Medicine

Wireless Implant Predicts Heart Attack Hours Ahead

Wireless Implant Predicts Heart Attack Hours Ahead

The tiny prototype lab – to be implamented under the skin Swiss researchers developed a tiny portable personal blood testing laboratory that can be inserted under the skin and can provide immediate analysis of substances in the body and transmit ...

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New Drug May Reverse Autism Symptoms

New Drug May Reverse Autism Symptoms

Professor Naviaux (Credit: University of San Diego) Researchers from the University of San Diego in California have used a newly discovered function of an existing drug, to reinstate cell communications in a mouse model of autism, reversing the symptoms of ...

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Study: Slow to Grow Babies Catch up by Early Teens

Study: Slow to Grow Babies Catch up by Early Teens

Professor Alan Emond from Bristol University who conducted the research A recently published research conducted by scientists from the University of Bristol revealed that most babies who are slow to gain weight in the first 9 months of their life ...

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mChip – Super Fast and Cheap Blood Test

mChip – Super Fast and Cheap Blood Test

mChip test Researchers at Columbia University recently completed the development of a tiny inexpensive chip capable of quickly detecting HIV, syphilis and other infectious diseases. During a recent experiments, prototypes of the credit card-sized mChip were used with hundreds of ...

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V-chip does 50 Tests with One Drop of Blood

V-chip does 50 Tests with One Drop of Blood

The V-chip (Credit: Lidong Qin and Yujun Song) Scientists at the Methodist Hospital Research Institute and MD Anderson Cancer Center developed a special chip that can quickly analyze up to 50 different biomarkers in one go. The chip can help ...

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FIT T-shirt Will Monitor your Health Wirelessly

FIT T-shirt Will Monitor your Health Wirelessly

FIT medical sensing shirt (Credit: Maxim Integrated) California based company Maxim Integrated recently announced a model for a vital signs monitoring shirt. The T-shirt is able to measures 3-lead ECG, body temperature, and motion and report record this information wirelessly ...

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Pain Free Drug Delivery Using Ultrasound

Pain Free Drug Delivery Using Ultrasound

How the technology works Engineers working for MIT developed a new way which increases the permeability of the skin allowing for new, novel ways of injecting drugs without the use of a needle. Researchers at MIT working with Ultrasound (sound ...

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Hyginex Bracelet will keep Hospitals Germ Free

Hyginex Bracelet  will keep Hospitals Germ Free

Hyginex bracelet and system Each year almost 100,000 people in the U.S. alone dies due to healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). Many of those could have been avoided if proper hygiene regulations have been followed more carefully by hospital stuff. To counter ...

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Proteus – the e-Pill that will Monitor Your Health

Proteus – the e-Pill that will Monitor Your Health

Proteus Digital Health e-Pill California based company Proteus Digital Health recently received FDA clearance for its unique tiny ingestible sensor. The sensor will transmit information about the user vital signs as well as how well they handles their prescribed medication ...

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Music Glove Helps Paralyzed Patients

Music Glove Helps Paralyzed Patients

The MMT on the hand (Credit: Georgia Tech) Researchers from Georgia Tech created a wireless, “musical glove” that can improve sensation and motor skills for people with paralyzing spinal cord injury (or SCI). Although not the subject of the current ...

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