21 Results for

stethoscope

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For today's gearhead scientist, a lab coat with endless pockets

Scottevest applied its gadget-pocket-crazy philosophy to lab coats, so we handed one off to a real live scientist to test out in a lab.

By December 10, 2014

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Doctors, haircuts, even kittens -- now on demand, via your smartphone

An explosion of on-demand apps gives a modern twist to some old traditions and even delivers us some new ones we didn't know we needed.

By November 25, 2014

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Microsoft gives $75,000 to team building cloud-based stethoscope

StethoCloud, designed by students in Australia, includes a stethoscope that connects to a mobile phone, allowing the user to upload breath recordings to a cloud service to help detect pneumonia.

By December 5, 2012

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FDA to start reining in the Wild West of medical apps

The FDA says it is only regulating products that turn smartphones into medical devices it already oversees, such as apps that let your phone act as an electronic stethoscope or give feedback on CPR.

By September 23, 2013

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Medical robot RP-VITA gets FDA approval

This bot from iRobot and InTouch Health can roll up to your bedside and help a remote doctor treat you.

By January 9, 2013

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Better health care via texting in the developing world (video)

Health care can be difficult to access for rural residents in the developing world. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das talks to Medic Mobile's CEO to find out how the company is working to change that.

By March 14, 2012

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Parkinson's patients test video games as therapy (video)

Physical therapy can ease symptoms of Parkinson's and may delay progression of the disease. Now, cutting-edge tech is transforming everyday therapy into entertaining exercises.

By March 13, 2012

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Pimp your iPhone with fan, laser, stethoscope

German company HMB-TEC has listed some apps which, together with accompanying hardware, will turn your iPhone into a fan, flashlight, laser pointer, and even a stethoscope.

By May 10, 2010

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A stethoscope app? Be still my beating heart

The iStetho Adapter, from start-up RidRx, converts an old stethoscope into an electronic one using an iPhone or iPod Touch and the iStethoscope Pro app.

By November 17, 2009

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'Vivid q' ultrasound system to be aboard Atlantis

GE Healthcare says NASA has selected its Vivid q Cardiovascular Ultrasound system to be delivered to the International Space Station on the agency's final planned space shuttle flight.

By July 7, 2011