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06 Aug 2020 - 08 Aug 2020

Patient Care

Image: A new nickel foam filter can kill SARS-CoV-2 in seconds (Photo courtesy of UH)

Heated Air Filter Kills SARS-CoV-2 Instantly

A new “catch and kill” air filter made of nickel foam can trap the virus responsible for COVID-19, killing it instantly, claims a new study. More...
23 Jul 2020
Image: The SnaggleClaw multipurpose antimicrobial tool (Photo courtesy of JN White)

Touchless Tool Limits Exposure to Pathogens

An innovative multipurpose tool intended for situations that involve exposure to COVID-19 risk offer a safer alternative for operating touchscreens, keypads, and door handles. More...
01 Jul 2020
Image: The ReddyPort Elbow being used to perform oral hygiene (Photo courtesy of ReddyPort)

Non-Invasive Ventilation Device Helps Maintain Oral Care

A proprietary elbow with a self-sealing valve allows clinicians to perform procedures through the ventilation mask without interrupting therapeutic pressure. More...
16 Jun 2020
Image: Electrical pulses in the ear can reduce chronic pain (Photo courtesy of TU Wien)

Vagal Nerve Stimulation Helps Treat Chronic Pain

A new study suggests that a triphasic stimulation pattern of vagus nerve branches in the human ear is effective in alleviating chronic pain. More...
10 Jun 2020
Image: Professor Kim using the Hemoglobin smartphone app (Photo courtesy of Vincent Walter/ Purdue University)

mHealth Spectroscopy Measures Hemoglobin Optically

A novel smartphone-based technique helps assess blood hemoglobin (Hgb) and blood disorders without drawing blood, claims a new study. More...
08 Jun 2020
Image: Meditemi health robots can help detect COVID-19 symptoms (Photo courtesy of Meditemi)

Robotic Imaging Solution Detect Early COVID-19 Symptoms

An intelligent care robot provides a range of remote monitoring capabilities, including early detection of COVID-19 symptoms in under 10 seconds. More...
02 Jun 2020
Image: RFID tags embedded in diapers can alert when they are wet (Photo courtesy of MIT)

Smart Diapers Notify Caregivers when Soiled

 A new study describes how a diaper embedded with a moisture sensor and a passive radio frequency identification (RFID) tag can alert a caregiver when it becomes wet. More...
25 Feb 2020

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