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Smart-speaker technology monitors infants’ breathing

5 days ago

Gone are the days when people use smart speakers — like Amazon Echo or Google Home — only…
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Self-monitoring solution in mobile app can help uncontrolled asthma

September 4, 2019

A study by researchers at Karolinska Institutet shows that a treatment adjustment algorithm based on lung function and…
Stretchable Wireless Sensor Could Monitor Healing of Cerebral Aneurysms

August 29, 2019

A wireless sensor small enough to be implanted in the blood vessels of the human brain could help…
Soft Wearable Health Monitor Uses Stretchable Electronics

August 1, 2019

A wireless, wearable monitor built with stretchable electronics could allow comfortable, long-term health monitoring of adults, babies and…
Hydration sensor could improve dialysis

July 26, 2019

For patients with kidney failure who need dialysis, removing fluid at the correct rate and stopping at the…
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Smart Hydration Tracking

June 14, 2019

Staying hydrated is especially important for keeping healthy, though the daily recommended water intake is influenced by a…
Students respond to pressure – in babies

May 6, 2019

Feeling the soft spot atop a newborn’s head can give a doctor a sense of whether there’s too…
Scientists found a way to analyse the breathing of sleeping people without any wires

May 4, 2019

Hopefully, you will never need this technology, but may people do. People in hospitals are hooked up to…
Students hope to cut ties that bind seizure sufferers

April 25, 2019

Wiring a brain to record epileptic seizures binds a patient to a machine. It’s uncomfortable, to say the…
‘Smart’ pajamas could monitor and help improve sleep

April 4, 2019

If you’ve ever dreamed about getting a good night’s sleep, your answer may someday lie in data generated…
No-touch sensor measures vital signs of small animals

February 20, 2019

Measuring the vital signs of small conscious animals with feathers, fur or scales is no easy task, but…
Biomedical engineers develop wearable respiration monitor with children’s toy

February 19, 2019

Researchers at the University of California, Irvine have developed a wearable, disposable respiration monitor that provides high-fidelity readings…
Don’t go breaking my heart

January 2, 2019

For the first time, engineers have demonstrated an electronic device to closely monitor beating heart cells without affecting…
VitalTag to give vital information in mass casualty incidents

November 27, 2018

Wearable health monitor wirelessly sends patient’s vital signs When mass casualty incidents occur — shootings, earthquakes, multiple car…
The Best Apps for Sleep

November 16, 2018

Technology has taken health to a whole new level. We track the amount of calories we consume and…
Color-changing contact lens could enhance monitoring of eye disease treatments

October 14, 2018

For all the good they do, eye drops and ointments have one major drawback: It’s hard to tell…
Remote Pregnancy Monitoring Challenge

October 1, 2018

The Remote Pregnancy Monitoring Challenge will award $375,000 in prizes to support the creation of tech innovations to…
Wearable Ultrasound Patch Monitors Blood Pressure Deep Inside Body

September 13, 2018

A new wearable ultrasound patch that non-invasively monitors blood pressure in arteries deep beneath the skin could help…
Researchers create world’s smallest ‘computer’

June 26, 2018

IBM’s announcement that they had produced the world’s smallest computer back in March raised a few eyebrows at…
Bloodless revolution in diabetes monitoring

April 19, 2018

Scientists have created a non-invasive, adhesive patch, which promises the measurement of glucose levels through the skin without…
Students’ monitor will help moms in labor

April 6, 2018

Rice University seniors are developing an efficient and inexpensive uterine contraction monitor to help save the lives of…
Scientists Create a Noninvasive Wearable System to Monitor Stomach Activity Throughout the Day

March 23, 2018

A team of engineers and physicians has developed a wearable, non-invasive system to monitor electrical activity in the…
Wearables Could Catch Heart Problems That Elude Your Doctor

February 14, 2018

For years, Kathi Sigona felt like she had “a chest full of writhing worms in a bag.” The…
Faster is Better: The Newest Innovations in Speedy Combat Casualty Care

February 5, 2018

Dr. Elliot Botvinick sits in his office on the campus of the University of California (UC), Irvine, holding…
Phone shows sleep patterns

November 28, 2017

Using the data set from this project, supplemented by data from Sony Mobile—which linked smartphone data with tracking…
Proof-of-Concept: Dissolvable Silicon Electronic Device Holds Promise for Brain Monitoring

May 9, 2016

An implantable brain device that literally melts away at a pre-determined rate minimizes injury to tissue normally associated…
Connecting with patients via internet may help them to avoid hospitalization

March 23, 2016

Staying in hospital is no fun for many reasons, but sometimes it is necessary. Sadly, sometimes, particularly after…
Activity monitoring devices could become instrumental in cardiac rehabilitation

March 8, 2016

Cardiovascular researchers from the University of Sydney have found that Fitbit, the popular physical activity monitoring device, is…
Wearable electronic health patches may now be cheaper and easier to make

October 8, 2015

A team of researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin has…
New app can detect sleep apnea events via smartphone

April 28, 2015

Determining whether your snoring is merely annoying, or crosses the threshold into a life-threatening problem, isn’t convenient or…
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