There is no lacking of video tutorials teaching you how to make your own face mask to keep yourself and others around you safe in this unprecedented time, but this particular tutorial stands out because, the instruction is coming from the person who is most at risk: a medical doctor.
New Balance has joined the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to the $2 million New Balance Foundation has committed to support local, regional and global communities, the Boston sporting goods maker has announced on its Instagram page that its “U.S. factories are working to develop, manufacture and deliver face masks to the hospital […]
Dyson has responded to a call by British Prime Minister to help bolster the supply of ventilators required to treat the growing number of COVID-19 patients in the U.K. The British home appliance innovator responded with a ventilator, called CoVent, that it has designed in just 10 days.
With the ongoing global pandemic hitting close to home, American maker of medical devices, Abbott Laboratories, has launched ID NOW COVID-19 Lab-in-a-Box. Based on the company’s ID NOW molecular testing platform, this small toaster size machine is the fastest available molecular point-of-care test that could detect COVID-19 in as little as 5 minutes.
In the face of the shortage of mask due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, China’s ‘useless Edison’ has created a stainless steel mask/breathing apparatus. ‘Useless Edison’ goes by his Weibo handle shou gong geng (手工耿 – loosely translate as handcraft specialist) makes all sort of wacky stuff.
With the outbreak of COVID-19 and the global shortage of mask, it is not surprising that one campaign stood out on Kickstarter. I am talking about AusAir. AusAir is pitching its Australia-designed, “botanically-infused, designers masks” that is capable of blocking out “over 97% of PM2.5 particles while remaining highly breathable and looks fashionable too boot.
The threat of COVID-19 is very real. This flu-like disease is unlike anything modern history have seen. It is super contagious and the fact that it could be transmitted during incubation period is a cause for alarm. Having said that, we can minimize the risk by donning a mask. But herein lies a modern person’s […]
Sleep apnea is no laughing matter. It can kill. But this sleep apnea relieving hardware gave us a good laugh. What you see here is not a real-life Alien facehugger attack. It is a custom CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) ventilator mask by sleep apnea patient/tinker gnome Jared Gray. Gray figured, if he is going […]
X-Ray and Computer Tomography scan, or CT scan, are brilliant technologies that let doctors dig inside what’s inside of you without putting you under the knife. The medical community has been relying it for years and while useful, medical professionals have been putting up with the incoherent-to-layman black and white images. Well, that is set […]
What do a doctor do when when he or she want to stand out from the crowd of medical practitioners? Well, there are many ways, but no others stand out like a name card that measures heartbeat and yes, it is something you can actually acquire, but more about it later. Dubbed ‘toy card’ ECG, […]