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Mobisante launches smartphone-based ultrasound system MobiUS SP1

Mobisante launches smartphone-based ultrasound system MobiUS SP1

Ultrasound-based diagnostic imaging technique used for visualizing subcutaneous body structures including tendons, muscles, joints, vessels and internal organs for possible pathology or lesions. Obstetric sonography is commonly used during pregnancy and is widely recognized by the public. MobiSante show cased its mobile based ultrasound device in Mobile Health Expo in late 2010. Food and Drug...
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Echo Therapeutics transdermal continuous glucose monitoring device

Echo Therapeutics transdermal continuous glucose monitoring device

Diabetes mellitus is a serious, life-threatening metabolic disorder. There is a need for monitoring blood glucose levels on a regular basis in such patients. A device that allows accurate glucose monitoring in real time without the use of frequent finger sticks, will render a reliable, less invasive method for continuous glucose monitoring. This could facilitate strict blood glucose control, facilitating...
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New retinal imaging system developed without pupil dilatation

New retinal imaging system developed without pupil dilatation

I am sure you have had your routine eye exam and have gone through retinal exam by dilating the pupil.  I remember once, I had gone through dilation of pupil and was driving back home with the special goggles provided by the physician.  I did not realize, until I started driving, that my vision will be affect to a great extent and somehow made it to home. It is more tough for the children, who have...
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ePetri dish – Smartphone based microscopy imaging platform

ePetri dish – Smartphone based microscopy imaging platform

A microscope is an instrument used to see objects that are too small for the naked eye. The science of investigating small objects using such an instrument is called microscopy. Microscopic means invisible to the eye unless aided by a microscope. Researchers from university of California, utilized iPhone as microscope and spectrometer. California Institute of Technology researchers transformed...
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Neutron Needlefree Catheter Patency Device Launched

Neutron Needlefree Catheter Patency Device Launched

Catheter patency device provides a constant velocity of fluid in the catheter upon disconnection of a luer. The positive displacement feature prevents the backflow of blood into the catheter lumen which can otherwise lead to thrombotic occlusions. It helps maintain the patency of vascular access devices and permits the use of saline flush for any vascular access device, including central venous access. Catheter...
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iPhone as microscope and spectrometer

iPhone as microscope and spectrometer

Steve Jobs founder of Apple died yesterday, which has created a wave of sadness around the world.  Steve job’s vision was key in developing and launching iPod, iPhone and iPad. KAH team would like to pay homage to Steve Jobs and legacy of innovative products he has given to the world. There were speculations of release of iPhone 5, but Apple launched iPhone 4S, which looks similar to iPhone...
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iPhone based Application to treat Presbyopia

iPhone based Application to treat Presbyopia

Presbyopia is a condition in which the lens of the eye becomes progressively unable to focus on objects close to the viewer. The condition is a normal part of the aging process. The most common treatment for those suffering from presbyopia is corrective lenses, either eyeglasses or contacts either reading glasses or bifocals. Even the most common type of eye surgery, LASIK, is not effective for...
ResolutionMD Mobile for iOS launched for Clinical Use in U.S.

ResolutionMD Mobile for iOS launched for Clinical Use in U.S.

Health apps developed for medical professionals have gained momentum with  MIM mobile radiology imaging app setting stage by getting FDA approval.   ResolutionMD Mobile is another medical imaging app that got FDA approval last week.  Calgary Scientific developed this next-generation mobile app that delivers full-functionality advanced visualization of 2D and 3D, CT and MR images directly to mobile...
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Smartphones That Measure Radiation, Bad Breath, body fat etc

Smartphones That Measure Radiation, Bad Breath, body fat etc

Smartphones have change the way phones are used.  You can perform e-mail messaging, web browsing, even reading and editing of Word and Excel files on the go with smartphones. While many other phones have similar functions, smartphones can offer users a bigger screen and a full keyboard, making data functions easier to use. These can also carry out synchronization of information with desktop or laptop...
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The New anesthesia depth- Electroencephalogram Monitor

The New anesthesia depth- Electroencephalogram Monitor

During general anesthesia in adults (and children over 1 year old),  the anesthetist should be able to adjust the amount of anesthetic agent to the needs of the patient, possibly resulting in a more rapid emergence from anesthesia. Depth of anesthesia is a theoretical construct  to conceptualize anesthetic effects on the central nervous system as discrete or continuous phases or states. Clinical...
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