In-Home Monitoring Detects Diabetic Foot Ulcers

In-Home Monitoring Detects Diabetic Foot Ulcers

The latest CDC diabetes report found nearly 10% of the U.S. population — more than 30 million people — have diabetes and another 84 million have prediabetes. From 10% to 15% of the people who have diabetes will have a foot ulcer during their lives....
Graphene Makes Tiny Sensor Chip Practical

Graphene Makes Tiny Sensor Chip Practical

The wearable health tech revolution stands on the shoulders of the giant smartphone market. If it were not for the demand for billions of phones every year, the component market would not have reached the scale necessary to support new research and drive down costs....
Non-Thermal Lasers Treat Back Pain

Non-Thermal Lasers Treat Back Pain

Statistics on the prevalence of chronic low back pain vary by age, gender, and work status, but the incidence exceeds 20% for all U.S. adults in CDC studies. According to a 2018 commentary published in the Journal of the American Medical Association by faculty from...
Machine Learning Predicts ED Discharge Mortality

Machine Learning Predicts ED Discharge Mortality

A new study published in BMJ Open by medical schools and hospitals in Sweden and Boston explored the real-world value of new medical technologies. Return on healthcare spending suffers when patients do not live to benefit from the procedures. The study’s...