2017
Medical

There are millions of people worldwide suffering with Psoriasis, a disorder that cannot be cured and itching is a very common problem. People living with a chronic skin condition such as psoriasis and eczema are terribly affected by intense itchiness of the skin. While current treatments are available,

Overview:

In this system two modules are to be placed on opposite sides of each door knob as well as a sensor mounted on either side of the door to detect the presence of a human for safety.

Background: Falling occurs commonly over the age of 65, resulting in 2.8 million injuries treated by emergency departments, including over 800,000 hospitalizations and leads to more than 27,000 deaths annually. Most falls occur at night on bathroom breaks, but are completely preventable by timely intervention of a caregiver.

This technology is a device that uses electrical activity to facilitate the wound healing process while protecting the wound. The bandage is made of an electroactive material (pictured above) that is stimulated by the heat of the body and the pressure of cell growth,

Nowadays approximately 4 out of every 10 people will face medical emergencies due to accidents. Road accidents contribute the largest number of deaths or injuries. These accidents are increasing at an alarming rate of 3% annually. About 10.1% of all deaths in India are due to accidents and injuries.

Problem:

Approximately 7.5 million people in the United States have trouble using their voices. Disorders of the voice involve problems with pitch, loudness, and quality. This can occur if the nerves controlling the larynx are impaired because of an accident, a surgical procedure, a viral infection, or cancer.

The problem
Epitech addresses the problem of detecting non-convulsive (no muscle contraction) epileptic generalized seizures, which is a neglected and unutilized market segment. Approximately 1,650,000 people have generalized epilepsy in the U.S. Absence epilepsy is used as representative for non-convulsive seizures,

Body tissues have electrical properties that make them amenable to evaluation using electrical impedance techniques. However, electrical current spreads in all directions in 3D volumes and hence is difficult to target a single organ or region. 'Focused Impedance method (FIM)’ is an innovation of the author’

The World Health Organization (WHO) has been waging a crusade against the alarming menace of unsafe injections. In 2002, WHO reported up to 70% of injections being given with reused syringes in the developing world, causing 1.3 million deaths,

The Challenge: X-ray CT Medical Imaging has proven to be a very useful technique for observation of physical details inside of the human body. Unfortunately for young children, the Brenner Team of researchers at Columbia University has shown that the X-rays themselves can be dangerous.

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