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Is it possible to meassure anxiety/stress via data collected from smart watches for a whole region? [closed]

A lot of people wear smart watches and other fitness trackers these days. All of which measure at least the wearers pulse, usually a lot more data – even automatically recognizing type of exercise. ...
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What is the best diagnotic technique to detect inflammatory heart diseases (ECG and Echocardiography vs NMR)?

I was wondering what is the best diagnostic technique to detect inflammatory disease of heart and I would like to confirm if my reasoning is right. First of all, heart inflammation can cause abnormal ...
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Where to Download Brain Anatomy 3D Model?

I am doing a virtual reality simulation for endoscopic brain surgery. I need a medically accurate 3D model of a human head. It has to include all the veins, skull, muscles, nerves and brain anatomy. ...
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What is "adaptive optics retinal imaging"?

A paper says To validate the effectiveness of using A-GAN for data augmentation, we assessed its performance on cell analysis in adaptive optics retinal imaging, which is a rapidly-changing medical ...
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Technology prospects for genome sequencing at home and data protection

Ever since the end of the Human Genome project we have been witnessing the steady advance of genome sequencing technology and the decline of the price required to perform it. This lead to the advent ...
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Is it advisable to have Bluetooth-enabled devices for infants less than 2 years old? [closed]

I have a Bluetooth-enabled health monitor watch. My concern is having such devices for infants who are less than 2 years old. Does it affect them health-wise??
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Safety of radiation from baby monitor

I have always assumed baby monitors and all wireless technology to be completely safe and have been informed by a 'friend' that I have been endangering my children by using them. We used an RF ...
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What are clinically advised methods to improve nocturnal respiration other than CPAP?

Based on conventional medicine, what advice should a physician give a patient who experiences breathing difficulty during sleep that is not determined to require a CPAP machine and for which the root ...
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What VR app that cure myopia? [closed]

Is there an app that can cure myopia, or provide therapy to exercise the eye to focus on objects that "seem" like a certain distance?
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Why is one only allowed to drink water from four hours in advance of an echo (ultrasonography)?

The patient is told that he/she should not eat or drink anything for 4 hours in advance of having an echo (except from drinking pure water). From what I understand, an echo works with ultrasonic ...
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Effectiveness of blue light filters for preventing delayed and decreased melatonin secretion?

The iPhone offers a "night shift" feature. Research indicates that blue light exposure decreases melatonin secretion (e.g., Ferguson, Melton, Li, Park, & Tosini, 2008). To what extent do built-...
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Are there any real-world application in a bone fracture detection program?

Sorry if I'm asking in the wrong community, but here's where I think I can reach more people in the medical field. I am in engineering, for a project in my uni, I thought of doing a research on ...
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List of Organs by Vascular Density?

Could anyone please give me a list of the major organs in the human body with their vascular densities? 3D models and pictures of such are available, but calculating how much which organ has is very ...
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What if we replace the DNA in stem cells with ours and we place the cells inside damaged organs to heal them?

I don't know a lot about stem cells or if a person's DNA could affect them in such a manner that if a person would have a damaged limb or organ, it would make it grow back with stem cell treatment.
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Are there any reasonably-priced technology to measure any part of your body to help cut the pressure garment precisely

I am not sure if this topic belongs here but could not find a more relevant stackexchange site. My kid is receiving a pressure garment treatment to recover from severe burn. However, cutting the ...
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Scientific Basis for Apple Watch Activity Rings

I have just started using an apple watch, and am finding that it's "activity rings" feature encourages me to: perform more than 30 minutes of exercise a day (green 'exercise' ring); move around ...
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Actions During Sleepwalking

I am a high school student doing a biomedical engineering project about sleepwalking. For my project, I am prototyping a novel healthcare solution to prevent lengthened periods of sleepwalking in ...
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Does cooling the skin reduce irritation from shaving?

Increasing age has increased the sensitivity of my grandfather's skin; so he asked me to pose the question entitled above, after seeing electronic shavers that cool the skin and questioning whether ...
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Can an IPS panel in a monitor help relieve eye strain? [closed]

Working as a programmer, I have problems with my eyes. I am using eyedrops, but that does not help. Up till now I always worked with LED monitors a colleague told me that I could try one with an IPS ...
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How do digital devices affect mood?

I'm particularly curious about research that's been done on smartphones. Please provide links to articles, books, research, etc...
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Is Low Blue Light helpful for preserving eyesight?

I'm a coder and interested in save my eyesight. I've met the term named low blue light. Monitors decrease the level of blue color and theoretically protect my eyes. Here's a quote from monitor ...
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