Prenatal App Reduces In-Person Visits [video]

Prenatal App Reduces In-Person Visits [video]

Hundreds of American mothers die every year during childbirth, and about 50,000 are seriously injured, even though the US spends more on healthcare per person than any other nation. Perhaps as a response to a perceived lack in the traditional healthcare system, many...
Jedi Prosthetic with a Sense of Touch

Jedi Prosthetic with a Sense of Touch

Robotic prosthetic arms and hands can make dramatic differences in the lives of those who use them. We’ve written about a range of upper limb prosthetics designed to assist people with specific needs including a robot hand that works with quadriplegics, a...
AI Infers Personalized Treatment [video]

AI Infers Personalized Treatment [video]

Big data, machine learning, and precision medicine come together with GNS Healthcare’s Causal Machine Learning. In the GNS model, big data provides the means, machine learning is the method, and precision medicine is the goal. The first two elements are...
Energy Harvesting from the Human Knee

Energy Harvesting from the Human Knee

As wearable health tech proliferates, the search for alternative power sources intensifies. The fast and easy answer for better energy sources for wearables, carryables, and implants is to build find more efficient batteries. However, the pace of new energy cell...
AI Calls Cause of Death from Verbal Autopsies

AI Calls Cause of Death from Verbal Autopsies

Sixty million people die each year, most with no known cause of death (CoD). According to a 2012 report by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division, two-thirds of the deaths each year have no recorded CoD. The highest ratios of...