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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...

Brain Implant Allows Paralyzed Woman To Communicate Again

11/14/2016, Medical science has come a long way. Back in the day when someone found to have amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), there was nothing much that could be done about it, save for trying to delay the symptoms and to make the person as comfortable as...

Your Search History Could Be Used To Detect Lung Cancer

11/11/2016, What you search for says a lot about you and what you might be thinking. For example constantly searching for a particular camera review could indicate your interest in purchasing it. However it seems that Microsoft’s researchers believe that what you...

Soccer Games Will Soon Use Video Replays To Check For Concussions

11/10/2016, Concussions can happen when participating in sports, which is why over the years researchers and doctors have been trying to figure out the best way of detecting a concussion before it is too late, and one of those more recent methods is by using a pretty...

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...