Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a degenerative condition of the brain associated with motor symptoms (slow movement, tremor, rigidity and imbalance) and other complications including cognitive impairment, mental health disorders, sleep disorders and pain and sensory disturbances.
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Wearable Robotics to improve walking or prevent falls
Injuries to the spinal cord can lead to some extent of paralysis, causing permanent paralysis to a body region. In recent years, medical exoskeletons have attracted global attention to the possibility of being able to walk again.
Innovations in reducing food allergy complications
While many of us are fortunate enough to be able to eat almost everything we fancy without any serious reactions on a regular basis, there are a significant number of the global population who are allergic to certain types of food, some even potentially life-threatening.
Innovations to prevent falls in the elderly
According to the World Health Organisation, falls are the second leading cause of death from unintentional injuries globally. As seniors advance in age, many may need a holistic support system, including family, caregivers, and a residence that has been outfitted to accommodate the common frailties of age: reduced vision, decreased mobility, increased risk of falls and more.
Innovative insulin coolers for diabetic medicine during travels
With the increasing advancements in technology, living with diabetes can be a lot less stressful. Choosing cost-effective and the right storage equipment for your insulin medicine is important to a better quality of life, especially when you are someone who travels frequently.
Female fertility health: Conceiving naturally
Globally, with the predicament of declining fertility rates among many countries, especially in the developed economies, couples desiring children are becoming more open to exploring new and innovative ways to conceive a child.
Innovations to remove body hair without surgery
As technology improves over time, new and innovative body hair removal techniques present a variety of choices for people to go for the optimal hair removal method that suits their preferences and budget best.
Improve lighting during open surgery
Open surgery fundamentally requires the highest degree of clear visibility to work on the tissues or accurately diagnose a condition. That includes having the best illumination within the tight confines of the surgical field to reduce the risk of tissue burns and potential errors and to enhance patient safety.
Reduce diabetic foot problems through proper foot care
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), diabetes is a major cause of lower limb amputations, among other serious health complications.
Managing migraine without medication
With a significant proportion of the general population experiencing headache disorders, many of us are familiar with how debilitating migraines can be.
Innovations to improve sleep for insomnia
For many of us, the stresses of work and modern day living in the digital era have encroached into our bedtime, eating away the precious hours of sleep that our body requires for the healthy functioning of both the brain and the physical body.
UV-detecting Swimwear – Ready to Take The Plunge?
We all know that too much exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays are harmful to our skin, and yet that doesn’t keep us from having a whale of a time at the beach from time to time. What if there are smart swimwear that detects and measures our exposure to UV rays accurately and in real-time?
Smart Bras that can detect cancerous cell growth – fad or science?
According to the Singapore Cancer Registry, breast cancer remains the most common cancer diagnosed in females and the leading cause of cancer death in women.
Asthma Monitoring Wearable Devices
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), in many parts of the world, asthma is often the most common chronic disease among children. In Singapore alone, approximately one in five children has asthma.
Innovations in prostate treatment without surgery
Enlarged prostate in men will cause slower urine flow, frequent urination or urination problems. There are new innovations to treat it without surgery.
Innovations in virtual surgery
Since 2019, there have been several 5G virtual and remote surgeries performed on humans around the world, upping the ante in surgical treatment profoundly.
Innovations in smoking cessation
Thinking of quitting smoking? Here’s a look at some Nicotine Replacement Therapy products such as nicotine gum and patches that may help you do so.
Innovations to Treat Advanced Prostate Cancer
Advanced prostate cancer is usually detected late. Treatment options include higher-risk surgery, radiotherapy, hormone therapy or chemotherapy.
Innovations in wheelchairs
While the traditional wheelchair design has been unchanged for decades, there are some new groundbreaking designs that are vast improvements.
Innovations in Walking Sticks
Modern walking canes are packed with all sorts of smart technology, to help both the old, and the blind too. Others often double up with alternate functions.
Innovations in blood pressure watches
With wearable blood pressure watches, high blood pressure patients will be able to monitor their levels constantly, and hopefully prevent serious disease.
Innovations in Continuous Glucose Monitoring for diabetics
Continuous Glucose Monitoring Device. For a long time to diabetics, fingerprick tests were a regular affair when it came to monitoring their blood sugar levels. However, a recent generation of devices called Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) have risen to give accurate blood sugar readings in almost real time. Follow us on Telegram for the latest […]
Innovations in Bluetooth hearing aids
Today, Bluetooth technology is fast becoming the industry standard in hearing aids. We take a look at a few prominent models available today.
Innovations in artificial kidneys for kidney failure
For kidney patients, artificial kidneys (especially wearable or implantable ones) will be a godsend while waiting for human kidney transplants in the future.