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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....

Count your heart beat from a meter away

06/24/2010, Scientists at the University of Sussex claim that they could very well usher in a future without clinical electrodes, where the non-contact electric potential sensor (EPS) will be able to allow patients to have their heartbeats monitored from a meter...

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...

VI Fit offers Wii Sports experience for the blind

06/06/2010, Wii Sports can be quite fun – just take a look at the phenomenal sales figures to date for the gaming title and tell us it isn’t so. Well, a video game research project at the University of Nevada, Reno, is working on a Wii Sports-inspired PC...

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...

Heartbeats could power medical implants

06/04/2010, Currently, medical implants in one’s body often requires a battery of sorts to keep it going, but what happens when those said implants run out of juice? Boffins at Georgia Tech are currently giving the Muscle-Driven In Vivo Nanogenerator idea a go...

BYOB – Blow Your Own Bacteria concept

05/28/2010, This is one interesting concept device that lets you blow directly into it, and giving it some time, it will then be able to tell just what kind of life threatening nasties that you cannot afford to ignore which are running around your body. This is made...

Scientist gets infected with computer virus

05/26/2010, Want to make a name for yourself? Why not take up the discipline of science and come up with something different? This is what Dr. Mark Gasson from the University of Reading did, being the first man worldwide to be infected with a virus – of the...

Microtransponder hopes to eliminate tinnitus in the long run

05/25/2010, You know that constant ringing in your ears even though it is deadly quiet all around? That my friend, is tinnitus – a condition that plagues a good many of us even more so after the Apple iPod took off in a really big way to continue where the Sony...