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Philips and Accenture have partnered with Emotiv on a proof of concept that uses brainwaves to control patient environments.Philips Healthcare has partnered with Accenture and brain-computer interface manufacturer Emotiv on a proof of concept that uses wearable technology to… Read more →
In creating an adhesive patterned after glue produced by the lowly underwater sandcastle worm, researchers are reporting today that they may have solved the problem of premature births that sometimes result from fetal surgery. It also could open up numerous… Read more →
A stroke therapy using stem cells extracted from patients’ bone marrow has shown promising results in the first trial of its kind in humans. The therapy uses a type of cell called CD34+ cells, a set of stem cells in… Read more →
The brain is a difficult organ to study, being both fragile and protected from easy access by the hard shell of the skull. Magnetic resonance has given us a tool to peer into the functionality of the brain, but its… Read more →
Autonomic neuropathy is a common complication arising from diabetes, causing side effects like gastroparesis, erectile dysfunction, and other conditions due to damaged autonomic nerves. Early detection of diabetic autonomic neuropathy can have substantial benefits to patients thanks to treatment commencing sooner… Read more →