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Tag: Medical

O2Amp Mood Divining Glasses Let You See How Others are Feeling

O2Amp Mood Divining Glasses Let You See How Others are Feeling
These new glasses are supposed to amplify the wearer’s ability to interpret the emotions and health of other people, by emphasizing the differences in color as well as brightness of their skin tone. The O2amp glasses…

Mexican Man Gets Double Arm Transplant

Mexican Man Gets Double Arm Transplant
Medicine has come a long way in the last few years with all kinds of surgeries being performed that were the stuff of fiction years ago. One such case was the face transplant I mentioned back…
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Docs “Rewire” Paralyzed Man’s Hands, Restoring Limited Movement

Docs “Rewire” Paralyzed Man’s Hands, Restoring Limited Movement
Doctors and researchers are putting intense effort into researching fixes for people who have paralyzed arms and legs from accidents or degenerative conditions. A team of doctors has been able to “rewire” the hands of a…

ReWalk Robotic Exoskeletons Let Paraplegics Walk Again

ReWalk Robotic Exoskeletons Let Paraplegics Walk Again
Being confined to a wheelchair due to some sort spinal cord injury can severely limit the ability for people to get around and do things on their own. A company called Argo Medical Technologies creates robotic…

Study Finds Playing Tetris Could Treat PTSD

Study Finds Playing Tetris Could Treat PTSD
A study has been published by a research team from Oxford University that claims playing Tetris can help soldiers deal with flashbacks caused by post-traumatic stress disorder. The researchers believe that playing the game may prevent…

Battery-Powered Portable X-Ray Machine: Your Insides Have Nowhere to Hide

Battery-Powered Portable X-Ray Machine: Your Insides Have Nowhere to Hide
If you’ve ever been asked to have a radiograph of your body taken, then you know that X-ray machines are quite large and even the portable ones are carried by large vans. Until now. Japanese company…

Man “Recovering Well” from Most Extensive Face Transplant in History

Man “Recovering Well” from Most Extensive Face Transplant in History
An American man has had what doctors say is the most extensive face transplant in history. The man’s name is Richard Lee Norris and years ago he suffered massive facial injuries in a gun accident. The…

Tongue Drive System Controls Wheelchair: Don’t Chew Gum and Drive

Tongue Drive System Controls Wheelchair: Don’t Chew Gum and Drive
Most of us can get around just fine on our two feet, but those who are confined to wheelchairs can have a hard time getting around. Those who are paralyzed often need someone to push them,…

83-Year-Old Woman Gets the World’s First 3D Printed Jaw Transplant

83-Year-Old Woman Gets the World’s First 3D Printed Jaw Transplant
At some point in the future, if we needed a new body part, I always figured science would be able to grow one. If you need any new kidney just sprinkle a few cells, top with…

Qualcomm Tricorder X Prize Announced, Next Year Tachyon X Prize?

Qualcomm Tricorder X Prize Announced, Next Year Tachyon X Prize?
Going to the doctor sucks, I think many would agree. I won’t go unless something is hanging loosely by tendon and sinew or I take another arrow to the knee. Checkup is another word for hypochondria…

Vioguard Self-Sanitizing Keyboard is Now FDA-Approved

Vioguard Self-Sanitizing Keyboard is Now FDA-Approved
Keyboards can get pretty filthy. It’s the one part of your computer that you probably come into contact with the most, aside from your mouse.…

e-Urinal Gives You a Check-up While You Pee

e-Urinal Gives You a Check-up While You Pee
We’re all strapped for time these days. A good illustration of just how valuable time is was shown in that bomb of a movie that starred Justin Timberlake, In Time. In the movie, time had become…

SoundsGood: A Smart and Smart Looking Hearing Aid

SoundsGood: A Smart and Smart Looking Hearing Aid
I was a pretty ignorant kid back when I was growing up, and thought that hearing aids functioned pretty much like earphones. So you could just imagine the look on my father’s face when I told…

Wi-Fi and Gonads Don’t Mix, Says Study

Wi-Fi and Gonads Don’t Mix, Says Study
Guys, if you are the sort that uses a notebook with Wi-Fi running in your lap all day long, there is a new reason not to. Over the past few years, the main reason to not…

ED-7270 Robot Looks Like ED2-D2

ED-7270 Robot Looks Like ED2-D2
R2-D2! It is you! It is you! No wait. Sorry, I got the wrong droid. I’ve been confused ever since that old man worked his wizardry on me when I was on duty at Mos Eisley.…

EES Packs Circuits Onto Skin: Beginning of the Modern Cyborg

EES Packs Circuits Onto Skin: Beginning of the Modern Cyborg
There’s a new process called EES (Electrical Epidermal System) which allows scientists to apply circuits and electrical components directly to skin, which could be big news for medical sensors, but it could also potentially lead to…
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