Wearable Relieves Period Pain without Drugs

Wearable Relieves Period Pain without Drugs

Neurostimulation reduces pain by interfering with electrical signals to the brain’s pain centers from the area of the body where the pain originates. I’m an unabashed fan of neurostim. My surgeon sent my home with a transcutaneous electrical nerve...
VR Surgical Training by Oscar-Winning Team [video]

VR Surgical Training by Oscar-Winning Team [video]

We’ve written multiple times about new technology employed to aid surgical teams. We wrote about HP printers creating 3D-printed color models to help surgeons. We covered Cambridge Consultants’ augmented-reality (AR) system that allows surgeons to...
Sensor Can Detect A Feather’s Touch

Sensor Can Detect A Feather’s Touch

Most health and medical tech devices rely on sensors. Advances in sensor technologies can significantly increase the value of biometric data by increasing sensitivity and accuracy. Any sensor improvement is a good thing, but the University of Sussex Materials Physics...
Chatbots Improve Patient Experience

Chatbots Improve Patient Experience

Chatbots are mobile, text-based conversational AI apps designed for specific applications, such as providing support for medical patients. Oakland, California-based Lifelink reports that Yelp rankings indicate that hospitals fall below most other service industries;...