If you see a physiotherapist or a Chinese physician for a sprained back, do not be surprised if your therapist turns out to be a robot.
Meet Emma, unveiled today by a start-up incubated by Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore), which has been treating Singapore’s national athletes, such as national … Continue reading
A molecule being targeted in cancer is also critical for the immune system’s ability to battle pneumonia, researchers at the School of Medicine have determined. The finding may offer a new way for doctors to boost patients’ ability to fight off the life-threatening infection as bacteria become more and more … Continue reading
Boston Scientific Corporation announced that it has acquired Cosman Medical, Inc., a privately held Burlington, Mass. manufacturer of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) systems. The Cosman Medical team and products will become part of the Boston Scientific Neuromodulation business, which offers a range of Spinal Cord Stimulator (SCS) systems to treat patients … Continue reading
Withings launched a new thermometer – Thermo. A fast, simple, non-contact gesture yields the most precise temperature possible, and automatic sync with the dedicated app also allows users to track temperature readings, get reminders, and input related symptoms/medications right on smartphone.
Researchers at UBC and the Paul Scherrer Institut (PSI) in Switzerland have created a microneedle drug monitoring system that could one day replace costly, invasive blood draws and improve patient comfort.
The new system consists of a small, thin patch that is pressed against a patient’s arm during medical treatment … Continue reading
For the first time, researchers led by Tufts University engineers have integrated nano-scale sensors, electronics and microfluidics into threads – ranging from simple cotton to sophisticated synthetics – that can be sutured through multiple layers of tissue to gather diagnostic data wirelessly in real time, according to a paper published … Continue reading