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December 3, 2020
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Nanogenerator’s electrical pulses provide beneficial outcomes with no side effects – rat study.
August 14, 2019
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New battery-free, easily implantable weight-loss devices developed by engineers could offer a promising new weapon for battling the bulge.
December 3, 2020
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Chronic conditions including obesity, cardiovascular disease, and cancer often begin with early, subtle changes in cellular metabolism. Now researchers at Tufts University have developed a non-invasive optical imaging technique that detects these changes, providing an early window of opportunity for new research and potential therapeutic development.
December 9, 2020
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A team of bioengineers supported through a Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) has developed a pocket-sized, ultrasound imaging device to aid doctors in accurately placing needles into the lumbar, or lower, spine.
September 6, 2019
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Using a larger dataset than for any previous human movement study, National Institutes of Health-funded researchers at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, have tracked physical activity by population for more than 100 countries. Their research follows on a recent estimate that more than 5 million people die each year from causes associated with inactivity.
March 5, 2020
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Can your smart watch detect when you are becoming sick? A new study indicates that this is possible. By following 60 people through their everyday lives, researchers found that smart watches and other personal biosensor devices can help flag when people have colds and even signal the onset of complex conditions like Lyme disease and diabetes.
October 3, 2019
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The National Institutes of Health Common Fund announced today the first awards for the Molecular Transducers of Physical Activity in Humans Program.
October 2, 2019
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Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have developed nanoparticles that can deliver anti-obesity drugs directly to fat tissue.
September 11, 2019
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A safe, new, minimally invasive treatment, developed by interventional radiologists, led to sustained weight loss in severely obese people.