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April 13, 2020
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Researchers at the University of Memphis-based Center of Excellence for Mobile Sensor Data-to-Knowledge (MD2K) have introduced a new mobile app that may support physical distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. MD2K is supported by NIH with a grant administered by the NIBIB.
December 3, 2020
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Scientists have taken a common, yet laborious lab test and redesigned it to be performed in small 3D printed pipette tips used to measure and transfer fluids in the laboratory.
September 10, 2019
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A desire for a simpler, cheaper way to do common laboratory tests for medical diagnoses led researchers to develop a new technology that reduces cost and time.
December 3, 2020
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Researchers funded by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering have developed a portable, non-invasive monitor that can determine, in one minute and without drawing blood, whether chemotherapy patients have a reduced number of white blood cells that could lead to infections.
December 9, 2020
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Researchers funded by NIBIB have launched a six-month pilot study in Lima, Peru, using smartphones and computer-aided tools to rapidly screen people for TB. The smartphone-based system will shorten the wait time for diagnosis from weeks to hours. Rapid diagnosis, in turn, will reduce the transmission of TB to others and hasten the start of medications.
December 9, 2020
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A team of Cornell University engineers and nutritionists with funding from the NIBIB have designed and tested a small, portable diagnostic system that can be used in the field to test blood for vitamin A and iron deficiencies.
December 3, 2020
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Smart technologies, including phones and other personal devices, have grown in popularity around the globe. With built-in sensors and the ability to tap expansive networks of data, they are uniquely poised to inform health and fitness decision making. Two recent studies, funded in part by NIBIB, have assessed the potential of smart technologies in playing lifesaving roles in two areas.
December 9, 2020
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More than 50 million Americans have food allergies and often just trace amounts of allergens can trigger life-threatening reactions. Now, NIBIB-funded researchers at Harvard Medical School have developed a $40 device that fits on a key chain and can accurately test for allergens, like gluten or nuts, in a restaurant meal in less than 10 minutes.
December 7, 2020
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Your watch might be able to tell you it’s time to call in sick. Researchers supported by the National Institutes of Health have revealed the ability of wearable biosensors, similar to the Apple Watch or Fitbit, to detect physiological changes that may indicate illness, even before symptoms appear.