HemaApp: The App that Measures Hemoglobin with a Smartphone

University of Washington computer scientists and electrical engineers have come together to develop HemaApp: an application that uses a smartphone camera to estimate hemoglobin concentrations. Anemia, a blood condition exacerbated by malnutrition or parasitic disease, is a common health problem in the developing world that is often undiagnosed. Currently, in order to detect hemoglobin levels, most health care providers either use an invasive technique (i.e. a needle) or expensive machines tha...
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HipGrid: The latest non-invasive measurement system for Hip Replacement

Invented by orthopedic surgeons, HipGridā„¢ is one of the latest non-invasive measurement systems for hip replacement. This measurement system surgeons is used during operations to access the implant position and restoration of anatomic alignment of the patient. With the help of this technology, they can visualize and quantify where the implants are positioned in relation to key anatomical landmarks while operating. Patients rely on their surgeons' ability to ensure proper positioning and align...
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The Assisi Loop: Non-invasive pain relief treatment for pets

The Assisi Loop provides non-invasive pain relief therapy for pets, an alternative to conventionalĀ drug-based treatments. Assisi Animal Health is a science-based company specializing in offering clinical therapeutic solutions to veterinarians or by veterinary prescription to pet owners. As of today, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are the primary therapy mode for treating pain in animals. Yet they account for the largest number of adverse drug reactions as reported to the FDA. To add...
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