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Phone App Found to Measure Heart Health Metrics

A medical engineering team designed a smartphone app that in a clinical study shows it can measure key factors in heart health as accurately as MRI scans. . . . → Read More: Phone App Found to Measure Heart Health Metrics

Univ. Spin-Off Offers Technology to Boost Math Learning

A new company aims to make learning algebra more intuitive and productive for students with software based on research at Indiana University in Bloomington. . . . → Read More: Univ. Spin-Off Offers Technology to Boost Math Learning

Simple Cell Programming Designed for Gene Therapies

A simpler technique using nanoscale particles was shown in lab tests to deliver messenger RNA to reprogram cells for gene therapies, including changes in T-cells in the immune system now approved to treat a type of leukemia. . . . → Read More: Simple Cell Programming Designed for Gene Therapies

Trial Shows Smartphone App Finds More Heart Disease

Results from a clinical trial show an electrocardiogram app on a smartphone detects more cases of irregular heart beats than routine office visits. . . . → Read More: Trial Shows Smartphone App Finds More Heart Disease

Students Win Prize, Start Company for Alzheimer’s Detection

A team of undergraduate students won first prize in a National Institutes of Health biomedical engineering contest for a headset device to diagnose early-stage Alzheimer’s disease. . . . → Read More: Students Win Prize, Start Company for Alzheimer’s Detection

App Screens for Liver Diseases with Eye Selfies

A computer science lab designed a smartphone app that detects tell-tale indicators of liver disease and pancreatic cancer by analyzing self-taken photos of a patient’s own eyes. . . . → Read More: App Screens for Liver Diseases with Eye Selfies

Clinical Trial Okayed for Parkinson’s Drug Implant

A maker of implants for long-term release of drugs to treat chronic diseases says the Food and Drug Administration approved a clinical trial to test its implant for Parkinson’s disease. . . . → Read More: Clinical Trial Okayed for Parkinson’s Drug Implant

Algorithms, Imaging Help Predict Alzheimer’s Onset

Neurologists and computer scientists developed techniques for analyzing images to determine the chance of someone progressing from mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer’s disease. . . . → Read More: Algorithms, Imaging Help Predict Alzheimer’s Onset

Smartphones Capturing Multiple Sclerosis Data

A large-scale research study of physical challenges and symptoms in people with multiple sclerosis in the U.S. is capturing its data with smartphones rather than by visiting clinics. . . . → Read More: Smartphones Capturing Multiple Sclerosis Data

Vaccines in Development for Opioid Combinations

Researchers studying the immune system as a weapon against opioid addiction say they can develop vaccines that block combinations of opioids, like those sold on the street. . . . → Read More: Vaccines in Development for Opioid Combinations