women's health

A smart bra for detecting early-stage breast cancer

A smart bra for detecting early-stage breast cancer

EPFL students teamed up with startup IcosaMed to develop the SmartBra – the first piece of smart clothing that can be used for cancer prevention.

Robot will provide surgical assistance in uterine operations

Robot will provide surgical assistance in uterine operations

Researchers have developed a gynecological surgical assistance robot for uterine operations.

Step foward for 3D printing a bioprosthetic ovary

Step foward for 3D printing a bioprosthetic ovary

Ongoing development of an "ink" will be used for 3D printing an artificial (or bio-prosthetic) ovary that could be implanted and allow a woman to have a child.

Childbirth: Visualizing the pain away with VR

Childbirth: Visualizing the pain away with VR

Could VR unlock a new frontier of pain relief for drug-free birthing? A PHD student is researching the tech's potential for pain management, so far the results are good.

mhealth: health studies to benefit from Apple watch

mhealth: health studies to benefit from Apple watch

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.

About the usefulness of fertility apps

About the usefulness of fertility apps

Analysing fertility awareness apps, researchers have been able to track behavior patterns and accuracy in measuring menstrual health and ovulation.