The 'Amiigo' fitness tracker is a cutting edge development outperforming all other fitness monitors. Not only is it capable of monitoring your exercise, but also it can precisely determine what you are doing with extreme accuracy.
If you tend to go overboard when playing your favorite video game, meaning spending abnormal number of hours playing, then you might just have a gaming addiction – maybe. The problem is that scientists aren't sure if there is even such a thing as gaming addiction.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first autonomous navigation remote presence robot for use in hospitals, paving the way for advances in telemedicine.
Smartphone users can become a do-it-yourself optician, thanks to a newly approved eye examination device that clips onto an iPhone.
Crabs are disappearing. It's becoming more and more rare for a health clinic to receive a case of pubic lice, and one reason may be the pervalent trend of bikini waxing.
In a lot of ways we have become numb to the number of stories we hear about hackers breaking into this database or that database. However with the increasing push to move all of our data into the cloud, including our medical data, one has to wonder how long before we start hearing horror stories
The Influsaber is a home-use device that is designed to shoot a wide beam of ultraviolet light on a specific item to sterilize it.
We always look at those who run the fastest to be the big winners in marathons, but in the case of the recent London marathon the real winner was Claire Lomas. She took 17 days to complete the marathon thanks to the ReWalker exoskeleton that allowed the beautiful paraplegic to compete in the first place.
If there is one technology with the potential to make radical changes to our society it would have to be 3D printing, and nowhere will we see a more apparent effect of this change than in the drug manufacturing business.
Scientists have developed a robotic arm that can be fully controlled by the mind, with research showing promising results for a woman paralysed from the neck down.
NASA has developed colour-changing lights for use on the International Space Station (ISS) that can help make astronauts fall asleep, addressing a significant issue of insomnia in space.
As we increasingly put medical devices into our bodies, and able to interact with them with all kinds of apps, the question has to be asked – just how safe are these devices from being hacked?
The study of stem cells has been making incredible leaps when doctors realized that other cells could be manipulated into becoming stem cells. Now scientists have found another way to turn a patient’s own blood vessel lining-derived cells into usable, personalized stem cells.
Scientists have known about the shape of DNA molecules for several decades, but for the first time, a photograph of the molecule has been taken, spiral and all.
In an effort to combat prescription pill overdose or missed doses, a team of medical professionals have come up with a small microchip that will be added to medication. The chip then transmits to a Bluetooth device when swallowed.
Scientists are claiming to have created a new sniffing device that can detect a wide range of chemicals that exceeds even the best bloodhound, and it was created in part by inspiration from the canine’s incredible sense of smell.
A TED talk reveals that there are some scientifically supported benefits to playing action games, including an increased attention span and improved eye-sight.
A new hybrid 3D printer can manufacture implantable cartilage by combining ink-jet technology with electro-spun polymers.
Methamphetamine is addictive, harmful, and lowers your immune response… but it might just be effective against fighting the flu, according to a new experiment conducted in a lab
A company called SmartMetric Inc. has created a new type of device that stores your medical record data in a small keying. This storage device is unique in that it will give caregivers access immediately and that it is stored locally and not in some central database.