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UCL INSTITUTE OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

E-Health & Human-Computer interactions

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‘Smart bandage’ wireless remote monitor demonstrates promise of digital healthcare in NHS hospital

Isansys Lifecare Ltd, the provider of complete real-time physiological patient data services and systems, announces the results of a pilot collaborative study, with UCL Hepatology and supported by UCL-Business, based on its Lifetouch device, a new-generation wireless vital signs ‘smart… Read more →

DANA brain health testing app cleared by FDA

AnthroTronix (Silver Spring, MD) received FDA clearance to bring to market its DANA software suite for assessing reaction times in patients suspected of suffered traumatic brain injury or other condition that may have an impact on neurocognitive function. The software… Read more →

SMS service could spot the next Ebola outbreak zone

An Australian doctor is raising funds to launch an SMS service in West Africa that sends people to the right medical facilities based on key words used, and crunches that data to look for the next outbreak spot.

“During my… Read more →

Use of electronic health care services to improve cardiovascular health in China

The use of electronic health care services (versus more traditional methods) to reduce the high incidence of heart disease in China will be debated by leading cardiologists from around the world in Beijing, from 16 to 19 October 2014.

The… Read more →

Lower Blood Glucose when Using Remote Diabetes Care System with Patient App

Using the Triabetes® smartphone app and TriabetesClinic online decision support service in Type 2 diabetes treatment helps reduce long-term blood glucose levels. This is the main finding reported by Professor Kerstin Brismar from Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm.

Results from the… Read more →

New miniaturized, wireless monitoring system for heart failure patients

A new miniaturized, wireless monitoring system, implanted in the pulmonary artery, is helping keep patients with severe heart failure out of the hospital. Houston Methodist Hospital is the first institution in Houston to offer this to heart failure patients.

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4 Ways Cameras Are Changing Healthcare

When discussing innovation in healthcare technology, much of the terminology is exotic-sounding and futuristic.  Recent examples from this column include: functional MRIs to detect lies, active cancellation of tremor (ACT) to stabilize food utensils for Parkinson’s patients, and virtual assistant… Read more →

NAMS set to launch first-ever menopause mobile app

New dual-mode clinical decision-support tool uses one-of-a-kind algorithm to help clinicians and patients work together to personalize treatment decisions

The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) is set to launch a first-ever menopause mobile app designed for use by both clinicians… Read more →

Philips and Dutch Radboud University Medical Center Debut Wearable Diagnostic Prototype for Chronic Illness

Today at the Dreamforce 2014 conference in San Francisco, Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA) and Nijmegen, the Netherlands-based Radboud university medical center (Radboudumc) announced the debut of a prototype to support patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The… Read more →

Ultrasmall, Millimeter-Size Wireless Health Sensors Detect Pulse And Pressure

Engineer scientists at Stanford have created a submillimeter sensor device that transmits biological health readings wirelessly.  The device is very small, measuring in one realization at only 1 millimeter by 1 millimeter in length and width, and 0.1 millimeter in… Read more →

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