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Wearable Throat Sensor Can Help With Stroke Rehabilitation

02/19/2018, If you have seen or know someone who is recovering from having suffered a stroke, you know that speech impediments is one of the signs and that this is also something they’ll need to overcome with time. Now thanks to work being done by engineers at...

Fitbit’s Latest Acquisition Could Help Manage Chronic Conditions

02/13/2018, If you’re someone suffering from a chronic condition, you might be interested to learn that Fitbit’s latest acquisition could help with that. The company has recently announced that they have acquired Twine Health, a health coaching platform designed...


Nanobots Used To Help Kill Tumors In Mice

02/12/2018, The problem with more conventional methods of cancer treatment, such as chemotherapy and radiation, is that it is not a targeted treatment. This means that the patient’s entire body is being blasted with chemicals in a bid to kill of the tumor cells,...

NASA Testing Implant That Could Slow Down Muscle Deterioation

02/08/2018, For those unfamiliar, muscle atrophy is when we do not regularly use or exercise our muscles, leading to them weakening and deterioating. This is especially prevalent in astronauts as maintaining muscle mass while in space has proven to be an issue, where...

Study Finds Apple Watch Can Detect Diabetes With 85% Accuracy

02/07/2018, We have been hearing rumors that Apple is looking (or is already working on) a way to create non-invasive glucose tracking for the Apple Watch. This is versus current methods of glucose tracking which usually involves users having to draw their own blood...

IBM Develops AI That Can Predict Risk Of Developing Psychosis

01/23/2018, Artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to predict all kinds of things, such as shopping habits, the weather, topics that interest the user, and so on. Recently there was even AI that could predict when a terminal patient might die, which has the...

Researchers Develop AI That Can Predict Death

01/23/2018, Sometimes patients are given a terminal diagnosis in which doctors will then have to try and assess how much time that person has left to live. However sometimes these predictions aren’t always accurate, and patients can either end up dying earlier than...

Fitbit Coach App Launched For The Xbox

01/18/2018, There are many ways to work out at home, so if you’re looking for another, you’ll be interested to learn that Fitbit has launched its Coach fitness app for Microsoft’s Xbox console. What this means is that gamers who own the Xbox console will be...

AI Used To Help Emergency Responders To Diagnose Heart Attacks

01/15/2018, If you’re sick and have an emergency and you’re trying to call for emergency services, sometimes it can be hard to describe what’s going on, especially if you’re feeling delirious, in pain, or incapacitated. However over in the Netherlands, it...

OrCam MyEye 2.0 Is A Device That Helps The Blind ‘See’

01/14/2018, [CES 2018] In the past before technology arrived in its present form, helping the blind “see” was limited in terms of the options out there. This involved the use of Braille or audio cues which alerted the visually impaired to their surroundings and...

iPhone Health Data Used As Evidence In Murder Investigation

01/11/2018, As you know, our mobile phones track a lot of the things that we do, such as our location, the things we browse on the internet, and even certain health-related metrics, such as the calories we’ve burnt, how many steps we’ve taken, and so on. In fact...

Colgate’s Smart Electronic Toothbrush Has ResearchKit Integration

01/10/2018, [CES 2018] These days our toothbrushes are no longer just bristles placed onto a plastic handle, and have become hi-tech devices that can tell where we’re brushing our teeth, for how long, and spots that we might have missed. If you’re looking to...

Somnox Is A Huggable Robot That Helps You Sleep

01/10/2018, [CES 2018] Do you have problem falling asleep at night? There are several different ways that one can go about treating insomnia, such as through herbal remedies, clinical remedies, music, brown noise machines, and so on. However at CES, a Dutch company...