Health

3D-printed cartilage could help repair damaged windpipes

The medical field is one of the many areas that 3D printing has the potential to revolutionize, a fact which is...
Avatar of Sal McCloskey Sal McCloskey
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Flexible implants could help the paralyzed walk again

Doctors have been trying to help paralyzed people walk again by giving them implants that stimulate their spinal cords for quite...
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Nanotech could painlessly replace torn ligaments in your knees

Tom Brady and numerous other athletes can surely attest to the fact that tearing your knee’s anterior cruciate ligament really sucks. Not only can...
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Samsung wants to help autistic children be more social with its new app

Samsung has released a new app that helps people with autism establish eye contact. According to statistics, one in 68 children...
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Cerevast raises $10 million for its new therapeutic headframe device

Redmond biotech company Cerevast Therapeutics has raised $10 million as it continues to test a headset it hopes will one day...
Avatar of Brian Molidor Brian Molidor
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E-books may actually be bad for your health

The more you read about the wonders of modern day technology, accompanying it would also be their corresponding dangers, making you...
Avatar of Scarlett Madison Scarlett Madison
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The Nanoplug hearing aide is practically invisible

Hearing aids used to carry a sense of stigma for its wearers, but over the years, I suppose that having a...
Avatar of Jesseb Shiloh Jesseb Shiloh
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You can help IBM fight Ebola by literally doing nothing

You know how your smartphone and computer just do nothing when you’re not using them? You can now put those slackers...
Avatar of Brian Molidor Brian Molidor
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IBM wants to help detect skin cancer using computing visual systems

Skin cancer can be detected more quickly and accurately by using cognitive computing-based visual analytics, researchers at IBM Research have found,...
Avatar of Michio Hasai Michio Hasai
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Google Ventures is investing millions into life sciences

Google Ventures is betting more and more on life sciences startups each year, and the well-funded financier tells The Wall Street...
Avatar of Lorie Wimble Lorie Wimble
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IBM’s Watson could help veterans that suffer from PTSD

IBM’s Watson beat the odds on Jeopardy! Now the big question: is it smart enough to help solve what ails the...
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Your smartphone may soon monitor your health while you sleep

Soon you won’t need a smart wristband, sleeping app, special bedside light or one of many other devices built to help...
Avatar of Connor Livingston Connor Livingston
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Text messages could help patients remember to maintain their meds

There are many people out there who are required to take a daily dose of medication to help with certain health...
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This implantable chip cures staff infections and then dissolves

As bacteria get more resistant to antibiotics, researchers need to get more creative to clear them out. Researchers from the Tufts...
Avatar of Brian Molidor Brian Molidor
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Vaxxas wants to replace vaccination injections with the Nanopatch

If you’re someone who hates injections, you’ll like the next generation of vaccine delivery devices because they don’t look anything like...
Avatar of Connor Livingston Connor Livingston
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MIT’s new nanotechnology could revolutionize medicine

A team of MIT researchers have developed nanoparticle sensors that could eventually be used to monitor tumors or other diseases, as...
Avatar of Michio Hasai Michio Hasai
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The Ear-o-Smart is a pair of health-monitoring smart earrings

Developers of ‘the world’s first smart earring’ are hoping to raise over $30,000 on the Kickstarter crowd-funding website as part of...
Avatar of Carl Durrek Carl Durrek
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The NSA to allow Britons to access their health records from a phone

The NHS is one of Britain’s greatest achievements and the envy of countless countries around the world, but sometimes but it’s...
Avatar of Michio Hasai Michio Hasai
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