The prevalence of chronic diseases has become public health concerns and strains on an over-burdened healthcare system, therefore to effectively control chronic disease and improve the quality of life for … Continue Reading Researchers take steps towards using the human body for data storage, transmission.
Car accidents or sports injuries, even too much texting can injure the peripheral nerves, leaving people with numbness, tingling or weakness in their limbs. For cases requiring surgery, standard practice … Continue Reading First ever bioelectronic medicine speeds up nerve regeneration in animal studies.
Mobile phones have become an integral part of every day life, with one main constraint for usage being the charging of the device and the need for a power supply. … Continue Reading Charging cellphones with finger swipes now a step closer with new human-motion powered device.
Injuries that fail to heal within three months, such as many diabetic foot ulcers, can require years of treatment and significant healthcare resources. Researchers are working on new kinds of … Continue Reading New smart bandage provides instant updates on the condition of chronic wounds remotely.
A team of researchers from Washington University, National Institutes of Health and University of Illinois have developed a wireless device the width of a human hair that can be implanted in … Continue Reading Microfluid device can control neurons and delivery drugs wirelessly.
Painful insulin injections could become a thing of the past for the millions of Americans who suffer from diabetes, thanks to a new invention from researchers at the University of … Continue Reading World’s first smart insulin patch could replace painful injections for diabetes.
First report of world’s first implantable chip capable of measuring metabolites and drugs in real-time.
The future of medicine lies in ever greater precision, not only when it comes to diagnosis but also drug dosage. The blood work that medical staff rely on is generally … Continue Reading First report of world’s first implantable chip capable of measuring metabolites and drugs in real-time.
A new simple tool developed by nanoengineers at the UC San Diego is opening the door to an era when anyone will be able to build sensors, anywhere, including physicians … Continue Reading New bio-ink pens allow users to draw glucose sensors on themselves, test for pollutants.
Someone wearing a smartwatch can look at a calendar or receive e-mails without having to reach further than their wrist. However, the interaction area offered by the watch face is … Continue Reading iSkin customisable sensors turn skin into a touch-sensitive interaction space for mobile devices.
A team of researchers from Columbia University, Rwanda Biomedical Center, Centers for Disease Control and OPKO Diagnostics have developed a low-cost smartphone accessory that can perform a point-of-care test that simultaneously detects … Continue Reading Smartphone device is the first ever to replicate all functions of a lab-based blood test.
Nanoengineers at the University of California have tested a temporary tattoo that both extracts and measures the level of glucose in the fluid in between skin cells. This first-ever example … Continue Reading Electronic skin glucose monitor successful in proof-of-concept studies.
A simple point-of-care testing device for anemia could provide more rapid diagnosis of the common blood disorder and allow inexpensive at-home self-monitoring of persons with chronic forms of the disease. … Continue Reading FDA-funded study for one-minute point-of-care anemia test shows promise.
Researchers from École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have participated in the development of a contact lens for the early detection of glaucoma. Clinical trials are being conducted at the … Continue Reading An innovative smart contact lens for glaucoma.
Healthinnovations has designed the following mHealth checklist for Quality Assurance when creating apps or devices. Standardisation within the mHealth sphere is paramount for this sector and must be adhered to, … Continue Reading Healthinnovations QA checklist for mHealth