New way to repair nerves?

Nerves, they transmits impulses of sensation to the brain or spinal cord, and impulses from these to the muscles and organs. They are like super important messengers. They are also very delicate structures and are susceptible to various types of injury. Several researches and studies have been conducted trying to find ways to re generateContinue reading “New way to repair nerves?”

Smart Watch

I used to never wear a watch, until I got my SmartWatch! Technology has come so far that a “watch”is like your personal assistant or your health “coach”, it keeps track of everything! From yeah! telling the time, too how many steps, calories burn, did you drink water? how is your VO2 level? You gotContinue reading “Smart Watch”

3D-printed Airway Stents Developed by Cleveland Clinic Doctor, approved by FDA

Health technology keeps growing and helping more lives! The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared patient-specific airway stents developed by Cleveland Clinic physician Tom Gildea, M.D. Dr. Gildea and his engineering team developed patient-specific stents that are designed using CT scans and 3D visualization software and then fabricated on a 3D printer andContinue reading “3D-printed Airway Stents Developed by Cleveland Clinic Doctor, approved by FDA”

SHOULDER ARTHROSCOPIC

Arthroscopy is a procedure  used to inspect, diagnose, and treat problems inside a joint. During the procedure, the surgeon inserts the arthroscope into your shoulder through a small incision. It is mostly to repair any damaged tissues. To do this, your surgeon makes 1 to 3 small incisions (cuts) and inserts other instruments through them.Continue reading “SHOULDER ARTHROSCOPIC”

Artificial neurons

Neurons, nerve cells, are the fundamental units of the brain and nervous system. Essentially they are the cells that transmit information throughout the body. There are different types of neurons: sensory, motor, interneurons…now we have artificial neurons. A team from the University of Bath, in U.K. ,used a combination of maths, computation and chip designContinue reading “Artificial neurons”

Concussions and new devices to diagnose it.

A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that can occur after an impact to your head or after a whiplash injury. It results in temporary loss of normal brain function. We have heard a lot about athletes getting concussions, but it can happen to anyone and are actually pretty common. Some signs of concussion are:Continue reading “Concussions and new devices to diagnose it.”

Diabetes:Type 1- new treatment?

Diabetes Type 1 is a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin. Insulin is a hormone needed to allow sugar (glucose) to enter cells to produce energy. It is an autoimmune disease and so far no cure have been found. It can be very serious if left untreated, it can haveContinue reading “Diabetes:Type 1- new treatment?”

Drones as 1st responders.

┬áDrones┬áhave had numerous uses in the military, defense, tactical, however their use is expanding to personal/recreational, commercial, scientific, agricultural, and other applications, such as surveillance, product deliveries and photography. When I first saw a drone it was used by a friend to take aerial commercial photography. Little I knew at the time that they wereContinue reading “Drones as 1st responders.”

3-D-nanopatterned microfluidic chip:detect Cancer

Medical technology its so amazing nowadays! I recently read “Ultrasensitive detection of circulating exosomes with a 3D-nanopatterned microfluidic chip“an article published by nature Biomedical Engineer (Y. Zeng et al.from University of Kansas) This 3-D-nanopatterned microfluidic chip can successfully detect cancer markers in a drop of blood or in a component of the blood called plasma,Continue reading “3-D-nanopatterned microfluidic chip:detect Cancer”

Orthopedic Devices

Orthopedic devices play a crucial role in enhancing the life of patients that need them, providing pain relief, improving mobility, among other of those suffering from musculoskeletal disorders.The global orthopedic devices market size was valued at $36.1 billion in 2017 and it is anticipated to expand. High prevalence of orthopedic conditions such as degenerative boneContinue reading “Orthopedic Devices”