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Remote Control PillCam

06/03/2008, The possibility of a remote controlled PillCam somewhere in the future is there, as the company manufacturing the PillCam, Given Imaging, is currently working with a few German institutions to develop technology that will be able to control both the...

MediDome Drug Injector

06/01/2008, The MediDome drug injector is one neat invention from Christopher Holden, a 21 year old student, and the device is currently going to be patented by his school, Northumbria University in Newcastle. The MediDome aims to do away with the needle and syringe...

SuperSmoker Electronic Cigarette

05/26/2008, The SuperSmoker is not the first electric cigarette to be released, and I believe it won’t be the last either. This device aims to promote a healthier alternative for those who love the pull of nicotine, and it is also much cheaper as well as easing...

Palm Tricorder Scanner Technology

05/22/2008, Looks like technological advances seem to make sci-fi shows of yore get more and more realistic by the day, and this palm “tricorder” scanner is yet another example. Bearing an uncanny resemblance to those medical scanners found in the Star...

Cybernetic Implants on the Way

05/22/2008, I don’t know about you, but if you think it is appealing to have a cybernetic arm implant, would you voluntarily have one installed? That means sawing off a perfectly good limb, my friends, and not having some Sith Lord slice it away (cleanly) with...

Echolocation Hat for the Blind

05/16/2008, Check out this interesting invention – an echolocation hat that is meant for blind folks or those who have extremely poor vision. It uses the theory of echolocation (bats navigate their way around with this principle as well) that helps blind people...

Klini Sound Wave Chair

05/14/2008, Just when you thought that you’ve arrived with a new La-z-Boy chair in your living room, along comes the Klini Sound Wave chair. This special recliner uses sound, vibration as well as guided imagery to invoke a rapid, effortless and deep relaxation...

Peak PlasmaBlade

05/08/2008, Peak Surgical has launched its PlasmaBlade, and this ain’t no plasma knife that you watch in the movies and read about in the comics. Instead, it is a cold cutter and a coagulator which has the ability to “cut freshly excised human abdominal...

Nino AS Inhaler Concept

04/28/2008, Diabetes is no laughing matter, as one constantly has to watch their diet while monitoring glucose levels in their blood is a painful affair (for some). Designer Sascha Morawetz has dreamed up of a couple of Diabetic tools which ought to make diabetes a...

Vital Jacket Wearable Intelligent Garment

04/21/2008, The Vital Jacket is but an intelligent wearable garment which supposedly monitors one’s electrocardiogram (ECG) wave and Heart Rate continuously. It has been targeted for use in medical environments, high performance sports as well as fitness...

Lyric Hearing Aid

04/17/2008, InSound Medical has just released the Lyric hearing aid that can be worn 24 hours a day. It is meant to be inserted within millimeters of the ear drum and by virtue of its position and size, the internal battery doesn’t have to work too hard and can...

Bad Breath Checker

04/14/2008, There is nothing quite like bad breath to totally ruin your chances at a social event, which is why brushing one’s teeth before a social engagement along with a pack of mints are essential “to do” items virtually every day. The Bad...

Vitals.com, the Yelp for Doctors

04/09/2008, It might not be the most accurate comparison, but that’s how it feels from the outside: now you can review, and most importantly *read*, reviews about doctors. Doctors will also have a login to edit their personal information and communicate with...

PTeq USB Pregnancy Test Kit

04/01/2008, ThinkGeek is carrying the PTeq USB Pregnancy Test Kit which allows you and the missus to check whether the past few days’ night time romps in the bedroom have borne fruit. You will need to use it just like any other pregnancy test kit, and once done...