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These tiny soft robots could deliver drugs from under your skin

These tiny soft robots could deliver drugs from under your skin | Innovation in Health | Scoop.it
Scientists have created a tiny biobot that can be implanted under the skin and deliver doses of drugs. The 3D-printed micromachine has no batteries or wires, but is activated through a
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Medgadget's Best Medical Technologies of 2016 |

Medgadget's Best Medical Technologies of 2016 | | Innovation in Health | Scoop.it
The year 2016 presented the world with a number of big surprises. Some positive, some negative, depending on whom one asks. Here at Medgadget, 2016 will be
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Microsoft's Xbox Kinect breathes new life into respiratory assessment

Microsoft's Xbox Kinect breathes new life into respiratory assessment | Innovation in Health | Scoop.it
Xbox Kinects could be used in the future to assess the health of patients with conditions such as cystic fibrosis.
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Apple launches CareKit to let people develop their own health apps

Apple launches CareKit to let people develop their own health apps | Innovation in Health | Scoop.it
Apple announced today the launch of CareKit, a new open source software platform that allows people to develop their own health care apps. The software's design is similar to that o
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Portable DNA Sequencer MinION Helps Build the Internet of Living Things

Portable DNA Sequencer MinION Helps Build the Internet of Living Things | Innovation in Health | Scoop.it
  SOURCE March 17, 2016 Portable DNA Sequencer MinION Helps Build the Internet of Living Things   It’s been nearly a year since the first portable DNA sequencers were shipped to giddy researchers waiting to be untethered from the refrigerator-sized machines in their labs. Now a desktop version by the same maker, Oxford Nanopore, is heading their way, with the first shipments to be sent by the end of this month. The devices themselves have generated a ton of excitement and press, but less discussed is the company’s grand, long-term vision: to build an “internet of living things.” The vision looks like this: researchers, consumers, government employees—everyone—will be reading the DNA of their own bodies and the living things around them, and streaming that data on the internet. DNA-reading sensors would be integrated into food production equipment, polluted waters, farms and phones. They would track the presence and movement of food pathogens and deadly viruses. Individuals could,
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Scientists have created a painless patch that can control diabetes without injections

Scientists have created a painless patch that can control diabetes without injections | Innovation in Health | Scoop.it
No more daily injections!
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Could Twitter Be a Recruitment Tool for Cancer Trials?

Could Twitter Be a Recruitment Tool for Cancer Trials? | Innovation in Health | Scoop.it
Study suggests it has untapped potential for linking patients to clinical trial enrollment websites
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Amputee Feels Texture with a Bionic Fingertip

Amputee Feels Texture with a Bionic Fingertip | Innovation in Health | Scoop.it
08.03.16 - An amputee feels rough or smooth textures in real-time — in his phantom hand — using an artificial fingertip connected to nerves in the arm. The advancement will accelerate the development of touch enabled prosthetics.
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Philips Unveils New Aging Well Services for Independent Seniors |

Philips Unveils New Aging Well Services for Independent Seniors | | Innovation in Health | Scoop.it
Philips is introducing its new Aging Well Services, a collection of offerings to help seniors live independent, healthy lives in their own homes. The firm
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Virtual Reality Is Coming to Medical Imaging

Virtual Reality Is Coming to Medical Imaging | Innovation in Health | Scoop.it
Thanks to new equipment, doctors can see, and feel, a body in entirely new ways.
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Presbytie : une application pour aider le cerveau à compenser

Presbytie : une application pour aider le cerveau à compenser | Innovation in Health | Scoop.it
Une technique fondée sur la plasticité cérébrale permet de corriger la presbytie grâce à une application pour smartphone. Le but ...
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Microsoft, Novartis partner for Kinect-based multiple sclerosis assessment tool

Microsoft, Novartis partner for Kinect-based multiple sclerosis assessment tool | Innovation in Health | Scoop.it
Microsoft has announced a partnership Novartis that began a few years ago to create a system, called Assess MS, that better evaluates how patients perform on multiple sclerosis (MS) tests.
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New method enables discovery of 3D structures for molecules important to medicine | KurzweilAI

