News tagged with medical professionals

Job-sharing with nursing robot

Given the aging of the population and the low birthrate both in Japan and elsewhere, healthcare professionals are in short supply and unevenly distributed, giving rise to a need for alternatives to humans for performing simple ...

dateMay 27, 2015 in Robotics
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Pocket diagnosis

A new app which turns any smartphone into a portable medical diagnostic device could help in the fight against diseases including HIV, tuberculosis and malaria in the developing world.

dateMar 19, 2014 in Analytical Chemistry
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Wearable robots getting lighter, more portable

When Michael Gore stands, it's a triumph of science and engineering. Eleven years ago, Gore was paralyzed from the waist down in a workplace accident, yet he rises from his wheelchair and walks across the room with help from ...

dateMay 09, 2013 in Robotics
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Tell me where it hurts

( -- A University of Connecticut study finds that the way a question is phrased is important when assessing pain.

dateNov 10, 2010 in Health
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