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With the help of the HOSPI-Rimo robot, caregivers may be able to provide a new level of caregiving for elderly patients.
September 28, 2011, 10:54 PM PDT | By Stacy Lipson
Under Armour’s body-monitoring shirt could one day broadcast a player’s biometric stats in real-time for doctors to maintain athlete health, trainers to tailor workouts, and fans to...
September 28, 2011, 2:05 PM PDT | By Janet Fang
According to a report by the Kaiser Family Foundation, health insurance premiums are up to 9%.
September 28, 2011, 8:50 AM PDT | By Stacy Lipson
Brain Plasticity Inc. wants to market a computer game as therapeutic. Playing the game could help schizophrenics improve attention and memory.
September 26, 2011, 7:58 PM PDT | By Janet Fang
A study showcased at Interscience Conference on Anti-Microbial Agents and Chemotherapy says that maggots may be able to heal diabetic limb wounds.
September 26, 2011, 1:46 PM PDT | By Stacy Lipson
Researchers have looked deep into the biology of pimples and crow’s feet to develop treatments made from mice-grown antibodies and a blend of natural food extracts, respectively.
September 25, 2011, 9:51 PM PDT | By Janet Fang
With the newest technology, comes hope. The Deka Arm, a joint project between the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the U.S. Army Research Office, offers amputees soldiers the chance...
September 23, 2011, 2:13 AM PDT | By Stacy Lipson
The remarkable biomedical story behind the series of surgeries that involved separating the Sudanese twins’ blood flow to and from their brains.
September 22, 2011, 10:06 PM PDT | By Janet Fang
This portable device images brain activity of mice behaving naturally and could one day be used to screen for diseases in the field. And it can be mass produced affordably.
September 21, 2011, 4:29 PM PDT | By Janet Fang
A partnership between the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International and InnoCentive is offering a challenge to help in the fight against diabetes.
September 21, 2011, 1:52 PM PDT | By Stacy Lipson