Tag Archives: telemedicine

An HIV test which can be performed at home has been approved by the FDA, potentially bringing diagnosis and treatment to many who might've otherwise remain undiagnosed.

FDA Approves First At-Home HIV Test

This past May an FDA advisory panel unanimously approved a test for HIV that people can perform at home. Relatively easy to use, the at-home test could greatly increase... more

Written By: | Posted: 07/11/12

The Telepresence Puppet is the new robot from Singapore start-up Ctrl Works with which doctors can check up on patients from afar

Telepresence Robot To Join Doctors On Rounds Next Month

Another robot wants to give busy doctors the ability to be in two places at one time. Reminiscent of – and resembling – iRobot’s AVA, the Telepresence Puppet is a... more

Written By: | Posted: 03/27/12

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Drug Delivery Microchip Implanted in Patients, Passes Human Trial

A remote drug delivery system has successfully been tested in a human trial. A microchip was implanted in 8 women and delivered a drug to treat osteoporosis once a day... more

Written By: | Posted: 02/22/12

iRobot CEO, Colin Angle, with AVA.

iRobot CEO Discusses Their New Robot AVA

We found this video from CNNMoney, about AVA, iRobot’s latest personal assistance robot. We’ve covered AVA before, how it’s basically an iPad (or notebook) on a... more

Written By: | Posted: 01/26/12

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TeleHealth is Here, and It’s Growing

A new report from Intel shows that healthcare is likely to become increasingly reliant on telehealth (TH) in the next ten years. TH includes long distance consultations,... more

Written By: | Posted: 05/20/10