A new device the size of a grain of rice could electrically stimulate the brain. It could potentially help treat depression, Parkinson's, and more.
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Health workers could get some more protection against droplets as they fight against the COVID-19 pandemic with a clear barrier box.
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A ventilator prototype that uses low-cost off the shelf parts could help alleviate concerns about shortages of medical equipment.
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Engineers are solving problems with testing and treatment for COVID-19, including designing new medical equipment and better nasal swabs.
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From gigantic iron lungs to today's sophisticated systems, ventilators have been saving lives for decades in pandemics from polio to COVID-19.
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Freely available designs to turn sleep apnea machines into life-saving ventilators could help address nation-wide shortages in the fight against COVID-19.
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To compensate for a lack of ventilators during the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals have started to convert anesthesia machines into breathing machines.
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A study on product recalls finds "a difference in real and important safety outcomes for consumers, between firms that have women on their boards and those who do not."
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A team has developed an automated bag valve mask ventilator to help patients in treatment for COVID-19. "This is as simple as it can get, with all readily available parts."
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