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Cancer Discovered In Throat Using An iPhone-Connected Ultrasound

10/29/2017, It used to be that back in the day, huge and expensive and specialized medical equipment was needed in order to detect and look for various health issues. While that is still true today, a lot of medical technology has since been shrunken down and can be...

Insurer Offers Apple Watch For $25…But With A Catch

10/23/2017, The Apple Watch isn’t necessarily expensive, although it is admittedly more pricey than other fitness trackers and smartwatches in the market today. However how would you like to be able to purchase it for just $25? If this sounds like great news, then...

Apple Watch Reportedly Helped Detect Lung Blood Clot

10/16/2017, Our smartwatches and fitness bands have been designed to keep track of certain biometrics, like calories burned, distance walked, and even our heart rate. However sometimes it seems that our wearables can detect more than we give it credit for, like in...

Panasonic’s CaloRieco Will Count Your Food’s Calories

10/04/2017, [CEATEC 2017] If you’re trying to go on a diet, whether it is to gain muscle or to lose fat, taking into account the calories you take is essential. There are apps out there that help you keep track, and for the most part most food makers offer up the...

Researchers Develop Smart Tattoo That Can Track Your Health

10/02/2017, Devices like smartwatches, fitness trackers, and heart rate chest straps are designed to collect biometric data on the user, like their heart rate, distance traveled, calories burnt, and so on. However the problem with current wearables is that they need...

Garmin & Disney Team Up For The Vivofit Jr. 2 Fitness Tracker

09/28/2017, Back in the day gadgets like phones and pagers and computers were mostly seen as devices used by adults. However in this day and age, it is increasingly common to find kids with their own smartphones, or parents giving children tablets to play with at the...

Samsung Gear Fit 2 Updated With Continuous Heart Rate Monitoring

09/28/2017, Monitoring your heart rate is something that a lot of wearables offer their users these days. However if features like continuous heart rate monitoring is something that you’re after, then you might be interested to learn that Samsung has recently...

Wandercraft Creates An Exoskeleton That Helps Paraplegics Walk

09/28/2017, We have seen in various sci-fi movies how in the future, it could be that we will be outfitted with robotic body parts to replace our missing ones, or to help us perform certain tasks better. For now such technology does exist in the form of exoskeleton...

This Maze-Like Chip Can Spot Aggressive Cancer Cells

09/24/2017, There are several ways that doctors can spot cancer cells, but given that there are billions, if not trillions of cells, this could take a while, and could slow down the treatment process, or in some instances doctors might miss it entirely. However...

This Patch Can Monitor Glucose Levels During Exercise

09/19/2017, When it comes to monitoring solutions for diabetics, it usually involves invasive measures which some users might not necessarily appreciate, although right now for the most part it is the only way. However researchers at the State University of New York...

Researchers Develop An Injection That Can Deliver Multiple Vaccines

09/18/2017, It is safe to say that no one really relishes the idea of getting injections, even as adults, so it is understandable why children typically kick up a huge fuss when it’s time for their vaccinations. This usually involves several trips to the doctors...

Satellites Can Predict Malaria Outbreaks Months Before It Happens

09/17/2017, Recently we’ve seen how researchers are using technology such as AI to detect Alzheimer’s early on, as early as 10 years, so it doesn’t really come as a surprise to learn that technology is also being used to detect disease outbreaks way before they...

This ‘Pen’ Can Be Used To Test Tissue For Cancer

09/08/2017, When removing a cancerous tumor from a patient’s body, it makes sense that doctors would want to ensure that they’ve taken everything out, right? After all it doesn’t make sense to leave some behind, or subject the patient to more surgery if it can...