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Engineers have designed a new touch-sensing glove that can “feel” pressure and other tactile stimuli. The design could help restore motor function after stroke.
Researchers show how printed wearable electronics offer the advantage of flexibility and low cost.
This overview introduces smart insulin delivery systems and more innovations that help patients and doctors guide decision-making in diabetes care.
Scientists have developed a soft and nonirritating microfluidic sensor for the real-time measurement of lactate concentration in sweat.
Researchers have developed a new low-cost method to help prevent life-threatening foot ulcers in diabetic patients
Researchers have tested a sensor for measuring hydrogen peroxide concentrations near cell membranes. The sensor has the potential to become a tool for new cancer therapies.
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.
During its latest keynote presentation, tech giant Apple announced cooperations for health studies. The latest model of their smartwatches are to be key in their execution.
Researchers have improved an electronic sensor for fast detection of infectious diseases like COVID-19.
Researchers have developed the first wearable devices to precisely monitor jaundice, a yellowing of the skin caused by elevated bilirubin levels in the blood that can cause severe medical conditions in newborns.
Purdue University engineers and physIQ have developed a viral detection algorithm for smartwatches.
Wearables are becoming a trend in respiratory care and many products are being developed to monitor patients remotely. But how much can these tools really help clinicians?
Electronic skins will play a significant role in monitoring, personalized medicine, prosthetics, and robotics.
Recently, Professor Surjo R. Soekadar outlined current and upcoming applications of brain-computer interfaces.
The material can take any possible shape and could be used in robotics and biotechnology.
We present five upper body exoskeletons that might help restore natural hand or limb movements.
Researchers compared traditional mindful breathing and virtual reality, 3D-guided mindful breathing to reduce pain.
A lightweight powered exoskeleton helps lower-limb amputees walk with much less effort.
Single-crystal flake devices are so thin and defect-free, they might outperform existing components in quantum computers.
Scientists have developed a bio-compatible implantable AI platform that classifies in real time healthy and pathological patterns in biological signals.
Robotic cane with 3D camera can accurately guide user to chosen location, avoiding obstacles.
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.
To enhance human-robot collaboration, researchers at Loughborough University have trained an AI to detect human intention.
Researchers have developed a biocompatible energy storage device.
Researchers have inserted small magnetic beads into muscle tissue within an amputated residuum for more precise control of prosthetic limbs.
Thanks to their swimming robot modeled after a lamprey, EPFL scientists may have discovered why some vertebrates are able to retain their locomotor capabilities after a spinal cord lesion.
Researchers have produced a low-cost device to detect SARS-CoV-2 with biosensors.
Tests show that the device can help patients safely and effectively manage their blood glucose levels and reduce the risk of low blood sugar levels.
Researchers have developed a rapid and cost-effective particle agglutination based sensor that is powered by holographic imaging and deep learning
Researchers have developed a robotic neck brace that may help doctors analyze the impact of cancer treatments on the neck mobility of patients and guide their recovery.
Researchers warn of the potential social, ethical, and legal consequences of technologies interacting heavily with human brains.
Researchers at Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation have designed a wearable sensor with wide-ranging strain sensitivity.
Researchers recorded VR users' brain activity using electroencephalography (EEG) to better understand and work toward solutions to prevent cybersickness.
The team of the Dynamic HIPS are working on a hip replacement simulator that will help future surgeons to practice the intervention.
Every day, elderly people fall – be it at home or in care facilities. Lindera aims to reduce the risk of falling with the help of artificial intelligence.
Researchers aim to speed up developing drugs against brain diseases through cutting-edge technology. They are generating an innovative technology platform based on high-density microelectrode arrays and 3D networks of human neurons.
Scientists have captured the real-time electrical activity of a beating heart, using a sheet of graphene to record an optical image of the faint electric fields generated by the rhythmic firing of the heart's muscle cells.
Researchers have developed a device using accelerometers and vibrators that can be worn on the fingertips like a thimble to help reduce 'postural sway' and improve balance amongst seniors
Researchers have developed a new material that can facilitate a near-perfect merger between machines and the human body for diagnostics and treatment.
