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UCL INSTITUTE OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

E-Health & Human-Computer interactions

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We turn brainwaves into sound for music and medicine

A neuroscientist and a musician explain how they built the Brain Stethoscope, which is both brain scanner and musical instrument

Why is a cellist and sound artist collaborating with someone who deals with brain disorders? Chris Chafe: I am working… Read more →

Steth IO Smartphone Powered Stethoscope

Stethoscopes may seem like they’re going out of style, considering all the new medical gadgetry being released, but they remain an essential tool for cardiologists, primary care physicians, and others. To bring them into the 21st century, a fifteen year-old… Read more →

What mHealth Can Do for You

Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission, responsible for the Digital Agenda, said: “mHealth is just one of the benefits of a #ConnectedContinent – helping patients, doctors and carers take control, wherever they are. From simple apps which help you… Read more →

Heartbleed Bug Endangers Medical Data, Internet as a Whole

A bug has been discovered by security solutions provider Codenomicon Defensics and Google Security that would allow hackers to access a variety of personal information without being detected. It’s been dubbed “Heartbleed” and its medical-sounding name isn’t the only reason… Read more →

Green Paper on Mobile Health (mHealth)

Mobile health (hereafter “mHealth”) covers “medical and public health practice supported by mobile devices, such as mobile phones, patient monitoring devices, personal digital assistants (PDAs), and other wireless devices”. It also includes applications (hereafter “apps”) such as lifestyle and wellbeing… Read more →

Yes, There’s an App To Reduce Heart Failure Hospital Readmissions

 

Managing heart failure patients has become such a priority at hospitals that even device companies like Medtronic have jumped into the fray. Medtronic bought a telemedicine company last year to help monitor these chronic patients from afar thereby helping… Read more →

Researchers use Google Glass to help Parkinson’s sufferers

Researchers at Newcastle University in the UK have conducted a study into how Google Glass can be used to assist sufferers of Parkinson’s disease. The team is working directly with patients to develop straightforward and useful technology that will help… Read more →

Researchers develop glass fabric-based thermoelectric generator for wearable electronics

Wearable computers or devices have been hailed as the next generation of mobile electronic gadgets, from smart watches to smart glasses to smart pacemakers. For electronics to be worn by a user, they must be light, flexible, and equipped with… Read more →

A combined experimental-computational approach for the study of developmental vascular remodelling: Dr. Miguel Bernabeu Llinares

Despite recent advances in vascular biology, the mechanisms underpinning vascular development remain poorly understood. It is therefore crucial to gain further insight into the mechanisms governing the formation of complex vascular networks and their response to external stimuli. The translation… Read more »

Festival for Digital Health

Everything is affected by the digital revolution. The opportunities for improving healthcare could be extraordinary. Interdisciplinary research is key to this. The UCL Festival for Digital Health will connect UCL’s world-class research in computer science, engineering, medicine and health service… Read more »

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