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Company Claims To Have Developed 3D Printed Liver Tissue

12/27/2015, 3D printing in the medical industry isn’t new. We’ve seen companies 3D print prosthetics and even bones, but now a company in India has claimed to have developed 3D printable liver tissue, which they are hoping that one day will be usable for...

Engineers In Malaysia Build A Robotic Arm For A 16-Year Old

12/21/2015, A lot of us are born with all our limbs at our disposal, something that we probably take for granted. However there are some who are born without a limb, like 16-year old Wan Abdul Halim Wan Soor from Malaysia who was recently gifted a robotic arm, thanks...

Robotic Glove Lets The Blind “See” With Their Hands

12/18/2015, While bats can find their way around sound, the same cannot be said for humans. What this means for humans who are visually impaired or blind is that they have to rely on other people to guide them, use a walking stick, or be familiar enough with their...

Woman In Colorado Gets A Bionic Eye Transplant

12/11/2015, Ever since science fiction novels, comics, TV shows, and movies have emerged, the idea of giving people who lost their vision an alternative, like a bionic eye, has been around and in recent years, the technology made fiction a reality. Recently in...

Syringe Plugs Bullets Wounds In 20 Seconds

12/09/2015, It is safe to say that most of us have had the good fortune of never experiencing what it would be like to be shot by a gun. However in the event that you do get shot by a gun, you might be relieved to learn that the FDA has recently approved a...

Researchers Create World’s First Ibuprofen Patch

12/09/2015, Say you’ve got a headache or some mild discomfort in the form of a sprained muscle, there’s a good chance you might go to your medicine cabinet, grab a couple of ibuprofen pills and pop them into your mouth. For many that’s a very common solution....

Glowing Bandages Helps Identify Infections At An Early Stage

12/07/2015, Just because a wound has been cleaned and dressed doesn’t mean that you are completely out of the woods yet. This is because there is always a slight chance that it might become infected, and because the wound is hidden under a bandage/dressing,...

Google Patents Method For Drawing Blood Without Needles

12/06/2015, Let’s face it, getting a jab or having your blood drawn is an experience that not many people look forward to. However sometimes for some people, especially those with diabetes, being in contact with needles often is something that cannot be avoided....

Temporary Biometric Tattoos Can Track Your Health

11/25/2015, If you want to track your health like how many steps you’ve made, how many calories you’ve burnt, your heart rate, and more, you will probably need to turn to a fitness band or a smartwatch with those features. However in the future maybe we won’t...

Google Glass Helped Doctors Unlocked A Coronary Artery

11/23/2015, We all know that Google will be revamping their Glass technology. However it seems that despite there being a new Glass in the works, existing users of Glass are still finding a lot of use in the current version. The most recent story we heard is over in...

Researchers Develop Ingestible Sensor To Track Your Vitals

11/20/2015, There are many ways that one can track their health and fitness. You can rely on activity bands to count your steps, distance run, and some can even measure your heart rate to see if it is within a healthy range. However if you wanted more complex and...

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook Hints At Possible New Medical Product

11/09/2015, The Apple Watch has been designed to be both a fashion statement as well as a device for those who are interested in keeping track of their fitness activities. Prior to the launch of the Apple Watch, there were rumors that Apple were in talks with the FDA...

Vanderbilt Engineers Open Up Their Medical Capsule Robot Technology

11/09/2015, Researchers at the Vanderbilt University have pioneered the development of capsule robots which aim to make internal surgeries easier and safer, about two years ago the research scientists from the School of Engineering were given a $1 million grant by...

5 Minute Nepalese Surgery Cures Blindness For $25

11/08/2015, When you think of eye surgery such as those to remove the cataract in one’s eye, you probably think that it is a very complicated and expensive procedure. After all the eye is small and delicate, meaning that some very precise surgical equipment will be...