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Measles Vaccine Sends Blood Cancer Into Remission

05/15/2014, Who would have thought that a single, huge blast of measles vaccine could actually send a widespread blood cancer into remission? That was discovered in a new test by researchers over at the Mayo Clinic. Stacy Erholtz, who happened to be suffering from an...

Implant Controls High Blood Pressure Sans Drugs

05/14/2014, There is this particular observation made by some of the more astute folks out there when we take drugs to cure or manage a medical situation in our lives, and more often than not, such a drug will come with its fair share of complications, that will need...

Neptune Sound Processor Is A Waterproof Cochlear Implant

05/12/2014, Advanced Bionics has just announced that they have received the nod of approval by the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA) for their Neptune sound processor. What makes the Neptune sound processor so special? Well, this is touted to be the...

Hydrogel Repairs Damaged Bones

05/11/2014, Unless one has infused one’s entire skeletal structure with the mythical adamantium from the Marvel Universe, every single one of us do happen to have bones that will snap and break if enough force is applied to it. When that happens, repairing such...

CSIRO 3D Printed Mouthpiece Could “Cure” Sleep Apnea

05/08/2014, At the beginning of this month, we talked about how the FDA has recently approved a sleep apnea implant, but is there a different way to treat this particular disease? The answer would be yes, as Australia’s CSIRO has come up with a 3D-printed...

Brain Stem Implant Could Help Deaf Boy Hear

05/08/2014, A toddler who was born deaf might eventually be able to hear for the first time, assuming all goes well with the surgical procedure that implanted a device on the boy’s brain stem. After all, this is considered to be the next step up just in case a...

Researcher Develops Smartphone App That Can Detect Skin Cancer

05/08/2014, While getting tanned in the sun sounds like a fun and relaxing prospect, it can also leave you open to the possibility of melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer. Now it seems that there is an app that will be able to detect if you might be afflicted and...

Mind-Controlled Exoskeleton To Demonstrate Ability At World Cup 2014

05/08/2014, This coming June 12th at the Arena Corinthians stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, will be a historic date. After all, it signals the day when the opening ceremony of the biggest international competition in football (aka soccer), the World Cup, will kick off....

Vibrant Vibrating Pill Helps To Treat Chronic Constipation

05/07/2014, It is no fun being constipated, this I can tell you as much. However, is there any hope for those who have more or less tried just about everything, and yet are unable to move their bowels each day? There might be some light at the end of the proverbial...

Helmet Therapy To Treat Depression

05/05/2014, Depression is not something to be laughed at, and there are various modes of treatment that one can sought in order to be lifted from such a condition. Still, there are advances being made in this particular department, and it seems that another avenue...

Brain Implant Could Restore Memories

05/01/2014, Brain implants are not the easiest medical procedure in the world, but their benefits can be extraordinary if done right. For instance, we have seen how a boy hears for the first time in his life after a successful implant, while a different implant did...

FDA Approves Sleep Apnea Implant

05/01/2014, There is nothing quite like having quality sleep, that is for sure. After all, having a good night’s rest (or even a quick nap in the afternoon) is crucial in keeping your brain working at optimal capacity throughout the next day. We are a sleep...

UV Nail Lamps Could Increase Skin Cancer Risk

05/01/2014, In the past, studies did reveal the possible dangers of tanning salons, and in a new research, there was possible evidence that ultra-violet nail lamps could actually increase the risk of one getting skin cancer. The researchers did mention however that...

“Bionic Eye” Offers Hope For The Blind

04/25/2014, It was a Jew who walked the land of Israel some two thousand years ago who did phenomenal miracles such as restoring sight to the blind and letting the lame walk, and technology has somewhat caught up, so to speak, with letting the blind see again in this...