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Patient Care

Image: Sensory insoles can monitor developing diabetic foot ulcers (Photo courtesy of Orpyx)

Sensory Shoe Insoles Help Prevent Diabetic Foot Ulcers

 Novel insoles assist management and prevention of diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) through advanced foot sensor technology and real-time analytics. More...
16 Dec 2019
Image: ET patient about to undergo MRgFUS (Photo courtesy of Federico Bruno/ University of L`Aquila)

Focused Ultrasound Relieves Tremors in Parkinson's Patients

 Magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) can improve quality of life in people with essential tremor (ET) or Parkinson's disease (PD) tremor, according to a new study. More...
12 Dec 2019
Image: The UriCap external urine collection device (Photo courtesy of Tilla Care)

External Collection Device Manages Female Urinary Incontinence

 A non-invasive, leak-free, external urine collection device helps manage female urinary incontinence (UI) in long-term care facilities. More...
03 Dec 2019
Image: Examples of visual aspects of USN (Photo courtesy of StackExchange)

Mobile Platform Helps Identify Unilateral Spatial Neglect

A brain-computer interface (BCI) system that employs augmented reality (AR) could allow for better detection, assessment, and rehabilitation of unilateral spatial neglect (USN). More...
19 Nov 2019
Image: A SARA robot interacting with a patient (Photo courtesy of Bright Cape).

Robotic Entities Could Improve Institutional Quality of Care

Introducing social and autonomous robotic health assistants (SARAs) to aid nurses interacting with patients could help overcome overwhelming schedules and personnel reduction. More...
05 Nov 2019
Image: Sensors sowed into phyjama lining (Photo courtesy of Trisha Andrews/ University of Massachusetts).

Smart Sleepwear Monitors Heart Rate and Respiratory Rhythm

Physiological-sensing devices that can be woven into sleep garments could provide an unobtrusive way to monitoring heart rate and respiratory rhythm during sleep, according to a new study. More...
26 Sep 2019
Image: Cancer screening is still undertaken in many senior patients, despite recommendations (Photo courtesy of Getty Images).

Research Recommends Elderly Patients Stop Cancer Screening

Despite current clinical guidelines recommend against screening older adults with less than 10 years' life expectancy, many doctors continue to do so, claims a new study. More...
06 Sep 2019

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