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UCL INSTITUTE OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

E-Health & Human-Computer interactions

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University and NTU Singapore to push the frontier in ageing innovations

In the near future, smart wearable technologies will make it easier for the elderly to continue living independently, while enabling their children and caregivers to ensure their safety and daily health and well-being are properly monitored.

A potential solution could… Read more →

Sweat-analyzing skin patch could replace blood sampling

Nobody likes having blood samples drawn. What’s more, such samples typically have to be analyzed in a lab before they’re able to tell us anything. But now scientists at the University of Cincinnati and the US Air Force Research Laboratory… Read more →

Tablet screening app can improve eye health outcomes in remote, underserved communities

Using a tablet screening app could prove to be an effective method to aid in the effort to reduce the incidence of avoidable blindness in populations at high-risk for glaucoma with limited access to health care, according to a study… Read more →

iExaminer smartphone system: A low-cost option for ocular imaging in pediatric patients

Smartphone technology is a widely available resource which may also be a portable and effective tool for imaging the inside of the eye, according to results of a study released today at AAO 2014, the 118th annual meeting of the… Read more →

iPhones for eye health: Capturing ocular images in difficult-to-photograph patients

Smartphone technology is a widely available resource which may also be a portable and effective tool for imaging the inside of the eye, according to results of a study released today at AAO 2014, the 118th annual meeting of the… Read more →

New trial testing benefits of tablet ultrasounds in ambulances

Six ambulances in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area have been equipped with Samsung tablet ultrasounds to see what benefits this modality can bring when responding to medical emergencies. Since the start of July, the ultrasounds have been used 91 times… Read more →

Dexcom SHARE helps caretakers watch relatives’ glucose levels

While diabetics usually take their own blood glucose readings, they are not the only ones to worry about the results. Parents of diabetic kids and adult children of diabetic parents often want to keep an eye on their relatives without… Read more →

MotionSavvy UNI sign language interpreter gives a voice to the deaf and hard of hearing

Life can be very hard for those who are deaf or hard of hearing. There’s the frustration that comes when people simply have trouble communicating with you. Unfortunately, for many of the 370 million deaf people in the world, their inability… Read more →

‘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 →

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