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Apple Reportedly Working With Startup For iPhone Health Initiative

06/19/2017, Last week it was reported that Apple had a secret team working on an initiative that would turn your iPhone into a one-stop-shop for all your health-related needs. The basic idea is that all things health-related would be kept on your phone, so that...

Scientists Figure Out A Possible Way For Burn Victims To Regrow Skin

06/09/2017, If you’ve ever suffered a severe burn, seen photos of people who have suffered burns, or know someone who has, you know that the area that was burned (especially if it is severe) will never quite be the same again. However it seems that scientists at a...

Pancreatic Cells Implanted In Your Gut Could ‘Cure’ Diabetes

05/15/2017, Getting diabetes is more or less something that sticks with you throughout your entire life. Sometimes it is manageable, while in other cases it can be downright inconvenient as it means having to keep an insulin pen on you at all times, or constantly...

Robotic Exoskeleton Helps Prevent The Elderly From Falling

05/14/2017, One of the dangers of the elderly living by themselves is that if they were to fall or slip in the shower, it would be very hard for them to get help. This is why stay-in nurses exist, and why there are also assisted living facilities. However in the...

Vivid Vision Creates VR Tools To Help Treat ‘Lazy Eye’

05/12/2017, Virtual reality technology might seem like a pretty obvious tool for use in entertainment, such as video games, movies, and so on. However the technology has more uses than that as we have seen in the past, such as how it can potentially help people get...

High School Student Designs Bra That Detects Cancer

05/04/2017, Inspired by his mother’s struggle with breast cancer, an 18-year-old high school student from Mexico has designed a bra that helps detects cancer. Julian Rios Cantu decided to come up with a way that would allow effective detection of breast cancer...

Samsung Launches App For People With Language Disorders

04/24/2017, Most of the time we probably take the fact that we can speak, read, and write for granted. However there are people in the world that suffer from illnesses that prevent them from doing that. One of those illnesses is aphasia, which is the result of an...

3D Printed Patches Could Help Patients Recover From Heart Attacks

04/24/2017, A heart attack is a scary thing and it can go either way, although usually after the first attack things are never really quite the same. However in the future healing the heart after a heart attack could be a relatively simple procedure of applying a 3D...

eNano Health Kiss and Tell Monitors Sugar Levels Without Blood Draw

04/19/2017, The eNano Health Kiss and Tell system can be used by diabetes patients to check how their sugar levels changes two hours after eating. Originally introduced as a prototype in 2015, the system won a number of awards in Asia because it does not require a...

University To Trial 5G Smart Bandages Within 12 Months

04/17/2017, If you’ve ever gotten a cut, you would usually apply a bandage which is designed to help prevent the wound from getting infected by outside contaminants. However this also means that you have no idea how well the wound is healing until you take it off,...

AI Can Now Be Used To Predict Heart Attacks

04/16/2017, It has been stressed many times the importance of going for regular checkups, especially if you’re older. This is because checkups can help doctors detect possible health problems, which means that you might be able to catch certain things early, thus...

Alphabet’s Verily Introduces The Study Watch Wearable

04/14/2017, Smartwatches are pretty straightforward in terms of functionality, where they can record down information about the wearer and present it either on its screen or on an accompanying app. This is ideal for those who are curious about their fitness and want...