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Originally designed for astronauts, the Lifewrap is a first-aid garment used to stabilise women who are suffering from obstetric haemorrhage and shock. Bed Rest, Space Age, Good To Know, Health Care, Pregnancy, Post Partum, Astronauts, Country, Fitness

The space-age tech saving mothers in developing countries | Design Indaba

Originally designed for astronauts, the Lifewrap is a first-aid garment used to stabilise women who are suffering from obstetric haemorrhage and shock.

The Totohealth workers help parents take care of their children. Health Care, Innovation, Parents, Children, Design, Dads, Young Children, Boys, Kids

Totohealth is a mobile solution to healthcare problems | Design Indaba

Totohealth uses SMS-technology to help parents take care of themselves and their children.

Israeli school builds cool classroom for ADHD teens Bouncy chairs, distraction-free décor, walled-off workstations, desks on wheels and a living green wall provide a winning educational environment. Kindergarten Classroom Decor, Diy Classroom Decorations, Classroom Ideas, Living Green Wall, Kids Bulletin Boards, Elementary Art Rooms, Chalkboard Decor, Ball Chair, School Furniture

These classrooms are designed to help children with ADHD focus | Design Indaba

Israeli architect Lior Ben-Sheetrit designed an innovative classroom to assist children with ADHD to focus and learn better.

That Dragon, Cancer is a narrative-driven video-game, which tells the story of Joel Green, a one year old who has been diagnosed with a cruel form of cancer Video Game News, Video Games, Psychic Powers, Threes Game, Love Games, Real Friends, Indie Games, Identity Design, Prague

A video game becomes memoir about a family fighting cancer | Design Indaba

“That Dragon, Cancer” is an interactive narrative about Joel Green and his battle with cancer.

Using technology invented at MIT, doctors may one day be able to monitor patients' vital signs by having them swallow an ingestible electronic device that measures heart rate and breathing rate from within the gastrointestinal tract. Wearable Device, Wearable Technology, Office Assistant Jobs, Medical Assistant, Count Your Steps, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, Vital Signs, Digital Trends, Cool Tech

A sensor that monitors vital signs can be taken like a pill | Design Indaba

Researchers at MIT have developed an innovative monitor for measuring heart and breathing rates.

e-NABLE is a nonprofit global network of volunteers using their free time and respective skills to lend a helping hand to underserved children in need of assistive prosthetics Helping Children, Children In Need, Helping Hands, Open Source, Volunteers, Non Profit, Free Time, Health Care, Innovation

Open source 3D printed hands for children | Design Indaba

A global network of samaritans are helping children in need of hands.

Professor Hossam Haick at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology designed a product that pairs with a smartphone to detect lung cancer. Data Mining, Ios, Technology Design, Screen Shot, Science Nature, Carry On, Discovery, Fitbit, Fun Facts

The SNIFFPHONE could revolutionise early cancer detection | Design Indaba

Professor Hossam Haick at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology designed a product that pairs with a smartphone to detect lung cancer.

Experts at the University of Warwick invented the first ever ibuprofen patch which can be directly plastered on the skin to provide pain relief. The drug is delivered through the skin for up to 12 hours, scientists said. University Of Warwick, Period Cramps, Johnson And Johnson, Pain Management, New Skin, Over Dose, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Illness

Scientists create the world’s first painkiller patch | Design Indaba

Taking painkillers orally can be damaging. This transparent patch was made to treat pain at the source.

DesignThinkers’ Robert Bloom tells us about the make over of the busy Izhwezi Clinic and how the chief tool was empathy Clinic, Health Care, Innovation, Bloom, How To Make, Design, Health

DesignThinkers uses empathy and observation to lead its design | Design Indaba

DesignThinkers’ Robert Bloom tells us about the makeover of the busy Izhwezi Clinic and how the chief tool was empathy.

Delft University students put a living plant in a backpack to act as a portable air purifier. Horticulture, Masque Anti Pollution, Portable Air Purifier, Plant Bags, Designer Backpacks, Green Building, Innovation, Nature, Creative

Plant Bag purifies air in a backpack | Design Indaba

Delft University students put a living plant in a backpack to act as a portable air purifier.

