable, easy-to-administer blood tests with machine learning and unbreakable encryption, has generated encouraging early results in Uganda.
A new study could help scientists mitigate the future spread of zoonotic and livestock diseases caused by existing viruses.
New research could help surgeons perform liver resections with greater accuracy and deliver improved patient outcomes.
Researchers used an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm to sift through terabytes of gene expression data to look for shared patterns in patients with past pandemic viral infections, including SARS, MERS and swine flu.
Trained to see patterns by analyzing thousands of chest X-rays, a computer program predicted with up to 80 percent accuracy which COVID-19 patients would develop life-threatening complications within four days.
Researchers have used 3D bioprinting technology to create custom-shaped cartilage. They aim to make it easier for surgeons to safely restore the features of skin cancer patients living with nasal cartilage defects after surgery.
Scientists have developed a new generation of microneedles technology which allows the intradermal delivery of living cells in a minimally invasive manner.
Scientists have found that a simple device can reduce swelling after kidney transplantation. Clinical trial shows shortened hospital stay for patients and reduced surgical site infections by almost 60 percent.
Scientists at The German Primate Center want to use genetic engineering methods to improve cochlear implants.
Researchers have fabricated 3D scaffold implants containing antibiotics at high temperatures. These scaffolds support bone regeneration and manage the bone infections.
Scientists have figured out how to modify CRISPR’s basic architecture to extend its reach beyond the genome and into what’s known as the epigenome.
Researchers have proposed that wearable devices could be used to develop a network of health data about a patient, allowing for early diagnosis of COVID-19, even when the patient is asymptomatic.
Researchers have created polymers that replicate the structure of mucins, the molecules that give mucus its unique antimicrobial properties.
Researchers have developed a novel skin-mounted sticker that absorbs sweat and then changes color to provide an accurate, easy-to-read diagnosis of cystic fibrosis within minutes.
The Fraunhofer Institutes project M³Infekt aims to develop a multi-modal, modular and mobile system of sensors for monitoring infectious diseases.
Dr Jan Stallkamp has a vision: robots that can treat patients more efficiently and more precisely than any human physician.
Researchers have developed a unique inkjet printing method for fabricating tiny biocompatible polymer microdisk lasers for biosensing applications.
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.
Scientists have created a new way to detect the proteins that make up the pandemic coronavirus, as well as antibodies against it.
By analyzing Fitbit data and self-reported symptoms, researchers analyzed trends in heart rate, step count, and symptom duration between patients with flu and those with COVID-19.
An AI platform derives an optimal combination of available therapies against SARS-CoV-2 - the optimal drug therapy was a combination of the drugs remdesivir, ritonavir, and lopinavir at specific doses.
The following seven robotic systems are either currently being deployed or developed for the fight against the coronavirus.
Researchers have examined how mobile technologies have been used in monitoring and mitigating the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Results of the first clinical trial of 3D printed NP swabs for COVID-19 testing are being presented at the annual meeting RSNA.
Researchers have found that people who are asymptomatic for Covid-19 may differ from healthy individuals in the way that they cough.
A bioceramic implant has proved to stimulate regeneration of natural skull bone so that even large cranial defects can be repaired in a way that has not been possible before.
Scientists have developed a next generation wound dressing that can detect infection and improve healing in burns, skin grafts and chronic wounds.
Researchers have built a low-cost multiplex test that can rapidly provide three different types of data on COVID-19.
Radiator-like fluid systems adjust the genetic wiring inside human liver cells in preliminary work toward artificial organ-tissue engineering.
Researchers have designed a wearable device that monitors sweat for biomarkers that could signal flare-ups of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Researchers havee repurposed robotic technology normally used for synthetic biology research to help with testing for COVID-19.
Researchers explain how computer scientists and clinicians are trying to reduce fatal medical errors by building “ambient intelligence” into the spaces where patients reside.
AI is playing a key role in the Covid-19 response, but it could also be exacerbating inequalities within our health systems – a critical concern that is dragging the technology’s limitations back into the spotlight.
Researchers have developed a wearable solution that allows a patient to receive treatment of antibiotic-resistant infections and woundswithout leaving home.
Plasma-coated bandages could revolutionise the treatment of chronic wounds such as pressure, diabetic or vascular ulcers that won't heal on their own.
Researchers caution that consumer wearables are not sophisticated enough to monitor the complicated illness.
Nanoengineers plan to develop an immunotherapy for ovarian cancer using 3D-bioprinted plant virus nanoparticles.
Scientists have developed an experimental diagnostic test for COVID-19 that can visually detect the presence of the virus in 10 minutes.
Scientists are launching a project to apply machine learning methods to assess the role of climate variables in disease transmission
Researchers at King’s College London, Massachusetts General Hospital and health science company ZOE have developed an AI diagnostic that can predict whether someone is likely to have COVID-19 based on their symptoms.
