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Miniature Dialysis Machine For Babies Developed

05/26/2014, Forget about approaching your spouse and letting her know that you have shrunk the kids (a reference there to the hit “Honey, I Shrunk The Kids” movie) – there is much bigger fish to fry in the real world. Doctors over in the land of pizza and...

Human Suspended Animation Trials To Kick Off

05/25/2014, Suspended animation – an area of discussion that has been explored many times over in science fiction movies, allowing us humans to travel across great distances in the vastness of space without actually growing a single day older, to so speak....

Augmented Reality Increase Realism Of Medical Mannequins

05/25/2014, The world of Augmented Reality (AR) has certainly seen its fair share of advancements, where life is supposed to be made more exciting, not to mention ‘enhanced’ when interacting with the elements of AR. Well, it seems that the medical world too, has...

Cardio First Angel Might Just Save A Life

05/22/2014, If there is one particular thing about heart attacks, it would be this – it can be pretty difficult trying to figure out just when a heart attack is going to happen. So much so that many people have called this a silent killer, which it is. In fact,...

Wireless Powered Pacemaker Implanted In A Rabbit

05/20/2014, Ah, the pacemaker – a medical implant that has helped keep the hearts of many ticking over the years, but it is time that new technology continues to build upon the rich legacy of this medical device. Researchers could very well develop a new way to...

FDA Approves Use Of Kinect For Stroke Recovery

05/15/2014, We’ve seen how the Microsoft Kinect device can be used for more than just gaming. We’ve seen it being used in the medical field, and now the FDA has recently approved the Kinect for use in the treatment of patients who have suffered from a stroke....

Measles Vaccine Sends Blood Cancer Into Remission

05/15/2014, Who would have thought that a single, huge blast of measles vaccine could actually send a widespread blood cancer into remission? That was discovered in a new test by researchers over at the Mayo Clinic. Stacy Erholtz, who happened to be suffering from an...

Implant Controls High Blood Pressure Sans Drugs

05/14/2014, There is this particular observation made by some of the more astute folks out there when we take drugs to cure or manage a medical situation in our lives, and more often than not, such a drug will come with its fair share of complications, that will need...

Neptune Sound Processor Is A Waterproof Cochlear Implant

05/12/2014, Advanced Bionics has just announced that they have received the nod of approval by the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA) for their Neptune sound processor. What makes the Neptune sound processor so special? Well, this is touted to be the...

Hydrogel Repairs Damaged Bones

05/11/2014, Unless one has infused one’s entire skeletal structure with the mythical adamantium from the Marvel Universe, every single one of us do happen to have bones that will snap and break if enough force is applied to it. When that happens, repairing such...

CSIRO 3D Printed Mouthpiece Could “Cure” Sleep Apnea

05/08/2014, At the beginning of this month, we talked about how the FDA has recently approved a sleep apnea implant, but is there a different way to treat this particular disease? The answer would be yes, as Australia’s CSIRO has come up with a 3D-printed...

Brain Stem Implant Could Help Deaf Boy Hear

05/08/2014, A toddler who was born deaf might eventually be able to hear for the first time, assuming all goes well with the surgical procedure that implanted a device on the boy’s brain stem. After all, this is considered to be the next step up just in case a...

Researcher Develops Smartphone App That Can Detect Skin Cancer

05/08/2014, While getting tanned in the sun sounds like a fun and relaxing prospect, it can also leave you open to the possibility of melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer. Now it seems that there is an app that will be able to detect if you might be afflicted and...