Tagged: Seizure

World’s first 3D printed tablet approved by US Food and Drug Administration

Aprecia Spritam 3D printed tablet

3D is the next major technological revolution that will affect not only manufacturing but other unrelated fields like medical science too. Already there are examples of 3D printing being successfully used for prosthetics to give new lease of life to the unfortunate disabled and people who have met some accident. Now a major breakthrough has been made in the field of pharmaceutical industry as the US Food and Drug Administration has approved the world’s first drug created through 3D printing.
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Students develop seizure detecting belt that sends data wirelessly

Millions of kids and adults alike suffer with epilepsy – a neurological disorder characterized by seizures, and there aren’t many ways to detect seizures. Electroencephalograph (EEG) is perhaps a standard care for seizure detection, but now members of the Team Seize and Assist, with sponsorship from Houston-based Cyberonics Inc. have developed a belt, which monitors signs of epileptic seizures and sends information of it via Bluetooth to the smartphone or computing device of the caregiver. Read More…