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NASA Testing Implant That Could Slow Down Muscle Deterioation

02/08/2018, For those unfamiliar, muscle atrophy is when we do not regularly use or exercise our muscles, leading to them weakening and deterioating. This is especially prevalent in astronauts as maintaining muscle mass while in space has proven to be an issue, where...

FDA Approves $249 Smartwatch That Detects Seizures

02/06/2018, Empatica’s Embrace smartwatch isn’t like other wearable devices. Sure, it can tell you what time it is and analyze your sleep patterns, but it can also do something that almost every other smartwatch can’t. The Embrace is capable of...

IBM Develops AI That Can Predict Risk Of Developing Psychosis

01/23/2018, Artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to predict all kinds of things, such as shopping habits, the weather, topics that interest the user, and so on. Recently there was even AI that could predict when a terminal patient might die, which has the...


AI Used To Help Emergency Responders To Diagnose Heart Attacks

01/15/2018, If you’re sick and have an emergency and you’re trying to call for emergency services, sometimes it can be hard to describe what’s going on, especially if you’re feeling delirious, in pain, or incapacitated. However over in the Netherlands, it...

Lenovo Vital Moto Mod Measures Five Vital Signs From Your Finger

01/09/2018, [CES 2018] Healthcare IoT sign company Vital and Lenovo/Motorola have teamed up to launch the Lenovo Vital Moto Mod at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018 today in Las Vegas. It’s described as the first integrated vital signs monitoring platform that...

FDA Approves Shock Wave Device That Can Heal Wounds

01/02/2018, There are a variety of ways to treat wounds, and the FDA has added a new way to that list by approving a treatment involving the use of shock waves. Developed by a company called Sanuwave, they have created a system called the Dermapace System that relies...

WHO To Classify ‘Gaming Disorder’ As A Mental Health Problem

12/26/2017, According to studies, it has been suggested that playing video games isn’t as bad as what some who lead you to believe. Some studies are claiming that there actually certain health benefits to playing video games, but as with all things in life,...

Researchers Discover Less Damaging Way Of Placing Brain Electrodes

12/19/2017, In order to study the human brain and its functions, one of the ways of doing so is through the use of electrodes placed in the brain that measure the neurons firings in them. However the issue here is how the electrodes are placed in the first place,...

The Rodem Robotic Wheelchair Is Not Like The Others

12/17/2017, When you think of robotic wheelchairs, you might think of wheelchairs that come with a control by its side that lets the user steer their chair to whatever direction they want, but for the most part despite how hi-tech a wheelchair can be, the way users...

Researchers Use Sperm To Help Deliver Tumor Specific Chemo Drugs

12/16/2017, One of the drawbacks to chemotherapy is that it affects the entire body, meaning that the rest of your body which isn’t affected by the tumor/cancer gets affected, which is why many patients undergoing such treatment experience a variety of...

Study Claims Smartphone Addiction Creates Imbalance In Brains

12/01/2017, Just the term “smartphone addiction” doesn’t sound particularly fun or good, but it seems that apart from the social implications of being addicted to our phones, a recent study has found that smartphone addiction actually does some damage to our...

FDA Clears Medical Grade EKG Analyzer For The Apple Watch

11/30/2017, Even before the Apple Watch was officially announced, the rumors surrounding the device have suggested that Apple was planning on positioning it as a health device. While it did launch with several health features, it looks like the Apple Watch is getting...

Drones Used To Help Fight Malaria In Tanzania

11/27/2017, In recent times we’re seeing how drones can be used to do all sorts of things beyond just photography and videography, such as keeping an eye on crops, search and rescue, and delivery. It also seems that drones could be used to help combat diseases,...