Engineering Health

Smartphone Magnetometers: Empowering Portable Diagnostics with Magnetized Hydrogels

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Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have devised a novel technique for measuring glucose levels and other biomarkers with surprising accuracy. The method harnesses the power of smartphone magnetometers and magnetised hydrogels. This discovery opens up new possibilities for portable diagnostics, which hopefully will...

Non-Invasive Medical Imaging Gets Wearable: MIT’s Ultrasound Patch Measures Bladder Volume Without Gel

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Researchers at MIT have developed a new ultrasound patch that overcomes traditional barriers in ultrasound tech and brings medical imaging out of the lab and into patients' daily lives. The flexible, stamp-sized device sticks to the skin for up to 48 hours and provides high-resolution ultrasound images of...

Air Ambulance KSS Enhances Emergency Response with Everdrone Integration

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Emergency response services are getting a boost from the latest drone technology. Swedish company Everdrone has developed a state-of-the-art multipurpose drone called the E2 that combines an advanced camera system with the ability to deliver vital medical equipment. This drone aims to significantly lower emergency response times and...