Biomedical technology

'Smart' diaper for bedside urine testing

Urine can reveal a lot about a person's health. But physicians don't currently have a convenient or fast way of tracking the concentration of important compounds in their patients' urine. Now, researchers reporting in ACS ...

Biomedical technology

3D printed gloves for rehabilitating stroke patients

Stroke is India's third leading cause of death and the sixth leading cause of disability. Physiotherapy is one of the few treatments available for rehabilitating stroke victims and patients with physical injuries. However, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Deploying machine learning to improve mental health

A machine-learning expert and a psychology researcher/clinician may seem an unlikely duo. But MIT's Rosalind Picard and Massachusetts General Hospital's Paola Pedrelli are united by the belief that artificial intelligence ...

Addiction

Wearable device can detect and reverse opioid overdose

A research team at the University of Washington has developed a wearable device to detect and reverse an opioid overdose. The device, worn on the stomach like an insulin pump, senses when a person stops breathing and moving, ...

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