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Anticipatory Medical Device

An anticipatory medical device is a smart, worn device that is capable of sensing the natural rhythms of a part of the body and reacting when they sense a breakdown in those rhythms, to try and gently correct that developing problem immediately.

Examples would include heart monitoring devices, and gait monitoring devices.

See Also: BAN, Wearable Device, Wearable Computing

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Plug-and-Play Medical Interlink
For the last 25-30 years, physicians and engineers around the world have been envisaging an interconnected medical network, of which every device is a part. That is what the standards of DICOM and PACS work towards. But what about going further? Not just making the data compatible, but the devices themselves?

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Medical Implant Powered by Music
It is certainly an odd idea, but a rather effective one: Power a medical implant, with the beats of whatever song you happen to be listening to at the time. That in a nutshell is what Purdue university researchers have done with their latest prototype sensing device.

With the current surge in uses of the iphone as a distributed computing device, and several industries, most notably medical healthcare taking it up in increasing numbers, there has not been a better time to learn to code this small, sleek device.

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VR Interfaces: VRIxp
VRIxp is a medical diagnosis device using what is perhaps a novel form of 3D visualisation. It uses audio analysis of vibration deep inside the body to assemble precise structural detail.

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Investigators at Medical Device Safety Institute at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston have shown that magnets, which are found in most headphones, may interfere with implantable pacemakers and defibrillators if placed close eno...

A device that would help people suffering from night blindness and blindness due to old age regain vision will go into clinical trial in India by the end of next year.

US-based Doheny Eye Institute has partnered Bangalore?s s...

MedicAlert, the organisation behind healthcare information necklaces and bracelets, plans to offer a USB device that stores personal medical records.

Unveiled on Wednesday, the Personal HealthKey will use a USB flash drive, a...

Harvard physicists have shown that specially treated diamond coatings can keep water frozen at body temperature. The layer should be thick enough to form a biologically compatible shield over the diamond surface and to make diamond coatings...

St. Jude Medical have released a new telehealth unit, Merlin@home.

The device is a radio frequency wireless transmitter. It is designed to be used with implanted RF CRT-D (cardiac resynchronisation therapy defibrillator) devi...