Researchers in China have developed a system than enables smartphones to control release of glucose-lowering hormones in mice by engineered cells, paving the way for the development of an automated way for monitoring blood glucose levels and delivering insulin in humans too. Continue reading Smartphone-controlled cells can treat diabetes
US researchers have developed a wristband-type wearable sweat sensor that could help diagnose cystic fibrosis, diabetes and other diseases. Continue reading New wearable sensor can analyse your sweat for disease
A secret team of biomedical engineers at Apple is working on an initiative to develop sensors that can non-invasively and continuously monitor blood sugar levels to better treat diabetes. Continue reading Apple team is developing sensors to monitor diabetes
Leading Indian bioinformatics firm Strand Life Sciences on Tuesday unveiled a liquid biopsy test to detect cancer from a blood sample for effective monitoring and treatment of the dreaded disease. Continue reading Strand unveils liquid biopsy test to detect cancer
A “massive and growing” mental health burden across the world can only be tackled successfully with a major expansion of online psychiatric resources such as virtual clinics and web-based psychotherapies, specialists said on Tuesday.
As the technology becomes increasingly advanced, local dentists and health authorities are rapidly turning to 3D-printing to create dental molds, implant bridges, and eventually teeth themselves. Continue reading 3D-printed teeth becomes the rage in UAE
Scientists have revealed the procedure of a pioneering IVF technique that enabled the birth of world’s first three-parent baby last year, giving hope to families with inheritable mitochondrial disorders. Continue reading Technique used in world’s first three-parent baby revealed
Pilots, welders and other workers who are persistently exposed to high levels of electromagnetic fields may be at higher risk of developing deadly motor neurone disease, according to a study published Thursday.
Survivors of childhood brain tumours have more body fat, increasing their risk of stroke, heart disease, type 2 diabetes and early death, research has shown.
A China-made wearable robot, which can help disabled people walk, is expected to enter the market in one to two years, the developer has said. Continue reading China-made wearable robot to enter market