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No Cuff Blood Pressure Monitor Makes Things Easy

12/17/2008, The No Cuff Blood Pressure Monitor makes monitoring blood pressure even more effortless than it already is today, as you don’t have to worry about cuff placements, adjustments and readings that are inaccurate at times. No sir, this newfangled device...

Laser Toothbrush Zaps Those Germs

12/15/2008, Brushing can be quite the chore, and it is a habit that needs to be instilled in little ones right from the beginning if they’re going to practise it correctly for the rest of their lives. We’re all familiar with the drill – up, down,...

EI-E Robot Helps Elderly Out

12/02/2008, As we grow older, many of our body parts start to shut down, regardless of whether you are rich or poor. The EI-E robot could help those who suffer from motor impairments in the future once all the kinks have been ironed out. It is not able to function in...

Sleep Partner Wrist Band Regulates Sleep

11/23/2008, We’re not too sure whether a $30 solution like the Sleep Partner works, but if you’ve tried everything else in the past to no avail, we won’t blame you for forking out your credit card all too easily. This device will supposedly...

Cellphone Radiations Could Release Mercury from Filings

11/19/2008, That’s according to the Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (Iran). Their study concluded that the use of a mobile phone can release mercury from specific tooth filings that uses the metal in their composition. Note that the study was performed on...

Kami Kami Sensor Measures Bites

11/17/2008, You know what they say – you’ve gotta chew at least 40 times with each mouthful of food in your mouth in order to facilitate optimal digestion, but I tend to wolf down my food most of the time. Nitto Kagaku hopes to instil this good habit in...

Lifemax Sneezer Beam Manages Hay Fever Problems

11/12/2008, Are you one of the few who suffer from nasty hay fever problems every year? Well, the Lifemax Sneezer Beam aims to get rid of that problem once and for all simply by using light in a certain way. All you need to do is stick the couple of laser light beam...

Intel Launches Home Health Care Device

11/10/2008, Intel has just rolled out a home health care device which enables patients to take charge of themselves by helping to manage chronic conditions while keeping them connected to their doctors. Known as the Intel Health Guide PHS6000, this somewhat resembles...

U-Tag ICE, Dog Tag Has Your Emergency Medical Info

11/10/2008, You have probably seen USB based dog tags before. This one is a little different, the purpose of the U-Tag ICE is to store your emergency medical information and to be easily identified as that. It was originally designed with the motorcyclist in mind but...

Fifty-One, a New Electronic Cigarette

11/10/2008, This new electronic cigarette targets those who want to cut down on smoking, but have a hard time getting rid of an old habit. The cigarette does not have flame, smoke, tar, odor, ash or carcinogens (they say).It allows one to “smoke” in...

Honda Experimental Walking Assist Device

11/07/2008, We all know just how well the Honda Asimo can walk, but here is a device that works with humans and not just on robots. The experimental walking assist device will help support bodyweight while reducing the load on a user’s legs when walking, going...

MedSignals Smart Pillbox

11/05/2008, The older we get, the more supplements and vitamins we need to take in. Unfortunately, our memory also suffers from lapses from time to time, which is where the MedSignals Smart Pillbox comes in handy. This deivce allows you to monitor medications...

Panasonic H1 Clinical Computer Debuts Officially

11/04/2008, You might remember that we published an early shot of the Panasonic H1 during IDF, but we had some private time with this tablet and although it’s not a consumer product, it may contribute to improve the way we’re being treated. The H1 has...

Yet Another Electronic Nose Released

11/03/2008, Let’s see, we have bionic hearts, electronic eyes and now even noses. What next? Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology are currently working on a chemical sensor which is capable of mimicking the olfactory system in...