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Augmented reality helps tackle arachnophobia

Augmented reality helps tackle arachnophobia

Researchers have developed an augmented reality app for smartphones in order to help people reduce their fear of spiders.

Artificial pancreas trialed for outpatients with type 2 diabetes

Artificial pancreas trialed for outpatients with type 2 diabetes

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.

'Origami' testing app tackles spread of malaria

'Origami' testing app tackles spread of malaria

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.

The gait lab for the pocket – app-based fall prevention

The gait lab for the pocket – app-based fall prevention

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.

Pediatric burn patients: virtual reality as pain relief

Pediatric burn patients: virtual reality as pain relief

The use of smartphone-based VR games during dressing changes icould helps to relief the pain for pediatric patients.

Smart device-based electronic platform monitor mental health

Smart device-based electronic platform monitor mental health

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.

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