Ocular Pressure Sensor Heads Off Blindness [video]

Ocular Pressure Sensor Heads Off Blindness [video]

As if a diagnosis of glaucoma isn’t bad enough, the progressive disease is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide according to the World Health Organization. An undetected and untreated IOP increase can result in permanent blindness due to optic nerve...
Not a Wheelchair [video]

Not a Wheelchair [video]

People who rely on a wheelchair have limited access to natural landscapes because wheelchairs don’t have the power or strength to handle off-road conditions. All-terrain wheelchairs can help, but these vehicles have a high price tag; reliable models can cost...
AI Assists Early Sepsis Identification and Treatment

AI Assists Early Sepsis Identification and Treatment

Sepsis is a killer; the CDC reports that each year at least 1.7 million adults in the U.S. develop sepsis, and one in three patients who die in a hospital have sepsis. Assigning the cause of death to sepsis is tricky because it’s not a disease nor an infectious...
Dual Sensor Wearable Monitors Your Sleep

Dual Sensor Wearable Monitors Your Sleep

During the past six years, we’ve written about a wide variety of sleep technology devices designed to improve sleep duration and quality. Most devices simply report on the quality of your sleep, measured most often in the amount of time you spend in light sleep,...
3D Printed Heart Could Transform Cardiac Research

3D Printed Heart Could Transform Cardiac Research

Historically, cardiology research has faced inherent limitations because of the simple fact that live, naturally pumping hearts don’t exist outside of the body. A groundbreaking new study recently published by researchers at the University of Minnesota could...
AI Steps Up for Hospital COVID-19 Screening

AI Steps Up for Hospital COVID-19 Screening

Once again, artificial intelligence shows its potential for sifting through massive amounts of medical test data to deliver actionable results, this time with COVID-19 screening in hospitals and emergency departments. We’ve written numerous posts about AI...