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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...

Nokia Lumia 1020 Doubles Up As A Microscope

06/02/2014, Who would have thought that the Nokia Lumia 1020, with its 41-megapixel camera, is capable of actually helping out mankind when it comes to medical research? Yes sir, this particular smartphone, which has seen 50 of these puppies band together to provide...

Laser Therapy Could Kiss Goodbye To FIllings And Drills

05/29/2014, I am not quite sure about you, but even though my mom used to be a dentist with the government, this does not mean that getting treatment from her is any less terrifying for me than any random stranger who needs to get their teeth checked because of a...

Samsung SIMBAND And SAMI: Major Digital Health Initiative

05/28/2014, Today, Samsung has announced a major digital health initiative with the introduction of SIMBAND (hardare+software) and SAMI (big data cloud platform) which are both open-source hardware reference platform. Young Sohn, President and Chief Strategy Officer...

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...