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Robotic Walker Helps Patients Regain Natural Gait

11/25/2014, We have seen exoskeletons like the Honda Walker in the past that will help patients who have difficulty moving about to be able to get around without human help, and this time around, another effort from a research team headed by Assistant Professor Yu...

Paraplegic Dog Saved Due To Crowdfunding Effort

11/25/2014, It has taken a total of five months of traveling, veterinary work and crowdfunding, but it was all worth it as Leo the paraplegic dog has a second shot at life, having settled in the Great White North at long last, ready to see out the rest of his days in...

‘Stroke Robot’ Could Help Improve Stroke Patient Treatment

11/25/2014, It is said that each year will see 800,000 Americans admitted to a hospital because of stroke, and speed is of the essence here since each minute that passes by would result in additional brain function that will be lost. With approximately 1,500 stroke...

Mirai Speaker Tunes Sound To The Elderly

11/20/2014, Japanese company Soundfun is experimenting with a new speaker that outputs sounds in a way that can be more easily perceived by older people. Unfortunately, most people over the age of 60 will develop some kind of hearing loss. This is commonly known as...

Saul The Robot Joins In The Fight Against Ebola

11/11/2014, The fight against ebola is a global one, that is for sure. After all, we already have the likes of IBM assisting in this battle, while Facebook is encouraging you to do your bit as well, with robots being roped in to help get the job finished. Today, we...

Microsoft Headset Might Help The Blind To Get Around

11/05/2014, When it comes to helping the blind move around, there has been a fair number of advancements made to make sure that they can do so in a safe manner. However, there is always room for improvement, and Microsoft intends to help the visually impaired out by...

SPUD Could Usher In A New Generation Of Stethoscopes

11/02/2014, When it comes to advancements in the field of medical science, there are many different areas in which one will be able to look from, but this time around, it would be the humble stethoscope that would come under scrutiny this time around. At time of...

MemoBox Makes It Easier To Remember Taking Your Medication

11/02/2014, It goes without saying that as one lives in a developed country, chances are being able to enjoy a higher life expectancy is also more common, thanks to the amount of supplements, medical care as well as improved quality of life compared to a third world...

Ambulance Drone Could Help Save Heart Attack Victims

10/30/2014, Drones might have come into negative light recently, including an instant where it reportedly came close to crashing into an aircraft – which could end up in disastrous results, not that the world needs another aviation disaster to round off the coming...

Capsules Offer Direct Release Of Chemo To Brains

10/30/2014, When it comes to the presence of intracranial neoplasms, those do happen to carry a negative reputation by the simple fact that they are extremely notorious to “kill”. One of the major issues would be the problem of delivering chemo drugs to the...

Skin Patch Could Pave The Way For Easier Blood Samples

10/30/2014, More often than now, a blood sample is required when it comes to diagnosing a slew of diseases, and I would like to think that this is a necessary evil. After all, being jabbed with a needle is not everyone’s cup of tea for sure, and children are...

Nintendo Could Work On Sleep Measuring Device

10/29/2014, I clearly remember how Nintendo received more than their fair share of raised eyebrows when they first revealed the Nintendo Wii with its Wiimote and nunchuk – some folks felt that those were not exactly the prime example of a regular video game...

Microsoft Health Detailed

10/29/2014, Earlier this evening, we did bring you word about how Microsoft has launched the Microsoft Health app to go alongside the Microsoft Band wearable device. Just what is Microsoft Health all about? For instance, it happens to be a cloud-based service which...

Huggable The Robot Teddy Bear Project

10/29/2014, There is just something about teddy bears that make life a whole lot more, er, bearable – pardon the pun. After all, teddy bears are extremely cute toys to own, and they can be extremely comforting to boot. Here is an idea – how about the...