20/06/2018The project Youth-R-Coach empowered young people to be 'experts-by-experience' and share their personal experiences to help other young people cope with chronic disease.
20/06/2018In 2050, the number of elderly people in Germany is expected to reach around 9.9 million. At the same time, the Federal Care Improvement Act is supporting the many elderly people who want to live in their own homes for as long as possible and to choose when and what to eat. Up to now, there was no data available on what the elderly expect from nutrition and nutritional care.
30/05/2018Master's student of the SUSU School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Ivan Volkov developed a mobile application DiaMeter several years ago. The application makes it possible for people with diabetes to keep a convenient electronic diary. At present, a second, more fine-tuned version of the application which will include a carbohydrate unit calculator is being completed.
28/05/2018Researchers have developed new technology for decoding neuromuscular signals to control powered, prosthetic wrists and hands. The work relies on computer models that closely mimic the behavior of the natural structures in the forearm, wrist and hand. The technology could also be used to develop new computer interface devices for applications such as gaming and computer-aided design (CAD).
09/05/2018Yelp reviews of nursing homes tend to focus more on staff attitudes, staff responsiveness and the physical facility itself than government reviews, a new USC study finds.