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Latest Healthcare News
CMU’s Next Generation ECG Could Reduce Number of Sudden Cardiac Deaths
The National Robotics Engineering Center at Carnegie Mellon University will use advanced signal processing and machine learning technologies to build a prototype ECG that can diagnose dangerous arrhythmias. (April 18, 2014)

3D-Printed Skull Saves Woman’s Life
Technique could also be used for patients with other bone deformities. (April 07, 2014)

On the Hunt for Assets, Aesynt Grabs Up Health Robotics
Aesynt announces acquisition of Health Robotics (April 03, 2014)

Do Surgical Robots Need a Second Opinion?
So far it does not look like "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." (April 02, 2014)

From Disability to Ability: Can Robotics Make the Leap?
Making the next-generation prosthetics both available and affordable. (March 30, 2014)

Exoskeleton Startup Cyberdyne Surges in Trading Debut
Cyberdyne, a maker of exoskeletons, had a strong debut on the Tokyo Stock Exchange's Mothers market for start-ups, surging 159% to close at 9,600 yen. It was the second-best first day performance among Japan IPOs in 2014. (March 26, 2014)

Google Strikes Again: Robot Pill from Rani Therapeutics
No more needles! Prolific inventor has created a robotic pill to replace injectable drugs (February 18, 2014)

$4M for PillPack as Robots Reinvent Retail Pharmacy
The errors in human prescription dispensing are appalling…and frightening. (February 16, 2014)

Globus Medical Acquires Excelsius Surgical
Globus Medical, Inc. has acquired Excelsius Surgical, which is developing a robotic surgical aid. (February 06, 2014)

Robots in Washington on Lincoln’s Birthday
When a conference becomes a movement. (January 31, 2014)

The Importance of Being Thailand
Thailand sits in an enviable position to take a commanding leadership role in ASEAN robotics (January 26, 2014)

In Our Own Image: 3D Bioprinting Ourselves
3-D printing in medicine will grow into a $1.9 billion industry. (January 25, 2014)

RoboEarth Robot Delivers Pringles to Mock Patient Room
Lightweight and cheap robots with most of the computing offloaded to the cloud (January 17, 2014)

Ekso Bionics Goes Public, Raises $20.6M
IPO structured as reverse merger; closed sale of 20.58M units at $1.00, (January 15, 2014)

Dutch with First Demo of WWW for Robots
Team is ready to showcase RoboEarth through a demonstrator that includes four robots. (January 15, 2014)





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