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Fighting Obesity With Microchips
2013-04-01 05:10:36

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A team of UK scientists has developed an implantable microchip which they claim is capable of suppressing appetite, potentially making it a powerful new weapon in the fight against obesity. The microchips were designed by Imperial College London professors Chris Toumazou and Sir Stephen Bloom,  and according to FrenchTribune.com, they will soon be tested in a series of animal trials which could determine whether or not they...

2010-09-21 10:00:00

LA JOLLA, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance (WLSA), announces the keynote speakers at the inaugural Wireless Health 2010 conference, where industry thought leaders will discuss their visions for the emerging landscape of wireless connected health. The conference is scheduled for Oct. 4-7, 2010 at Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines. Featured keynote speakers include: Dr. Irwin Jacobs, Founder, QUALCOMM Dr. Rod Pettigrew, Director of the National Institute...

2009-11-02 14:21:08

A wireless digital 'plaster' that can monitor vital signs continuously and remotely is being tried out with patients and healthy volunteers at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, in a new clinical trial run by Imperial College London researchers. Toumaz Technology Ltd's Sensiumâ“ž¢ digital 'plaster' or 'patch' is a disposable device that sticks to a patient's chest. It is designed to allow patients to have their health monitored continuously without being wired...