Cardiology

New tool can diagnose strokes with a smartphone

A new tool created by researchers at Penn State and Houston Methodist Hospital could diagnose a stroke based on abnormalities in a patient's speech ability and facial muscular movements, and with the accuracy of an emergency ...

Biomedical technology

A wearable sensor to help ALS patients communicate

People with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) suffer from a gradual decline in their ability to control their muscles. As a result, they often lose the ability to speak, making it difficult to communicate with others.

Ophthalmology

Exploring the possibilities of smart glasses

Technology is always evolving, and Isa Jahnke is on a research mission to better harness ways for emerging technology to help learners in an educational or workplace setting. As an associate professor in the MU College of ...