Category Archive: Innovation

Oxygen and DFU’s: Deja Vu all over agin?

July 2, 2018

Late Breaking research from Frykberg, Peters et al,  at the 2018 ADA. Exciting stuff from a group of the best wounds docs in the world. Enjoy. PVM Multinational, Multicenter, Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy of Cyclical Topical Wound Oxygen Therapy (TWO2) in the Treatment of Chronic Diabetic Foot Ulcers ROBERT FRYKBERG, PETER J. FRANKS, MICHAEL E. EDMONDS, JONATHAN N. BRANTLEY, LUC TÉOT, THOMAS WILD, MATTHEW G. GAROUFALIS, ALIZA M. LEE, JANETTE THOMPSON, GERARD REACH, CYAANDI R. DOVE, KARIM LACHGAR and DIRK…

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Neuroplasticity: Toronto’s Dr. Popovic, is stimulating brain cells to restore muscle memory in people with paralysis.

June 24, 2018

  This wearable medical device could help people with paralysis move again CBC Radio · June 22 Physiotherapist Bastien Moineau demonstrates how the computer technology in this garment is designed to stimulate muscles to perform routine tasks.  Listen13:27 Bonnie Brown's documentary 'The Mind Moves in Mysterious Ways' explores a made-in-Canada invention that's helping paralyzed Canadians regain movement in their limbs. Click 'listen' above to hear the documentary.    In a split second, life as they had known it, was over. And the prognosis was pretty clear.  "The…

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Time is of the Essence: Apple Watch vs Diabetes

February 8, 2018

Apple Watch is getting good at detecting medical problems.  Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac Apple Watch detects diabetes with 85% accuracy Buster Hein/Feb 7, 2018 Figuring out if you have diabetes could soon be as easy as strapping on an Apple Watch. A new study from Cardiogram shows that by using heart rate monitors on wearables like the Apple Watch, neural networks can now detect whether the wearer has early signs of diabetes with astonishing accuray.  Medical researchers have been on…

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PICU Liber8: Dr. Karen Choong and HHS PICU Team set innovative PICU programme free

September 6, 2017

After 2 years of hard work, my brilliant wife, Prof. Karen Choong and her outstanding PICU team at McMaster University Children's Hospital have launched PICU LIBER8, an innovative PICU programme aimed at improving outcomes and reducing PICU morbidity. It will change the way we treat our critically ill children in the years to come. Enjoy! P  

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Apple secretly working on glucose monitoring for diabetes

April 26, 2017

Apple has a super-secretive initiative to develop sensors that can noninvasively and continuously monitor blood sugar levels. Source: Apple secretly working on glucose monitoring for diabetes

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Scewo Stair Climbing Wheelchair Review » The Gadget Flow

April 3, 2017

Introducing the Scewo Stair Climbing Wheelchair. This incredible device is bringing a new level of mobility to those without it. Source: Scewo Stair Climbing Wheelchair Review » The Gadget Flow

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