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Ultrasound: The Mastermind of Mind Control for U.S. Military

09/09/2010, The U.S. military wants to tap into its troops’ brains to raise alertness, reduce pain, and improve psychiatric well-being. Sounds like mind control? It is. DARPA, the Department of Defense’s research wing, has commissioned Arizona State...

MRI Brain Scans Are the New Growth Charts for Developing Brains

09/09/2010, In the latest issue of Science, researchers are saying that quick MRI brain scans may help doctors identify and treat developmental problems in children, and when the scans are taken over time, parents and healthcare providers will have a growth chart of...

30 Percent of Americans Would Use Mobile Phones to Monitor Health

09/08/2010, PricewaterhouseCooper recently released their Healthcare Unwired report which stats that three in ten Americans would use a smartphone or mobile phone to monitor their health, and 40% would pay for a remote monitoring device. The study also surveyed...

PocketCPR helps you get it right in an emergency

09/02/2010, Learning how to perform CPR the right way could come in handy during emergencies when everyone else around you is a headless chicken. Being calm and collected, you can help save a life with the right timing and rhythm, but what happens when you feel that...

Leeding E.D.G.E concept wheelchair

08/30/2010, Wheelchairs are great tools to help the disabled get around quickly and efficiently, but do you feel that there could be further improvements introduced into a wheelchair for future generations? The Leeding E.D.G.E concept might just do the trick, as it...

Japan has toilets that check your health while you pee

08/27/2010, Toilets in Japan are definitely high tech, no doubt about it, and here we have another special model from Daiwa House that targets the elderly in mind. Known as “Intelligence Toilet”, this toilet is smart enough to perform an analysis on your...

Bone Scan to Lead the Race in Biometric Security

08/24/2010, Skeletal scanning was developed at Wright State Research Institute as an idea for a more secure, less intrusive biometric security system. According to researchers, each person’s bones is different, and combine that with bone density, any previous...

SMS Text Messages Used to Authenticate Real Medicine in Africa

08/20/2010, To combat the rise of counterfeit and fake anti-malaria medicines in Africa, governments of various African countries are implementing a system where users can scan a small label under the medicine’s cap, which will be analyzed by a central server,...

Prosthetic Knee Adds High Tech Sensors for Better Mobility

08/19/2010, A new high tech knee promises to deliver better movement and give its wearers–often veterans who have lost legs in combat or patients battling severe cases of diabetes–more movement and control. The prosthetic knee, called the X2, comes with...

WuFu glasses recreate tactile images for the blind

08/17/2010, Losing one’s vision can be a pretty devastating experience, but advancements in the field of the bionic eye could restore sight to the blind sometime in the future, although that day still seems rather far off at the moment. The WuFu glasses might...

Take and Track Your Pills as Prescribed? There’s An App for That.

08/16/2010, For patients who need to take their pills on time, tech start-up Proteus Biomedical has developed an edible microchip that can be embedded inside most prescription medications that can talk with a smartphone to track dosage information. Users will wear a...

HealthPals Wearable Health Monitoring System Concept

08/15/2010, If all hospitals nowadays were using this concept wearable health monitoring system, dubbed HealthPals, doctors would probably have a much easier time monitoring their patients. This system consists of several devices used together to provide distant...

Robot help enlisted to help kids with autism

08/13/2010, Interbots Inc., a high-tech spin-off company that is associated with the Carnegie Mellon University Entertainment Technology Center, has come together with the Autism Center of Pittsburgh in order to deliver innovative robot-based therapy for children who...

New Prosthesis To Ease Phantom Limb Pain

08/10/2010, Despite the advancement of prosthetic technology, many folks are still experiencing phantom limb sensation, which is pain or discomfort of some form attributed by the brain to a limb that has been lost, though the reason behind it is still unclear....