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OneTouch Delica System lancing device more painless than others

07/01/2010, Diabetics who are sensitive to pain will definitely be pleased to know that J&J’s LifeScan has rolled out a spanking new lancing device known as the OneTouch Delica System which has a thinner lancet that is applied swiftly within a straight...

Prosthesis is one futuristic prosthetic limb

06/30/2010, The Prosthesis idea by designers Lukas Pressler and Nico Strobl brings the prosthetic limb to another level, since it is actually an identical limb which maneuvers with little effort thanks to myoelectric sensors that make it easier to use. A smattering...

Samsung Introduces Its IVD-A10A Compact Blood Tester

06/30/2010, Samsung looks like it’s getting serious in the healthcare business, as it has just introduced its IVD-A10A blood tester. According to Samsung, this tester is smaller, faster, and more accurate when compared to traditional blood checking equipment....

MIT Media Lab unveils cheap eye-testing device

06/24/2010, MIT Media Lab has released its latest low-cost alternative of an eye-testing device made out of plastic which will clip onto a cellphone in order to take advantage of high resolution LCD displays used in handsets these days. All the patient needs to do is...

Disposable Insulin Jewel Pump

06/24/2010, Debiotech and STMicroelectronics rolls out its Disposable Insulin Jewel Pump that is touted to be the most advanced use of microfluidic MEMS technology in diabetes treatment. This diminutive device is currently awaiting FDA clearance, where it can be...

Underwear gets sweat-monitoring capability

06/21/2010, Gone are the days when the humble underwear is meant to keep your family jewels nice and safe – this time round, nanoengineers at UC San Diego has included special sensors in a pair of underwear that come in the form of carbon electrodes in order to...

Ephone International EPI Life handset does ECG readings

06/17/2010, The EPI Life handset from Ephone International is different from all of the other phones on the market, after all, even the iPhone is unable to perform ECG readings, right? What makes the EPI Life phone different from other portable ECG devices would be...

Printable prescription pills touted to be safer

06/07/2010, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has come up with a way to print active pharmaceutical ingredients onto tablets, where the new process can be applied to a whopping 40% of all medicines used in tablet form. Since a medicine droplet is around 20 times larger compared...

Cyborg hears colors thanks to implant

06/04/2010, 28-year-old Neil Harbisson can be said to be a cyborg since he suffers from achromatopsia, a condition that lets him see only in black and white. What makes a difference in his life, however, would be the head mounted camera which is capable of converting...

SmartCap monitors brain using sensors

05/25/2010, SmartCap is the brainchild of Australian-based research organization CRC Mining, where it supposedly is able to detect fatigue of truck drivers who are working on mining operations, thanks to hi-tech brain monitoring sensors within the baseball cap. All...

Bebionic electric hand ready to rock and roll

05/25/2010, Bebionic has a spanking new myo-electric hand that is ready to be unveiled to the masses later next month, where it boasts a fully integrated wireless chip, 19 different silicone skin tones as well as fully customizable functions that are able to control...

DIY Automatic Medication Dispenser

05/24/2010, Jan Wante has come up with the DIY Automatic Medication Dispenser, where it comes with a slew of compartments that mean you will not have to stock it often at all. There are seven drums in total (representing each day of the week of course), alongside a...

HotHead smart helmets for football jocks

05/24/2010, The situation isn’t just figuratively hot whenever you’re in a high pressure cooker situation on the football field – things get literal as well. Which is why the HotHear smart helmet might just come in handy for coaches to be able to...