10 Fabulous Cool Tips: Hypertension Crisis Blood Pressure blood pressure signs.Hypertension Causes blood pressure monitor track.Hypertension Causes. Blood Pressure Symptoms, Blood Pressure Chart, Normal Blood Pressure, Blood Pressure Remedies, Gestational Hypertension, Pulmonary Hypertension, Best Weight Loss Supplement, Weight Loss Supplements, People

Poo pill designed to combat obesity | Design Indaba

Scientists at a United States hospital are using a freeze-dried pill made of faecal matter to treat obesity.

doctHERs uses tech to provide healthcare to Pakistani women. Video Link, Pakistani, Health Care, Innovation, Bomber Jacket, Tech, Design, Women, Fashion

doctHERs provides Pakistani women with healthcare via video-link | Design Indaba

The doctHERs initiative is an online platform that connects doctors to patients in need using technology.

Conn Bertish uses creativity to empower his immune system. Beat Cancer, Creative Thinking, Immune System, Industrial Design, Mobile App, Health Care, Innovation, Encouragement, Creativity

Mobile app encourages creative thinking to beat cancer | Design Indaba

Cancer survivor Conn Bertish beat the disease with treatment and creative thinking and is now encouraging others to do the same.

Frank Kolkman has designed his open source Surgery Pirate robot with printed arms as an exploration of medical technology made open source. Wearable Device, Wearable Technology, Surgical Robots, Portable Charger, Machine Design, Cool Gadgets, 3d Printer, Surgery, Health Care

DIY-surgical robot challenges the high cost of healthcare machines | Design Indaba

Inexpensive healthcare devices are within reach says Frank Kolkman, the creator of a DIY-surgical robot.

Flowy uses a simple game to combat panic attacks. Anxiety Panic Attacks, Reduce Stress, Health Care, Innovation, App, Feelings, Simple, Apps, Health

Flowy: An app that combats panic attacks | Design Indaba

Flowy reduces stress, anxiety and panic attacks using daily breathing rituals.

An exoskeleton may help the paralyzed to walk again. An exoskeleton may help the paralyzed to walk again. Until recently, being paralyzed from the waist down meant using a wheelchair to get around. Exoskeleton Suit, Powered Exoskeleton, Latest Robots, Les Inventions, Robotics Companies, Get Up And Walk, Medical Field, Multiple Sclerosis, Phoenix

Affordable exoskeleton could help paraplegic kids walk, sit or stand | Design Indaba

The Phoenix, the world’s lightest exoskeleton for the disabled, will be adapted to help disabled children.

Each purchase of Bella Ha sandals helps us send solar suitcases to maternity wards in underserved areas 303 with doppler and panels multitip USB Solar Power System, Pregnancy Care, Renewable Energy, Change The World, Health Care, Innovation, Suitcases, Maternity, Gadgets

We Care Solar: A suitcase that powers health care in developing nations | Design Indaba

We Care Solar designs solar-powered systems to meet essential maternity care needs.

Massachusetts startup CannaKorp is working on a vaporizer that uses single-serve, pre-dosed medical marijuana pods, called CannaCups. Medical Marijuana, Keurig, Embedded Image Permalink, Carafe, Chalk Paint, Coffee Cups, Innovation, Design, Coffee Mugs

The CannaCloud is the instant high without the fuss | Design Indaba

This new system makes medical marijuana prep as easy as brewing a cup of coffee.

Smart Bandage Signals Infection by Turning Fluorescent.Researchers have developed a new kind of wound dressing that could serve as an early-detection system for infections. Burn Dressing, Wound Dressing, University Of Bath, Emergency Response Team, Wound Care, Geek Gadgets, Bacterial Infection, New Technology, Colors

Smart burn dressing lights up under UV light when infected | Design Indaba

This smart burn dressing is designed to change colour when the patient’s burn wound is infected.

