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10 Best Low Budget Gadgets To Help With Back Pain

Know someone with back pain? Here are 10 of the highest-rated low-budget gadgets that can help ease back pain. Each of these devices help in different ways to relieve pain.  Depending on the pain you have, using a combination of several of these devices can dramatically reduce the frequency and intesity of back pain.

Innovative Needle-Free Blood Draw: A Painless Future for Diabetics

There may come a day when diabetics will not need glucose monitoring devices. That day may come even sooner than expected with the advent of Google's new patent for a needle-free blood draw. Read on for more information.

Stem Cells and 3-D Printing: Innovative and Astounding Technology

Learn more about the latest in regenerative medicine and how 3-D printing with the help of scientists is helping to transform it by developing a way to print 3-D structures than contain embryonic cells.


Brain-Controlled Interface Gives the Disabled Reason To Smile

Meet the telepresence robot, a brain-controlled interface that helps to lift the spirits of the disabled by translating their mental intentions into commands.

Eye-Controlled Wheelchair: New Vision and Freedom for The Disabled

Learn more about Eyegaze technology and the Eyedrivomatic  wheelchair created by a disabled inventor that has transformed the lives of many people with severe motor disabilities.

Gene-Editing Technique May Take The Bite Out of Malaria

Learn more about the new strain of malaria-blocking mosquito scientists have created by using a new gene editing technique that may well eliminate the dreaded disease from the planet.

Tobii Tech Eye-Tracking For Games, Business And More

Tobii is an innovative Japanese tech company behind eye-tracking technology. While eye-tracking technology isn’t exactly new, Tobii is taking it to the next level.

Facial Transplant Surgery Transforms Life of Injured Firefighter

Learn more about an historic facial transplant operation that has been performed at New York University's Langone Medical Center, granting an injured fire-fighter a new lease on life and a brand new face.

Can Brain Scans Predict Coma Recovery?

Learn more about functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), a scanning technique that focuses on a little known region of the brain that may well help doctors determine whether a coma patient will awaken or deteriorate into a vegetative state.

Parkinson's Drug Doubles as Treatment for Macular Degeneration

Learn more about L-DOPA, a treatment for Parkinson's Disease and a new study that suggests this drug may be able to delay or prevent Macular Degeneration.