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Paging Dr Watson:  IBM’s supercomputer in Patient Care

Paging Dr Watson: IBM’s supercomputer in Patient Care

Corventis - ECG - wireless heart arrhythmia monitoring - "enabling the early detection of cardiovascular events while allowing patients to maintain an active lifestyle."  http://www.corventis.com

Corventis Gets US OK for Wireless Cardiac Arrhythmia Monitoring System--- Single Lead Cardiac Monitor, sends data to a smart phone app. Wouldn't it be nice if the technology with this became so advanced that we could use this in the hospital!

Studies on rats found that fecal transplants can restore balance to the bacteria in the digestive system and actually help obese patients loose weight. Changes in digestive microbiomes caused by antibiotic use can cause the body to store more fat. Clinical trial is being conducted in Massachusetts to test how freeze-dried poop capsules affect obese patients. This is an important study on how gut bacteria can affect our overall health and whether we can change them for the better.

Doctors Are Testing Freeze-Dried Poop Pills to Treat Obesity

Doctors Are Testing Freeze-Dried Poop Pills to Treat Obesity - Dieting may not work, but someone else’s poop could.

Ooh! I hope they have one of these around when I do clinical rotation. I'm super nervous about IVs. :/

Oh yeah, science…

This is an Accuvein vein finder. The infrared light projected by the scanner can detect the difference in hemoglobin concentration between veins and the surrounding tissue, and projects a map of the veins on the skin above them.

Masimos iPhone oximeter puts vital health information at the tip of your finger (hands-on)

Masimo's iPhone oximeter puts vital health information at the tip of your finger (hands-on)

iPhone oximeter - turn your iPhone into a heart rate and oxygen level monitor. That could be handy for a nurse to carry around.now show me blood pressure!

The future of refrigeration BioRobot Refrigerator (concept product not yet in production). Design by Yuriy Dmitriev submitted to Electrolux. Uses non-sticky, odorless bio-gel (not yet in development) to form a pod around food items, suspending them for easy access. Cooling occurs via luminescence.

The Electrolux Bio Robot Refrigerator is a concept where the Bio Robot cools biopolymer gel through luminescence. A non-sticky gel surrounds the food item when shoved into the biopolymer gel, creating separate pods. The design features no doors or drawers

iOptik contact lenses augment your eyes and allow for futuristic immersive virtual reality

iOptik contact lenses augment your eyes and allow for futuristic immersive virtual reality

"iOptik contact lens for HUD/augmented reality. Display systems built into the lens and allows user to see both the projected image/data and real surroundings in focus simultanesously." Please be a real thing this is so super spy sci-fi i love it

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