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Patient Care

Image: New research suggests mind-controlled robotics can aid the paralyzed (Photo courtesy of CMU).

Mind-Controlled Robotic Arm Benefits Paralyzed Patients

A noninvasive brain-computer interface (BCI) allows a mind-controlled robotic arm to continuously track and follow a computer cursor, using only thoughts. More...
03 Jul 2019
Image: The Valeda Light Delivery System (Photo courtesy of LumiThera).

Photobiomodulation Device Treats Macular Degeneration

A novel photobiomodulation (PBM) system uses low-level light to stimulate cellular function in order to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD). More...
27 Jun 2019
The PBM cobot applies targeted laser therapy to pain hot spots (Photo courtesy of Swinburne Institute of Technology).

Robotic System Automates Chronic Pain Therapy

 A new collaborative robot system can automatically treat back, neck, and head chronic pain caused by soft tissue injury. More...
20 Jun 2019
Image: A gait training device helps stroke survivor’s rehabilitation (Photo courtesy of ReWalk).

Assistive Robotic Therapy Aids Stroke Survivors Gait

A soft exoskeleton suit adaptively synchronizes with a patient's natural gait to facilitate functional gait training activities. More...
13 Jun 2019
Image: Paper-based electronics detect pillbox tampering (Photo courtesy of KAUST).

Smart Pill Bottle Fights Prescription Drug Abuse

An advanced pill bottle that incorporates novel sensor technology sends wireless alerts when it detects tampering, overdose, or unsafe storage conditions. More...
23 May 2019
Image: A new study claims that inducing labor one week early benefits both healthcare systems and patients (Photo courtesy of Getty Images).

Induced Labor No Costlier than Spontaneous Labor

A new study calculates that inducing labor at 39 weeks costs healthcare systems the same as waiting for spontaneous labor. More...
22 May 2019
Image: MRI can be used to analyze gait motion (Photo courtesy of UDEL Delaware Rehabilitation Institute).

MRI Helps Evaluate and Improve Knee Rehabilitation

A new study reveals how magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can be used to study gait mechanics and joint function in patients with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) deficiencies. More...
13 May 2019

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