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Bayer Glucometer comes in USB stick

09/24/2009, Bayer has released its latest Glucometer that comes in the form of a USB stick, making it the first easily computer connected glucometer in the world. You will be able to upload all of your daily readings to your computer thanks to its free Glucofacts...

PenFriend helps the blind read

09/20/2009, Boffins have come up with a new device that will assist blind people read audio labels on everyday objects, where it is aptly known as the PenFriend. How does it work? Well, the PenFriend relies on minute barcodes that when scanned by a digital pen, will...

Bloodbot the mechanical vampire

09/16/2009, Some of us just have a huge phobia of needles, and even when you have the hottest looking nurse looking after you, any jab will still induce unimaginable pain. Enter the Bloodbot which will use a needle and a probe to locate a vein, where hopefully the...

Emergency services via SMS

09/14/2009, Those living in the UK might soon be able to contact emergency services using nothing but text messages, if ongoing trials prove to be successful. The service will target those who are unable to make normal voice calls to 999 due to a disability, where a...

Samsung Star S5230 Limited Edition

09/10/2009, Folks living in Belgium will soon be able to pick up a limited edition of the Samsung Star S5230, where it will be known as the Samsung Star Think Pink. By its name alone, you can probably guess that this will come in a shade of pink and will see €10...

Alice PDx sleep analysis system

09/02/2009, Philips will be rolling out the Alice PDx sleep analyzer which aims to help diagnose obstructive sleep apnea and other sleep problems. This is a self-administering device that patients can set up before they nod off each night (or early in the morning if...

Electronic contact lens applications…

09/01/2009, What would happen if you could have a display as close to your eyes as it can get? Some say “augmented reality”, but there are lower hanging fruits that might even be more useful. Assuming that the resolution is as high as what you eyes...

Rodem better than wheelchair

08/27/2009, The 4-wheeled Rodem looks like a much cooler ride compared to a standard wheelchair, where one can steer it using a joystick or hold onto its motorbike-style handles while one’s knees and chest will remain on a cushion. This design makes room for...

Wearable Artificial Kidney

08/26/2009, The Wearable Artificial Kidney (WAK) is a real breakthrough in dialysis as it is a miniaturized dialysis machine which can be worn to look like a belt. The WAK concept will provide patients with the opportunity to move about freely despite suffering from...

Littman Electronic Stethoscope

08/23/2009, The stethoscope is one indispensable tool that a doctor possesses, and the 3M Littman Electronic Stethoscope aims to bring a whole new dimension to practicing doctors by helping them diagnose various health conditions better, thanks to features including...

Artificial tongue works better than real thing

08/18/2009, Who would’ve thought that a new artificial tongue would actually be more acute than the real thing, especially when sensing subtle differences in sweeteners is concerned? Measuring roughly the size of a business card, the sweetness sensor functions...

Yu for real time biometric feedback

08/18/2009, The yu: device offers real time biometric feedback – if and only if it makes it past the concept stage into a real world contraption. This medical device is able to relay the sort of information that has the potential to revolutionize medical...

Zelrix transdermal patch for migraines

08/17/2009, The Zelrix transdermal patch has recently receieved positive results from its Phase III clinical trial that ought to see this migraine patch of sorts move closer towards being manufactured for the masses. Zelrix will rely on its proprietary iontophoretic...

Hearing aid boasts built-in MP3 player

08/12/2009, Most of us find hearing aids to be something associated with the old and geriatric, but how about a hearing aid that comes with an MP3 player built-in? Sounds pretty contradictory, no? After all, research has shown that excessive listening to one’s...