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Artificial lungs can replace our regular lungs in the future

07/26/2011, It’s amazing how far technology has come, back in the day who would’ve thought that we’d be able to replace our malfunctioning lungs with an artificial lung? Some researchers at the Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) have come up...

EASYWAKEme: the intelligent alarm clock

05/27/2011, If you feel like you’re always not sleeping enough or sleeping too much, you ought to get your sleeping habits checked. As we all know, sleep is vital to our health, and too little (and even too much) of it can be bad for us. But the right amount of...

Verizon and Medco debut Medco Pharmacy app

05/19/2011, Great news to the nearly 65 million Medco members in America – Verizon and Medco Health Solutions have teamed up to take their first major step into the mobile healthcare arena. The companies have just announced the release of the Medco Pharmacy app...

Video games can be good for health

05/03/2011, It looks like video games aren’t that bad after all. After hundreds of reports about how video games have a bad influence on society, we finally have reports that they can actually encourage healthy living. Researchers have discovered that video...

Reebok Promise Keeper app uses peer pressure to help you stay fit

04/14/2011, Reebok has just launched a new app that attempts to help you stay fit through the power of social networks – and peer pressure. Called The Promise Keeper, you use the app to schedule when you plan to have your next run. The app will then inform all your...

UFC Personal Trainer puts the fit back into video gaming

04/07/2011, If you thought that video games were all designed to keep your butts glued to the couch – well you’re wrong. THQ and Zuffa have announced that they will be expanding the UFC video gaming portfolio over to the Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii later this year....

Solarball uses sunlight to purify water

03/23/2011, Jonathan Liow, a graduate student from Monash University recently came up with an idea to help folks who don’t have access to heaters or kettles the chance to purify water. Called the Solarball, this useful device is makes use of the sunlight to...

Wash and Brush timer helps your kids keep clean and healthy

03/09/2011, How often do you have to deal with reminding your kids that brushing for 10 seconds isn’t long enough to get rid of all the germs in their mouth, or that washing their hands for 5 seconds doesn’t help? Well, this Wash and Brush timer from...

High-tech scanner tells you how healthy you are

02/16/2011, Some folks over at the Charité-University Medicine in Berlin have developed a high-tech scanner that can tell how healthy a person is. All you have to do is point it at your skin, wait three minutes and the device will let you know your health on a scale...

Check the health of your scalp with Scaloupe

02/14/2011, Having issues with your scalp or hair can be an embarrassing trip to a hair specialist. Wish you could do it at home by yourself but didn’t know how to? Well, Spec Computer from Japan has come up with a solution. Called Scaloupe, all you have to do...

Electronic cigarettes work better than nicotine patches or gum

02/09/2011, After some new studies published by the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, it looks like New York might reconsider its ban on electronic cigarettes. According to the results of the research done, electronic cigarettes had a higher chance of helping...

Check your temperature without touching a thermometer

01/17/2011, The folks over at NEC Avio Infrared Technologies have just released a new thermometer that can tell your temperature without you having to lay a finger on it. Say goodbye to fears of sticking a thermometer into your mouth or any other orifice in your...