Imagine if a matchstick-sized brain implant could circumvent damaged spinal cords and help paralyzed people become mobile — powered by their own thoughts. The futuristic technology, which involves a… Motor Cortex, Deep Brain Stimulation, Quadriplegic, University Of Melbourne, Spinal Cord Injury, Brain Activities, Neurons, Blood Vessels, Science And Technology

New technology set to give autonomous mobility to paraplegics | Design Indaba

A small brain implant could enable paralysed people to control medical-assist equipment with their minds.

The Drone ambulance is used in New York.The drone has argodesign. It is a wild craft design. It is only one person ambulance drone modeled after a standard Ambulance, Magazine Design, Architecture Design, E Mobility, Future Transportation, New Drone, Drone Technology, Technology Design, Pilot

Flying ambulance drone proposed for time-sensitive emergencies | Design Indaba

Argodesign’s ambulance quadcopter is designed to improve emergency response times in critical medical situations.

The Bimek SLV is a small surgical implant that gives men the power to turn their internal flow of sperm on and off, like an on-demand vasectomy switch. Healthcare News, Digital Trends, No Time For Me, Control, Flow, 20 Years, Balls, Guys, Endurance

New men's contraceptive is as easy as the flip of a switch | Design Indaba

Swiss inventor Clement Bimek created a device that could shake up the birth control industry.

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Originally designed for astronauts, the Lifewrap is a first-aid garment used to stabilise women who are suffering from obstetric haemorrhage and shock. Bed Rest, Space Age, Good To Know, Health Care, Pregnancy, Post Partum, Astronauts, Country, Fitness

The space-age tech saving mothers in developing countries | Design Indaba

Originally designed for astronauts, the Lifewrap is a first-aid garment used to stabilise women who are suffering from obstetric haemorrhage and shock.

The Totohealth workers help parents take care of their children. Health Care, Innovation, Parents, Children, Design, Dads, Young Children, Boys, Kids

Totohealth is a mobile solution to healthcare problems | Design Indaba

Totohealth uses SMS-technology to help parents take care of themselves and their children.

Israeli school builds cool classroom for ADHD teens Bouncy chairs, distraction-free décor, walled-off workstations, desks on wheels and a living green wall provide a winning educational environment. Kindergarten Classroom Decor, Diy Classroom Decorations, Classroom Ideas, Living Green Wall, Kids Bulletin Boards, Elementary Art Rooms, Chalkboard Decor, Ball Chair, School Furniture

These classrooms are designed to help children with ADHD focus | Design Indaba

Israeli architect Lior Ben-Sheetrit designed an innovative classroom to assist children with ADHD to focus and learn better.

That Dragon, Cancer is a narrative-driven video-game, which tells the story of Joel Green, a one year old who has been diagnosed with a cruel form of cancer Video Game News, Video Games, Psychic Powers, Threes Game, Love Games, Real Friends, Indie Games, Identity Design, Prague

A video game becomes memoir about a family fighting cancer | Design Indaba

“That Dragon, Cancer” is an interactive narrative about Joel Green and his battle with cancer.

Using technology invented at MIT, doctors may one day be able to monitor patients' vital signs by having them swallow an ingestible electronic device that measures heart rate and breathing rate from within the gastrointestinal tract. Wearable Device, Wearable Technology, Office Assistant Jobs, Medical Assistant, Count Your Steps, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, Vital Signs, Digital Trends, Cool Tech

A sensor that monitors vital signs can be taken like a pill | Design Indaba

Researchers at MIT have developed an innovative monitor for measuring heart and breathing rates.

e-NABLE is a nonprofit global network of volunteers using their free time and respective skills to lend a helping hand to underserved children in need of assistive prosthetics Helping Children, Children In Need, Helping Hands, Open Source, Volunteers, Non Profit, Free Time, Health Care, Innovation

Open source 3D printed hands for children | Design Indaba

A global network of samaritans are helping children in need of hands.

