Medical Innovations That Are Transforming Lives

Healthcare-related inventions alleviate the suffering of many and make their lives easier and better.
Loukia Papadopoulos

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The medical field is an exciting enticing one with innovations always on the horizon and that’s a good thing. Many of these new inventions make life easier for people around the world. In this video, we bring you some of these life-changing innovations and their practical applications.

The WeWALK Smart Cane was developed for visually impaired people. It can detect and warn the user of obstacles up ahead, has built-in speakers and smartphone integration for navigation. The Third Thumb by UCL Plasticity Lab is an extra thumb that can enhance human ability. It is controlled with pressure sensors attached to the user’s feet.

Naked Prosthetics' Prosthetic Fingers are designed to replace a partial loss of a finger. Their exoskeleton is robust and durable making them a great match for any hand. OrCam MyEye vision device can magnetically attach to any eyeglass frame in order to read texts, recognize faces, and identify products and colors. Finally, the Alair Bronchial Thermoplasty System is used to treat severe asthma by using heat to open up the airways.

These are but a few of the medical innovations that we showcase in our video. Watch it now to see the rest.

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