Very low levels of electrical stimulation delivered directly to an area of the brain responsible for motor function can instruct an appropriate response or action—essentially replacing the signals we would normally receive from the parts of the brain that process what we hear, see, and feel.
Toward the end of their life, some leukemia patients depend on blood transfusions to ease their suffering. But that need may pose a significant barrier to their ability to use hospice, researchers say.
A simple test aims to predict which treatment for cystic fibrosis is most likely to work for each patient, an approach called personalized, or precision, medicine, researchers report.
Researchers report that they’ve used a mobile, brain-inspired processor to analyze brain signals from retrospective patient data and successfully predict an average of 69 percent of seizures across all patients with artificial intelligence.
Facing discrimination can have negative health consequences not only for the victim but also for their romantic partner, research suggests.