Thrombosis occurs when blood clots disrupt the normal flow of blood in the body, which can cause severe health problems such as pulmonary embolism, heart attack or stroke. Current treatments … Continue Reading Smart patch successfully monitors blood to release blood thinners as needed in animal model.
Diabetes is a lifelong condition caused by a deficiency in the ability to make insulin, a hormone that regulates glucose levels. According to the Center for Disease Control, diabetes affects … Continue Reading Oral formulation of insulin successful in animal model.
Intracardiac septal defects are the most common congenital defects in the young. The gold standard treatment is suture-based surgical closure, requiring cardiopulmonary bypass, which can increase the risk of pump-related … Continue Reading Catheter can fix holes in the heart without invasive surgery.
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.