25/03/2019The 2018 National Autism Indicators Report: High School Students on the Autism Spectrum' highlights the challenges facing minority youth and those from low-income households with autism.
25/03/2019Building robots that can help people with dementia has been a longtime goal for roboticists. Yet until now, no one has sought to survey informal caregivers, such as family members, about what characteristics and roles these robots should have.
22/03/2019About 1 million adults in the United States need someone to help them eat, according to census data from 2010. It's a time-consuming and often awkward task. Researchers at the University of Washington are working on a robotic system that can help make it easier.
20/03/2019A new University study, published in PLOS ONE, highlights the high incidence and prevalence of visual problems in acute stroke survivors.
20/03/2019Of the 30 million Americans with diabetes, 90 to 95 percent have type 2, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. New research shows building muscle strength may be one way to lower risk for the disease.