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Here come smart insulin pumps for diabetic kids

April 12th, 2012 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) As many as a million children suffer from Type I diabetes in India and painful for them are those insulin jabs. But smart insulin pumps ... Read more...

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Powering iPods, tiny sensors with a whiff of air

June 30th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 30 (IANS) A new genre of tiny sensors - like airborne and stationary spy cameras - may require just a whiff of air, not a battery, to operate, ... Read more...

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iPod and other gadgets could soon be ‘charged by pinch of the fingers’

March 30th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): Scientists are reporting the development of the first commercially viable nanogenerator, a flexible chip that can use body movements to generate electricity.They described boosting the device's power output ... Read more...

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Sensor and insulin pump combo could control blood sugar in diabetics

June 30th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Using sensors and insulin pump instead of multiple daily insulin injections could bring down average blood sugar levels in diabetics, according to a study.The study was conducted ... Read more...

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Insulin pumps may benefit diabetics

January 16th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 16 (ANI): Using a pump to deliver insulin continuously can benefit patients with type 1 diabetes, says a new study.Researchers believe that using a pump can be instrumental in gaining ... Read more...

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Insulin pumps: Matching your insulin to your lifestyle

March 5th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.5 (ANI): Six years ago, the use of insulin pumps, a diabetes treatment device that promised to give insulin-dependent diabetics a normal lifestyle free from constant insulin injections, found ... Read more...

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Artificial pancreas set to revolutionse type 1 diabetes treatment

October 25th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): An international team of researchers is testing an artificial pancreas computerized, subcutaneous systemhoping that it may one day revolutionise how Type 1 diabetics manage their disease.University of ... Read more...

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Kidney cell biobatteries may power future insulin pumps, pacemakers

December 11th, 2007 - 3:31 pm ICT by admin
London, December 11 (ANI): A biophysicist at the University of Colorado Medical School in Denver says that kidney cells, which are particularly good at transporting ions, may pave the way for a ... Read more...

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