Research

Researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Worcester, Massachusetts, recently secured $2.8 million in funding to develop a smartphone application that can detect symptoms of various medical conditions in soldiers.

Adopting an electronic health record (EHR) system to collect, analyze and make referrals about social determinants of health (SDH) for patients could be useful for community health centers, according to a study published in the Annals of Family Medicine.

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) are warning patients and physicians about using smart pills until research can prove their successfulness.

Singapore researchers have developed a portable device that can accurately screen for several diseases and infections.

Researchers from several universities are working together to develop “organs-on-chips” after receiving millions in funding.

By using the CRISPR gene-editing tool, a research team was able to identify several mutations in cells that boosted the risk of cancer.

University of British Columbia engineers have created a new ultrasound machine that’s reportedly “no bigger than a Band-Aid” and could lower the cost of ultrasound scanners to $100.

A research team has created a wearable ultrasound patch that can monitor central blood pressure as deep as four centimeters below the skin.

Four scientists were honored by the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation on Tuesday, Sept. 11. The 2018 award winners were selected for their work in genetics research, leadership and mentorship in science and the discovery and development of a widely-used anesthetic.

People may no longer need to visit a physician’s office to get accurate blood pressure readings thanks to a new mobile application created by researchers at Michigan State University.

A research team has created a telementoring system that lets physicians who are in remote areas connect with more experienced doctors to help perform complicated procedures.

For people who are blind or have vision problems, the creation of a bionic eye offers hope that one day they’ll be able to see or see better. That hope just got a little closer to reality with the creation of a 3D-printed prototype of a bionic eye.