News tagged with prototype device

A new system to detect spinal deformity

Hokkaido University researchers have developed a symmetry-recognition system for the surface of the human back that can three-dimensionally detect the early stages of idiopathic scoliosis, a type of spinal deformity, without ...

Nov 21, 2016
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Robot legs helping stroke patients

(Medical Xpress) -- When it comes to recovering from a stroke, one of the major goals or rehabilitation is learning how to walk again. Researchers in the Netherlands are working with a prototype device called the LOwer Extremity ...

Sep 26, 2011
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New device set to combat fear of the dentist's drill

An innovative device which cancels out the noise of the dental drill could spell the end of people's anxiety about trips to the dentist, according to experts at King's College London, Brunel University and London South Bank ...

Jan 10, 2011
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New Brain Helmet Could Detect Stroke Earlier

(PhysOrg.com) -- A prototype "brain helmet" that provides real-time images of major blood vessels may enable emergency personnel to perform quick scans of potential stroke victims' brains, according to a team of Duke University ...

Feb 09, 2009
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