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2021
8 Nov 2021

Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery for Treatment-Resistant Depression

Deep brain stimulation has been demonstrated to be an effective treatment for many patients suffering with treatment-resistant depression, but exactly how it works is not known. Scientists worldwide are racing for objective biomarkers of treatment efficacy so that this experimental approach can be optimized, approved and disseminated to those in need.
3 Feb 2021

Peer-Reviewed Validation of Wireless Earbud for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Nēsos announced the publication of data from a pilot clinical study demonstrating the power of its e-mmunotherapy platform in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. The data, published in The Lancet Rheumatology, focuses on a clinical study evaluating the Nēsos developed e-mmunotherapy treatment in a cohort of rheumatoid arthritis patients.
2020
10 Dec 2020

Earbud Treats Rheumatoid Arthritis, Migraines, Postpartum Depression

Imagine a future in which earbuds could harness the power of the brain to regulate immune function and treat diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, depression, and migraine. Such is the ambition of Nēsos, a startup launching out of stealth today, following months of development. The team is pioneering a new method for the treatment of multiple diseases: via an earbud brain interface, proprietary electrical fields are delivered to the target brain areas that help control immune function.
16 Apr 2020

Therapixel

Therapixel applies artificial intelligence (AI) to medical imaging. Using various forms of AI, the company develops products to help healthcare professionals access images more easily and gain more value from them.
8 Apr 2020

A 3D Printed Brain Could Make it Easier to Find Cancer Treatments

Glioblastoma is the deadliest form of brain tumor—less than 10 percent of people who are diagnosed with it will survive more than five years. A group of researchers has devised a new way to study this rapidly spreading cancer, using a three-dimensional structure made of an agglomeration of human brain cells and biomaterials.
6 Mar 2020

AI Scans Doctors' Notes to Distinguish Types of Back Pain

Researchers have designed an artificial intelligence model that can determine whether lower back pain is acute or chronic by scouring doctors' notes within electronic medical records, an approach that can help to treat patients more accurately, according to a new study.
2019
11 Nov 2019

Novel Way to Track Tremor Severity in Parkinson's Patients

Researchers have developed algorithms that, combined with wearable sensors, can continuously monitor patients and estimate total Parkinsonian tremor as they perform a variety of free body movements in their natural environments.
2018
28 Sep 2018

Gut branches of the vagus nerve essential for reward and motivation

A novel gut-to-brain neural circuit establishes the vagus nerve as an essential component of the brain system that regulates reward and motivation, according to research.
21 Aug 2018

AI screens for acute neurological illnesses

An artificial intelligence platform designed to identify a broad range of acute neurological illnesses, such as stroke, hemorrhage, and hydrocephalus, was shown to identify disease in CT scans in 1.2 seconds, faster than human diagnosis.
2017
3 Jul 2017

Technique to monitor laryngeal & vagus nerves in surgery

n a first-of-its-kind study, researchers have discovered a novel technique to monitor laryngeal and vagus nerve function while patients are under anesthesia during otolaryngology and neurosurgery procedures.
2016
2 Nov 2016

Skin patch to treat peanut allergy

A wearable patch that delivers small amounts of peanut protein through the skin shows promise for treating children and young adults with peanut allergy.
12 Sep 2016

Drug-dispensing contact lens

A contact lens designed to deliver medication gradually to the eye could improve outcomes for patients with conditions requiring treatment with eye drops, which are often imprecise and difficult to self-administer.