Medical, Page 73 ▼

Artificial lungs can replace our regular lungs in the future

07/26/2011, It’s amazing how far technology has come, back in the day who would’ve thought that we’d be able to replace our malfunctioning lungs with an artificial lung? Some researchers at the Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) have come up...

Viberect device may help overcome erectile dysfunction

07/25/2011, Dealing with erectile dysfunction (ED) but don’t want to resort to pills to solve the problem? Well there’s a new technology that may take care of it. Recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Viberect is a medical...

Surgical Robot has force feedback system, plays no games

07/25/2011, Played Trauma Center on the Nintendo DS before? That was one of the earliest hit titles on the portable game console which literally had my hands sweating as I had to “operate” on the patient with my stylus, and many a time my jittery hands...

Tattoo tracks sodium and glucose using iPhone

07/22/2011, “There’s an app for that” has been a rallying cry for iPhone users for quite some time now, and today, the very same cry is louder than ever. Just what makes this particular app so special? For starters, it will rely on a nanosensor...

ArmAssist uses video games used to heal stroke victims

07/21/2011, While most of us play video games just so we can have fun, in the future some people might get to play video games to get better. Some researchers in Spain have developed a device that is said to help people with neuromuscular disabilities, such as stroke...

HP Mobile Health Monitoring Solution tested

07/18/2011, HP doesn’t just make computers and mobile devices that let you check your Facebook status wherever you go, you know. They too, seem to have an interest in the health department – otherwise, they would not have come up with the HP Mobile Health...

Synthetic vocal cord possible thanks to new gel

07/15/2011, The wonders of science never ceases to amaze us, and more often than not, you do get advancements which improve the lot of humankind by leaps and bounds, and what we have here today is definitely one of those life changing devices, especially for folks...

Scientists working on inductive system for implanted medical devices

07/15/2011, If you know anyone with an artificial heart implant, they will probably tell you that it consumes a fair bit of energy, not to mention it usually comes with a power cable that penetrates the skin, which can sometimes lead to infection which will then lead...

Solar Suitcase makes childbirth safer in Africa’s rural areas

07/14/2011, Giving birth to a new life is no mean feat, and sometimes complications do arise. When it comes to sending mom to a hospital whenever she is about to give birth, it goes without saying that with the proper equipment, the chances of a safe delivery will be...

Xbox Kinect finds a use in Sunnybrook Health Services Center

07/14/2011, A while back we had reported that Microsoft saw a future where the Kinect could be used within the healthcare industry, and it looks like that future has arrived. It seems that the doctors at Sunnybrook Health Services Center in Canada have started to use...

Jawbone Up band is no Bluetooth headset

07/13/2011, When it comes to Jawbone, many of us are familiar with the brand as it rolls out some rather spiffy Bluetooth headsets in the past, but what Jawbone is working on this time around takes a slightly different route – with the Up band which is said to...