Health

This wearable device collects health data from your ear

There are more options than ever if you’re in the market for a wearable fitness tracker that will encourage you to...
Avatar of Lorie Wimble Lorie Wimble
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Artificial intelligence could help discover a cure for Ebola

A Canadian research team, hunting for new Ebola treatments has developed a cutting edge artificial intelligence, capable of predicting the effect...
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SPUDs could bring stethoscopes to the modern era

Most of the stethoscopes that the majority of the clinicians use have more or less maintained a similar form factor and...
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Ambulance drones could save heart attack victims

One of the most important considerations in emergency medical treatment is response time. Now, an engineering graduate at Delft University of...
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IBM wants to use its technology to help fight Ebola

The battle of humanity against the scourge known as Ebola rages on, and it is extremely encouraging to see different facets...
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Researchers are using drones to track malaria

America’s got pretty good at using drones to hunt and kill big tangible things, but Hellfire missiles and Reapers aren’t all...
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This medical robot can perform brain surgery through your cheek

Yes, we have read about a robot that can help combat malaria, with the potential for robots to provide a brighter...
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Robots may be the key to fighting Ebola in West Africa

Robots often find themselves in dangerous situations, and their distinct lack of biology makes them perfectly suited for battling infectious disease....
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New Philips gadget helps monitor COPD patients

Philips is no stranger to the healthcare industry, and with a new sensor, it’s looking to further dive into medical wearables...
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Facebook is reportedly delving into the world of healthcare

Facebook already knows an awful lot about you and your life, but it could be looking to get a grip on...
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Mantis shrimp inspired this cancer-detecting camera

Nature is truly an inspiration for budding scientists everywhere – otherwise, how else would ordinary man get the inspiration to actually...
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The US has approved trials for a wearable artificial kidney

The days of hemodialysis patients spending hours upon hours sitting in a hospital lounge while waiting for their blood to be...
Avatar of Sal McCloskey Sal McCloskey
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Xiaomi has launched its own smart blood pressure monitor

When we talk about a company like Xiaomi, more often than not we would think of a company from China that...
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Goats inspired this prosthetic leg for rock climbers

For all the neural-controlled, bluetooth-enabled and sport-specific prosthetics humanity has designed over the years, one thing remains constant: most of of...
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Steven Hawking demonstrates Intel’s new connected wheelchair

While Apple was announcing its latest iPhones, Intel was showing off a wheelchair. The chipset maker revealed its connected wheelchair on...
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Google’s Calico is looking to put an end to age-related diseases

We get old. There’s no mystery to it. You’re born, you grow up, and then you pass on. But why, and...
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Ybrain has raised $3.5 million to manufacture its medical wearables

Ybrain, a Korean startup that makes wearables for Alzheimer’s patients, announced today that it has raised $3.5 million in Series A...
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Microsoft believes the Kinect can help people with Parkinson’s

While the Kinect accessory might have been designed for gaming in mind, many other industries, such as the medical industry, have...
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