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Jabra’s New Headphones Can Be Prescribed By Doctors

08/18/2016, When it comes to prescriptions issued by doctors, we’re mainly looking at medication. However it seems that it would now be possible for doctors to prescribe headphones to patients, or to be more specific, Jabra’s recently launched Sport Pulse...

Doctors In Japan Use Artificial Intelligence To Diagnose Leukemia

08/11/2016, If you’ve watch TV shows like House, you probably know that there are some conditions that people suffer from that are rare and aren’t as easy to diagnose. However it seems that in the future, such conditions could be diagnosed much quicker thanks to...

Google Teams Up With GSK To Create ‘Bioelectric Medicines’

08/01/2016, There are medicines that people take to deal with health-related issues such as arthritis, asthma, and so on. Sometimes they come in pills, sometimes they come in injection form, and so on. If you’ve ever been sick you get the idea. However the future...

Dolly The Sheep’s Clones Are Healthy

07/28/2016, Cloning is a concept that’s probably been on the mind of many scientists decades ago, and back in 1996, scientists achieved a breakthrough in which they successfully cloned their first mammal in the form of Dolly the sheep. Naturally some questions were...

Kinsa’s Smart Thermometer Gets A Sesame Street Makeover

07/20/2016, Trying to get the temperature of your kid but they won’t sit still? Chances are this is something all parents have experienced, which is where smart thermometers like Withings’ Thermo can come in handy as it isn’t as invasive as traditional...

Smart Stitches Could Help Monitor The Healing Progress Of Wounds

07/20/2016, If you’ve ever gotten a stitch, you know that usually doctors ask you to check back with them a few days or a week later just to see the progress of the healing, and whether or not the wound is healing nicely, or whether it could be infected and might...

Machine Learning Algorithm Could Be Used To Detect Depression

07/12/2016, Machines and medicine have gone hand in hand for the past couple of decades, although for the most part they are used as tools where they can scan a person’s body, but at the end of the day it’s up to the doctor to interpret the findings. Like a...

Fillings Of The Future Stimulate Teeth Repair

07/04/2016, Researchers at the University of Nottingham and the Wyss Institute at Harvard University have created fillings of the future which might actually help stimulate teeth repair. Anybody who has ever had fillings put in knows they would like to not have to do...

Drones Used To Deliver Abortion Pills In Northern Ireland

06/22/2016, Unlike planes or cars which are easier to detect and stop, drones are great if you’re looking to do something stealthy. For example (while not exactly drones) we’ve seen how some South Koreans have managed to float USB sticks and DVDs to North Korea,...

Google Can Now Diagnose Your Medical Symptoms Online

06/20/2016, Say one day you’re bathing and you notice a lump on your neck. It could really be anything ranging from a regular pimple, a cyst, or something more worrying like a tumor, so the question is is it serious enough to warrant a trip to the doctor? Sure, you...

Deus Ex Inspired Prosthetics Will Be Launched Next Year

06/09/2016, It seems that we are slowly inching towards a future where cyborgs – part human, part machine – will become a reality. Just last month we reported how the bionic arm from Metal Gear Solid V inspired an actual prosthetic arm that looked and...

Man Survives 17 Months Without A Heart

06/08/2016, It’s no secret that many patients pass away simply because it takes too long for them to secure an organ for a transplant. The lists are long and the wait even more so, no wonder there’s a huge black market for organs. In some cases,...

This Gunshot-Plugging Device Just Saved Its First Life

05/31/2016, You guys might recall that in 2015, we reported on a device called the Xstat. This is basically a syringe of sorts where upon plugging it into a gunshot wound, would help seal the wound in 20 seconds thanks to the fact that the syringe is pack with tiny...

Origami Robot Could Mend Stomachs From Within

05/25/2016, The next time you have an ailment with your tummy, your doctor might not prescribe you any kind of pills or medicine. Rather, he or she might actually pass you an origami-inspired robot, and ask you to swallow that with a glass of water. This is rather...