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First Middle East Diabetic Foot Course a Hands Down, Hands-On Success

November 9, 2012

Physicians, surgeons and nurses from throughout the Middle East and North Africa attended a hands-on training program at Sharjah University in the United Arab Emirates yesterday. The course, which was scheduled to precede the 3rd International Diabetic Foot Conference, held in the neighboring emirate of Dubai.

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Thingiverse – Downloadable, Printable, SALSA-Man!

May 1, 2012

New on Thingiverse , the SALSA Mascot!  This is the logo for the Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance, you know and love.  One of several medical and pseudo-medical devices for open source usage and remixing. Here is what the description says: This is the Logo to the Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance.  With the sheer number of research nerds and academic weenies, it was only a matter of time before someone made a downloadable, printable, SALSA-man! <p><p><hr class=”more”></p></p> All you need is a 3D Printer and you are well on your way. -Nicholas Giovinco

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For True Innovation: See Bell Labs, c. 1960s

February 28, 2012

A terrific article from the NYT. Innovation and the Bell Labs Miracle – NYTimes.com :

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Neural-Prosthetic Interface: The Prosthetics Breakthrough That Could Fuse Nerves With Fake Limbs

February 27, 2012

The Prosthetics Breakthrough That Could Fuse Nerves With Fake Limbs :

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"Active" video games like Wii Fit won’t boost kids’ physical activity: Study – HealthPop – CBS News

February 27, 2012

“Active” video games like Wii Fit won’t boost kids’ physical activity: Study – HealthPop – CBS News : ‘via Blog this’

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Permission to Get Excited? Granted. Meet NODE: a modular, handheld powerhouse of sensors by George Yu — Kickstarter

February 27, 2012

Please imagine the possibilities. Here we now have a mesh of inexpensive sensors one can purchase and control entirely from ones’ smartphone. Again, we at SALSA posit that real medical innovation is coming from outside- and working its way in.

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Wireless Charging: It’s here. Buckle up, amigos.

February 27, 2012

Here we go: I think we can now clearly see that wireless (inductive) charging is with us. Buckle up, amigos, cutting the cord here will make wifi seem provincial.

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Team puts best foot forward for diabetics (From Swindon Advertiser)

February 27, 2012

Congrats to our long-time friend Matt Cichero on this story. Here’s to the long-term success of his team in Swindon. Team puts best foot forward for diabetics (From Swindon Advertiser) :

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Colombo Diabetic Foot Conference 2012 | Stock

February 27, 2012

Colombo Diabetic Foot Conference 2012 :

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Body heat: Fun for you, fun for your phone’s battery.

February 26, 2012

Researchers develop battery boosting Power Felt, encourages you to sit on your phone

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