Radiologists are investigating people's medical conditions and pregnancies remotely thanks to an ESA-backed robotic technology.
3D printing fuels efforts to rapidly increase ventilator capacity while providing each patient on vent support with individually tailored gas pressures and pressure monitoring.
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.
An innovative measurement method is helping to detect people infected with coronavirus from a safe distance. It detects fever, increased pulse rates and fast breathing without endangering the person conducting the testing.
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.
A robotic testing platform developed in just nine days by dementia researchers could substantially increase the UK’s capacity to test people for coronavirus.
Experts have begun using artificial intelligence to create computer models that calculate the risk of a corona patient’s needing intensive care or a ventilator.
An AI algorithm is capable of diagnosing 134 skin disorders and supporting specialists by augmenting the accuracy of diagnoses and predicting treatment options.
A portable surveillance device powered by machine learning can detect coughing and crowd size in real time, then analyze the data to directly monitor flu-like illnesses trends.
Thai hospitals are deploying "ninja robots" to measure fevers and protect the health of overburdened medical workers on the frontlines of the outbreak.
Researchers have created a material with a unique set of properties, which could act as a replacement for human tissue in medical procedures.
A coronavirus app coupled with machine intelligence will soon enable an individual to get an at-home risk assessment based on how they feel and where they've been in about a minute.
Scientists have designed a new type of controller for the robotic arm used in robotic surgery.
Researchers have developed a ‘heater’ — about the size of a pill tablet — that regulates the temperature of biological samples through the different stages of diagnostic testing.
Rutgers University have devised a way to integrate microneedles with backward facing barbs, so that microneedle arrays can stay in place as long as needed.
Researchers are developing a revolutionary, portable blood pressure monitoring device that provides data continuously to patients.
Physicists from University of Augsburg have developed a "smart" coating that is particularly toxic when bacteria are present in its environment.
Researchers have developed a novel methodology to provide non-invasive analysis of meniscal implants.
Using machine learning, a prototype microscope teaches itself the best illumination settings for diagnosing malaria.
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.
Scientists have successfully used microneedle biosensors to accurately detect changes in antibiotic levels in the body, for the first time.
The smart insole can be inserted into a sneaker or dress shoe to passively monitor the foot health of a person living with diabetes.
Researchers have implanted electrodes in brain of a person who is mostly paralyzed to enable him to have some “mind control” of motorized prosthetic arms.
A new type of ultrasound transducer should soon be delivering a fast and reliable diagnosis of infection of the middle ear.
A scientist is working to develop miniature implantable medical devices that sense and communicate wirelessly via sound waves.
The pill is the first known working device capable of non-invasively and accurately assessing the profile of bacterial species inhabiting any stage of the gastrointestinal tract.
Researchers are pairing a nanoscale imaging technique with virtual reality technology to create a method that allows researchers to “step inside” their biological data.
A researcher has developed a multiple sensor fusion device for non-contact measurement of vital signs and its clinical applications.
An international team of health-care investigators is piloting a new medical-delivery system that uses a "surgical strike" approach to solve pandemic problems.
Researchers have created a new app that can detect fluid behind the eardrum by simply using a piece of paper and a smartphone’s microphone and speaker.
Scientists have developed a new technique for the decontamination of organs before transplantation using ultraviolet and red light irradiation.
A machine learning algorithm was able to sort children with arthritis into distinct categories based on their patterns of inflamed joints in the body in a way that was also predictive of disease outcome.
Prototype web portal shows technology’s potential to protect and streamline the clinical trials process.
Researchers successfully used CRISPR/Cas9 to limit the impact of schistosomiasis and liver fluke infection, affecting more than a quarter of a billion people in Southeast Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America.
After collecting data and comparing it with every known mammal and bird species on Earth, scientists have identified wildlife species that are the most likely to host flaviviruses such as Zika, West Nile, dengue and yellow fever.
AR offers a new platform to help physicians better visualize complex medical data, particularly before and during medical procedures.
Researchers have developed a new technique of external ventricular drain insertion that involves the use of a mixed-reality holographic computer headset.
"BactiCount" app and lab kit allow a smartphone to identify bacteria that cause urinary tract infections from patients anywhere in the world.
Researchers at the University of California San Diego develop a new non-touch technology that rapidly identifies infants and children.
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 are working on a smart insole that flags changes in a patient’s gait, activity level and balance, as well as monitors for the localized increase in heat that can reveal a building infection before the human eye can spot it.
A team of engineers has developed a prototype bandage designed to actively monitor the condition of chronic wounds.
The first human corneas have been 3D printed by scientists at Newcastle University.
MIT researchers have built an ingestible sensor equipped with genetically engineered bacteria that can diagnose bleeding in the stomach or other gastrointestinal problems.
“The antifungal application could prove invaluable among those highly susceptible to infection, such as the elderly, hospitalized or disabled patients.”