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Hearing problems are among the most common complications which affect the quality of life of the elderly based on several epidemiological studies. Hearing aids and assistive listening devices do help to improve the listening experience; however, most individuals with hearing impairment do not like wearing hearing aids as hearing aids are deemed to be uncomfortable for prolonged usage, for example when watching TV. Hence, individual with hearing impairment tend to increase the TV volume which can...

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A soft robotic sock has been developed to assist patients in assisted lower limb rehabilitation to prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Ankle Joint Contracture, primarily in stroke patients who are chronically bedridden. In a 2014 paper published under the National Registry of Diseases Office, the stroke incidence in Singapore was 6943 adults, corresponding to 212.8 per 100,000 people, and is expected to increase year-on-year with an aging population. The frequency of DVT and the associated Pu...

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