#Medical

NHS developing “smart” outfit which can diagnose epilepsy

4 years ago — Quick Read

The NHS have been working on a cap and shirt that can easily and quickly diagnose epilepsy. The device has now been approved European health services. This means it can be used by...

Student’s Walking Stick to help Parkinson’s patients

4 years ago — Quick Read

University of the West of England student Neha Shahid Chaudhry has created a device which uses sensors to keep its users moving. The device is able to detect if its...

Surgical STAR robot surpasses human surgeons

4 years ago — Quick Read

Scientists from the Children's National Health System in Washington in the United States have developed a surgical robot that can suture (stitch up) soft tissue.

Amputee able to feel textures again thanks to bionic fingertip

4 years ago — Quick Read

A team at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland have developed a bionic finger which has been surgically connected to the nerves of a man who had his...

Scientists identify genes reducing risk of severe malaria by 40%

4 years ago — Quick Read

Genes have been identified in African children that reduce their risk of contracting severe malaria by up to 40%. The locus, or position of the resistant genes on the genome,...

Algorithm helps prosthetic leg automatically adapt to user

4 years ago — Quick Read

Researchers in the US have developed software that enables powered prosthetic legs to automatically adapt to individual users. Typically, such devices have to be regularly “tuned” by prosthetics experts so...