Health Gadgets

39
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Feb 19, 2010
The innovative ultrasound device, which can be easily fit in one's pocket, may soon be used to relieve pain, cure injures or arthritis just at the comfort of your home.

George K. Lewis, the Cornell biomedical engineering graduate student, developed numerous prototypes of the ultrasound devices

18
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Feb 01, 2010
The largest manufacturers of the clothing now work on the development of innovative and intelligent fabrics, nanofabrics and wearable technology. These smart clothes look like ordinary clothes, but use the latest technology innovations to help you deal with various health conditions and prevent diseases.

9
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Mar 12, 2012
Jogging can soon become not only healthy, but also very useful green activity that uses your breathing for making electricity.

The new gadget called AIRE mask that was developed by Brazilian inventor Joco Paulo Lammoglia, uses air from your lungs to turn it into electricity and charge various devices, like your iPod.

9
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Mar 21, 2011
Checking your blood pressure regularly is essential for health and is a lot more difficult for blind people.

Tensio blood pressure monitor designed by Diana Dumitrescu is a concept now, but will soon become more than just a nice health gadget. This blood pressure monitor in a form of an electronic wristband tracks your blood pressure without the necessity to use your sight for this purpose.

The flexible wristband is made of inflatable foam, where the results appear on a display in Braille form, the system that lets blind people read using their tactile sensation.

The Tensio Blood pressure monitor is also a great first aid device that can wirelessly call for help in case of emergency.

7
votes
Jan 17, 2012
Sonic technology has been already used in some health gadgets, such as Clarisonic skin system and Philips Sonicare toothbrush and now the patented technology is behind an innovative sex toy.

The Orb by Revel Body is the first sex toy device that uses this technology to develop high-performance vibration motor.

7
votes
Dec 22, 2010
A student has developed a new pen that is able to measure and reduce the user's stress level.

7
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May 31, 2010
If you are worried about germs in the public bathroom or spent most of the time travelling, having an urination device is really convenient. For some of you, such health gadget may seem unusual and strange, but many women cannot imagine their life without urination device once they have tried it.

6
votes
Mar 01, 2011
Many women, who gave birth, know that along with joy of motherhood, they often get unpleasant surprises, like hemorrhoids. This often happens due to the prolonged labor and increased pressure on the anus.

Plexus Biomedical Inc.. received FDA approval of the first device that prevents external hemorroids during vaginal childbirth. The Hem-Avert Perianal Stabilizer was developed by David Blurton, the company's CEO, who decided to create a gadget that could help women during childbirth after he faced his wife's problem.

The Hem-Avert Perianal Stabilizer is made of medical grade polycarbonate with a cushion pad in the center of the device, which is placed inside with the help of lateral hook and loop fasteners attached to adhesive tape.

The Hem-Avert device is applied externally and non-invasively, supporting the perianal region during labor and delivery. This tool is recommended to use only during vaginal deliveries. During the clinical trials the novel device helped all women avoid hemorrhoids, when compared to 25 percent of women in the control group that had hemorrhoids during vaginal delivery.

6
votes
Jan 24, 2011
If your child has difficulties saying certain sounds or letters or pronounces some sounds incorrectly, Speech Buddies may help overcome these problems.

6
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Jan 05, 2011
High blood pressure affects millions of people around the world. Specialists recommend checking your blood pressure on a regular basis since the hypertension often goes unnoticed and the complications include heart problems, metabolic syndrome, vision loss and others. Nowadays there is a variety of blood pressure monitors that require complicated manipulations and data recording.

6
votes
Sep 06, 2010
Ionic toothbrushes have been on the market for several years and were invented in Japan. Soladey Ionic Toothbrushes are new toothbrushes that do not require toothbrush or batteries, but still are even more effective than traditional toothbrushes.

4
votes
Apr 24, 2012
Air pollution has been linked to numerous health problems from obesity to heart attack. It is almost impossible to determine how much pollution you inhale every day, but now with the Personal Exposure Monitor you will know for sure what's taking toll on your health.
MicroREM is a personal device that is worn like a necklace was developed by researchers from RTI, Columbia University, Stanford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Northeastern University.

5
votes
Jan 21, 2011
What if someone gave you a Chlamydia on a Valentine's Day? This may sound disgusting, but not in case if it was just a cute plush toy.
Giantmicrobes is a company that makes collectible educational toys that represents many types of microbes

5
votes
Jan 14, 2011
We live in a world, where technology makes things for us. And if you are one of those people, who want to know what the weather is like without even looking out your window, there is toothpaste gadget that is designed especially for you.

5
votes
Dec 28, 2010
People, who suffer from chronic conditions, such as asthma, allergies, epilepsy and others often need to deal with unexpected events, such as severe allergic reaction or seizure. Such events can be life-threatening, especially when there is no one around, who is aware of their condition.

5
votes
Dec 17, 2010
Many of us spend a lot of time at the computer or watching TV, although we know the importance of exercising. Sitting at the desk all day long contributes to weight gain and other health problems. However, many people will say that they simply do not have time for exercising.

4
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Feb 20, 2012
We all know how important it is to follow the good dental rules, brushing our teeth twice a day. However that does not mean that everything is done how it should be. Whether you suspect your child skipping the healthy habit, or you forget to do it properly, the new Bluetooth toothbrush can help.

Beam Brush tracks your teeth brushing habits and sends this data via Bluetooth to a smartphone app.

4
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Feb 01, 2012
Having high blood pressure often means that you need to take blood pressure drugs regularly. But the makers of a new health gadget claim that their device can help control your blood pressure without medications.

The gadget called Resperate works by slowing down user's breathing, playing soothing music.

5
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Jul 30, 2010
Those, who regularly workout, may already know how important is to watch over your heart rate during physical activities. Puma Cardiac Watch is designed to monitor your heart rate to maximize your training.

5
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Jul 27, 2010
Premature delivery has always been associated with numerous health risks for a baby. To deal with this problem, students from the Johns Hopkins University have developed a novel device to detect the early signs of preterm labor and help to prevent it.



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