Keyword: Diseases

5 Ws: Communications
Who

The SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 is still a major threat to public health. Wearing a facemask is a step in protecting against infection; the new facemask also diagnoses the wearer with...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A skin-like device can measure small facial movements in patients who have lost the ability to speak.
Briefs: AR/AI
Gait data and machine learning help to monitor and predict disease progression.
Briefs: Medical
The patch can replace blood draws to test for antibodies that signal a viral or bacterial infection such as SARS-CoV-2.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
By capturing more cancer cells than blood draw screening, this device could help doctors understand a tumor’s biology and make decisions about treatment.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Terrestrial uses include physical therapy, clinical diagnosis, athletic training and performance, and robust exercise equipment.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Color changes of gold nanoparticles under the skin reveal concentration changes of substances in the body.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Researchers at KU Leuven have succeeded for the first time in measuring brain waves directly via a cochlear implant.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This tool could help surgeons better treat tumors and brain diseases.
Briefs: Medical
Mobile radar devices could replace standard stethoscopes.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The promise of personalized medicine involves a simple device that keeps each person apprised of their level of health, identifies even trace amounts of undesirable biomarkers...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The electrochemical sensor can detect the presence of the virus in less than five minutes.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The miniaturized detector mimics the process dogs use to detect cancer and other diseases by smell.
Briefs: Propulsion
The proposed design could reduce nitrogen oxide emissions by 95 percent.
Briefs: Packaging & Sterilization
A combination of polymers and oligomers, when combined with UV light, almost completely kills the coronavirus.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This technology could be a low-cost, in-home alternative to blood draws and clinic-based screening tools.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The instrument could bring powerful sensing and imaging capabilities into hospitals, airports, or other settings.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A chip-based technology generates sound profiles with high resolution and intensity to make ultrasound therapy more effective and easier.
5 Ws: Test & Measurement
With a smartphone camera, a new diagnostic test provides a positive or negative COVID-19 result in 15 to 30 minutes.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The unit could help healthcare workers caring for COVID-19 patients.
Briefs: Medical

Researchers have created the prototype for a handheld device to measure a biomarker for cancer. The device works much like the monitors that people with diabetes use to test their blood-sugar levels...

Articles: Energy
A malaria-test "bandage"; underwater navigation via sound; and a biodegrading, implantable sensor.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The device could reduce the need for painful biopsies by 50 percent.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Combined with smartphone technology, the device becomes a portable system that can track, monitor, and diagnose infections.
5 Ws: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A low-cost sensor enables at-home diagnosis of a COVID infection.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Robotic exoskeletons, a breath-test for cancer, and plastic-eating enzymes are Products of Tomorrow.
Briefs: Imaging
Rather than using supecomputers, heart function simulation can be performed at the CT scanner.
Briefs: Imaging
Detector Senses X-Rays Over a Broad Energy Range
New materials generate precise X-ray images with a lower amount of exposure.
Briefs: Wearables
The dye, delivered along with a vaccine, could enable “on-patient” storage of vaccination history.