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Small Robot Arm Can Perform In-Womb Surgery

06/19/2014, Nobody likes the idea of going for surgery, but it is a necessary evil, so to speak, in order to bring about healing to a particular medical condition. Well, most of the surgeries are performed on children and adults, but what about those who are still in...

Appetite-Curbing Implant Could Help The Severely Obese

06/19/2014, For some of us, making sure we remain slim and trim is not too difficult, thanks to how we were conditioned in our younger years to live a life of discipline, in addition to being blessed with a high metabolic rate. Others, however, find it difficult to...

Doctors Diagnose Stroke From Woman’s Video Selfie

06/19/2014, Apart from taking a photo of ourselves, there really isn’t much that selfies can do, or is there? Well it seems that a 49-year old Canadian woman managed to take a selfie that actually helped her doctors diagnose what was wrong with her. The woman,...

Bruise Pants Informs Paraplegic Athletes Of Potential Injury

06/18/2014, Any normal athlete, including the seemingly untouchable Cristiano Ronaldo who limped off training with an ice pack on his knee at the World Cup, would know when they are injured, seriously or otherwise, thanks to the pain mechanism in our bodies. However,...

Nikon To Invest $1.96bn Into Medical Equipment

06/18/2014, Smartphones these days pack some pretty impressive camera hardware, impressive to the point where it can easily replace your regular compact point and shoot cameras. In fact we’re sure most users would prefer using their phone since it means that there...

Stroke Detecting Helmet Prototype Being Tested

06/17/2014, Strokes can be a debilitating disease if it is not detected early enough, with the necessary precautionary steps taken to nurse the patient back to full health. Early detection can be quite tricky, however, although we might have an ace up our sleeves in...

Doctor In Training Weighs In On HealthKit/Health’s Potential

06/10/2014, At WWDC last week, Apple unveiled iOS 8 and along with iOS 8, they revealed their long-rumored plans for a health app, HealthKit and Health – which was originally known as HealthBook, or so the rumors say. For those unfamiliar, HealthKit is the...

Fighting Malaria With Mosquitoes

06/10/2014, We might be well into the first half of the second decade of this century, where technological advancements have allowed those on the moon could have a decent Internet connection, while astronauts stay abreast with social networks by sending Vines from...

World’s Smallest Cardiac Monitor Implant Successful

06/09/2014, The world of technology has certainly come a long way from its early years, pervading just about every single industry that you can possibly think of. Apart from that, the medical world, too, has benefited greatly, as a 43-year old Taranaki woman named...

Software Helps Diagnose Pneumonia From Electronic Medical Records

06/05/2014, In order to diagnose patients, doctors will typically need to talk to the patients to find out a bit more about the symptoms, observe them, run tests, and etc., all of which will be then be written on a patient’s chart and medical record. Pneumonia, for...

SmartTouch Inhaler Monitor Helps Keep A Record Of Use

06/04/2014, For those of you out there who require an inhaler in order to make sure that the relevant medication is applied from time to time, there are moments when circumstances throw a spanner in the works, and our timetable gets all whacked out of sync. If only...

Wearable Defibrillator Worn Like A Jacket

06/04/2014, Getting an electric shock is definitely no fun at all, but there are times when it is crucial to “shock” someone back to life. It seems as though 20% of patients who are required to wear defibrillators do not do so, which means they tend to take a...

Smokio E-Cig Informs You Of Your Life Expectancy

06/03/2014, Smoking kills, and I am quite sure that this has been more or less the general consensus among many people for a fair number of years now. However, the so-called threat of having a shortened lifespan does not seem to be large enough to get people to stop,...

Relaxis To Combat Restless Leg Syndrome

06/03/2014, Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) happens to be one of the more annoying conditions out there that is deemed by some to be irritating, being difficult to have it under one’s control, and if you happen to be at your wit’s end, fret not. There is hope at the...