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A new hearing device improves hearing

...acting sounds and whistles - as well as giving the wearer the feeling of talking within a barrel. The new aids have two parts - internal and external. The external processor is attached magnetically just behind the ear and picks up sounds which it transmits to the internal part, a receiver implanted into ...

Pain relieved by ionized bracelets

...ork here. The ionized bracelet works - because the wearer believes in it....

Australia's Mentally ill, ill at ease with Quality of Care

... their bit to improve the system, aferall only the wearer knows exactly where the shoe pinches! A plan to study the nature of mental health service is on the anvil. The Prime minister, in the course of a meeting with the Federal, state and Territory Ministers, will take serious measures to upgrade mental he...

Novel Device Developed To Help Autistic Individuals Communicate Better

... emotions displayed. The software then signals the wearer through a vibratory movement, signaling that the listener is not involved. The researchers had previously demonstrated at the University of Cambridge that her software is capable of detecting emotions associated with agreement, disagreement, concen...

Reports Characterize Fungal Eye Infections Among Soft Contact Lens Wearers

...eak. "Ulcerative keratitis in a soft contact lens wearer should suggest possible Fusarium or other fungal species in addition to bacteria, parasites or viruses as causative organisms," the authors conclude. "Clinicians should conduct the necessary clinical and laboratory investigations to establish a spec...

Beyond Bifocals: Wavefront Technology Benefits Patients With Presbyopia

...ce distortions that affect the quality of what the wearer sees,” she said. “This is particularly true of progressive lenses, which have complex corrections across the lens to allow for distance, intermediate and near vision. Wavefront-optimized lenses correct the lens itself so that when light passes throug...

'Smart' Sunglasses With Chameleon Powers

...attery that attaches to the glasses frame, and the wearer spins a tiny dial on the arm of the glasses to change color or shade. The lenses were created by sandwiching a gel between two layers of electrochromic material. Applying a small voltage moves charged particles from one layer to another, and changes ...

Electronic Tagging - for the Elderly Now!

...ndary alarm or emit a radio signal that allows the wearer to be tracked down by means of a hand held detector. Electronic tagging is a form of non-surreptitious surveillance consisting of an electronic device attached to a person or vehicle, allowing their whereabouts to be monitored. In general, devices ...

A Realistic Arm on the Anvil for Injured Soldiers

...significant function and sensory perception to the wearer and allows eight degrees of motion, according to a...achment to healthy nerves, the Proto 1 enables the wearer to have a sense of touch and feel strength of grip. In the case of the Proto 1 arm, nerves in the pe...

Scientists Develop Liquid Body Armour

...ive garment would be soft and flexible, giving the wearer maximum freedom of movement. But, at the first sign of danger, the transducers could be activated with the flick of a switch. They would vibrate the fluid, increasing its overall stiffness and boosting the protective strength of the body armour...

Contact Lens Wearers Warned Against Using AMO Solution

... degree of suspicion, especially in a contact lens wearer with a recent diagnosis of another form of keratitis, such as herpes simplex virus keratitis, who is not responding to therapy. Diagnosis is made on the basis of clinical picture and isolation of organisms from corneal culture or detection of trop...

Scottish Engineer Devises Versatile Hand

...he ring-pull of a soft drink can. Best of all, the wearer doesn't have to do the washing up as it's not totally waterproof. Phil Newman, of Touch Bionics which developed the hand at Livingstone, Lothian, said: 'For someone born without a hand, seeing their fingers moving is very emotional. And very rewar...

A Mechanical Prosthetic Close to the Real Thing

...board or even play musical instruments. When the wearer bends the remaining portion of his or her finger, the tight fit causes it to depress a lever on the X-Finger, articulating the device in proportion to the pressure exerted. The precision mechanism guides the digit's movements to match those of adja...

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