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Category: Health + Fitness

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 exoskeletons called ReWalk that paraplegics can wear to allow them to walk at virtually the same speed as people that have use of their legs.

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 the brain from forming memories that lead to flashbacks.

GladRags: Saving Mother Earth, One Pad at a Time

GladRags: Saving Mother Earth, One Pad at a Time
Earth Day has come and gone, but the message left behind it still lingers. We can turn lights off for an hour, stop using electricity-powered gadgets for a day, but the point of the whole thing is to live more eco-conscious lives.

Age Slowly but Not Gracefully With the Pupeko Anti-Aging Mouthpiece

Age Slowly but Not Gracefully With the Pupeko Anti-Aging Mouthpiece
Aging is a part of life. As the years go by, the skin will start to sag and the wrinkles will begin to appear. It’s a perfectly normal process, although a lot of people go to extreme measures to minimize the signs of aging.

Wheelblades Help Wheelchairs Tackle Snow and Ice

Wheelblades Help Wheelchairs Tackle Snow and Ice
Wheelchairs have difficulties moving about in snow, but no longer thanks to Wheelblades. These small skis can be easily mounted on the front wheels of wheelchairs or baby buggies, significantly improving their mobility in snow and ice.

Houreisen Face Exercise Mask: When You Can’t Afford a Face Lift

Houreisen Face Exercise Mask: When You Can’t Afford a Face Lift
Society has taught us to become vain individuals. Blemished skin, sagging eyebags, and frown lines have no place in the highly shallow world that we live in today. But if you’re living on a decent income and can’t spare thousands to get surgical procedures done, then you’re in luck because there are some Japan-grown vanity gizmos that you can try out.

Medisana TargetScale Looks Like a Science Fiction Movie Prop

Medisana TargetScale Looks Like a Science Fiction Movie Prop
Everyone who’s trying to lose weight or to stay fit knows that a good scale is an important part of keeping on track. This isn’t the first high-tech scale that I’ve come across, but it sure looks futuristic, kind of like a transporter pad from Star Trek, probably a way to entice to actually step onto it rather than not.

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 accident destroyed most of the man’s lips and nose as well as his jaw and left him with limited mouth movement and no sense of smell.

Vaportrim Lets You Inhale Your Next Dessert

Vaportrim Lets You Inhale Your Next Dessert
I’m not a huge fan of cigarettes because honestly, I hate the smell of smoke. I’m friends with a couple of people who smoke, however, some of who are trying to quit by using those electronic cigarettes.

Lollipop Thermometer Takes Temperatures But Might Not Be the Greatest Idea

Lollipop Thermometer Takes Temperatures But Might Not Be the Greatest Idea
Taking care of a child isn’t easy, nor is it rocket science. You’ve just got to strike a balance with how you treat them, so you can deal with them in a way that will get them to respect you but not fear you. 

iLoop Holds Your Phone, Relieves Stress

iLoop Holds Your Phone, Relieves Stress
Mobile phone stands aren’t all equal, and I have to say that this one definitely is different from others I’ve seen before. The iLoop is basically a thick silicone ring that doubles as an iPhone stand, and oddly enough, an exercise grip.

LEGO Anesthesia Machine Will Knock You Out

LEGO Anesthesia Machine Will Knock You Out
Take a close look at the photo below. At first, it just looks like a couple of pieces of equipment you’d find in a hospital operating room – but look closer. Closer still. Yep, the one on the left – made entirely out of LEGO bricks.

Space Invaders Masks Keep Dust Invaders out of Your Nostrils

Space Invaders Masks Keep Dust Invaders out of Your Nostrils
I’ve seen the Space Invaders featured on everything from waffles to cutting boards to underwear – but this is honestly the first time I’ve seen those pesky alien invaders on a dust mask.

WaterBOB Helps You Store Clean Water in the Tub for Emergencies

WaterBOB Helps You Store Clean Water in the Tub for Emergencies
During natural disasters or in period of great emergency, the basic things that man needs to survive is food, water, and shelter. All three are important, but the most crucial for life is water. Now you might have come across survival tips that tell you to run to your bathroom and fill up the tub with water in cases of emergency.

Memo Pill Box Color Codes Medication, Lights Up When You Need to Pop Some Pills

Memo Pill Box Color Codes Medication, Lights Up When You Need to Pop Some Pills
I often hear a statement that goes something like, “The older people are, the more pills they’ll need to take.” This isn’t necessarily true, but it’s undeniable that with age comes a lot of health complications.

MinION DNA Sequencer Runs Off USB Port

MinION DNA Sequencer Runs Off USB Port
DNA sequencing is complex stuff, frequently used in biological research. Having worked in a hospital in the past and having been around lots of lab equipment I can say that sort of stuff is generally gigantic and very expensive.