Airbag Belt Protects Hips in Falls  [video]

Airbag Belt Protects Hips in Falls [video]

Hip fractures among people over 65 can be difficult to recover from. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year 600,000 people in the U.S. are hospitalized with hip fractures. Of those cases, 95% are caused by falls, usually sideways....
Tricorder XPRIZE Winner Announced

Tricorder XPRIZE Winner Announced

Star Trek fans will remember that Dr. “Bones” McCoy had a nifty little device at his disposal. Just by waving the non-contact device over a patient’s body, he was able to identify and diagnose all manner of injuries and ailments. While this device...
Sweat Sensors Can Identify Disease

Sweat Sensors Can Identify Disease

The eyes may be the window to the soul, but a substance as prosaic as sweat could provide a way to measure a wide range of hidden activities going on in your body. We tend to think of sweat as salty water (if we think about it at all), but the fact is that it is a...
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