HIV Vaccine To Begin International Testing

We imagine that there will come a time in the future when scientists and researchers finally discover the cure for HIV. So far there have been some promising findings, and now it looks like researchers at Johnson & Johnson are ready to test out what they think could potentially be a vaccine for the disease.


Alexa Will Now Be Able To Dispense Medical Advice From The NHS

If you’ve ever wanted to look up a medical symptom or a cure online, it’s quite easy as all you’d need to search online and you’d have your answer. However, if you’re too lazy to search, you might be interested to learn that Amazon and the NHS (National Health Service) in the UK are teaming up.


This Portable Bidet Helps Keep Your Butt Clean While On The Go

In a lot of places around the world, the toilet paper is the instinctive way we go about cleaning our bums and privates after we go to the bathroom. However, toilet paper is not only bad for the environment due to the fact that it is made of paper, but it is also not particularly hygienic compared to washing it with water.


A 13-Year Old Has Figured Out That Hand Dryers Can Hurt Kids’ Ears

Hand dryers can be typically found in bathrooms and have been designed to help dry our hands after we go to the bathroom. They can be rather loud, but that’s because of all the air rushing out that helps with the drying process. However, it seems that hand dryers might actually be bad for kids.


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Scientists Successfully Remove HIV From The DNA Of Mice

While people infected with AIDs can still go on to lead relatively long lives, at least longer than back in the day, the fact of the matter is that their bodies are still riddled with the disease. Obviously, a completely cure would be ideal, but science and modern medicine have yet to get to that point.


Apple Has Started Selling Diabetes Monitors In Its Stores

If there is an area of health that we know Apple is interested in, it would be diabetes and glucose monitoring. This is because at the moment, measuring glucose levels involves drawing a bit of blood, which some might find uncomfortable doing. This is why we have heard rumors that Apple could be developing a non-invasive way of measuring glucose levels through products like the Apple Watch.


Polar Ignite Wearable Launched With Sleep And Fitness Tracking

When it comes to health-related gadgets and products, Polar is a name that has been in the industry for a while, with its chest-strap heart rate monitor being thought of by many as being one of the more accurate models in the market. The company has since expanded into wearables and they have just launched their latest one in the form of the Polar Ignite.


The Apple Watch’s ECG Feature Is Already Saving Lives In The UK

Due to the Apple Watch’s ECG feature being seen as a medical tool, it needs to be properly licensed before it can be used. Given that different countries have different laws, this means that it could take a while before the feature found its way to other countries around the world.


Millennials Are Growing Horns On Their Skulls From Too Much Phone Usage

One of the fascinating thing about living creatures is the ability to adapt. We’ve seen this happen in countless species, including humans. However, more recently, a study done by scientists David Shahar and Mark G. L. Sayers has us a little concerned as it appears that millennials are starting to grow horns on their skulls.


Our Smart Speakers Might Be Able To Detect When We Are Having A Cardiac Arrest

Anyone can experience a cardiac arrest at any point in their lives. This is when the heart suddenly stops beating. Usually when this happens, especially if you’re alone, there’s really no way to come back from this, but researchers are hoping that by being able to call for help when a person experiences cardiac arrest, they can still be saved.


Samsung Galaxy Fit Now Available For Purchase In The US

Launched earlier this year, for those who are interested in getting their hands on a fitness tracker, you’ll be pleased to learn that the Samsung Galaxy Fit has finally found its way to the US where if you’re interested in picking one up for yourself, you’ll be able to do so for just $100, making it one of the more affordable fitness trackers out there.


Apple Watch Could Be Getting A Glucose Tracker Soon

It has been rumored in the past that Apple could be working on integrating a glucose tracker into its Apple Watch. This would be a great tool for diabetics who might be looking for a non-invasive way of keeping track of their glucose levels. The feature is said to still be years away from being realized, but that future could come sooner than we think with some outside help.


12-Year Old Girl Invents An Ingenious Way Of Making IV Drips Less Scary For Kids

Even as adults, going in for a medical procedure can be nerve-wracking, so we imagine that doing so as kids can be even more scary, especially if they don’t quite understand what’s going on. That was exactly how Ella Casano felt when she had to go in for medical procedures when she was as young as seven due to an autoimmune disease called Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura.


Scientists Use Gut Bacteria To Convert All Blood Types To Type O

We are all born with different blood types. What this means is that when it is time for a blood tranfusion, we can only receive blood that is the same type as ours, meaning that a Type A can only receive from a Type A, not a Type B, or Type AB, and so on. This is also why Type O is so valuable because it is the only universal […]