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IBM’s Watson Can Now Be Used To Diagnose Heart Disease

02/22/2017, Because we are human, we aren’t perfect which means that sometimes in the medical profession, humans can overlook certain signs that could be a symptom of a larger problem. However thankfully with the advancement of AI and technology, perhaps missing...

Researchers Develop A ‘Soft Robot’ That Helps Your Heart Beat

01/19/2017, We’ve seen how robots can be used in factories to automate tasks and lift heavy objects. We’ve also seen how it can be used to help humans move parts of their bodies that they can’t. We’ve also seen robots being used to educate kids on coding, so...

Scientists Use Salmonella To Treat Brain Tumors

01/11/2017, Science is amazing because sometimes what was previously thought to be dangerous or bad can be turned into something useful or good. Take salmonella for example, a bacterial disease that is typically associated with eating undercooked or raw food such as...

FDA Warns That Some Pacemakers Can Be Hacked

01/09/2017, As our gadgets become increasingly connected, it does help make things more convenient, but at the same time it also means that there are more things in our lives that can be hacked. While a hacked smart thermostat might be considered annoying, a hacked...

TempTraq Delivers A Wearable Bluetooth Body Temperature Patch

01/06/2017, [CES 2017] TempTraq knows just how anxious parents can get when their little one is down with a fever, and might continue to fidget and fret through the night. Thankfully, technology has certainly made life a whole lot more convenient and easier over the...

BACtrack Skyn Lets Your Apple Watch Detect How Drunk You Are

01/05/2017, [CES 2017] BACtrack is a company that some of you guys might be familiar with as they are the ones who make portable breathalyzer devices. This is ideal if you’re going out for drinks and you want to find out if you’re within the legal limits of...

ReNu Is A ‘Stress Intervention Technology’ Kit

01/04/2017, [CES 2017] There are a lot of things that can stress us out, whether it be a deadline that we’re rushing, relationship problems, issues at work, upcoming exams, and so on. There are plenty of ways to relax, but if you’re looking for a hi-tech...

Bill & Melinda Gates Back Implant To Prevent HIV Infection

01/02/2017, While Bill Gates might be known as being one of Microsoft’s co-founders, over the years he has slowly transitioned away from that image to being that of a humanitarian. Some of his efforts in the past have included solar-powered toilets and a machine...

Device Analyzes Your Breath To Check For Diseases

12/29/2016, As it stands the smell of your breath can be quite telling about your health, or at least certain aspects of your health. However in the future, it seems that tests for lung cancer and Parkinson’s disease could be easily determined and detected using...

Drones To Be Used To Deliver Blood In Tanzania

12/29/2016, Given that drones are more nimble than a plane or helicopter in some situations, and aren’t subject to the same traffic congestions that a car or motorbike might face, it is understandable that some have envisioned how drones could potentially be used...

Researchers Use Nanodiscs To Create Customized Cancer Treatments

12/27/2016, When you’re sick and you go to the doctor or purchase over the counter medicine, for the most part they’re quite generalized meaning that they tend to work for almost everyone. However sometimes what works well for someone might not be quite as...

Doctors Looking To Crowdfund Apple Watch App That Detects Falls

12/15/2016, One of the chief concerns about the elderly living at home alone is that if they slip and fall, like in the shower, they might be too hurt to get up to call for help. This is the problem that a trauma surgeon and ER doctor are hoping to solve with an app...

Flickering LEDs Could Be Used To Treat Alzheimer’s

12/09/2016, There was an issue many years ago with regards to a certain episode of Pokemon on TV, in which the flashing lights shown in the show was reported to have caused seizures in some children. Basically this seemed to have imparted the idea that staring at...

AIRE Is A Device That Can Tell You Which Food Makes You Bloated

12/08/2016, Have you ever eaten something and felt really bloated afterwards? Unfortunately because the things we eat are usually a combination of many ingredients, sometimes it can be hard to pinpoint exactly what it is that made us feel that way. You could always...