women's health

Ultrasound for space offers remote diagnosis to patients on Earth

Ultrasound for space offers remote diagnosis to patients on Earth

Radiologists are investigating people's medical conditions and pregnancies remotely thanks to an ESA-backed robotic technology.

Bringing magnetic resonance to fertility treatment

Bringing magnetic resonance to fertility treatment

EPFL spin-off Annaida is developing a magnetic resonance system that can detect the chemistry inside the tiniest living organisms.

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.