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Red Wine Could Help Alzheimer’s Patients

09/11/2015, There is still no known cure for Alzheimer’s disease, although there has been advancements made over the years in the care for patients of Alzheimer’s. We could very well be looking at a breakthrough here concerning resveratrol, an antioxidant that...

Patient Receives A 3D-Printed Sternum & Rib Cage Made From Titanium

09/11/2015, In the past we have seen 3D printing used for medical purposes. This includes 3D printing body parts like bones, for example. In fact recently over in Spain, a 54-year old cancer patient was the first in the world to receive a 3D printed rib cage and...

Motion Sickness Could Soon Be Prevented By Using Your Smartphone

09/07/2015, Chances are you probably know someone, or maybe you are that someone who gets motion sickness. Whether it be long-distance car rides or via flying, or maybe even when you play video games. Now wouldn’t it be nice if there was a cure out there that could...

Woman With WiFi Allergies Granted Disability Allowance

09/01/2015, There has been a fair amount of debate on whether Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity (EHS) is a real thing, but it seems that over in France, the courts have decided that a woman’s affliction, or to be more specific, her alleged allergies to WiFi are real...

Scientists Create Device That Turns Breath Into Words

08/31/2015, Imagine you are paralyzed, how would you communicate with others? Sure there are some methods available at the moment, but nothing quite beats the written or spoken language, right? The good news is that scientists are working towards that and have...

Successful Surgery Grants Man The World’s First Bionic Penis

08/25/2015, So we’ve seen a variety of bionic appendages in the past, like bionic eyes, bionic arms, and bionic feet, but what about our sexual reproductive organs? If it was possible to create bionic eyes, feet, and arms, surely a bionic penis wouldn’t be out of...

Digital Pens Could Help Spot Brain Problems Early

08/16/2015, For a while now, doctors have relied on tests where they get patients to draw objects like clocks to help diagnose if their brains might be have issues, such as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s, as you can see in the drawings above. However by the time...

FDA Isn’t Happy About Pill Advertising Instagram Post

08/13/2015, Instagram is used to share photos of your travel, what you’ve eaten, what you’ve done, who you’ve met, and so on. It can also be used as advertising where popular Instagrammer advertise products they use so that their followers will see it. In some...

Artist Grows Ear On His Arm, Wants To Connect It To The Internet

08/12/2015, In case you were thinking that we were drunk when we wrote that title, we weren’t. According to a report from ABC News in Australia, this is the real deal. A professor at the Curtin University in Perth, Australia has literally grown an ear on his arm,...

This Wearable Helps Make It Easier For Women To Get Pregnant

08/05/2015, So you’re thinking about starting a family. There are lots of ways to go about it, but if the idea of adopting or having a surrogate does not appeal to you, there is the time tested method of just having regular sexual intercourse. However there is more...

FDA Approves The First 3D Printed Drug

08/03/2015, We’ve seen 3D printing being used to print medical tools such as casts. Recently 3D printing also allowed the creation of 3D models that allowed surgeons to practice brain procedures for children before actually doing it. However in what appears to be...

FDA Issues Warnings To Hospitals Over Hackable Drug Infusion Pumps

07/31/2015, Say your computer got hacked and you lose your files in the process. Sure, it sucks, but it’s not necessarily the end of the world. However imagine if you are hooked up to hospital equipment that’s in charge of pumping drugs into your system, or maybe...