Medical, Page 4 ▼

Kevlar Cartilage Could Be Used To Help With Joint Injuries

11/20/2017, When you think of Kevlar, you might think of how it is more commonly known for its use in bulletproof vests, which in turn helps to potentially save lives. Now it seems that researchers have found another benefit of Kevlar that could also affect lives in...

FDA Approves Digital Pill That Lets Doctors Track You

11/14/2017, In an ideal world, people who are sick would take their medicine in a timely and consistent manner, but unfortunately in the real world, sometimes people forget to take their medication, might miss a dose or two thinking that it does not matter when it...

Bill Gates Commits $100 Million To Fight Alzheimer’s

11/13/2017, Microsoft co-founder and ex-CEO Bill Gates has announced a $100 million personal commitment to fight Alzheimer’s. He will be investing money into the Dementia Discovery Fund which seeks to discover treatments for this disease. This contribution...


Virtual Reality Could Be Used To Treat Phantom Pain

11/05/2017, Right off the bat, virtual reality (VR) tech seems like a great tool for entertainment purposes, like watching movies, playing games, and so on. However it seems that scientists over at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne have discovered that...

China Testing Out Replacing Pharmacists With Robots

11/01/2017, In this day and age where speed, precision, and efficiency are highly valued, which is why it doesn’t come as a surprise to see robots start finding their way into more industries. We’ve seen how robots are taking over factory jobs, but soon it is...

Cancer Discovered In Throat Using An iPhone-Connected Ultrasound

10/29/2017, It used to be that back in the day, huge and expensive and specialized medical equipment was needed in order to detect and look for various health issues. While that is still true today, a lot of medical technology has since been shrunken down and can be...

Mobile VR Powered Healthcare: Qualcomm’s Vision

10/26/2017, We met with Leilani DeLeon from Qualcomm’s VR team to discuss an interesting topic: how the Snapdragon Virtual Reality (VR) platform could improve healthcare. Better Healthcare is a topic that could affect any of us, and with literally “life and...

Preliminary Anti-Aging Human Clinical Trials Have Been Successful

10/25/2017, Two preliminary human clinical anti-aging trials have proven to be a success. The stem cell therapy has yieled results that show reversal of systems associated with frailty due to age. The results suggest that this treatment is not only safe but also...

First Drone Defibrillator Service Launched In The US

10/16/2017, Flirtey, a drone delivery service, has teamed up with an ambulance company to launch the first drone defibrillator service in the United States. The company’s drones will be used for sending out defibrillators and other emergency equipment by air in...

Wandercraft Creates An Exoskeleton That Helps Paraplegics Walk

09/28/2017, We have seen in various sci-fi movies how in the future, it could be that we will be outfitted with robotic body parts to replace our missing ones, or to help us perform certain tasks better. For now such technology does exist in the form of exoskeleton...

This Maze-Like Chip Can Spot Aggressive Cancer Cells

09/24/2017, There are several ways that doctors can spot cancer cells, but given that there are billions, if not trillions of cells, this could take a while, and could slow down the treatment process, or in some instances doctors might miss it entirely. However...