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Necklace cardiac monitoring system

09/08/2009, IMEC recently showed off its prototype cardiac monitoring system that is shaped after an ECG necklace, targeting use as a device that offers long term ambulatory readings in order to obtain a clearer and more accurate picture of a patient’s cardiac...

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...

Hitachi finger vein authentication module

08/26/2009, Hitachi’s latest finger vein authentication module is extremely thin at just 3mm, which is phenomenal compared to what Hitachi has on offer at the moment that measures 23.5mm in thickness, making it around 7 times more svelte. Volume production of...

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...

Car airbags brainchild for needle free injection system

08/25/2009, Who here loves to be on the receiving end of a needle prick? Not many, we presume, which is why we bring you good news of Pervormanc from Germany who developed an injection system using technology inspired from car airbags, potentially making short work...

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...

BrainPort helps you see with your tongue

08/14/2009, Ever wondered how you’re going to see even when you’ve lost your vision? There is a new device that follows the school of thought of neuroscientist Paul Bach-y-Rita who hypothesized back in the 1960s that “we see with our brains not our...

Portable Heat Stroke Meter

08/12/2009, Here’s one for those who love to get a really, really dark tan when summer rolls around – the Portable Heat Stroke Meter. Just in case you don’t know when to get out from the sun and go under some much needed shade, the Portable Heat...

Eon Mini spinal cord stimulator

08/12/2009, Despite all the advances made in the world of medical science, nobody still knows how our spinal cord actually works, but we have discovered enough to know that low levels of electrical energy, when delivered straight to the nerve fibers in the spinal...