Posts Tagged ‘health’

Kinect Now Used For Medical Research, In Place Of $100,000 System

Thank you CrunchGear for this Kinect news … I love that a gaming peripheral has been hacked into a bona fide medical tool … and replaces one that’s so ridiculously expensive to boot! Gamers rule! Kinect Now Used For Medical Research, In Place Of $100,000 System: ” The Kinect has only been out for a […]

Implantable blood sugar sensor could eliminate daily finger pricks

Implantable blood sugar sensor could eliminate daily finger pricks: “ Science has been figuring out ways to sidestep those dreaded finger pricks for years now, but it’s not often that we hear of such a permanent solution as this. A crew of researchers from The University of Tokyo and BEANS Research Institute are in the […]

CBC News – Calgary – Alberta scientists see Alzheimer’s breakthrough

While we still don’t completely understand the human brain, we all understand the impact that neural diseases like Alzheimer’s can have on people’s lives. It’s nice to see a light at the end of the tunnel … regrowing brain cells in humans could be an incredible breakthrough. While it will be some time before this […]

Researchers Discover How Key Enzyme Repairs Sun-Damaged DNA

As one of those pale faced people in a “the sun kinda hates me” way I am very intrigued by the discovery below … quoted verbatim since it’s all scientific and stuff … Researchers Discover How Key Enzyme Repairs Sun-Damaged DNA RESEARCHERS DISCOVER HOW KEY ENZYME REPAIRS SUN-DAMAGED DNA COLUMBUS, Ohio — Researchers have long […]

Canon develops X-ray- and pain-free mammogram device

As a woman who recently turned 40, the news that someone has developed new mammography technology that is pain-free is great news! Not great enough to save me from my 1st painful boob pinch which should be happening in my near future; but possibly great enough to save me from years of agonizing boob flattening. […]