Animals

Physiologic Status Monitoring via the Gastrointestinal Tract.

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Nov 20, 2015

Reliable, real-time heart and respiratory rates are key vital signs used in evaluating the physiological status in many clinical and non-clinical settings.

Smartphone Microscopy of Parasite Eggs Accumulated into a Single Field of View.

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Jan 07, 2016

A Nokia Lumia 1020 cellular phone (Microsoft Corp., Auckland, New Zealand) was configured to image the ova of Ascaris lumbricoides converged into a single field of view but on different focal planes.

Stereoscopic Integrated Imaging Goggles for Multimodal Intraoperative Image Guidance.

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Nov 04, 2015

We have developed novel stereoscopic wearable multimodal intraoperative imaging and display systems entitled Integrated Imaging Goggles for guiding surgeries.

Smartphone and GPS technology for free-roaming dog population surveillance - a methodological study.

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Oct 12, 2015

Free-roaming dogs (FRD) represent a potential threat to the quality of life in cities from an ecological, social and public health point of view. One of the most urgent concerns is the role of uncontrolled dogs as reservoirs of infectious diseases transmittable to humans and, above all, rabies.

A Context-Aware Application to Increase Elderly Users Compliance with Physical Rehabilitation Exercises at Home via Animatronic Biofeedback.

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Aug 31, 2015

Biofeedback from physical rehabilitation exercises has proved to lead to faster recovery, better outcomes, and increased patient motivation. In addition, it allows the physical rehabilitation processes carried out at the clinic to be complemented with exercises performed at home.

Malaria Diagnosis Using a Mobile Phone Polarized Microscope.

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Aug 25, 2015

Malaria remains a major global health burden, and new methods for low-cost, high-sensitivity, diagnosis are essential, particularly in remote areas with low-resource around the world.

Photography by Cameras Integrated in Smartphones as a Tool for Analytical Chemistry Represented by an Butyrylcholinesterase Activity Assay.

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Jun 26, 2015

Smartphones are popular devices frequently equipped with sensitive sensors and great computational ability. Despite the widespread availability of smartphones, practical uses in analytical chemistry are limited, though some papers have proposed promising applications.

How to reach the poor? Surveillance in low-income countries, lessons from experiences in Cambodia and Madagascar.

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May 04, 2015

Surveillance of animal diseases in developing countries faces many constraints. Innovative tools and methods to enhance surveillance in remote and neglected areas should be defined, assessed and applied in close connection with local farmers, national stakeholders and international agencies.

Effects of chronic exposure to electromagnetic waves on the auditory system.

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Jun 11, 2015

CONCLUSION: The results support that chronic electromagnetic field exposure may cause damage by leading to neuronal degeneration of the auditory system.

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