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Implanted Pulse Generator Exercises Heart Muscle Using Microcurrent

Implanted Pulse Generator Exercises Heart Muscle Using Microcurrent

In a study conducted by MedUni Vienna/Vienna General Hospital, a new type of device has successfully use for the very first time to strengthen the weakened heart muscle in cardiomyopathy patients. An implanted pulse generator exercises the heart muscle using a microcurrent, thus stimulating the damaged heart muscle to regenerate. Ideally, this can save the…

Smartphone App To Help People Exposure To Common Class Of Drugs

Smartphone App To Help People Exposure To Common Class Of Drugs

The National Institute on Aging is funding the $3.5 million, five-year study to evaluate the app’s effectiveness. A team of researchers from Indiana University School of Medicine, Regenstrief Institute and Purdue University, led by Richard Holden, PhD, is testing a new app, called Brain Safe, designed to help people reduce their exposure to a common…

Video Games Promote Emotional Intelligence In Teenagers

Video Games Promote Emotional Intelligence In Teenagers

A new study has shown that video games, when used as part of an emotional intelligence training program, can help teenagers evaluate, express, and manage their own emotions immediately after the training. The study design, interpretation of results, and implications of these findings are publish in Games for Health Journal, a peer review publication from…

Medical Apps To Get Genuine Brand Medicines Easily

Medical Apps To Get Genuine Brand Medicines Easily

Medical apps to get genuine medicines at your doorstep Rapid proliferation of mobile phones, gone are the days when one had to visit a medical store to get your monthly refill of medicines. Numerous mobile apps have come up that allow users to order medicines, book consultations or lab tests and even communicate with doctors everything…

Musics May Affect Us Even Before We Are Born

Musics May Affect Us Even Before We Are Born

Musics; Whether it’s the music that was playing on the radio when you met your partner or the first song your baby daughter smiled to, for many of us, music is a core part of life. And it’s no wonder there is considerable scientific evidence that foetuses experience sounds while in the womb, meaning music…

Fitness Trackers Improving Business Decisions

Fitness Trackers Improving Business Decisions

Fitness Trackers; The Fitbit to Apple’s smartwatch, wearable tech is becoming increasingly popular across the globe. Compared to other nations like US; which has seen higher adoption of fitness trackers, uptake in Australia is still less than 10% in 2019. But news reports indicate that Australians are taking to fitness monitoring more than ever before.…

Brain Machine Interfaces

Brain Machine Interfaces With The Physical And Digital World

Brain Machine Interfaces; Data from Mental Work project, conducted as an experimental artwork at EPFL’s Artlab, indicates that BMI is robust and accessible to the general public, spurring new research collaborations in Switzerland on user experience. Brain-machine interfaces are rarely found outside of medical clinics, where the disabled receive hours or days of training in…

Virtual Reality Technology Creates Far Greater Sense Of Immersion

Virtual Reality Technology Creates Far Greater Sense Of Immersion

Virtual Reality; In this study you’ve ever participated in a virtual reality (VR) experience, you might have find yourself navigating the virtual world as an avatar. If you haven’t, you probably recognise the experience from its portrayal in film and on television. Popular media has brought us characters like Jake Sully in Avatar, Wade Watts…

Mobile Phone App For Patients With Diabetes

Mobile Phone App For Patients With Diabetes

Mobile Phone App; In this study the biggest problems for patients with diabetes are microvascular (i.e., neuropathy, retinopathy, neuropathy) and macrovascular events (e.g., cardiovascular events). The American Diabetes Association recommends routine monitoring to identify patients at high risk for these complications and to prevent them from becoming a large issue for patients care. These include doing…

Apple Health App

Apple Health App Enhance the Health Records feature

Apple health app has announce that it will allow any US healthcare organization with a compatible electronic health record (EHR) to register with its mobile Health Records feature, according to a tweet from Ricky Bloomfield, MD, Apple’s clinical and health informatics lead. This will allow patients to securely and privately download their EHR data to…

Validating Medical Information On Social Media

Validating Medical Information On Social Media

Validating medical information and healthcare advice abound on the internet, both genuine, science-based information as well as spurious and fake. Research published in the International Journal of Web Engineering and Technology, looks to using a crowd-sourcing approach to the validation of medication information on one particular niche of the internet – the well-known microblogging platform…

Wristband is being developed along the same lines, potentially helping patients

Wristband Are Use To Track Their Emotional Intensity

Wristband; In this study high tech wristband is being developed along the same lines, potentially helping patients who struggle with mood disorders. The smart wristband would use a person’s skin to track their emotional intensity. During a mood swing, either high or low, the wristband would change color, heat up, squeeze or vibrate to inform the…