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Patient Care

Image: Red trajectories show grasp movements after stroke, while green trajectories show rehabilitation (Photo courtesy of Tabea Kraus/ ETH).

Computer Vision Analyzes Stroke Rehabilitation Process

A new study shows how optogenetics and machine learning can be used to analyze changes in motor skills, aiding stroke patient recovery. More...
31 Jan 2018
Image: A prototype flexible sensing element filled with graphene emulsion (Photo courtesy of the University of Sussex).

Wearable Technology Helps Monitor Babies Health

Functional liquid structures could soon be used to develop wearable health technologies, such as baby sleep suits. More...
25 Jan 2018
Image: New research shows nurses have a major impact on perception of quality of care (Photo courtesy of Getty Images).

Perception of Hospital Care Linked to Nursing Roster

A new study shows that a patient’s unfavorable perceptions of hospital care are strongly associated with inadequate professional nurse staffing. More...
24 Jan 2018
Image: New research shows a 3D position sensor helps OSA pateints sleep better (Photo courtesy of NightBalance).

Sleep Training Device Helps Prevent Positional OSA

An innovative sleep position trainer (SPT) prompts patients not to sleep on their back, thus helping to prevent Positional Obstructive Sleep Apnea (POSA). More...
11 Jan 2018
Image: Research suggests laser shoes can help PD patients walk safer (Photo courtesy University of Twente).

Laser Shoes Alleviate Gait Freezing in Parkinson’s Disease

Innovative shoes with laser pointers project a line on the floor to the rhythm of the footsteps, helping trigger Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients to walk. More...
04 Jan 2018
Image: The Med4 Elite is designed as a powerful multi-modality orthopedic rehabilitation tool (Photo courtesy of Game Ready).

Innovative Device Facilitates Orthopedic Rehabilitation

A multi-modality system that delivers both thermal and intermittent pneumatic compression therapy provides healthcare practitioners with flexible treatment options for orthopedic rehabilitation. More...
19 Oct 2017
Image: New research asserts too many tests may do more harm than good (Photo courtesy of Medicimage).

Early Disease Detection Not Always Advantageous

Medical technology can today discover conditions and precursors of disease for which the treatment itself can be more traumatic than living with the ailment. More...
18 Oct 2017

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