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Mobile App Screens for Sleep Apnea

ApneaTracker report

A medical software team designed a mobile app that records and analyzes a person’s sounds and sleep positions to detect signs of sleep apnea. . . . → Read More: Mobile App Screens for Sleep Apnea

Polymer Boosts Insulin Speed, Stability

Drug vials

Researchers discovered a polymer compound added to insulin that in tests with pigs cuts insulin’s acting time in half and more than doubles its usable life. . . . → Read More: Polymer Boosts Insulin Speed, Stability

Glove-App System Translates Sign Language to Speech

Sign language translation glove

University engineers designed a glove with electronic sensors that sends signals to a smartphone app to translate American Sign Language into audible speech. . . . → Read More: Glove-App System Translates Sign Language to Speech

Single Sensor to Detect Covid-19, Flu in Works

A university engineering team is developing an electronic sensor to quickly detect and distinguish between Covid-19 and influenza viruses. . . . → Read More: Single Sensor to Detect Covid-19, Flu in Works

Ultrasound Boosts Cancer Gene Therapy

Cancer magnified

Ultrasound waves are shown in tests with lab mice to increase the uptake of a gene therapy that invokes the immune system in treating solid tumor cancers. . . . → Read More: Ultrasound Boosts Cancer Gene Therapy

Fast Covid-19 Antibody Test Gets BARDA Funds

Drop of blood

A company developing point-of-care diagnostics is receiving a federal government contract for a one-drop blood test that detects Covid-19 virus antibodies in five minutes. . . . → Read More: Fast Covid-19 Antibody Test Gets BARDA Funds

Open-Source N95 Respirator Mask in the Works

Open source N95 mask

An engineering partnership is designing a 3-D printed medical face mask needed by front-line health care workers, with its specifications soon to be made freely available. . . . → Read More: Open-Source N95 Respirator Mask in the Works

Non-Invasive Fetal Oxygen Monitor Designed

TFO device

A university engineering lab created a device that safely monitors a fetus’s blood oxygen levels from outside the mother’s abdomen, which could reduce the rate of cesarean sections. . . . → Read More: Non-Invasive Fetal Oxygen Monitor Designed

FDA Clears Video Game ADHD Therapy

Brain cell networks

A video game designed to help children improve their inattention and other symptoms of ADHD received authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. . . . → Read More: FDA Clears Video Game ADHD Therapy

Economic Model IDs Pandemic Business Opening Risks

Shop open sign

As communities try to manage their economies during the Covid-19 pandemic, three economists offer a model to help decide which businesses to open after shutting down. . . . → Read More: Economic Model IDs Pandemic Business Opening Risks