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Patient Care

Image: Smart diaper is designed for bedside urine testing (Photo courtesy of Unsplash)

Smart Diaper Could Provide Quick and Painless Bedside Urinalysis

Researchers have designed a flexible sensor that fits in a diaper, measures multiple components in urine and can share those results over Bluetooth to provide real-time bedside analyses for incontinent, elderly or infant patients. More...
06 May 2022
Image: Sweat sensor makes big strides in detecting infection indicators (Photo courtesy of University of Texas at Dallas)

Sweat Sensor Detects Key Biomarkers That Provide Early Warning of COVID-19 and Flu

A team of bioengineers has designed a wearable sensor that can detect two key biomarkers of infection in human sweat, a significant step toward making it possible for users to receive early warnings of infections such as COVID-19 and influenza. More...
04 May 2022
Image: Future wearable health tech could measure gases released from skin (Photo courtesy of Pexels)

Wearable Health Tech Could Measure Gases Released From Skin to Monitor Metabolic Diseases

Most research on measuring human biomarkers, which are measures of a body’s health, rely on electrical signals to sense the chemicals excreted in sweat. Now, a new study suggests that a wearable sensor may be able to monitor the body’s health by detecting the gases released from a person’s skin. More...
02 May 2022
Image: ASSURE WCD system was one of the winners of the 2022 Medical Design Excellence Awards (Photo courtesy of Kestra Medical)

Wearable Cardioverter Defibrillator System Protects Patients at Risk of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

The ASSURE Wearable Cardioverter Defibrillators (WCD) system from Kestra Medical Technologies (Kirkland, WA, USA) represents the next generation of monitoring and therapy to protect patients at risk of SCA. It includes a wearable device that provides autonomous detection and defibrillation for ventricular arrhythmias, if needed. More...
13 Apr 2022
Image: VoqX stethoscope listens to infrasound undetectable to human ear (Photo courtesy of Sanolla)

World's First AI-Ready Infrasound Stethoscope Listens to Bodily Sounds Not Audible to Human Ear

A new technology draws lifesaving medical insights from listening to bodily sounds that cannot be heard by humans and combines AI to provide disease classification for cardiopulmonary diseases, including COPD, pneumonia, asthma, and cardiac morbidities. More...
12 Apr 2022
Image: Sexual Health Click Test (Photo courtesy of Visby Medical)

POC Diagnostic Platform Offers Handheld, Instrument-Free PCR Testing for STIs

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) can cause serious complications, and they require communication with patient partners who may or may not be symptomatic who also need to be treated. Knowledge is vital to the prevention and treatment of STIs. Now, the first instrument-free PCR test detects three of the most common and treatable STIs with results available within 30 minutes, during the patient visit. More...
31 Mar 2022
Image: ClinicalAssist aims to reduce human error and improve patient safety (Photo courtesy of Robot Doctor, LLC)

World's First Robotic Clinical Assistant for Hospitalized Patient Care Launched

Robot Doctor, LLC (Biloxi, MS, USA) has launched the world's first Robotic ClinicalAssist for hospitalized patient care. The ClinicalAssist is a computer on wheel that can be placed in the patient’s room at the hospital and is connected to telemetry monitors and electronic medical records. The Robot will actively monitor for the availability of abnormal data and collect appropriate medical history that will help to determine the patient’s clinical condition. More...
24 Mar 2022


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