To help patients manage their mental wellness between appointments, researchers at Texas A&M University have developed a smart device-based electronic platform that can continuously monitor the state of hyperarousal, one of the signs of psychiatric distress.
The University of Texas at San Antonio has established a wearables and AI laboratory to provide precision treatment plans to improve learning among those diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
With the aid of a virtual reality model, researchers from the Knappschaftskrankenhaus Bochum have examined, which errors can occur during the communication between the brain and robotic prosthesis.
Scientists in Dresden are expanding their digital health expertise in multiple sclerosis (MS) therapy and research with an ambitious scientific project - creating a "digital twin“ from data.
Scientists have used an implanted sensor to record the brain signals associated with handwriting, and used those signals to create text on a computer in real time.
Researchers have shown that a group of small autonomous, self-learning robots can adapt easily to changing circumstances. They connected the simple robots in a line, after which each individual robot taught itself to move forward as quickly as possible.
People who compulsively pull their hair – suffering from an affliction known as trichotillomania – could find relief with a new device.
Engineers have created a tiny wireless implant that can provide real-time measurements of tissue oxygen levels deep underneath the skin.
Researchers from Penn State led two international collaborations to prototype a wireless, wearable transmitter while also improving the transmitter design process.
BrainGate researchers demonstrated the first human use of a wireless transmitter capable of delivering high-bandwidth neural signals.
Professor Dr Henning Windhagen is a great fan of semi-automatic systems in the OR that help with implants but leave the surgeon in the driver’s seat.
Activity trackers are rising in popularity. Yet a new study demonstrates that many struggle to optimally use these devices. The cause? Outdated digital literacy skills.
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.
Researchers have created life forms that self-assemble a body from single cells and do not require muscle cells to move. They're faster, live longer, and can now record information.
Researchers have developed a way to harvest energy from radio waves to power wearable devices.
Many patients use their inhalers and insulin pens wrong. Researchers have developed a system to reduce those numbers for some types of medications.
Nanoengineers have developed a "wearable microgrid" that harvests and stores energy from the human body to power small electronics.
The Fraunhofer Institutes project M³Infekt aims to develop a multi-modal, modular and mobile system of sensors for monitoring infectious diseases.
The Covid-19 pandemic highlights how remote healthcare robots currently being developed could be beneficial in the future.
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.
By using 3D aerosol jet-printing to put perovskites on graphene, scientists have made X-ray detectors with record sensitivity that can greatly improve the efficiency and reduce the cost.
Researchers have developed a unique inkjet printing method for fabricating tiny biocompatible polymer microdisk lasers for biosensing applications.
Researchers have found a way to use quantum-entangled photons to encode information in a hologram.
Researchers have constructed a 3D vision-guided artificial skin that enables tactile sensing with high performance, opening doors to innumerable applications in medicine.
Scientists have created a new way to detect the proteins that make up the pandemic coronavirus, as well as antibodies against it.
Successful precision cancer diagnosis through an AI analysis of multiple factors of prostate cancer. Potential application of the precise diagnoses of other cancers by utilizing a urine test.
A system that uses flexible, breathable magnetic skin allows people with severe quadriplegia to move around and choose their surroundings.
Researchers have demonstrated a novel multifunctional ultrathin contact lens sensor layer with transistors that may revolutionise the manufacture of smart contact lenses.
The new device can continuously sense levels of virtually any protein or molecule in the blood. The researchers say it could be transformative for disease detection, patient monitoring and biomedical research.
NIH BRAIN Initiative scientists used machine learning to redesign a bacterial ‘Venus flytrap’ protein that can monitor brain serotonin levels in real time.
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.
CSL's Systems and Networking Research Group (SyNRG) is defining a new sub-area of mobile technology that they call "earable computing."
Experts working at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and physics-based simulation share how computer simulation could accelerate the development of "smart robots" which "might interact with humans"
A device could help scientists better understand the health benefits of outdoor lighting and lead to wearables that could nudge users to get more outdoor time.
Scientists have designed a hydrogel membrane that may be used to house optical glucose sensing materials toward building a biosensor for monitoring sugar levels in diabetics.
The following seven robotic systems are either currently being deployed or developed for the fight against the coronavirus.
Researchers have enabled a quadriplegic man to control a pair of prosthetic arms with his mind.