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Image: Lego-like replaceable drug cartridges and LEDs help target specific neurons of interest (Photo courtesy of KAIST).

Wireless-Controlled Soft Neural Implant Stimulates Brain Cells

A soft neural implant operated by a smartphone can deliver multiple drugs and colored light to control Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, addiction, depression, and pain, according to a new study. More...
22 Aug 2019
Image: A new artificial intelligence (AI) system could help pathologists read biopsies more accurately, and lead to better detection and diagnosis of breast cancer (Photo courtesy of Getty Images).

New Machine Learning System Aids Pathologists in Cancer Diagnoses

Researchers from the University of Washington and University of California have developed an artificial intelligence system that could help pathologists read biopsies more accurately, and lead to better detection and diagnosis of breast cancer. More...
22 Aug 2019
Image: GE Healthcare has entered into a research collaboration with Fujitsu Australia to diagnose and monitor brain aneurysms on scans using AI (Photo courtesy of iStock).

GE Healthcare Partners with Fujitsu to Develop AI for Spotting Brain Aneurysms

GE Healthcare has entered into a research collaboration with Fujitsu Australia to diagnose and monitor brain aneurysms on scans faster and more efficiently by using artificial intelligence. More...
22 Aug 2019
Image: The global ECG market is expected to continue to grow over the forecast period 2019-2023, driven primarily by technological advances (Photo courtesy of Getty Images).

New-Generation Devices Aid Growth of Global ECG Devices Market

The global electrocardiography devices (ECG) market is projected to grow at a CAGR of over 6% over the forecast period 2019-2023, driven primarily by technological advances, which have helped in developing easy-to-use devices with reduced size and enhanced portability. More...
22 Aug 2019
Image: New research claims wearable monitors could detect fetal distress (Photo courtesy of Shutterstock).

Continuous Fetal Monitor Could Prevent Millions of Stillbirths

A new study indicates that commercially available inertial sensors could potentially extract fetal heart rate (FHR) continuously and noninvasively. More...
21 Aug 2019
Image: A dynamic neck brace helps ALS patients support their head (Photo courtesy of Columbia University).

Dynamic Brace Helps Restore Neck Motion to ALS Patients

An innovative robotic brace supports amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients, helping them to hold their heads upright and increase their range of motion. More...
21 Aug 2019
Image: A 4D microstent just 50 micrometers wide and half a millimeter long could be used to help children with urinary tract defects (Photo courtesy of ETH Zurich).

Tiny Polymer Stent Could Treat Pediatric Urethral Strictures

A novel manufacturing technique can be used to fabricate stent-like microstructures with shape memory properties that are 40 times smaller than current stents. More...
20 Aug 2019