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Keep yourself entertained in the hospital with Stetheadphones

02/08/2011, Ever wished that you could listen to your music but still want to maintain your professional appearance when you’re working at a clinic? After all, there’s nothing more unprofessional looking than a doctor with a large pair of noise silencing...

Med-Jet needle-free injection system approved in China

02/04/2011, What do kids fear most at the clinic? Needles, of course! In fact kids aren’t the only ones who are afraid of the dangerous looking tool, adults can get scared too. Part of growing up involves discovering what hurts and what doesn’t, and we...

Skin Gun to help treat burns

02/03/2011, The folks over at the Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh have come up with a “skin gun” that can help burn victims recover from horrible mishaps and accidents that they’ve been through. The skin gun works...

SoundBite hearing aid given FDA clearance

01/27/2011, Remember the SoundBite hearing aid that we reported about early last year? In case you forgot, the SoundBite is a unique device to help those who have problems hearing in one ear. The user wears a device around his or her ear, and attaches the other half...

Man designs his own heart implant

01/25/2011, When Tal golesworthy was diagnosed with Marfan syndrome, a condition that causes his heart’s aorta to expand and rupture, he decided to take matters into his own hands. Using an MRI, CAD and rapid prototyping technologies, he managed to create a...

Germans develop a remote-controlled stomach submarine

01/19/2011, If you’ve ever had a medical examination where the doctor stuffed a video camera tube into your mouth and you just feel like puking all the time? Well, thanks to some scientists in Germany, you won’t have to in the future. They recently...

Kinect used to perform surgery

01/19/2011, It’s time to add one more item to the ever growing list of things you can do with a Kinect. Previously all we had were fun hacks to play games differently. Now, a group of students from the University of Washington have put forward a more useful way...

emPower! is the world’s first electronic focusing eyeglasses

01/19/2011, PixelOptics, an eyewear company has just announced that their award winning emPower! eyeglasses that they unveiled at CES 2011 this year, will be available for purchase very soon. What’s so special about these glasses is that they are the...

Check your temperature without touching a thermometer

01/17/2011, The folks over at NEC Avio Infrared Technologies have just released a new thermometer that can tell your temperature without you having to lay a finger on it. Say goodbye to fears of sticking a thermometer into your mouth or any other orifice in your...

Gamers raid a medical server to host Call of Duty: Black Ops

01/13/2011, If you thought training for the World Cyber Games was tough enough, wait til you get a load of this – a bunch of hackers broke their way into the medical server of Seacoast Radiology in New Hampshire, not for stealing personal information, but so that...

Noise-cancellation drill turns dentist from foe to friend

01/10/2011, What are some of the most loathed sounds in your book? Is the dentists drill one of them? If the answer is in the affirmative, then check out this method on which scientists have managed to successfully develop, plugging a device into an MP3 player or...

iSONIC cane for the virtually impaired

01/08/2011, [CES 2011] So the iSONIC cane might use ultrasonic sensors to detect whatever’s around you within a 7-foot radius, it won’t turn you into Daredevil just yet. As mentioned, it will use the two ultrasonic sensors located on the handle of the iSONIC...

Challenge HAL from Cyberdyne helps you get around again

01/07/2011, [CES 2011] Cyberdyne demonstrated their really interesting assistive technology known as the Challenge HAL. HAL, a Hybrid Assistive Limb, will sense your intention and provide the relevant assistance at the right joints, where it will definitely come in...