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This overview introduces smart insulin delivery systems and more innovations that help patients and doctors guide decision-making in diabetes care.
Researchers show how printed wearable electronics offer the advantage of flexibility and low cost.
Very thin layers of organic stabilizer residue in metal nanoparticle (MNP) inks are behind a loss of conductivity in 3D printed materials and electronic devices.
VR can identify early Alzheimer’s disease more accurately than ‘gold standard’ cognitive tests currently in use, suggests new research from the University of Cambridge.
Scientists have designed tiny optical sensors that open the door to developing a wearable device that allows doctors to medically diagnose people's health in real time.
Scientists have created a new triboelectric fabric that generates electricity from the movement of the body while remaining flexible and breathable.
Researchers are developing new techniques for improving 3D displays for virtual and augmented reality technologies.
The wearable devices aim to reduce or redistribute spine loading associated with heavy manual work.
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.
We present five upper body exoskeletons that might help restore natural hand or limb movements.
AI-based solution FAITH is designed to monitor the mental health status of people who have undergone cancer treatment.
This battery could have a wide range of applications in various types of devices, from soft robots to wearable devices.
A 3D printed microneedle vaccine patch delivers stronger immune response than a vaccine shot.
Researchers have developed a flexible and stretchable wireless sensing system designed to be comfortably worn in the mouth to measure the amount of sodium a person consumes.
Egidijus Pelanis, a medical doctor at Oslo University Hospital, explains how extended realities is applied in the operating room.
Graphene represents incredible opportunities for advancement in many fields, including medical science.
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.
A wearable brain-machine interface system could improve the quality of life for people with motor dysfunction or paralysis, even those struggling with locked-in syndrome.
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.
Engineers have unveiled an air-powered computer memory that can be used to control soft robots. It overcomes the problem of the mismatch between pneumatics and electronics.
Researchers have developed a new low-cost method to help prevent life-threatening foot ulcers in diabetic patients
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).
People who compulsively pull their hair – suffering from an affliction known as trichotillomania – could find relief with a new device.
Neurolutions IpsiHand exoskeleton uniquely leverages brain-computer interface technology for chronic stroke rehabilitation
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 developed a way to harvest energy from radio waves to power wearable devices.
Researchers are analysing the use of context-sensitive data glasses in everyday clinical practice in cooperation with tooz technologies.
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.
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.
A small, wearable heart monitor can detect atrial fibrillation in high-risk patients ten times more frequently than standard tests.
The patch, which can be folded around surgical tools, may someday be used in robotic surgery to repair tissues and organs.
Preclinical efficacy validation of a light-weight wearable wireless ultrasound brain stimulator for stroke rehabilitation.
A system that uses flexible, breathable magnetic skin allows people with severe quadriplegia to move around and choose their surroundings.
CSL's Systems and Networking Research Group (SyNRG) is defining a new sub-area of mobile technology that they call "earable computing."
Researchers have examined how mobile technologies have been used in monitoring and mitigating the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The supplier sector will showcase its expertise and innovative high-tech solutions for the medical technology industry.
Researchers have created fundamental electronic building blocks out of tiny structures known as quantum dots and used them to assemble functional logic circuits.
Researchers have designed a wearable device that monitors sweat for biomarkers that could signal flare-ups of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Using a device that could be built with a dollar's worth of open-source parts and a 3D-printed case, researchers want to help the hundreds of millions of older people worldwide who can't afford existing hearing aids to address their age-related hearing loss.
Xsensio has been awarded CHF 1.8 million in EU funding to adapt its Lab-on-Skin sensing patches so that they can detect when a viral illness like the flu or COVID-19 is about to get worse.
Digital phenotyping and machine learning have emerged as promising tools for monitoring patients with psychosis spectrum illnesses.
Researchers have developed a microneedle patch for monitoring glucose levels using a paper sensor.
The development of new medical technologies based on cutting-edge discoveries has accelerated during the coronavirus pandemic.
An IoT system that allows geneticists, nutritionists, clinicians and exercise physiologists to work together remotely encourages middle-aged and elderly people to train using Interval Walking Training.
Exoskeletons are one technology with great potential - but is often developed for average people. So what about people who are small and thin, or tall and overweight?
