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Wireless device can detect anemia
Glasswing is a wireless medical device that can detect anemia and hemorrhage in a non-invasive way. It is capable of identifying hemoglobin levels without using a needle, only by measuring the light that is transmitted through the patient’s finger. The device has already been shown in two separate trials and the results have been extremely promising. Read more
Strokes and seizures are serious health hazards, especially among elderly people or those with genetic predispositions. Today however, some new inventions can help predict when those accidents might occur and help doctors and caretaker better prevent them. Read more
We have already talked on the blog about connected health innovations for the elderly. Today, let’s take a look at the other end of the age range and see what sort of futuristic devices are available (or will be available) for babies.
Most connected health apps and services rely on body metrics to provide a service to their users. But what if we could take it one step further? What if you could add to the mix an analysis of your genes and see how they are affecting your life now and will continue to do so in the future?
iBrain Headband can read your thoughts
iBrain is a simple-looking headband that was created by the American company NeuroVigil. When worn around the head, this headband can analyze brain waves and gather data that can then be used to provide medical diagnoses. According to the research team that created it, iBrain will eventually be able to allow people to communicate just by thinking. The groundbreaking device could offer some hope to people diagnosed with neurodegenerative conditions, such as renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, who already agreed to participate in the project. Read more
Have you heard of Pinterest? The most likely answer is yes! Pinterest is the new network that has exploded into the social sphere in the past few months and already counts more than 10 million subscribers of all ages!