A new voice assistant that improves internet browsing for people with visual impairments...
New tool improves web browsing for visually impaired
A new voice assistant that improves internet browsing for people with visual impairments has been developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada.
US researchers develop skin sensors to wirelessly monitor health
Researchers at Stanford University in the US have developed new sensors that can be adhered to the skin for wireless health monitoring.
Non-invasive electrical stimulation alters brain tumour blood flow
Application of non-invasive electrical stimulation to the brains of patients with tumours is able to decrease blood flow within the malignant growths, researchers have found.
Intensive blood pressure control may slow dementia progression
Intensive blood pressure control may be crucial for preventing the development of the white matter lesions characteristic of dementia, according to a new study.
At-home haemodialysis: a thriving investment trend
Home haemodialysis machines are understandably popular with chronic end-stage kidney failure patients. As the Trump administration promises to bolster kidney care in the US, how is this growing market developing?
Feinstein Institutes studies MyoRegulator to treat spasticity
Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research has trialled a new medical device called MyoRegulator for the non-invasive treatment of spasticity in stroke patients.
Ancora Heart begins enrolment in AccuCinch device trial
Cardiac therapies developer Ancora Heart has started patient enrolment in the CorCinch EU clinical trial of AccuCinch Ventricular Repair System to treat reduced ejection fraction systolic heart failure (HFrEF).
Smart sensors detect wound healing through tissue changes
Researchers at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland are developing smart sensors which can monitor the healing progress of a wound, eliminating the need to look underneath a bandage.
Robotic neck brace to aid head motion in ALS patients
Columbia Engineering researchers have developed a robotic neck brace to support the head’s range of motion in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients.
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