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Scientists Create USB Stick That Tests HIV

11/10/2016, Technological advancements have played their part in improving medicine and will continue to do so. Research is rapidly being conducted to leverage technological advancements in order to further the cause of medicine and we can be sure of great things in...

Brain Implant Allows Paralyzed Monkey To Walk Again

11/09/2016, So far there have been various advancements made when it comes to help humans who are paralyzed to go about their daily lives. For example for some patients who are completely paralyzed, researchers have come up with ways to allow them to control certain...

3D Printed Titanium Hips Will Be Less Painful & Lasts Longer

11/07/2016, The idea of using 3D printing to help print replacements for body parts like bones isn’t new and we’ve seen it done before. However recently thanks to mechanical engineering professor Damiano Pasini at McGill University, he has managed to 3D print a...

Neural Implants Help A Paralyzed Man To Feel Again

10/13/2016, It is possible that thanks to science and the advancements in technology that people who are paralyzed can eventually start to feel something again. This is what pretty much happened thanks to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and the University...

OWLSIGHT Patient Monitoring System Does Not Require Restraints

10/04/2016, [CEATEC 2016] Being able to keep an eye on patients 24/7 is impossible, especially if you assign humans to the task because humans sometimes get tired and sometimes they get distracted. Sure, there are many ways to monitor a patient’s vitals remotely,...

Fujitsu’s Ontenna Lets You ‘Hear’ Through Your Hair

10/03/2016, [CEATEC 2016] Hearing aids are a dime a dozen and they’re not exactly new tech either, but that doesn’t mean that it could still be improved upon, and nor does it mean that its design has been perfected. Granted there have been many improvements made...

Man In London Seemingly ‘Cured’ Of HIV

10/02/2016, These days thanks to modern medicine, contracting HIV is not necessarily the death sentence it used to be, although it is unfortunately still incurable. Or at least until now because over in the UK, it has been reported that a 44-year old social worker...

Beyond Verbal Thinks That Voice Can Reveal Health Status

09/26/2016, Beyond Verbal, a company that specializes in voice to emotion analysis, is making its analytics API available via Beyond mHealth Research Platform. The API also has an AI component that will help researchers find distinct patterns that would link health...

‘Water Bear’ Protein Could Protect Human DNA From Radiation

09/21/2016, We’re sure that some of you guys have heard or seen photos of “water bears”, but in case you haven’t, they aren’t really bears. Instead they are a species of microscopic organisms called tardigrades. What makes them so fascinating is how robust...

This Device Uses Your Smartphone To Test For Glaucoma

09/12/2016, If there is one reason why there are many people out there don’t get tested for health issues when they should, it is because sometimes making a trip to the hospital can be scary, or maybe inconvenient, or maybe even expensive if you’re not covered by...

Researchers Develop Nano-Sized Fishes For Targeted Drug Delivery

09/11/2016, The way we consume drugs/medicine right now might not necessarily be the most efficient way. This is why researchers have been working on the ability to deliver drugs to a particular part of the body, which apparently makes it more effective and can...