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$200 Gizmo Accurately Diagnoses Cancer, in Hours

02/24/2011, Still at the research stage, an electronic device built by U.S researchers from Harvard and MIT can diagnose malignant tumors on the spot (<1hr)  instead of “days”. And it does it with a 96% accuracy, which is much higher than the 84%...

iGrow gives you your hair back

02/23/2011, Who would’ve thought that lasers could help your hair grow back? Well the folks over at Apira Science think so and have released a new product called iGrow. The iGrow is a helmet-like device that shoots lasers out onto your scalp to help you grow...

A computer in my eye: the millimeter scale computer is here

02/22/2011, The University of Michigan has announced that it has built a computer so small that it can be implanted in (or around?) the eye of Glaucoma patients to monitor eye pressure. If you’re not familiar with Glaucoma, it’s a disease that causes the...

Researchers discover a way to print skin cells

02/21/2011, The researchers at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine have come up with a way to do replace skin grafting as a method for helping patients get skin back from serious injuries. They’ve developed a special method that uses an inkjet...

Electrical stimulation therapy helps paralyzed patients move again

02/18/2011, Some researchers from Toronto Canada have discovered a way to help paralyzed patients move again. They have just posted a study online detailing a functional electrical stimulation therapy that increased paralyzed patients’ ability to pick up and...

High-tech scanner tells you how healthy you are

02/16/2011, Some folks over at the Charité-University Medicine in Berlin have developed a high-tech scanner that can tell how healthy a person is. All you have to do is point it at your skin, wait three minutes and the device will let you know your health on a scale...

Sleep apnea sufferers get some relief from CPAP

02/14/2011, The CPAP device – also known as Continuous Positive Airway Pressure, is actually an aid which intends to ease breathing for folks who suffer from sleep apnea. The device itself will not only do that, but also function as a humidifier as it is easily...

Check the health of your scalp with Scaloupe

02/14/2011, Having issues with your scalp or hair can be an embarrassing trip to a hair specialist. Wish you could do it at home by yourself but didn’t know how to? Well, Spec Computer from Japan has come up with a solution. Called Scaloupe, all you have to do...

miraDry system: technology to help treat excessive underarm sweat

02/10/2011, The FDA has recently approved the miraDry system, a device created to help deal with patients that sweat excessively from their underarms. The system makes use of microwave energy to shutdown sweat glands in a targeted area, preventing those areas from...

Electronic cigarettes work better than nicotine patches or gum

02/09/2011, After some new studies published by the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, it looks like New York might reconsider its ban on electronic cigarettes. According to the results of the research done, electronic cigarettes had a higher chance of helping...

Siemens gas-sensor device to predict asthma attacks

02/09/2011, Siemens has developed a sensor that can warn users of constricted airways a day before asthma attacks occur. The sensor works by measuring the level of nitrogen monoxide (NO) on a patient’s breath to find out if their bronchial tubes have been...

Keep yourself entertained in the hospital with Stetheadphones

02/08/2011, Ever wished that you could listen to your music but still want to maintain your professional appearance when you’re working at a clinic? After all, there’s nothing more unprofessional looking than a doctor with a large pair of noise silencing...

Med-Jet needle-free injection system approved in China

02/04/2011, What do kids fear most at the clinic? Needles, of course! In fact kids aren’t the only ones who are afraid of the dangerous looking tool, adults can get scared too. Part of growing up involves discovering what hurts and what doesn’t, and we...