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Smart Patch Could Monitor And Treat Parkinson’s Disease

04/01/2014, The use of patches in medicine is far from a new idea, where it has been implemented in the past such as this flu vaccine with varying degrees of success, depending on the kind of disease or ailment that treats. Scientists at Seoul National University...

Bellabeat Lets You Hear Your Unborn Baby’s Heartbeat

04/01/2014, There is just something about the miracle of a growing baby in a mother’s womb – no two ways about it. In fact, how the heck does a full human baby form in a matter of 9 months? That is truly a wonder to ponder over, and excited parents of their...

Samsung UGEO WS80A Is First Premium Ultrasound System

03/31/2014, Samsung does not make only fancy looking home appliances as well as smartphones for everyone, but they too, have an interest in the world of medical devices. Case in point, their newest Samsung UGEO WS80A has been touted to be the first premium ultrasound...

SensiMAT Will Hopefully Prevent Pressure Ulcers

03/31/2014, I am quite sure that caregivers and wheelchair users alike will be able to tell you what a problem pressure sores can be, especially when these tend to lead to infection. Just what can technology do in order to help out in such a situation? A team at the...

Brain Implant Could Help Folks Walk Again

03/28/2014, Medical technology has grown by leaps and bounds, so much so that a lady recently received a 3D printed skull implant. Well, implants are nice and good, so how else are they able to help humanity out? Take this unique brain implant for instance –...

Fluorescent Sensor Detects Presence Of Date Rape Drug

03/28/2014, “Date rape” drugs have gained notoriety for being difficult to detect, so it pays dividends to be extra careful when you go out for some drinks with newfound friends. Who knows what are the kind of stuff that they put in your drink when you go to the...

Woman Gets 3D Printed Skull Implant

03/27/2014, We’ve seen how 3D printing can be incredibly useful not just for making products or creating novelty items, but how it can also be used in the medical community. Back in 2013 we talked about how 3D printers have managed to 3D print skull implants and it...

ATHENA The ‘Human Desktop’ Primed For Toxicity Tests

03/26/2014, I know that there are crash test dummies when it comes to testing out the safety of a production vehicle, but what happens when it comes to toxicity tests for humans? Certainly it would cross all boundaries to wilfully administer toxic stuff to an...

Sick? How About Snacking On Some Batteries?

03/25/2014, I am quite sure that the regular battery is not on anyone’s list of foods, and it would most probably cause you an acute case of poisoning should you actually opt to eat a battery. However, when it comes to an entirely new range of in vivo electronics...

Twitter Could Help Track Flu Across NYC

03/24/2014, Twitter has entered the spotlight over the weekend due to Turkey’s ban on the service recently, but this time around, here is some news on Twitter that might help lighten your mood. I am referring the Twitter being analyzed by a software to figure out...

iHear Is A Hearing Aid That Can Be Calibrated Over The Internet

03/24/2014, If you or someone you know wears hearing aids, then you know that hearing aids aren’t a one size fits all solution. This is because hearing loss will differ from people to people, with some people suffering from a greater degree of hearing loss, while...

Smart Tags Know If Food Or Medicine Is Not Fit For Consumption

03/18/2014, There is a very good reason why there is a “use by” date on our food and drinks – simply because food can turn bad, and that would not be too good for your tummy then. However, we humans love to be more efficient in the way we do things, which...

Tiny Camera Captures Aorta Selfies

03/18/2014, The ‘selfie’ has proven that it has enough relevance and pulling power to join the rest of the English vocabulary on a permanent residence basis, and so, without much further ado, we bring you word of a small camera that is capable of traveling...

Color Blind Artist ‘Hears’ What He Sees

03/16/2014, Neil Harbisson is someone very special, as he claims to be a color blind artist who is able to ‘hear’ the various shades and hues, courtesy of a medical implant deep within his skull. This is definitely not the first time that a brain implant has...