• Indian startup develops low-cost, non-invasive device to screen newborn hearing

    Indian startup develops low-cost, non-invasive device to screen newborn hearing

    An Indian startup company has developed a low-cost battery-operated, non-invasive device to screen newborn hearing. Sohum is a unique device, which uses brainstem auditory evoked response to check for hearing response in a newborn. The technology is...

    2017-07-17 14:17:00.0
  • Swiss researchers develop silicon heart that beats almost like a human heart

    Swiss researchers develop silicon heart that beats almost like a human heart

    It looks like a real heart. And this is the goal of the first entirely soft artificial heart - to mimic its natural model as closely as possible. The silicon heart has been developed by Nicholas Cohrs, a doctoral student in the group led by Wendelin ...

    2017-07-14 02:59:28.0
  • IITM team develops trainer robot for medical colleges

    IITM team develops trainer robot for medical colleges

    Just like industrial robots that are increasingly becoming common on factory floors, surgical robots are making their presence felt in hospitals. However, prohibitive costs and lack of training facilities are hampering their faster rollout. A trainer...

    2017-07-06 12:52:30.0
  • IISc scientists develop accurate diagnostic tool for Malaria

    IISc scientists develop accurate diagnostic tool for Malaria

    Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease that affects a large part of human population living in tropics and subtropics. Even though treatment for malaria is available, it continues to be a deadly disease causing an estimated 429,000 deaths worldwide in 2...

    2017-06-29 08:02:33.0
  • Indian scientist develops computer models to map brain disorders

    Indian scientist develops computer models to map brain disorders

    Applications include understanding cancer, drug designN B NairNew Delhi (ISJ Exclusive) ? A Computational Neuroscientist at the School of Biotechnology of Amrita University in Kerala has developed a computer model to understand brain disorders. Besid...

    2016-04-09 05:10:08.0
  • Indian scientist in UK develops non-invasive diabetes monitor

    Indian scientist in UK develops non-invasive diabetes monitor

    London (ISJ) – A team of scientists at University of Leeds, UK has developed a laser-based non-invasive devise to measure blood glucose levels. The new laser sensor monitors blood glucose levels without penetrating the skin.The current practice...

    2015-07-16 06:53:42.0
  • Russian researchers develop nanosensor to detect incurable diseases like cancer, HIV

    Russian researchers develop nanosensor to detect incurable diseases like cancer, HIV

    Moscow (ISJ) - Russian researchers have developed a highly sensitive nanomechanical sensor, which could detect cancerous tumours, HIV, hepatitis, herpes and may other diseases. The ultracompact sensor, developed by two researchers of Moscow Institute...

    2015-06-11 06:39:56.0
  • Single test for over 1,000 strains of viruses

    Single test for over 1,000 strains of viruses

    Washington (ISJ) ? Medical scientists at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women?s Hospital developed a technology to test more than 1,000 different strains of viruses from a single drop of blood. The new methods known as VirScan could simultane...

    2015-06-09 00:43:04.0
  • Indian hospital becomes the first in Asia-Pacific region to use robotic technology for neurosurgery

    Indian hospital becomes the first in Asia-Pacific region to use robotic technology for neurosurgery

    New Delhi (ISJ) ? An Indian hospital becomes the first in Asia-Pacific region to use robotic technology for neurosurgery. Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi in southern India has inducted French-made Rosa Robotic Assistant to successfully ca...

    2015-02-17 06:11:43.0
  • Indian-American scientist develops brain-to-brain communication

    Indian-American scientist develops brain-to-brain communication

    Washington (ISJ) ? An Indian-born scientist develops technology for direct brain-to-brain communication of two persons. A team of researchers led by Rajesh Rao, professor of computer science and engineering at University of Washington (UW) has succes...

    2014-11-11 14:54:22.0
  • Scientists convert skin cells directly to brain cells

    Scientists convert skin cells directly to brain cells

    Washington (ISJ) ? Scientists at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a technique to convert human skin cells directly to brain cells, affected by Huntington's disease, a fatal neurodegenerative disorder. Tests on ...

    2014-10-28 16:57:34.0
  • India launches low-cost diagnostic kit for Celiac disease

    India launches low-cost diagnostic kit for Celiac disease

    New Delhi (ISJ) ? India on Tuesday (Oct. 28) commercially launched a low-cost diagnostic kit for Celiac disease, a state where absorption of food is impaired due to damaged inner lining of small intestine. The kit developed jointly by Gurgaon-based T...

    2014-10-28 13:04:16.0
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