Belgian start-up Sunrise has recently launched the world’s first from-home sleep test in the UK. Natalie Healey speaks to CEO Laurent Martinot and explores how wireless devices could change sleep apnoea diagnosis and treatment
Researchers have developed an implantable device which stimulates the endings of the vagus nerve to provide a feeling of fullness. It could one day provide a less invasive alternative to gastric bypass surgery. Natalie Healey speaks to Texas A&M assistant professor Sung Il Park about the potential benefits of the new technology.
The Covid-19 pandemic has created a huge amount of plastic waste in hospitals – largely a result of the additional PPE required to curb the spread of the virus. But what can be done to reduce the environmental impact of this plastic waste? Natalie Healey finds out.
Nēsos has developed an earbud designed to deliver electrical field therapy to help treat inflammatory conditions like arthritis and migraines. Natalie Healey takes a closer look at the emerging technology and speaks to co-founder Konstantinos Alataris.
Project Amber, a machine learning initiative by Alphabet subsidiary X, recently failed to discover a biomarker for depression and anxiety in brainwave data using artificial intelligence. While this project missed the mark, it lights the way for ither researchers. Natalie Healey investigates.