E-stim Implants Restore Walking [video]

E-stim Implants Restore Walking [video]

Physical therapists and sports trainers primarily use neurostimulation to reduce pain and augment rehabilitation. The CDC keeps a running section on the ScienceDirect website with articles about external and implanted neurostimulators. Medical professionals...
Deep Learning AI Assesses Breast Density

Deep Learning AI Assesses Breast Density

Almost one-quarter of a million new cases of breast cancer were diagnosed in 2015, the last year for which the CDC has data. In that year 41,523 women died of breast cancer in the U.S. The CDC states that for every 100,000 women, 125 new breast cancer cases were...
Nano-tech Biosensor Detects Eye Trauma

Nano-tech Biosensor Detects Eye Trauma

Our eyes are important organs; we rely heavily on our sense of sight in many aspects of our lives. Perhaps this is why our bodies have evolved to protect our eyes by encasing them in bony cages. This safety feature does have one major drawback; it makes it difficult...
FDA Approves Personal Pain Manager [video]

FDA Approves Personal Pain Manager [video]

Chronic pain is defined as pain that lasts more than three to six months. It is associated with restricted mobility, opioid dependence, anxiety, depression, and reduced quality of life. Various sources estimate from 11% to 40% of U.S. adults suffer from chronic pain....