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Doctors Can Now Use Magnets To Sift Bacteria From Blood

12/08/2016, Have you ever done those scientific experiments in school where you pour metal filings around an object, and when you place a magnet next to it, the filings get separated from wherever it was? Wouldn’t that be useful if you could do that to the human...

Drones Found To Be Capable Of Carrying Blood Bags

12/08/2016, Sometimes during an emergency and doctors require a certain blood type to transfuse into patients and they don’t have any in the hospital, they need to turn to the outside, like blood banks where specific blood types are available. However the issue...

Researchers Discover That Your Brain Can Recover Lost Memories

12/04/2016, While some of us can be forgetful, there are some who are forgetful because of a disease like Alzheimer’s. This means that they can easily forget a lot of things that have happened in recent times, but the good news is that these memories aren’t lost...

Samsung Wants To Use VR To Help People Conquer Their Fears

12/04/2016, Virtual reality (VR) can be used for all kinds of things, such as gaming, professional use, entertainment, and more. It can also potentially be used as a medical tool in which it can help people conquer their fears, or at least that’s what Samsung...

FDA Approves Use Of MDMA To Treat PTSD

11/30/2016, When you think of drugs like ecstasy, you probably have some pretty negative associations with it, namely due to the fact that more often than not we see reports in newspapers in which people as young as teens have died taking the drug. However it seems...

Google Teaching AI How To Detect Diabetic Eye Disease

11/29/2016, Diabetes is a serious health condition that can also lead to quite a few health complications. For example in some cases, it can lead to the amputation of feet, or in other cases it can lead to blindness due to diabetic retinopathy. However Google is...

Australian Hospital To Get Dedicated 3D Tissue Printing Facility

11/28/2016, We know that 3D printing is more than just a novel piece of tech used to create toys and figurines on the spot. In the past we have seen how the technology can also in the medical field where bones and cartilage can be 3D printed when needed. Now it seems...

This Pill Expands In Your Stomach To Make Sure You Take Your Meds

11/20/2016, How good are you with taking your meds? We all can probably admit that from time to time, we might forget to complete our course of antibiotics, or there is a daily pill that we’re meant to ingest but somehow we forget. This is normal, but it is also...

Apple Looking Into Monitoring Parkinson’s Disease With Apple Watch

11/17/2016, Before the Apple Watch was officially unveiled, the various rumors had hyped up the device to be some kind of medical gadget miracle in which it would be able to go beyond what current fitness trackers and smartwatches can do. In reality it certainly did...

Brain Implant Allows Paralyzed Woman To Communicate Again

11/14/2016, Medical science has come a long way. Back in the day when someone found to have amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), there was nothing much that could be done about it, save for trying to delay the symptoms and to make the person as comfortable as...

Your Search History Could Be Used To Detect Lung Cancer

11/11/2016, What you search for says a lot about you and what you might be thinking. For example constantly searching for a particular camera review could indicate your interest in purchasing it. However it seems that Microsoft’s researchers believe that what you...

Soccer Games Will Soon Use Video Replays To Check For Concussions

11/10/2016, Concussions can happen when participating in sports, which is why over the years researchers and doctors have been trying to figure out the best way of detecting a concussion before it is too late, and one of those more recent methods is by using a pretty...

Scientists Create USB Stick That Tests HIV

11/10/2016, Technological advancements have played their part in improving medicine and will continue to do so. Research is rapidly being conducted to leverage technological advancements in order to further the cause of medicine and we can be sure of great things in...