Exoskeleton technology is a promising one for paralyzed people to get up on their feet and start walking. While they may look stable, people who haven’t walked for a while can have tremendous instability. Enter Nintendo’s venerable Wii. Source: Nintendo Wii Board to Help Balance Exoskeleton Users | MedgadgetRead more "Nintendo Wii Board to Help Balance Exoskeleton Users"
We’ve long discussed the importance of technologies designed to unify biological and wearable communications. Here is a potentially significant leap forward from colleagues at Washington University, St Louis. Electronic medical implants, if they are to have wireless connectivity, need a relatively powerful energy source to operate the antenna. Here’s a solution. Source: Interscatter: New […]Read more "Here’s what’s next: Biological WIFI for Implanted Medical Devices"
We’ve been enamored with the Microsoft Kinect for quite some time. Here is yet another terrific example of using it to measure and help manage human movement. In a recent journal of IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, researchers from McGill University in Canada have described the development of a Source: Kinect 3D […]Read more "XBox Kinect- Is Gaming’s Past is Medicine’s Future? "
This just in from our SALSA-iCAMP team. Sitting may be the new smoking– but unprotected standing in the face of neuropathy may also be dangerous. Najafi B1, Grewal GS2, Bharara M3, Menzies R4, Talal TK4, Armstrong DG2. OBJECTIVE: The objective was to report patterns of physical activity and their relationship to wound healing success in patients […]Read more "Can’t Stand the Pressure: The Association Between Unprotected Standing, Walking, and Diabetic Wound Healing "
This from our colleagues at Tor Vergata in Roma. Rearfoot Transcutaneous Oximetry is a Useful Tool to Highlight Ischemia of the Heel Valentina Izzo, Marco Meloni, Sebastiano Fabiano, Daniele Morosetti, Laura Giurato, Antonio Chiaravalloti, Valeria Ruotolo, Roberto Gandini, Luigi Uccioli Purpose To demonstrate the usefulness of rearfoot transcutaneous oximetry to assess the peripheral arterial disease […]Read more "Orphan Heel Syndrome: Rearfoot Transcutaneous Oximetry is a Useful Tool to Highlight Ischemia"
University of Arizona College of Medicine Physician Scientists Marvin Slepian and David G. Armstrong co-Chaired a sold-out, star-studded workshop of local, national and internationally renowned experts in wearable technologies at The University of Arizona’s Bio5 Keating Building today. Chaired by Bio5 Director, Jennifer Barton, the workshop consisted of panels and lectures from a wide group […]Read more "@UofA Physicians Anchor Workshop on Next-Gen Wearables @Bio5"
Congrats to Amaan Mazhar at Modulated Imaging and to our SALSA team. We couldn’t be more excited. Here’s to making wounds and amputations far less frequent by measuring and managing what’s inside. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) August 05, 2016 Modulated Imaging announced today that they have been awarded a $1.8 million SBIR Phase II grant by […]Read more "Modulated Imaging Announces Award of $1.8 Million from #NIH to Study Next Gen Imaging with @UofA SALSA"