Engineering researchers at the University of Florida have developed a designer pill that can track whether patients are taking their medication on time and in a prescribed fashion. The pills which are affectionately coined “tattletale pills” consist of a standard white capsule that have been “coated with a label embossed with silvery lines.” The lines [...]
Twenty four year old L/Cpl Craig Lundberg lost his vision in 2007 in Basra, Iraq due to a rocket propelled grenade. After returning back home, he was approached by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to trial the BrainPort device, a machine that recognizes visual images and converts them into electrical impulses that are then transferred [...]
If you haven’t heard of the Da Vinci surgical robot, it’s probably only the most amazing surgical machine ever developed for the field of medicine. It’s still pretty expensive, so it’s rolling out to surgical wards all over the world very slowly. As a result, doctors are hard-pressed to find the time and resources to [...]
Outside of genetic factors which can’t be controlled (at least until gene therapy becomes mainstream), there are a few things that are important for heart health such as reducing stress, eating healthy and regular physical exercise.