According to the World Health Organization, obesity is one of today’s most blatantly visible – yet most neglected – public health problems. An escalating global epidemic of overweight and obesity is taking over the world. In 2016, more than 1.9 billion adults were overweight,
The Fetal Brain Oxygen Monitor is a medical diagnostic instrument that measures oxygen levels in the fetal brain during labor. The instrument is a photo-acoustic instrument that delivers data via lasers to and from the fetal brain using "laser microphone" technology.
Every year 10 million people die from cancer, 6.8 million die from neurological disorders, and half a million die from neglected tropical diseases. Although there are tremendous advancements being made in these fields every day, there's still a dire need for better, cheaper, and more accessible treatments.
Patients with Parkinson's disease or Essential Tremor commonly experience uncontrollable tremor in the hands. These symptoms range from bothersome to debilitating and their occurrence is frequent and unpredictable. Usually the patients are otherwise fully functional but their abilities to use their fingers in critical tasks, such as writing, typing,
Our long-term goal is to develop home-based wearable technology solutions to detect and monitor health conditions indicated by disease-specific biomarkers from the saliva in real-time. Disease prevention is the secret to longevity. A healthy lifestyle combined with disease prevention can protect, promote,
BPPV type vertigo affects 8% of the population, and every year 1.6% of the population visits an emergency room for BPPV attacks. The misdiagnosis rate of BPPV in the ER is reported as 74-81%. Every year 5.5 million patients visit the ER in the USA,
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