» Unlock your smartphone with earbuds
A research team is developing EarEcho, a biometric tool that uses modified wireless earbuds to authenticate smartphone users via the unique geometry of their ear canal. A prototype of the system proved roughly 95% effective.
» Imaging reveals new results from landmark stem cell trial for stroke
Researchers reported today that bone marrow cells used to treat ischemic stroke in an expanded Phase I trial were not only safe and feasible, but also resulted in enhanced recovery compared to a matched historical control group.
» Child's gluten intake during infancy, rather than mother's during pregnancy, linked to increased risk of developing type 1 diabetes
New research shows that a child's intake of gluten at age 18 months is associated with a 46% increased risk of developing type 1 diabetes for each extra 10g of gluten consumed.
» When is a child an adult?
When does childhood end? That's the question international researchers are asking as they chart age cut-offs for paediatric services around the world. Previous research has found that global health systems do not meet adolescents' needs,...
» Despite growing burden of diet-related disease, medical education does not equip students to provide high quality nutritional care to patients
Worldwide, nutrition is insufficiently incorporated into medical education, meaning that medical students lack the confidence, skills and knowledge to provide nutritional care to patients, according to a systematic review.