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Researchers Use Nanodiscs To Create Customized Cancer Treatments

12/27/2016, When you’re sick and you go to the doctor or purchase over the counter medicine, for the most part they’re quite generalized meaning that they tend to work for almost everyone. However sometimes what works well for someone might not be quite as...

Doctors Looking To Crowdfund Apple Watch App That Detects Falls

12/15/2016, One of the chief concerns about the elderly living at home alone is that if they slip and fall, like in the shower, they might be too hurt to get up to call for help. This is the problem that a trauma surgeon and ER doctor are hoping to solve with an app...

Flickering LEDs Could Be Used To Treat Alzheimer’s

12/09/2016, There was an issue many years ago with regards to a certain episode of Pokemon on TV, in which the flashing lights shown in the show was reported to have caused seizures in some children. Basically this seemed to have imparted the idea that staring at...

AIRE Is A Device That Can Tell You Which Food Makes You Bloated

12/08/2016, Have you ever eaten something and felt really bloated afterwards? Unfortunately because the things we eat are usually a combination of many ingredients, sometimes it can be hard to pinpoint exactly what it is that made us feel that way. You could always...

Doctors Can Now Use Magnets To Sift Bacteria From Blood

12/08/2016, Have you ever done those scientific experiments in school where you pour metal filings around an object, and when you place a magnet next to it, the filings get separated from wherever it was? Wouldn’t that be useful if you could do that to the human...

Drones Found To Be Capable Of Carrying Blood Bags

12/08/2016, Sometimes during an emergency and doctors require a certain blood type to transfuse into patients and they don’t have any in the hospital, they need to turn to the outside, like blood banks where specific blood types are available. However the issue...

Researchers Discover That Your Brain Can Recover Lost Memories

12/04/2016, While some of us can be forgetful, there are some who are forgetful because of a disease like Alzheimer’s. This means that they can easily forget a lot of things that have happened in recent times, but the good news is that these memories aren’t lost...

Samsung Wants To Use VR To Help People Conquer Their Fears

12/04/2016, Virtual reality (VR) can be used for all kinds of things, such as gaming, professional use, entertainment, and more. It can also potentially be used as a medical tool in which it can help people conquer their fears, or at least that’s what Samsung...

FDA Approves Use Of MDMA To Treat PTSD

11/30/2016, When you think of drugs like ecstasy, you probably have some pretty negative associations with it, namely due to the fact that more often than not we see reports in newspapers in which people as young as teens have died taking the drug. However it seems...

Google Teaching AI How To Detect Diabetic Eye Disease

11/29/2016, Diabetes is a serious health condition that can also lead to quite a few health complications. For example in some cases, it can lead to the amputation of feet, or in other cases it can lead to blindness due to diabetic retinopathy. However Google is...

Australian Hospital To Get Dedicated 3D Tissue Printing Facility

11/28/2016, We know that 3D printing is more than just a novel piece of tech used to create toys and figurines on the spot. In the past we have seen how the technology can also in the medical field where bones and cartilage can be 3D printed when needed. Now it seems...

This Pill Expands In Your Stomach To Make Sure You Take Your Meds

11/20/2016, How good are you with taking your meds? We all can probably admit that from time to time, we might forget to complete our course of antibiotics, or there is a daily pill that we’re meant to ingest but somehow we forget. This is normal, but it is also...

Apple Looking Into Monitoring Parkinson’s Disease With Apple Watch

11/17/2016, Before the Apple Watch was officially unveiled, the various rumors had hyped up the device to be some kind of medical gadget miracle in which it would be able to go beyond what current fitness trackers and smartwatches can do. In reality it certainly did...