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First Drone Defibrillator Service Launched In The US

10/16/2017, Flirtey, a drone delivery service, has teamed up with an ambulance company to launch the first drone defibrillator service in the United States. The company’s drones will be used for sending out defibrillators and other emergency equipment by air in...

Wandercraft Creates An Exoskeleton That Helps Paraplegics Walk

09/28/2017, We have seen in various sci-fi movies how in the future, it could be that we will be outfitted with robotic body parts to replace our missing ones, or to help us perform certain tasks better. For now such technology does exist in the form of exoskeleton...

This Maze-Like Chip Can Spot Aggressive Cancer Cells

09/24/2017, There are several ways that doctors can spot cancer cells, but given that there are billions, if not trillions of cells, this could take a while, and could slow down the treatment process, or in some instances doctors might miss it entirely. However...

This Patch Can Monitor Glucose Levels During Exercise

09/19/2017, When it comes to monitoring solutions for diabetics, it usually involves invasive measures which some users might not necessarily appreciate, although right now for the most part it is the only way. However researchers at the State University of New York...

Researchers Develop An Injection That Can Deliver Multiple Vaccines

09/18/2017, It is safe to say that no one really relishes the idea of getting injections, even as adults, so it is understandable why children typically kick up a huge fuss when it’s time for their vaccinations. This usually involves several trips to the doctors...

Satellites Can Predict Malaria Outbreaks Months Before It Happens

09/17/2017, Recently we’ve seen how researchers are using technology such as AI to detect Alzheimer’s early on, as early as 10 years, so it doesn’t really come as a surprise to learn that technology is also being used to detect disease outbreaks way before they...

Researchers Develop AI That Can Detect Alzheimer’s Early

09/17/2017, While a full on cure for Alzheimer’s has yet to be discovered, researchers are making progress when it comes to early detection. This will allow patients to seek out treatment that can help slow down the effects of the disease, or at least give them...

This ‘Pen’ Can Be Used To Test Tissue For Cancer

09/08/2017, When removing a cancerous tumor from a patient’s body, it makes sense that doctors would want to ensure that they’ve taken everything out, right? After all it doesn’t make sense to leave some behind, or subject the patient to more surgery if it can...

Samsung Developing VR Mental Health Diagnosis Tools For Hospitals

09/05/2017, Samsung’s mobile virtual reality platform has flourished over the past couple of years. It has really pushed virtual reality to consumers through its Gear VR headsets. Samsung’s work in the VR space isn’t just limited to apps and games....

Scientists Develop Nanomachines That Kill Cancer

09/03/2017, Scientists have developed nanomachines that are capable of killing cancer by drilling into cancer cells and killing them within 60 seconds. These machines are essentially tiny spinning molecules that are driven by light. These molecules spin so quickly...

FDA Greenlights Gene Therapy Treatment For Leukemia

08/30/2017, When it comes to medical treatments, there have been plenty of advancements made, although due to government regulation, they aren’t always approved for use. However it seems that the FDA has recently greenlit a new gene therapy procedure that is meant...

Scientists Create A New Way To Deliver Medicine Through Your Stomach

08/16/2017, The acids in our stomachs are great for helping to break down food to digest them, but when it comes to medication, there are some instances where consuming medicine orally might not be the most effective way around it, such as insulin which is typically...