Technology

January 9th, 2019 Medgadget has released its list of the most notable developments in medical technology in 2018. The selection was based on a technology’s clinical importance, the greatness of the leap that it’s made over existing solutions, as well as how they...

November 21st, 2018 Investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital have designed a portable and affordable mobile diagnostic tool, utilising a cellphone and nanotechnology, with the ability to detect HIV viruses and monitor its management in resource-limited...

October 24th, 2018 A US study of female high school soccer players suggests that a neck collar may help protect the brain from head impacts over the course of a competitive soccer season. "In sports, there's a heavy focus on single big blows to the head that might...

October 24th, 2018 A small UK/China study found that smart watch sensors can evaluate sleep at similar accuracy to consumer-grade sleep monitors. New algorithms take advantage of multiple smart watch sensors to accurately monitor wearers' sleep patterns. As well as...

October 3rd, 2018 The University of Texas at Arlington has patented a smart seat cushion that uses changes in air pressure to redistribute body weight and help prevent the painful ulcers caused by sitting for long periods of time in a wheelchair. The same technology...

September 19th, 2018 Two innovations to the Apple Watch – automatically calling emergency services after a fall and an alert if its electrocardiogram detects heart rhythm changes – have sparked fears that medical services may be overwhelmed in a wave of false alarms...

August 22nd, 2018 Five Nigerian teenagers have won a major tech innovation award in California for their app that spots fake drugs, reports the Mail & Guardian. Promise Nnalue, Jessica Osita, Nwabuaku Ossai, Adaeze Onuigbo and Vivian Okoye, who call themselves...
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