Plaster that checks you"re still breathing could help reduce hospital re-admissions

Plaster that checks you're still breathing could help reduce hospital re-admissions | UPDATED: 00:34 GMT, 15 May 2012 The digital 'plaster' allows patients to be monitored continuously A digital ‘plaster’ that records patients’ vital signs could help to prevent serious complications and reduce hospital re-admissions.

The tiny vacuum that cleans up infections

The tiny vacuum that cleans infections by sucking healing cells into wounds could help thousands of patients | UPDATED: 07:58 GMT, 1 May 2012 The vaccum works by drawing blood into an infected area, which increases the supply of healing cells A new device that ‘vacuums’ surgical wounds and hard-to-treat sores could help thousands of patients.

New hope for millions tormented by tinnitus: Sound-wave machine relieves ringing in ears that drives victims to despair

New hope for millions tormented by tinnitus: Sound-wave machine relieves ringing in ears that drives victims to despair | UPDATED: 01:05 GMT, 24 April 2012 Loud ringing: Robert McIndoe, 52, was diagnosed with tinnitus after going to a rock concert Heading out to a rock concert in July 2010, Robert McIndoe forgot his ear plugs.

Resperate: The 7 headset that can keep blood pressure low could help thousands of patients

The 7 headset that can keep blood pressure low could help thousands of patientsResperate device available on NHS for first time Alternative to pills The Resperate machine which controls blood pressure by slowing down breathing by playing relaxing music through headphones A gadget that controls high blood pressure will be available on the NHS for the first time.