Posts Tagged 'medical'

Woman Walks Again With 3D Printed Exoskeleton [video]

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New Toothbrush Brushes Teeth In 6 Seconds

Blizzident has developed a new toothbrush design that is claimed to thoroughly brush your teeth in just 6 seconds. Good news is that it is available for purchase now. Bad news is that one brush costs 300 (dollars or Euros) plus the cost of having dental impressions made. Each brush is custom made to fit each persons teeth. Seems like a good idea to me, but it’s just too expensive.

Visit Blizzident’s site HERE

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HMO On A Roll – Medical Uses Of Duct Tape

A duct tape manufacturer has a page to collect stories of how duct tape has been used in medical or first aid situations. It’s an informative and interesting read.

Go to HMO On A Roll.

 

Arizona Governor Initiates Death Panels

(Reuters) – A pacemaker and defibrillator fitted to carpenter Douglas Gravagna’s failing heart makes even rising from the couch of his Phoenix-valley home a battle. But it is not congestive heart failure that is killing him, he says. It is a decision by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer to stop funding for some organ transplants as the state struggles to reduce a yawning budget deficit. “She’s signing death warrants — that’s what she’s doing. This is death for me,” says Gravagna, 44, a heavy-set man who takes 14 medications to stay alive. Gravagna is among 98 people denied state Medicaid funding for potentially life-saving transplants and at the forefront of a harrowing battle over the state’s public finances.

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Coffee – The New Health Food?

An interesting article from WebMD reports some impressive results from a Harvard study.

Want a drug that could lower your risk of diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, and colon cancer? That could lift your mood and treat headaches? That could lower your risk of cavities? If it sounds too good to be true, think again. Coffee, the much maligned but undoubtedly beloved beverage, just made headlines for possibly cutting the risk of the latest disease epidemic, type 2 diabetes. And the real news seems to be that the more you drink, the better.

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Just a Few Bizarre X-rays

Check out these strange and painful x-rays.

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