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Is Figure 1 potential target of Facebook acquision?

Is Figure 1 potential target of Facebook acquision?

Social media has revolutionaized the mode of interaction with family and friends setting expectation to have update on your Facebook page every minute.  Yet another leap in the technology is growth of social media on mobile platforms, which is the future of social media as evident from $19 billion acquision of Whatsapp by Facebook.   Healthcare community has seen activity in socail media area...
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Clean your teeth by Oral-B SmartSeries Bluetooth toothbrush

Clean your teeth by Oral-B SmartSeries Bluetooth toothbrush

Toothbrush has been a simple day to day gadget that is useful in keeping your teeth clean. Development of battery operated and further more recharageble toothbrush provided better users experience and more control on dental hygiene. Now we are entring a era of merger of information technology with medical devices, which is touted to give growth to the medical device sector. Beam technologies...
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Smartphone detects vital body signs alongwith blood oxygen saturation

Smartphone detects vital body signs alongwith blood oxygen saturation

Vital signs are measures of various physiological statistics, often taken by health professionals, in order to assess the most basic body functions. The act of taking vital signs normally includes recording body temperature, pulse rate (or heart rate), blood pressure and respiratory rate, but may also include other measurements. Smartphones are becoming popular devices for to capture these...
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Apple iPhone 4S Bluetooth 4.0 paving way for mobile health devices

Apple iPhone 4S Bluetooth 4.0 paving way for mobile health devices

Apple release of iPhone 4S has created excitement among the smart phone users. Apple fans queued up in front of Apple store, some dressed as Steve Jobs, dedicated the 4S to Steve Jobs referring it as “for Steve”. Along with iPhone 4S, Apple released iOS 5 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch which has added features. However, there is one new feature, which brings body area network...
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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...
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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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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...
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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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