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‘Water Bear’ Protein Could Protect Human DNA From Radiation

09/21/2016, We’re sure that some of you guys have heard or seen photos of “water bears”, but in case you haven’t, they aren’t really bears. Instead they are a species of microscopic organisms called tardigrades. What makes them so fascinating is how robust...

This Device Uses Your Smartphone To Test For Glaucoma

09/12/2016, If there is one reason why there are many people out there don’t get tested for health issues when they should, it is because sometimes making a trip to the hospital can be scary, or maybe inconvenient, or maybe even expensive if you’re not covered by...

Researchers Develop Nano-Sized Fishes For Targeted Drug Delivery

09/11/2016, The way we consume drugs/medicine right now might not necessarily be the most efficient way. This is why researchers have been working on the ability to deliver drugs to a particular part of the body, which apparently makes it more effective and can...

Dario Health’s Mobile Glucose Meter Is iPhone 7 Compatible

09/07/2016, There are a variety of accessories for the iPhone, such as external flashes, lens attachments, speakers, and so on. However there are also medical accessories, such as the Dario Glucose Monitoring System which used to plug into the headphone jack on...

Fitbit Charge 2 Fitness Smartband

08/29/2016, So the rumors have been confirmed, the new Fitbit Charge 2 and Flex 2 are here and they look quite like the leaked photos published by Technobuffalo two weeks ago! Fitbit is the number one wearable vendor according to IDC and I could get my hands on the...

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...