Fetal Vibration Monitor Could Reduce Stillbirths

Fetal Vibration Monitor Could Reduce Stillbirths

Each year in the U.S., there are about 24,000 stillbirths — about 1% of all births — according to the CDC. Medical science does not know all the reasons for stillbirth, says Stevens Institute of Technology associate professor Negar Tavassolian. About a...
Light-Touch Robotic Cane Assists Mobility [video]

Light-Touch Robotic Cane Assists Mobility [video]

According to a 2019 CDC report on all forms of disability, about 14% of American adults have mobility disabilities, which are defined as “serious difficulty walking or climbing stairs.” People with mobility disabilities include those who are restricted to...
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...