03/12/2018A new artificial joint restores important wrist-like movements to forearm amputees, something which could dramatically improve their quality of life. A group of researchers led by Max Ortiz Catalan, Associate Professor at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have published their research in the journal IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems & Rehabilitation Engineering.
28/11/2018Imagine your family has moved across the state or across country. You're retired, and your spouse has passed away. Lacking the social connections previous generations once found in church or fraternal organizations, it doesn't take much time to begin feeling isolated and alone. So a study measures effectiveness of online communication tools in combatting depression among socially isolated seniors.
02/11/2018According to the latest report on the evolution of worldwide population submitted by the United Nations, 13 percent of today’s population is over 60 years of age and by 2050 this percentage will almost double, reaching 25 percent. The ageing of society is a reality and technologies are adapting day-to-day to this demographic change.