Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Portable laboratory device can detect SARS-CoV-2

A new study has demonstrated rapid and sensitive on-site detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA from environmental surfaces using a portable laboratory device. The study was published in Microbiology Spectrum.

Biomedical technology

Q&A: Updating pulse oximeters

A portable device used to detect blood oxygen levels revolutionized the medical field 50 years ago and is now receiving essential updates.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study shows promising treatment for tinnitus

Tinnitus, the ringing, buzzing or hissing sound of silence, varies from slightly annoying in some to utterly debilitating in others. Up to 15% of adults in the United States have tinnitus, and nearly 40% of those sufferers ...

Medical research

Paralysed man walks again via thought-controlled implants

A paralyzed man has regained the ability to walk smoothly using only his thoughts for the first time, researchers said on Wednesday, thanks to two implants that restored communication between brain and spinal cord.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Attacking COVID-19's moving antibody target

Not all SARS-CoV-2 infections are created equal. We have learned this through multiple virus waves are taking their toll on the world's population. Improving vaccines and new anti-viral therapies that target distinct viral ...

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