We recently featured the review ‘Stroke and technology: prescribing mHealth apps for healthcare providers, patients and caregivers – a brief, selected review’ – here, the paper’s co- author, Jonathan Singer, gives us some background on the research and its future implications.
Browsing: emerging technologies
This article reviews the potential role of neuroinflammation as a promoter of oncogenesis within the brain, focusing in on traumatic events such as traumatic brain injuries.
The mechanisms underlying chronic pain conditions are currently poorly understood. This article considers recent advancements in omics technologies and how this may impact our understanding of the biological pathways involved with chronic pain and ultimately development of effective biomarkers and therapies.
A multidisciplinary team from Penn State (PA, USA) are joining forces to develop novel technology to measure and stimulate brain cells without the use of invasive electrodes.
Advanced transcranial Doppler ultrasound may provide an opportunity for accurate and fast diagnosis of concussion.
In a collaborative study researchers have found that individuals suffering from social disorders such as schizophrenia or social phobia could benefit from humanoid robotics and computer avatar aided rehabilitation.
Innovative remote monitoring solutions may change the way clinicians deliver care to patients with Parkinson’s disease.
We talk to Karl Deisseroth to find out more about the history of optogenetics as well as what the future may hold for the technique.
Uri Magaram and Sreekanth Chalasani (The Salk Institute for Biological Sciences; CA, USA) discuss their recent work in sonogenetics and consider the potential applications of the emerging technology.
This research article discusses the use of 38Checkpain, a checklist designed to monitor pain management in patients.