Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is among the most common mental disorders. According to the National Autistic Society there are 700,000 people with some form of autism in the UK. Although there are relatively many people with autism there is still no cure. Hope resides in making the lives of people with ASD easier using social robots. Earlier this year researchers at Windesheim University of Applied Sciences in collaboration with Adelante, Heliomare, University of Siena, University of Hertfordshire, Proteion and Sevagram published their findings on using social robots in healthcare. Continue reading “KASPAR Capable Of Helping Children With Autism”
Dutch researchers at the TU Delft, University of Twente, the VUmc and Radboud UMC have developed a lighter and more comfortable robotic arm for patients with the muscle disorder Duchenne. Continue reading “New Robotic Arm For Duchenne Patients”
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University are going to use a new computer model to fight sepsis, one of the leading killers in hospitals. Continue reading “Researchers Use Computer Model To Fight Sepsis”
Wiro Niessen, professor of Medical Image Processing at the Delft University of Technology, has received the Simon Stevin Meester prize for developing a computer system that predicts what diseases people can get in the future. Continue reading “Dutch Receives Prize For Disease Predicting Computer”
Amazon and Google store data on human DNA to help scientists make new medical discoveries and gain market share in a business that may be worth $1 billion a year by 2018. Continue reading “Tech Giants Battle Over Human DNA Market”
Samsung has developed a special software application that’s able to slow down Alzheimer by stimulating the memory.
The South Korean tech giant made the announcement in a press release today. Continue reading “Samsung Comes With Special Alzheimer App”
The equipment in a large number of hospitals has been infected with computer viruses.
Researchers from consultancy agency Deloitte came to that conclusion after investigating the hospital equipment. Continue reading “Hospital Equipment Vulnerable For Viruses”
New research from the Madrid-MIT M+Visión Consortium concludes keystrokes, or how people type on their computer keyboard, can reveal a great amount of information about the state of someone’s health.
In a paper that will be presented in the upcoming issue of Scientific Reports the researchers reveal they were able to distinguish if someone was typing at night or during the day, and even if someone had Parkinson disease. Continue reading “Researchers Find Keystrokes Reveal Health”