Bionic leg helps amputees walk more naturally

Bionic leg helps amputees walk more naturally

A high-tech prosthetic leg enables amputees to walk naturally and at normal speeds without consciously thinking about it, a study suggests. Developed by scientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the bionic leg links the user’s brain activity to nerves in important muscles controlling movement. Study author Prof Hugh Herr said the results of a small … Read more

City boy’s app helps detect cataract early – ET HealthWorld

City boy’s app helps detect cataract early – ET HealthWorld

Lucknow: Lucknow boy Eshaan Vasanthkumar, 17, has developed an AI-based app ‘Roshini’ that detects cataract in early stages. The app was introduced during a free eye check-up camp organised by Uttar Pradesh Technical Support Unit and Study Hall on Saturday. A student of Class 12 at Study Hall School, Ehsaan, along with National Health Mission … Read more

How Technology Evolution Helps Detect Your TB Drug Resistance? – ET HealthWorld

How Technology Evolution Helps Detect Your TB Drug Resistance? – ET HealthWorld

By Dr Pavan Asalapuram New Delhi: As technology advanced in healthcare, the development of drugs treating Tuberculosis (TB), one of the top 10 causes of increased morbidity and mortality among adults worldwide, came rapidly. The genesis of TB vaccines and drugs brought along a beacon of hope that Tuberculosis will end soon. However, the chances … Read more

Tiger helps uncover timber ‘depots’ in Arunachal national park 

Tiger helps uncover timber ‘depots’ in Arunachal national park 

Logs and a truck seized from the core area of Namdapha National Park and Tiger Reserve in Arunachal Pradesh’s Changlang district. | Photo Credit: SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT   A tiger spotted after an eight-year gap could have helped uncover timber ‘depots’ deep inside India’s easternmost tiger reserve.  On March 14, officials in Arunachal Pradesh’s Changlang district … Read more