Speech scientists are developing a system that can monitor fatigue levels by looking for signs of tiredness in the voice, with plans for its initial use by heavy construction vehicle drivers. Matthew Stock reports. Continue reading
A growing number of people are getting painful skin allergies, and it’s all thanks to a chemical found in everyday personal products. Continue reading
A “NaNose” device which can diagnose 17 diseases, including cancer and Parkinson’s, based on ‘smelling’ a patient’s breath paves the way for quick, non invasive and affordable early detection according to its Israeli developers. Stuart McDill reports. Continue reading
Researchers have proven that a new gene editing technique could pave the way towards a cure for sickle cell disease. The disease affects about 5 million people globally. About 75 percent of cases occur in Africa where at least 200,000 children are born with the disease every year.
Johnson & Johnson is warning users of a cyber security bug in one of its insulin pumps that could allow a hacker to overdose diabetic patients, Reuters has learned. Fred Katayama reports.
Researchers are making significant advances that could change the way diabetes is treated and ultimately cured. Ben Gruber reports.