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Foot Mentor Pro for stroke patients

12/09/2009, Regaining one’s ability to move after a stroke can be quite a daunting task, which is why Kinetic Muscles of Tempe, Arizona, recently unveiled its foot training device known as Foot Mentor Pro which can assist stroke sufferers to regain precision of...

VITAband digital ID bracelet

12/08/2009, The VITAband digital ID bracelet will boast a couple of key functions – it is capable of storing all your health records on it, offering first responders the luxury of accessing critical information in the event of an emergency. Apart from that, the...

LifeHand controlled by thought

12/03/2009, Remember the exoskeleton that Professor X wore before he and the X-Men headed onto Asteroid M to thwart Magneto’s plans, right before Wolverine’s adamantium was ripped out? That could be a reality in the future, if the right advancements are...

BiliChek bilirubin measurement system

11/19/2009, Philips has announced their latest BiliChek bilirubin measurement system which is capable of detecting and quantifying jaundice in newborns via a non-invasive manner (which also equates to painless). How does it manage to perform such a miracle? Well,...

Wearable RFID Sensors being developed

11/18/2009, The boffins at GE are currently working on a new batch of wearable RFID sensors that are smart enough to detect airborne chemical agents. No idea on how they’re going to commercialize this though, but that’s a good problem to have (and solve...

Cellphone diagnoses cough

11/12/2009, We were raised to cover our mouths with a hand whenever we cough, but that could very well change in the future as acoustic vocalization analysis software is included in cellphones. All you need to do is cough into your handset, and it will get to...

SmartPill gets FDA nod

11/11/2009, The SmartPill has received FDA approval, arriving in its second iteration. This device is meant to be used to evaluate one’s constipation, measuring temperature and pH levels as it moves through the GI tract, while offering temporal-spacial analysis...

Intel Reader: from printed text to spoken words

11/09/2009, Intel just announced the Intel Reader and no, it’s not an eBook, it’s actually much more useful than an eBook in some ways. The Intel Reader is a Healthcare device that has been designed to help those with vision/blindness...

Wink Glasses to keep those eyeballs well lubricated

10/27/2009, Japanese eyewear company Masunaga Optical recently unveiled a new solution for video gamers as well as bookworms (and basically anyone else who are involved in activities that reduce the amount of natural blinking) – the Wink Glasses that will help...

Vibringe Ultrasonic Dental Irrigation Syringe

10/22/2009, Not many people relish a trip to their dentist as that would only mean patching up some holes in your teeth while your pocket develops even larger ones. Guess they’re a necessary evil, but woe to you if you need to have your gums injected with one...

GE Vscan portable ultrasound scanner

10/21/2009, GE is a corporate giant who has its fingers dipped into most known cookie jars, so to speak, and their latest device would be the highly portable yet affordable ultrasound scanner known as the Vscan. Sharing roughly the same dimensions as a BlackBerry...

Repeat wrist device

10/20/2009, Kids these days seem to be much more hyperactive and easily bored than their predecessors, and many people believe this is due to their diet which is full of sugar and empty calories apart from their conditional ‘programming’ by society and...

Philips Directlife measures healthy lifestyle

10/20/2009, It’s hard to argue that exercising is a bad thing, but it’s just hard to get to it right? Philips argues that we should start small (avoid elevators, park farther away from work…) to reach a greater goal. But the smaller you start...

Timex Ironman Sleek watches

10/08/2009, Timex has improved on their Ironman Sleek watches by throwing in Tap Screens, where both men and women’s models of the Ironman Sleek 150-Lap Watch now come with new technology including hydration and nutrition alarms among others. These $90...