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Usound App Assists Hard Of Hearing In A Practical Manner

07/01/2015, It is said that there are approximately 360 million people around the world that suffer from hearing loss, at least to the World Health Organisation (WHO), and I am quite sure that WHO has done their homework in order to come up with such a figure. Not...

Tamper-Resistant Pill Dispenser For Patient’s Own Safety

06/29/2015, The older one gets, it is not a surprise to find out that parts of the body start to break down and not work as they were supposed to back in the vigor of your youth. Having said that, this would mean having the right kind of medication and supplements to...

Eargo Could Be The Hearing Aid Of The Future

06/26/2015, When it comes to hearing aids, a lot of them tend to be rather pricey, with an average pair going for about $4,200 in the US. This means that even though some people need them, they just can’t seem to afford them. However Eargo is hoping to change that...

Quell Is A Wearable That Will Help Relief Pain Sans Drugs

06/23/2015, Everyone suffers pain from time to time, whether it be stubbing your toe, banging your head against the cupboards, or from falling and spraining your ankle, basically pain comes in many shapes and forms and usually one of the ways to relief pain is by...

Smart Vision Lab’s SVOne iPhone Eye Exam Kit Only Costs $4,000

06/22/2015, It is hardly a secret that medical equipment is expensive. In fact the equipment need to conduct a proper eye exam can easily set you back a whopping $20-$40k, putting it well out of reach for smaller organizations or clinics. However a company by the...

BrainPort Lets The Blind “See” With Their Tongues

06/22/2015, Several years ago a device called the BrainPort was created and it was basically a device that allowed the blind to navigate the world using their tongue. The good news is that if you were wondering when the device would finally go on sale, you’re in...

Prototype Roboglove Helps Users With Weak Grips

06/21/2015, For those who are suffering with weak muscles, especially in the hand due to the effects of a stroke, ALS, or muscular dystrophy, performing simple tasks like picking up an object, gripping something in your hand, turning the doorknob, and more can be...

In Sweden When You Save A Life, You Get A Text

06/21/2015, Most people donate blood for altruistic reasons which is basically to save a life. By ensuring that blood banks are always stocked with all sorts of blood types, hospitals will be able to save the lives of patients who desperately need a blood...

Those Cat Videos You Watch Might Be Good For Your Mental Health

06/18/2015, We’re sure on more than one occasion you have probably watched a cat video on Facebook or YouTube. Those videos might be inane but for some reason they are entertaining and usually make you feel pretty good towards the end. Well if your friends or...

South Korea To Track Smartphones To Help Prevent An Outbreak

06/08/2015, South Korea is currently afflicted by the MERS virus which has to date claimed six lives. There are 87 who have been infected and there are about 2,300 people in the country who have since been quarantined. Whether or not these 2,300 people have the...

Smart Thermometer TempTraq Is Now Available For Purchase

06/01/2015, When your child is sick and down with a fever, the last thing you’ll want to do is wake them from their rest just to take their temperature, but thanks to the advancement in technology, this will no longer be an issue for parents. Blue Spark’s debuted...

Swiss Drugmaker Invents Robotic Pills To Help Treat Diabetes

05/27/2015, At the moment one of the ways to treat diabetes is to give the patient an injection of insulin. This can be somewhat painful and inconvenient, but Swiss drugmakers Novartis are currently exploring the idea of using robotic pills to deliver the doses of...