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Implant Could Stop Seizures During Sleep

09/02/2014, We have seen how useful implants can be to alleviate and manage certain medical conditions in the past, including this one that is capable of controlling high blood pressure without the need for any kind of drugs. Well, here is a word on a new kind of...

Implants That Helps With Self-Healing Factor

08/29/2014, The X-Men is a hugely successful comic book franchise, and one of the beloved characters would be Wolverine. Sporting a nigh indestructible adamantium skeleton and a healing factor that is the envy of many, will we humans ever be able to obtain such a...

Kinect To Be Used For Telemedicine And Treatment Of Parkinson’s

08/27/2014, While the Kinect accessory might have been designed for gaming in mind, many other industries, such as the medical industry, have found use for it. Well in the latest development, Microsoft has recent posted on its Health Blog that they believe that the...

Eye Implant Might Open Door To More Effective Glaucoma Treatments

08/26/2014, We have seen our fair share of implants in the past, where a brain stem implant could actually help a boy hear, and here we are with research done on a small eye implant that was developed Stanford, where it will eventually allow patients to actually take...

Evermind Lets You Remotely Monitor An Ill Relative

08/21/2014, Getting the proper medical help and assistance can prove to be time consuming, not to mention expensive, in the long run, especially when a caregiver is concerned. Still, there are times in life when one is unable to move away from a current situation and...

Violinist Assists Surgeons In Brain Surgery By Playing Instrument

08/15/2014, As far as we have come in terms of medical science over the years, the field of brain surgery still has plenty of undiscovered “territory”, so to speak. After all, who can really tell how the human brain works exactly, right down to the most minute of...

“Tattoo” Helps Your Workout Sessions Power A Phone

08/13/2014, While some folks see tattoos to be a form of self expression that is artistic and tasteful, perhaps there might be more than meets the eye where practical application is involved? We have seen tattoos in the past that were able to help athletes perform at...

WEMU Epilepsy Detector Could Save Lives

08/13/2014, Those who go through fits of epilepsy do know how uncomfortable the feeling can be, not to mention the more serious cases being potentially life threatening, too. Well, a concerted effort by Bioserenity, a French medical device company, alongside a...

Researchers Want To Use iPhones To Help Fight Malaria In Indonesia

07/29/2014, Thanks to our smartphones these days being more powerful than ever, packed with different sensors and apps that can take advantage of the hardware, it is not surprising to find that apart from playing games and taking photos, our phones could be used for...

Woman Delivers Baby With Help Of An App

07/25/2014, “There’s an app for that”, or so the saying goes, and it could not ring any truer for Louisiana resident Andrea Johnson alongside her husband James, as the two of them managed to text message a doctor in order to find out how Andrea was going to...

HARKEN Project Could Help Save Lives On The Road

07/24/2014, As the world continues to move on with various kinds of smart devices and vehicles, incorporating sensors into everyday objects like a watch, so too, will all of these collected information be put to good use with the hope of saving lives. Researchers...

Zinger Electric Wheelchair Is Incredibly Light

07/23/2014, When it comes to wheelchairs, there has been advancements made in this particular department that help them get lighter and more mobile. However, electric wheelchairs which are easier to help ferry someone around who does not have too much upper body...

Scientists Successfully ‘Delete’ HIV Virus From Human Cells

07/22/2014, There is a first time for everything, but this particular achievement would definitely be of interest to many – it seems that scientists have managed to ‘delete’ the HIV virus from human cells, paving the way for a possible cure for HIV and AIDS...

Google’s Glucose Monitoring Contact Lens Will Be Made A Reality

07/15/2014, Earlier this year, Google unveiled a smart contact lens that had the ability to measure glucose levels. Why is this important? Well it allows wearers with diabetes to constantly measure their glucose levels throughout the day, with the results being sent...