Professor Hossam Haick at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology designed a product that pairs with a smartphone to detect lung cancer. Data Mining, Ios, Technology Design, Screen Shot, Science Nature, Carry On, Discovery, Fitbit, Fun Facts

The SNIFFPHONE could revolutionise early cancer detection | Design Indaba

Professor Hossam Haick at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology designed a product that pairs with a smartphone to detect lung cancer.

Experts at the University of Warwick invented the first ever ibuprofen patch which can be directly plastered on the skin to provide pain relief. The drug is delivered through the skin for up to 12 hours, scientists said. University Of Warwick, Period Cramps, Johnson And Johnson, Pain Management, New Skin, Over Dose, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Illness

Scientists create the world’s first painkiller patch | Design Indaba

Taking painkillers orally can be damaging. This transparent patch was made to treat pain at the source.

DesignThinkers’ Robert Bloom tells us about the make over of the busy Izhwezi Clinic and how the chief tool was empathy Clinic, Health Care, Innovation, Bloom, How To Make, Design, Health

DesignThinkers uses empathy and observation to lead its design | Design Indaba

DesignThinkers’ Robert Bloom tells us about the makeover of the busy Izhwezi Clinic and how the chief tool was empathy.

Delft University students put a living plant in a backpack to act as a portable air purifier. Horticulture, Masque Anti Pollution, Portable Air Purifier, Plant Bags, Designer Backpacks, Green Building, Innovation, Nature, Creative

Plant Bag purifies air in a backpack | Design Indaba

Delft University students put a living plant in a backpack to act as a portable air purifier.

10 Fabulous Cool Tips: Hypertension Crisis Blood Pressure blood pressure signs.Hypertension Causes blood pressure monitor track.Hypertension Causes. Blood Pressure Symptoms, Blood Pressure Chart, Normal Blood Pressure, Blood Pressure Remedies, Gestational Hypertension, Pulmonary Hypertension, Best Weight Loss Supplement, Weight Loss Supplements, People

Poo pill designed to combat obesity | Design Indaba

Scientists at a United States hospital are using a freeze-dried pill made of faecal matter to treat obesity.

doctHERs uses tech to provide healthcare to Pakistani women. Video Link, Pakistani, Health Care, Innovation, Bomber Jacket, Tech, Design, Women, Fashion

doctHERs provides Pakistani women with healthcare via video-link | Design Indaba

The doctHERs initiative is an online platform that connects doctors to patients in need using technology.

Conn Bertish uses creativity to empower his immune system. Beat Cancer, Creative Thinking, Immune System, Industrial Design, Mobile App, Health Care, Innovation, Encouragement, Creativity

Mobile app encourages creative thinking to beat cancer | Design Indaba

Cancer survivor Conn Bertish beat the disease with treatment and creative thinking and is now encouraging others to do the same.

Frank Kolkman has designed his open source Surgery Pirate robot with printed arms as an exploration of medical technology made open source. Wearable Device, Wearable Technology, Surgical Robots, Portable Charger, Machine Design, Cool Gadgets, 3d Printer, Surgery, Health Care

DIY-surgical robot challenges the high cost of healthcare machines | Design Indaba

Inexpensive healthcare devices are within reach says Frank Kolkman, the creator of a DIY-surgical robot.

Flowy uses a simple game to combat panic attacks. Anxiety Panic Attacks, Reduce Stress, Health Care, Innovation, App, Feelings, Simple, Apps, Health

Flowy: An app that combats panic attacks | Design Indaba

Flowy reduces stress, anxiety and panic attacks using daily breathing rituals.

An exoskeleton may help the paralyzed to walk again. An exoskeleton may help the paralyzed to walk again. Until recently, being paralyzed from the waist down meant using a wheelchair to get around. Exoskeleton Suit, Powered Exoskeleton, Latest Robots, Les Inventions, Robotics Companies, Get Up And Walk, Medical Field, Multiple Sclerosis, Phoenix

Affordable exoskeleton could help paraplegic kids walk, sit or stand | Design Indaba

The Phoenix, the world’s lightest exoskeleton for the disabled, will be adapted to help disabled children.