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Apple Watch Saves Man’s Life By Alerting Him To A Heart Attack

12/15/2017, Over the years ever since the first Apple Watch was released, we’ve been hearing stories about how the device has saved the lives of quite a few of its users, such as alerting them to impending heart attacks. In fact just a new report from 9to5Mac will...

FDA Clears Medical Grade EKG Analyzer For The Apple Watch

11/30/2017, Even before the Apple Watch was officially announced, the rumors surrounding the device have suggested that Apple was planning on positioning it as a health device. While it did launch with several health features, it looks like the Apple Watch is getting...

Drones Used To Help Fight Malaria In Tanzania

11/27/2017, In recent times we’re seeing how drones can be used to do all sorts of things beyond just photography and videography, such as keeping an eye on crops, search and rescue, and delivery. It also seems that drones could be used to help combat diseases,...

Voice Recognition Could Be Used To Transcribe Doctor, Patient Visits

11/22/2017, Taking notes and recording a patient’s medical history is something that doctors do as it helps them keep tracking of the patient’s health, allergies, what medicine they’ve been given, and so on. However taking down notes and writing up reports can...

Kevlar Cartilage Could Be Used To Help With Joint Injuries

11/20/2017, When you think of Kevlar, you might think of how it is more commonly known for its use in bulletproof vests, which in turn helps to potentially save lives. Now it seems that researchers have found another benefit of Kevlar that could also affect lives in...

Spire Health Tag Is A Health Tracker That Doesn’t Need Charging

11/16/2017, If there is one problem with fitness trackers and smartwatches is that for the most part they are powered by batteries, and this means that after a while they run out and require charging, which sometimes isn’t exactly the most convenient. However a...

Apple Has Taken The Lead In The Wearables Market

11/15/2017, When it comes to wearables, there are many players in the market right now, but it seems that in terms of market share, it looks like Apple has once again managed to take the lead. This is according to a recent report from Canalys in which based on their...

FDA Approves Digital Pill That Lets Doctors Track You

11/14/2017, In an ideal world, people who are sick would take their medicine in a timely and consistent manner, but unfortunately in the real world, sometimes people forget to take their medication, might miss a dose or two thinking that it does not matter when it...

Apple Watch Can Be Used To Detect Sleep Apnea & Hypertension

11/13/2017, The Apple Watch, when launched, was initially marketed as a device that was sort of an extension of the iPhone, where users could send/receive emails, messages, receive notifications from news apps, play music, and also use it as a fitness device thanks...

Nokia Steel Limited Edition Smartwatches Launched

11/06/2017, The downside to most smartwatches these days is its battery life, where for the most part, users would have to charge their devices everyday or every other day. This is why hybrid smartwatches, like the Withings Activite Steel, proved to be a decent...

Virtual Reality Could Be Used To Treat Phantom Pain

11/05/2017, Right off the bat, virtual reality (VR) tech seems like a great tool for entertainment purposes, like watching movies, playing games, and so on. However it seems that scientists over at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne have discovered that...

China Testing Out Replacing Pharmacists With Robots

11/01/2017, In this day and age where speed, precision, and efficiency are highly valued, which is why it doesn’t come as a surprise to see robots start finding their way into more industries. We’ve seen how robots are taking over factory jobs, but soon it is...