First 5G Remote Surgery Completed In China

We’re going to be hearing a lot about 5G this year. It’s one of the buzzwords for 2019. Major carriers in countries like the United States and South Korea will be opening up their consumer 5G networks as mobile manufacturers launch compatible devices. The next-generation network technology is also being used in other applications. It was used for successfully completing the first 5G remote surgery in China.


AI Found To Be More Accurate Than Doctors At Detecting Cervical Cancer

It is recommended that we go regularly for checkups at our doctors to ensure that we are healthy and that there are no issues with general health. These checkups can also help to look for cancer, but sometimes this can be missed even by experts. This is why we’re starting to see more AI being trained when it comes to cancer detection.


Some Doctors Thinks Healthy Individuals Under 65 Should Ignore The Apple Watch’s ECG

The Apple Watch ECG feature is designed to help provide users with a more detailed look at their heart and whether or not there are abnormalities in its rhythm, which can sometimes indicate that something is wrong. In fact last year we heard the first instance of how the Apple Watch’s ECG feature saved its first life.


ClearUP Sinus Pain Relief Offers First Bioelectronic Treatment For Sinus Pain

Tivic Health has unveiled the ClearUp Sinus Pain Relief device at the Consumer Electronics Show 2019 in Las Vegas. The company describes it as the first bioelectronic treatment for sinus pain. It’s a handheld device which provides a new way to manage sinus pain for the 40 million Americans who suffer from allergic rhinitis.


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Researchers Develop AI That Detects Alzheimer’s Six Years Early

Being able to anticipate or predict something way before it happens allows us to better prepare ourselves. In the case of our health, sometimes an early diagnosis means that there could be a chance of you curing the problem entirely, or at least preventing it from affecting you too badly and making adjustments to your life accordingly.


Withings BPM Core Lets You Measure Your Vitals At Home

#CES2019 – Withings is known for their health-related products, whether it be a watch that can track your fitness, a weighing scale that can analyze your body composition, or a sleep tracker. Now if you’re someone who needs to or wants to keep track of their body’s vitals from the comfort of their own home, then you might be interested to learn that the company has announced the BPM Core.


Withings Move ECG Smartwatch Launched

#CES2019 – Wearable ECGs that are available for purchase by customers isn’t exactly new. However with the launch of the Apple Watch Series 4, Apple was probably the first company in the world to integrate an ECG into a smartwatch, but it looks like the competition is catching up pretty fast.


Quell 2.0 Introduces A Smarter Way For Pain Relief

#CES2019 – There are several ways that one can go about dealing with chronic pain. In some cases, a ointment or a rub gets the job done. Sometimes soaking the area in warm water can also help, and in some cases when these methods aren’t good enough, that’s where medication can come in.


‘Pacemaker For The Brain’ Could Treat Neurological Disorders

If you know someone who suffers from a heart condition, there is a chance that they might be wearing a pacemaker. For those unfamiliar, a pacemaker is a device designed to help regulate the wearer’s heart rhythm to help prevent abnormal rhythms, such as arrhythmias. But what if pacemakers could be used to control other organs?


Russian Researcher Successfully Prints Living Tissue While In Space

3D printing has been used in the medical industry before, where we have seen the tech used to 3D print cartilage and skull implants. Now it seems that Russian researcher Oleg Kononenko has successfully managed to 3D print living tissue, but here’s the kicker: not only is Kononenko a researcher, but he is a cosmonaut as well, and this 3D printing was actually done in space.


Scientists Use Virtual Reality To Study 3D Model Of Cancer

Virtual reality (VR) can be used for all kinds of things, the most obvious being for entertainment purposes. However as we have found in the past, VR can be used in other industries as well, such as cancer research. According to a report from the BBC, it appears that scientists over at Cambridge have developed a 3D model of a tumor that can be viewed and studied while in VR.


FDA Approves A Digital Inhaler With Built-In Sensors

These days a lot of our medical and health equipment is starting to get a lot more smarter and comprehensive in their functionality. For example back in the day, a weighing scale pretty much only told you your weight, but these days there are scales that can detect your body fat percentage, and some of them even work with your phone to set reminders to help log your progress and […]


IBM Creates Fingernail Sensor That Can Track Your Health

The strength of your grip can actually tell a lot about your health, at least that’s what some are saying. For example it can be used to be as an indicator of your cognitive abilities or even your heart’s health. Now it seems that the folks over at IBM have developed a sensor that can be worn on your fingernail that can test your grip’s strength.


Self-Powered Electric Bandages Can Cut Healing Time For Wounds

It has long been discovered by scientists that electricity can come in handy for speeding up the healing process for skin wounds. However, it usually requires patients to be linked up to electrotherapy machines. This limits their mobility during treatment and also costs more. Researchers have been working on alternatives and have now claimed to have developed self-powered electric bandages that can speed up healing times for wounds.