New method enables discovery of 3D structures for molecules important to medicine | KurzweilAI | Innovation in Health | Scoop.it
If you zap a crystal (green, left) containing highly ordered protein molecules with X-rays, the X-rays scatter and produce useful regular patterns of spots
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Treating cancer with drugs for diabetes and hypertension

Treating cancer with drugs for diabetes and hypertension | Innovation in Health | Scoop.it
A combination of a diabetes medication and an antihypertensive drug can effectively combat cancer cells. The team of researchers led by Prof. Michael Hall at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel has also reported tha
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The 10 Biggest Clinical Success Stories of 2016 in European Biotech

The 10 Biggest Clinical Success Stories of 2016 in European Biotech | Innovation in Health | Scoop.it
The European Biotech News Website
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Transdermal implant releases antibodies to trigger immune system to clear Alzheimer’s plaques | KurzweilAI

Transdermal implant releases antibodies to trigger immune system to clear Alzheimer’s plaques | KurzweilAI | Innovation in Health | Scoop.it
An implant that can prevent Alzheimer's disease. A new capsule can be implanted under the skin to release antibodies that tag amyloid beta, signalling the
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Osteoporosis in mice reversed with single injection of stem cells

Osteoporosis in mice reversed with single injection of stem cells | Innovation in Health | Scoop.it
​Age-related osteoporosisis is said to affect more than 200 million people worldwide, but much-needed help may now be on the way with scientists discovering healthy bone structure can be restored in mice with a single injection of stem cells.
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Virtual reality helps people with MS relive their passions in touching ad campaign

Virtual reality helps people with MS relive their passions in touching ad campaign | Innovation in Health | Scoop.it
Virtual reality helps a surfer and a dancer with MS reconnect with what they love most.
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Revolutionary New Cell Type May Hold Key To Treating Heart Failure

Revolutionary New Cell Type May Hold Key To Treating Heart Failure | Innovation in Health | Scoop.it
Around 610,000 people die from heart disease in the U.S. every year – that’s one in every four deaths. It’s proving to be a particularly difficult medical problem: Damage to the heart is almost always irreversible, as heart cells cannot regenerate themselves.
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Wearable Technology May Soon Make Sign Language Audible - RYOT News

Wearable Technology May Soon Make Sign Language Audible - RYOT News | Innovation in Health | Scoop.it
Remember that Samsung Turkey video of a whole town learning sign language to surprise a young deaf man from Istanbul? It’s okay to admit that you got a lit
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FDA approves wireless contact lens sensor - PMLiVE

FDA approves wireless contact lens sensor - PMLiVE | Innovation in Health | Scoop.it
Triggerfish allows monitoring of eye pressure
for 24 hours
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Google Launches DeepMind Health, Bringing AI to Healthcare

Google Launches DeepMind Health, Bringing AI to Healthcare | Innovation in Health | Scoop.it
Google's leading artificial intelligence, DeepMind, has officially made the move into the healthcare industry. This is DeepMind Health.
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Rapidly building artificial arteries for testing drugs | KurzweilAI

Rapidly building artificial arteries for testing drugs | KurzweilAI | Innovation in Health | Scoop.it
The muscle layer of the engineered human arteries function well. After just one week, the arteries contain two types of proteins important for muscle
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Les drones s’imposent dans le secteur médical

Les drones s’imposent dans le secteur médical | Innovation in Health | Scoop.it
Drones-ambulances, drones-défibrillateurs ou drones livreurs de produits médicaux : la santé a désormais ses robots volants. Retour sur des initiatives prometteuses.

Via Jerome Leleu
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New research shows young muscle stem cells can improve adult muscle regeneration

New research shows young muscle stem cells can improve adult muscle regeneration | Innovation in Health | Scoop.it
Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) have found a key to enhancing repair of damaged muscle. In work published today in Cell Reports, scientists describe why fetal muscle stem cells (MuSCs) ...
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