10/08/2022First study to look at sleep EEGs in patients with Rett syndrome finds patterns that diverge from those in typically developing children. This could aid in predicting disease features and severity.
13/07/2022The DZNE is leading an international research consortium that will use an app to evaluate the impact of Friedreich's Ataxia on the everyday life of patients and their families.
24/06/2022New wearable technology creates new possibilities for assessing the neurological development of young children. Early motor assessment is essential for supporting the early detection of neurodevelopmental problems and their therapeutic interventions.
30/05/2022Keck Medicine of USC study demonstrates the need for early cochlear implant use for deaf children, regardless of developmental impairments.
18/12/2019A child who has to miss many days of school due to long-term illness? An older adult living alone or in a nursing home? The Norwegian startup No Isolation believes that nobody should have to experience social isolation, no matter how old you are. The company uses technology to help combat loneliness.
01/07/2019Those who integrate physical activities into their own lifestyle live healthier and more balanced. But where are the physical limits? Can health status measurements also be carried out on the road? Discover more about how sports medical examinations contribute to maintain performance and minimize health risks in our Topic of the Month.
23/04/2019It's noisy, tight and scary - that's how children feel about a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine. Because they are scared, they are often too fidgety and anxious during the procedure, causing the images to blur or the scan to be stopped. Researchers have now developed a VR app called Pingunauten Trainer that’s designed to gently prepare the little patients for MRI scans.