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Health hackers: the patients taking medical innovation into their own hands

Tired of waiting for a monitor for his diabetes, Tim Omer made his own. He is one of a growing number of patients circumventing medical companies in favour of a homemade healthcare revolution  
theguardian.com
about 6 years ago
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Isolated Forearm Technique in General Anaesthesia

The isolated forearm technique allows otherwise paralysed patients to respond with hand movement, but are these patient signals being misinterpreted?  
medscape.com
over 6 years ago
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Open Bionics Unveils Three Prosthetic Arms to Turn Kids Into Superheroes |

While they may not be able to fly, instantly freeze their enemies, or shoot lightning from their fingers, children who have missing limbs due to a birth de  
medgadget.com
over 6 years ago
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Soft Robotic Finger Based on Shape Memory Alloys for Future Prosthetic Hands |

At Florida Atlantic University (FAU) engineers are developing new technology to activate the movement of robotic fingers that may boost the capabilities of  
medgadget.com
over 6 years ago
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Summary of Upper Limb Nerve Injuries and their Clinical Presentation

A summary of upper limb nerve injuries of the 5 main nerves (Radial, Median, Ulnar, Axillary and Musculocutaneous). Summarises the mechanism of injury and the likely clinical examination findings. A common topic for exams.  
Sarah Louise Edwards
over 6 years ago
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Robotic Hand Equipped with Stretchable Optical Touch Sensors |

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have integrated fiber optic sensors into a three-fingered robotic hand yielding a tactile sensing robotic hand. T  
medgadget.com
over 6 years ago