Many people who suffer from multiple sclerosis (MS) also have to deal with a condition called “foot drop.” Foot drop causes people to have difficulty lifting their feet or keeping their toes upward when they walk, which causes them to drag their toes and increases their risk of … [Read more...] about This device stimulates nerves to help people with MS walk better
Scientists at Penn State University have developed a wearable sensor that can be safely printed directly onto the skin to track things like temperature and blood oxygen levels. The printable sensor looks a bit like a high-tech henna tattoo and can be used to continuously record … [Read more...] about This wearable sensor can be printed directly onto the skin
A team at Harvard is creating therapeutic wearables using robotic fabrics. While robotic fabrics are far from new, they’re usually attached to bulky external machines that can modulate air pressure inside them to make them move or change their shape. Since that could limit their … [Read more...] about Scientists create robotic fabric that could lead to therapeutic wearables.
One of the major causes of stroke is unrecognized and untreated atrial fibrillation, an abnormal heart rhythm, that causes approximately 25 percent of all strokes. An ingenious new necklace, however, could make checking for it a quick and simple process. While it is the most … [Read more...] about This necklace can help detect high stroke risk before it’s too late