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Supermouse result of tweaked gene, avoids diabetes

11/11/2011, Genetic engineering could be yielding positive results in the future, especially in terms of health, as scientists work to eliminate gene-related sicknesses and conditions. For instance, diabetes has been eliminated in this particular...

Hovering mobility unit helps one get around

11/11/2011, A research group that hails from Kobe University claims to have successfully developed a new kind of mobility aid that hovers around, allowing the infirm and elderly to get around without the bumps and knocks associated with wheelchairs. This is meant for...

Gaiam Touch heart rate monitor from Oregon Scientific

11/10/2011, Oregon Scientific has just announced the Gaiam Touch, a button-free, touchscreen heart rate monitor that is the first of its kind in the industry that delivers a hassle-free exercise session. Having picked up the prestigious International CES Innovations...

Glooko digital logbook for diabetes patients

11/09/2011, I am glad that technology has come a long way in helping improve the overall quality of life especially in terms of healthcare and support. Diabetes is a whole lot more manageable these days, and with the advent of smartphones, there are tools which will...

Rex bionic legs go for sale in the UK

11/09/2011, For the majority of us, getting up and about might seem to be a chore even though we have a pair of perfectly good legs, but for those who want to be up and about but cannot due to injury, disease, or even being born without the ability to use their legs,...

RIBA II robot helps prop up patients

11/07/2011, When it comes to being a caregiver for the infirmed and immobile, it takes a whole lot of grit, strength, emotional stability and perseverance to be good at it, let alone great. We humans do have our limits from time to time, and this is where robots come...

Lasers change eye color for good

11/03/2011, Could a permanent eye color change be yet another hot new trend in the world of celebrities, glamor and perhaps, even crime? I suppose so, as a doctor in Laguna Beach, California, managed to discover a way to permanently transform brown eyes to blue. No,...

Jawbone UP gets official

11/03/2011, OK, we know for the longest time that the Jawbone UP is already well on its way, but two niggling questions keep on popping up – “How much?” and “When will it arrive?”. I am rather glad that Jawbone decided to clear the air...

Celliant offers responsive fabric for better health

11/02/2011, “Wear your way to better health” might be a mantra down the road of Celliant gets their research right where responsive fabric is concerned. Granted, most of us wear clothes primarily to keep ourselves looking decent and to prevent one from...

Toyota creates robots that assist patient mobility

11/02/2011, Toyota recently gave a demonstration of some new robots that have been developed with Fujita Health University: machines that assist people who have trouble moving. First up, there’s a walking assistant for folks that have one paralyzed leg i.e. due...

Jawbone Up wristband starts making its way to online stores

10/31/2011, When Jawbone CEO Hosain Rahman unveiled the Jawbone Up earlier this year, it certainly turned heads as this is no doubt totally different from what you would expect from the name ‘Jawbone’. After all, Jawbone had always meant a Bluetooth...

LG introduces “hospital grade” 42″ HDTV

10/31/2011, Going to the hospital in general is not a pleasant experience. After all, no one enjoys being sick or hooked up to tube all day, right? Well LG seems to think so too and have announced what they are calling a 42” “hospital grade” HDTV, and...

Cyborgs experience less pain with new brain implant tech

10/28/2011, The question is this – what is pain? Some of us identify with pain, whether physically, mentally or emotionally, while others are seemingly impervious to this so human feeling. What about cyborgs – are they able to feel pain? Well, MIT...

Robot surgeon ensures your eyes remains safe and sound

10/28/2011, To be a surgeon, one needs a steady pair of hands. Otherwise, you would not want a sensitive operation done on your eyes with one who has jittery hands, do you? Well, a robot will certainly eliminate all sorts of variables such as family problems, work...