Category: Health

Video Top 10 emerging technologies (part 1)

World Economic Forum (WEF) asked a group of international technology experts to identify this year’s Top 10 Emerging Technologies. After soliciting nominations from additional experts around the globe, the group evaluated dozens of proposals according to a number of...

Wireless digital stethoscopes for parents of flu-stricken babies on the market this year

This year, the Polish start-up StethoMe is launching a wireless, digital stethoscope that consumers can use at home in order to listen to their lungs and heart. The company has been sponsored with 1.5 million euros from European innovation funding. The major advantage...

Personalize team sports via 24-hour monitoring

This week, the European Hockey Championships will be held in Antwerp. Hockey is a sport in which the Netherlands traditionally does well. However, competition has grown over the years and that means that The Netherlands has to become smarter both on and off the field....

Start-Up of the Week: Play the piano and say bye bye to Parkinson’s?

”Your sneak preview of the future” is the slogan of Innovation Origins, and that’s just what we will highlight with our Start-up of the Week column. Over the past few days, five start-ups of the day have been featured and on Saturday we will choose the week’s winner....

Start-up of the day: helping the brain via music

Music is one of the oldest art forms known by humankind. While it might be difficult, maybe impossible, to know how prehistoric music sounded, we do know it was around. Throughout history, it has been used for entertainment, magic, rituals and religion among many...

Video Top 10 emerging technologies (part 1)

World Economic Forum (WEF) asked a group of international technology experts to identify this year’s Top 10 Emerging Technologies. After soliciting nominations from additional experts around the...

Personalize team sports via 24-hour monitoring

This week, the European Hockey Championships will be held in Antwerp. Hockey is a sport in which the Netherlands traditionally does well. However, competition has grown over the years and that means...

Start-up of the day: helping the brain via music

Music is one of the oldest art forms known by humankind. While it might be difficult, maybe impossible, to know how prehistoric music sounded, we do know it was around. Throughout history, it has...

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Raising awareness of age discrimination

Perceptions regarding opportunities in old age are culturally embedded, says Americanist and cultural scientist Ulla Kriebernegg. She criticizes the predominantly negative images of old age and...

Raising awareness of age discrimination

Perceptions regarding opportunities in old age are culturally embedded, says Americanist and cultural scientist Ulla Kriebernegg. She criticizes the predominantly negative images of old age and...

Five magical medical channels on YouTube

Innovation is taking place in all kinds of sectors, some of which affect more people than others. Yet no one can avoid this sector as we all have a body that should ideally be kept in tip-top...

Start-up of the week: Hands free wheelchair mobility

”Your sneak preview of the future” is the slogan of Innovation Origins, and that’s just what we will highlight with our Start-up of the Week column. Over the past few days, five start-ups of the day...

Tooth regeneration could soon become reality

Who knows: Maybe we can do without implants in the future? Researchers at the TU Berlin are currently working on the development of third generation teeth. The team led by Dr. Roland Lauster,...

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