Recently emerging innovative technology could dramatically change how millions of people monitor their blood sugar levels: an approach that utilizes artificial intelligence (AI) and radar technology, including high-frequency radio waves to monitor blood sugar levels without the need for finger pricking.
Silver has long been known to fight bacterial infections, and a new antimicrobial wound dressing called Silverlon demonstrates similar benefits.
According to Raul Brizuela, president and CEO of Argentum Medical, it is not the silver itself that is antimicrobial.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the Zephyr Endobronchial Valve (Zephyr Valve), a device to treat breathing difficulty associated with severe emphysema.
A team of researchers at the University of Illinois have come up with a microscope system that can image living tissue in real time and in molecular detail, without any chemicals or dyes. The new technology could boost cancer study.
Foodborne illnesses affect 48 million Americans each year, a grim statistic that leads to over 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Yet recent findings published June 27 in the journal Nano Letters indicate that technology can be employed to prevent consumers from buying and/or eating tainted food.
A study published in the journal Autism Research provides hope that virtual reality can buttress social skills of autistic students.
Stents have become common in treating heart problems. The problem: one in three individuals who have had a stent implanted to keep clogged arteries open and prevent a heart attack will experience restenosis.
A private security firm called TrapX Labs, recently set up a sting operation to gauge the impact of hackers on hospital security systems. It documented how financially motivated computer hackers attacking a decoy hospital network can make changes in networked devices like CT scanners in ways that can compromise patient safety. The hospital network was fake, but attackers were real, TrapX said.
Made from semiconducting plastic, a low-cost sensor has the capability to monitor a wide range of health conditions, such as surgical complications or neurodegenerative diseases.