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Image: The smart socks help nurses know when a patient is out of bed (Photo courtesy of Palarum).

Innovative Socks Reduce Fall Incidents and Accidents

A new fall-prevention system can significantly reduce hospital patient falls and decrease nurses alarm fatigue through a smart notification system. More...
15 Mar 2018
Image: An EMG feedback device helps stroke patients recover muscle control (Photo courtesy of Zynex).

Neuroplasticity Device Helps Recover Muscle Control

A novel device helps stroke and spinal cord injury patients regain movement by using the brain's ability to rewire itself. More...
15 Feb 2018
Image: An innovative biomechanical platform based on Android calculates fall risk (Photo courtesy of UPV).

Biomechanical System Evaluates Risk of Falling

A novel Android-based platform measures a patient’s walking pattern, balance, muscular strength, and several temporal variables to evaluate the risk of falling. More...
08 Feb 2018
Image: An adjustable brace stabilizes the knee prior to and following surgery (Photo courtesy of medi).

Dynamic Brace Stabilizes Knee after Surgery

An innovative orthopedic knee brace provides reliable stabilization of the knee joint following injuries involving the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL). More...
01 Feb 2018
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


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