Biomedical technology

Inflatable robotic hand gives amputees real-time tactile control

For the more than 5 million people in the world who have undergone an upper-limb amputation, prosthetics have come a long way. Beyond traditional mannequin-like appendages, there is a growing number of commercial neuroprosthetics—highly ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

AAP provides guidance for follow-up care for pediatric COVID-19

(HealthDay)—Children with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection should receive pediatric follow-up care to monitor for symptom resolution and screen for and address health concerns, according ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

AAN issues ethical guidance for dementia diagnosis and care

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the world's largest association of neurologists with more than 36,000 members, is issuing ethical guidance for neurologists and neuroscience professionals who care for people with ...

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