Is flossing your teeth a waste of time: Dentists nag us about it.
Revealed: The headset that zaps epilepsy and depression | UPDATED: 12:08 GMT, 23 September 2012 Gadget: The headset is linked to a box A small electrical headset that works during sleep could help to treat patients with major depression and severe epilepsy.
Couch potato children 'up to nine times more likely to be clumsy than other youngsters' | UPDATED: 04:05 GMT, 15 August 2012 Children who spend hours watching TV or playing on a computer are more clumsy than other youngsters, a study claims.
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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 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 | 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.
Mouth tingler implanted in gum to beat the pain of migraines | UPDATED: 01:04 GMT, 27 March 2012 Migraine affects around one in ten of the UK population A painkilling device implanted in the gum could be a radical new way to beat migraine pain.
Blood clot grabber could save stroke victims' lives Strokes kill around 200 people every day in the UK A device that ‘traps’ blood clots so they can be safely removed from the brain could be a radical new treatment for stroke.
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.