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12.09.15
A sponge-filled syringe could save you from bleeding out
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A sponge-filled syringe could save you from bleeding out

FDA approves the XSTAT 30 for use by paramedics and other first responders.

By B. Steele,   12.09.15
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11.20.15
MIT researchers develop ingestible sensor to measure vital signs
11.20.15

MIT researchers develop ingestible sensor to measure vital signs

A team of researchers developed an ingestible device that converts your internal sound waves into your heart and breathing rates.

By M. Lalwani,   11.20.15
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09.06.15
Robotic exoskeleton and zaps of electricity helped man walk again
09.06.15

Robotic exoskeleton and zaps of electricity helped man walk again

It's not the first time Mark Pollock tested Ekso Bionics' exoskeleton, but he can now move more na...

By M. Moon,   09.06.15
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05.14.15
Octopus-inspired surgical tool will dig deep into your guts
05.14.15

Octopus-inspired surgical tool will dig deep into your guts

Telecommuting surgeons are becomingly increasingly adept at working on humans but there are still...

By A. Tarantola,   05.14.15
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05.14.15
Prosthetic electrodes will return amputees' sense of touch
05.14.15

Prosthetic electrodes will return amputees' sense of touch

For all the functionality and freedom that modern prosthetics provide, they still cannot give...

By A. Tarantola,   05.14.15
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05.05.15
Telesurgery tests highlight the limits of the Internet
05.05.15

Telesurgery tests highlight the limits of the Internet

Telesurgery has the potential to bring surgeons in contact with patients anywhere, any time. In a...

By M. Lalwani,   05.05.15
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04.14.15
Apple's ResearchKit is now open to medical researchers
04.14.15

Apple's ResearchKit is now open to medical researchers

ResearchKit, Apple's open-source initiative to transform iDevices into medical diagnostic tools, i...

By J. Conditt,   04.14.15
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04.14.15
How electrifying the brain wards off Parkinson's disease
04.14.15

How electrifying the brain wards off Parkinson's disease

Implanting electrodes in the brain and zapping it helps patients with Parkinson's and other disord...

By S. Dent,   04.14.15
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04.07.15
Smartphone accessory puts HIV diagnosis in doctors' pockets
04.07.15

Smartphone accessory puts HIV diagnosis in doctors' pockets

People living in far-flung locations, especially in developing nations, could always use affordabl...

By M. Moon,   04.07.15
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