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Wearable Defibrillator Worn Like A Jacket

06/04/2014, Getting an electric shock is definitely no fun at all, but there are times when it is crucial to “shock” someone back to life. It seems as though 20% of patients who are required to wear defibrillators do not do so, which means they tend to take a...

Smokio E-Cig Informs You Of Your Life Expectancy

06/03/2014, Smoking kills, and I am quite sure that this has been more or less the general consensus among many people for a fair number of years now. However, the so-called threat of having a shortened lifespan does not seem to be large enough to get people to stop,...

Relaxis To Combat Restless Leg Syndrome

06/03/2014, Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) happens to be one of the more annoying conditions out there that is deemed by some to be irritating, being difficult to have it under one’s control, and if you happen to be at your wit’s end, fret not. There is hope at the...

Nokia Lumia 1020 Doubles Up As A Microscope

06/02/2014, Who would have thought that the Nokia Lumia 1020, with its 41-megapixel camera, is capable of actually helping out mankind when it comes to medical research? Yes sir, this particular smartphone, which has seen 50 of these puppies band together to provide...

Laser Therapy Could Kiss Goodbye To FIllings And Drills

05/29/2014, I am not quite sure about you, but even though my mom used to be a dentist with the government, this does not mean that getting treatment from her is any less terrifying for me than any random stranger who needs to get their teeth checked because of a...

Samsung SIMBAND And SAMI: Major Digital Health Initiative

05/28/2014, Today, Samsung has announced a major digital health initiative with the introduction of SIMBAND (hardare+software) and SAMI (big data cloud platform) which are both open-source hardware reference platform. Young Sohn, President and Chief Strategy Officer...

Miniature Dialysis Machine For Babies Developed

05/26/2014, Forget about approaching your spouse and letting her know that you have shrunk the kids (a reference there to the hit “Honey, I Shrunk The Kids” movie) – there is much bigger fish to fry in the real world. Doctors over in the land of pizza and...

Human Suspended Animation Trials To Kick Off

05/25/2014, Suspended animation – an area of discussion that has been explored many times over in science fiction movies, allowing us humans to travel across great distances in the vastness of space without actually growing a single day older, to so speak....

Augmented Reality Increase Realism Of Medical Mannequins

05/25/2014, The world of Augmented Reality (AR) has certainly seen its fair share of advancements, where life is supposed to be made more exciting, not to mention ‘enhanced’ when interacting with the elements of AR. Well, it seems that the medical world too, has...

Cardio First Angel Might Just Save A Life

05/22/2014, If there is one particular thing about heart attacks, it would be this – it can be pretty difficult trying to figure out just when a heart attack is going to happen. So much so that many people have called this a silent killer, which it is. In fact,...

Wireless Powered Pacemaker Implanted In A Rabbit

05/20/2014, Ah, the pacemaker – a medical implant that has helped keep the hearts of many ticking over the years, but it is time that new technology continues to build upon the rich legacy of this medical device. Researchers could very well develop a new way to...

FDA Approves Use Of Kinect For Stroke Recovery

05/15/2014, We’ve seen how the Microsoft Kinect device can be used for more than just gaming. We’ve seen it being used in the medical field, and now the FDA has recently approved the Kinect for use in the treatment of patients who have suffered from a stroke....

Measles Vaccine Sends Blood Cancer Into Remission

05/15/2014, Who would have thought that a single, huge blast of measles vaccine could actually send a widespread blood cancer into remission? That was discovered in a new test by researchers over at the Mayo Clinic. Stacy Erholtz, who happened to be suffering from an...