Archive | April, 2011

Breakthrough Technology for 12-Lead Diagnostic ECG Recording

Here is another mesmerizing biomedical innovation in cardiology. It’s the EKG Glove by Dr. Gopinathan. This disposable glove allows patients to perform a true 12-lead electrocardiograph by themselves without any infection and noise. The ECG Glove is made by IneedMD and is the only company to have a patent on telemedicine !

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Smart Wheelchairs Powered by an XBox 360 Controller and Voice Commands

I just discovered a latest biomedical research project video from Case Western Reserve University where roboticists are working on a new kind of smart wheelchair that allows a joystick (an Xbox controller) and voice commands to guide patients on the wheelchair.

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A Low-cost Infant Warmer for Developing Nations

Around 20 million low birth weight and premature babies are born each year, and almost 450 of them die every hour. Did you get a heartache ? Stanford graduates have invented a Low-cost Embrace Infant Warmer. Lets explore this innovation…

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How to Communicate with Physically-challenged using Eyebrows ?

Today, I just became a fan of a 20 y-o-inventor Apurv Mishra, after reading about his accomplishments. His biomedical invention Glabenator provides an alternative way for physically-challenged and quadriplegic individuals to communicate by using the basic movements of of 2 muscles in the forehead.

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How to Lose Weight Using a Gastric Pacemaker

People usually have a peeve against stomach stapling or stomach bypass surgery, since they include shocks to their vagus nerve, but a new electronic device implanted into the abdomen does just that in an effort to keep appetites in check. Lets have a look at this innovation …

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How to Diagnose Stroke using a Head-worn Biomedical Device

So, here is a new biomedical innovation which offers quick detection, diagnosis and monitoring of stroke. Kudos to a team of radiologists and retired US Navy sonar experts that made it possible using technology developed for submarines.

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