Engineers have demonstrated that drug levels inside the body can be tracked in real time using a custom smartwatch that analyzes the chemicals found in sweat.
Scientists are working on inventions to use microchip technology in implantable devices and other wearable products such as smart watches to improve biomedical devices.
An invention may turn one of the most widely used materials for biomedical applications into wearable devices to help monitor heart health.
Bioengineers have designed a glove-like device that can translate American Sign Language into English speech in real time through a smartphone app.
Researchers caution that consumer wearables are not sophisticated enough to monitor the complicated illness.
Engineers have designed a thin adhesive film that could upgrade a consumer smartwatch into a powerful health monitoring system.
Scientists have created a prototype garment to demonstrate dynamic thermal radiation control within a piece of clothing by utilising the remarkable thermal properties and flexibility of graphene.
A deep learning powered single-strained electronic skin sensor can capture human motion from a distance.
Newer concepts like edge computing are regularly discussed alongside the cloud within the healthcare sector, often as if they are each exclusive approaches to infrastructure. However, using one does not eradicate the ability to utilise the other.
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.
Researchers have developed a framework that will help data scientists and other researchers use better digital health tools for clinical purposes.
A new prototype for wearable tremor suppression gloves has researchers believing real change is on the way for the more than 6 million people in the world afflicted by Parkinson’s disease.
A way to incorporate electronic sensors into stretchy fabrics allows scientists to create shirts or other garments that could be used to monitor vital signs such as temperature, respiration, and heart rate.
A research study seeks volunteers to provide data from smartphones, smartwatches and health surveys to help detect COVID-19.
Researchers have developed a wireless monitoring system for newborn babies that can easily be implemented to provide clinical-grade care in nearly any setting.
A wearable sensor could help doctors remotely detect critical changes in heart failure patients days before a health crisis occurs and could prevent hospitalization.
Researchers describe a way to increase the sensitivity of biological detectors to the point where they can be used in mobile and wearable devices.
Researchers are developing a revolutionary, portable blood pressure monitoring device that provides data continuously to patients.
A wearable monitoring device to make treatments easier and more affordable for the millions of people with swallowing disorders is about to be released into the market.
Researchers describe a mass-producible wearable sensor that can monitor levels of metabolites and nutrients in a person's blood by analyzing their sweat.
NanoEDGE research project aims at converging production techniques for functionalized electrodes with expertise in nanomaterial fabrication and characterization.
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.
Combining new wearable electronics and a deep learning algorithm could help disabled people wirelessly interact with a computer.
Scientists have successfully used microneedle biosensors to accurately detect changes in antibiotic levels in the body, for the first time.
A smart shirt that measures lung function by sensing movements in the chest has proven to be accurate when compared to traditional testing equipment.
The smart insole can be inserted into a sneaker or dress shoe to passively monitor the foot health of a person living with diabetes.
The first demonstration of a fully print-in-place electronics technique is gentle enough to work on surfaces as delicate as human skin and paper.
Scientists created a 3D printed a wearable kirigami sensor patch for shoulders that could improve injury recovery and athletic training.
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.
Medical implants of the future may feature reconfigurable electronic platforms that can morph in shape and size dynamically.
A wireless sensor small enough to be implanted in the blood vessels of the human brain could help clinicians evaluate the healing of aneurysms.
Engineers have developed experimental stickers that pick up physiological signals emanating from the skin, then wirelessly beam these health readings to a receiver clipped onto clothing.
Researchers have invented a completely new way for wearable devices to interconnect which enable easier health monitoring, medical interventions and human–machine interfaces.
Researchers have developed a smart material that can help those with affective disorders, such as anxiety, bi-polar disorder and depression, to monitor their emotions.
Engineers have designed pliable, 3D printed mesh materials whose flexibility and toughness they can tune to emulate and support softer tissues such as muscles and tendons.
The lives of thousands of people with mobility issues could be transformed thanks to ground-breaking research by scientists at the University of Bristol.
Wearing a sensor-packed glove while handling a variety of objects, researchers have compiled a massive dataset that enables an AI system to recognize objects through touch alone.
Children with autism improved measurably on a test of socialization and learning when their therapy included an at-home intervention with Google Glass.
Researchers have have developed a multifaceted measuring technology that is able to detect a number of conditions in the human body.