Cough Diagnosing App Gets CE Certification

Cough Diagnosing App Gets CE Certification

We first covered ResApp more than three years ago. The company has developed a smartphone app that can diagnose the different types of childhood coughs, simply by analyzing a sound sample recorded by a phone. It can distinguish between lower respiratory tract disease,...
Retinal Prosthesis to Restore Vision

Retinal Prosthesis to Restore Vision

Scientists at Okayama University report progress creating prosthetic technology that stimulates degenerated retinal tissues. According to the CDC, nearly 10 million people in the U.S. currently suffer from age-related macular degeneration (AMD) or diabetic...
Outpatient Telehealth Adoption Rate Holding Steady

Outpatient Telehealth Adoption Rate Holding Steady

Outpatient telehealth services plateaued in 2019, according to a recent survey of physicians and healthcare administrators. Healthcare provider data analytics company Definitive Healthcare’s 2019 Outpatient Telehealth Study found adoption rates holding steady at...
Handheld Skin Cancer Diagnosis Breakthrough

Handheld Skin Cancer Diagnosis Breakthrough

As an adult on the far side of middle age who lives in the South, I have an annual dermatology checkup. Most years my doctor finds a questionable spot or two on my skin. I suspect he can tell whether an area is a likely concern on visual inspection, but he is willing...