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Gravida Nurse Prenatal Education Device

12/28/2009, Guess reading books to gain knowledge isn’t the only way to go these days – there is, after all, the Internet. The Gravida Nurse Prenatal Education Device takes things one step further as it features a touchscreen display that shows off...

Color-changing contact lenses for diabetics

12/24/2009, A bunch of boffins from the University of Western Ontario are closer to developing color-changing contact lenses that will target diabetics after receiving more than 200 grand from the Canada Foundation for Innovation in order to further develop the...

SPARKy robotic ankle

12/22/2009, Sparky Robotic Ankle from Kenneth Fagan on Vimeo. The six-million dollar man is starting to sound cheaper by the day (they forgot to take inflation into account), as more and more advancements are made in the world of bionics for humans. The latest among...

Body Check Ball

12/18/2009, Want to figure out details such as your body fat percentage, bone density and muscle ratio? That can be achieved with the Body Check Ball, where you cradle it lovingly in your hands while it picks up all those relevant information. Those who are...

Lightweight wheelchair is special

12/15/2009, If you think that life without a limb is hard, how about having only one limb to survive? When that happens, even getting around on a wheelchair is more or less impossible, but thanks to designer Mark Veljkovich, he has come up with this extremely...

Action Trackchair enhances mobilization

12/14/2009, No longer do you need to be confined to flat and gradual slopes if you’re in a wheelchair – Action Manufacturing ensures you can even live a rough and tumble lifestlye outdoors with their Action Trackchair. The Action Trackchair is basically a...

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...