Posts Tagged ‘medicine’
 
 
 
Concepts
 
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osteoid

The Osteoid Is The Next Step In Bone Healing

Most of us will break a bone at some point in our lives. No matter how hard our bones are, we're often willing to push them a little too far. So why not have a fashionable cast that not only looks good, but helps your bones hea...
 
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The PillCam Will Make Middle Age Less Humiliating

As we age, there are many indiginities visited upon us for the sake of our longer-term health. Ask anybody who's been told that they're getting a colonoscopy how, precisely, that makes them feel. But fortunately, science can al...

 
Military
 
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XSTAT_2

The XStat Uses Tiny Sponges to Instantly Plug Bloody, Gaping Gunshot Wounds

Ask any emergency room employee; there's nothing more dangerous than a gunshot wound. This is, of course, the entire idea of shooting somebody, but in the military, the entire idea is that our soldiers aren't the ones getting s...
 
Fitness
 
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Science May Start Giving Us Wolverine-Esque Healing Factors

Everybody knows that Wolverine's real power is his healing factor. Sure, the claws are fun, having adamantium bonded to your skeleton is useful, but it's the fact that he can survive a power dive to the concrete or a crate of w...

 
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organcaresyst

The Organ Care System Is A New Way To Save Hearts For Transplant (video)

The technology for transporting organs hasn't changed in decades. With hearts especially, that's problematic, because once you stick a heart in a cooler full of ice, the clock is ticking; there's less than six hours before the ...
 
Science
 
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White Blood Cell “Magnet” Will Help Diagnose Disease

The dots in that video above? Fifteen microns in length. What you're seeing is white blood cells sorting out of a blood sample, and something that may save lives. Many diagnoses in medicine depend on knowing your white blood ce...

 
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Migraine Machine

Anit-Migraine Machine Promises To Stop Headaches, Or Is It Snake Oil

Would you use a product on your body even though its designer weren't even exactly sure hot it works?  I sure as hell wouldn't...I think...not sure. The Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation device, which measures about the size of...