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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...

Portable bacteria counter being developed

08/05/2009, The boffins from Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital have teamed up to develop a new portable device which is able to keep track of just how many acid-fast staining bacteria there are in a sample, using but a dozen of bacterial...

Visionplus GPS cane

07/31/2009, Looks as though the blind need not be left out of the digital revolution with the concept known as the Visionplus. This unique stick will interact with the user via audio as well as tactile methods through the stick itself, where it functions in tandem...

Wink Glasses to keep you awake

07/30/2009, Only in Japan you will find researchers that build gadgets like the Wink Glasses: the clip-on device monitors your alertness by counting how often you blink. If it senses that you are dozing out (your blink frequency decreases), the glass will become...

Brain Capable Of Rewiring Its Own Circuits

07/22/2009, The brilliant boffins at UC Berkeley have discovered that the brain is a wonder organ, where it is capable of developing its own memory circuits which are activated by patients who are currently learning to use their newly outfitted prostheses, and as the...

Luna Breast Care Device

07/17/2009, The conceptual Luna Breast Care Device ought to help when it comes to early detection of breast cancer, where this personalized intimate unit enables self-examination in the comfort and privacy of one’s home. It will be a handheld unit that boasts...

ZZZ Checker

07/10/2009, Spec Computer is offering the ZZZ Checker that helps analyze your sleep patterns, and good thing it doesn’t need you to look ridiculous by wearing stuff on your wrist or head while you try to get to dreamland. It will utilize both audio and visual...

Smart Floor Helps People Practice Walking Skills

06/29/2009, Granted, for the most of us, walking is but second nature once we’ve picked it up during our formative years. What about those who are about to embark on this “adventure” all over again due to an ailment or accident? A winning entry at...

PK100 PowerKnee Helps People Walk Again

06/16/2009, Tibion Bionic Technologies has come up with their latest effort – a powered knee orthosis which is aims to provide assistance to folks who suffer from a range of neuromuscular or joint disorders, including status post lower extremity surgery,...

Boomer Helps Elderly Up Stairs

06/01/2009, It is understandable that the older someone gets, the less mobile the person becomes. With shape-shifting Boomer helps the less-than-agile among us move better, capable of turning into a shopping cart, a comfortable seat to rest upon or even a walking...

Blu Electronic Cigarettes To Help You Quit

05/28/2009, Know someone or even yourself who wants to quit the smoking habit? Well, perhaps the Blu Electronic Cigarettes could help you out, as they rely on nicotine cartridges that contain an atomizer which vaporizes the nicotine to give you the effect of smoking...

Signos Mobile Ultrasound Imager Approved By FDA

05/20/2009, The FDA has approved the new Signos device, where it is actually a handheld self-contained portable ultrasound imager with a probe. This device will be useful for those who are looking to perform a quick initial diagnostic modality for intraabdominal...

Body Area Network

05/15/2009, We’ve heard of WLANs (wireless LANs) and WANs (wide area networks) before, but how about a Body Area Network (BAN)? Well, Japan’s National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) have broken new ground with an...