Patented Cervical Artificial Disc Revolutionizes Spinal Injury Recovery

A new medical device called Simplify® recently received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This device is a cervical artificial disc meant to serve as an implant for people who whose existing cervical disc have become too narrow, causing pain in their spinal cord. This implant is placed into a patient’s spine through cervical disc arthroplasty, which originally began to ... Read More

Medical Innovations That Are Changing the Course of Healthcare

Technology has come a long way in the past hundred or so years, as artificial intelligence, computers, and advanced imaging have brought new ways of thinking to the medical world. Today this innovation and invention seems so commonplace that we may not realize the impact it has had on the world of medicine and humanity. The COVID-19 pandemic also forced pharma and healthcare to grow by leaps and b... Read More

Inventor, Take a Deep Breath and Help America Fight This Pandemic with Your Patented Medical Idea

Ventilator Patent The current (and future) pandemics are telling reminders of the importance of “air” to the human condition. COVID-19 and other airborne viruses are terrifying proteins which invade our lungs and affect our ability to breathe.     When this happens, hospital operating rooms rely on advanced automated ventilator machines to help our loved ones breathe by getting oxygen into the lungs and rem... Read More

Inventor Regrets Decision to Not Patent Her Handwashing Device as Pandemic Grips Our Planet

Bucket patent The current pandemic outbreak has forced some inventors to lament their lack of will in getting their ground breaking ideas patented in the years prior to the outbreak.   This includes an enterprising medical scientist, Veronica Beckeo who previously came up with the idea for  buckets fitted with taps for handwashing everywhere. The crafty device is perfectly suited for far-flung rural areas wh... Read More

A New Medical Patent Allows You to Listen to Music and Limit the Inhalation of Air Pollution and Viruses

Headphone and air purifier In an age where technologies converge and companies constantly re-invent themselves, Dyson has signaled its intent to be a front-runner, with a new patent for air-purifier headphones that include a face mask. With the coronavirus recently causing world-wide alarm as it approaches pandemic levels, Dyson confirmed the mask will limit the spread of flu viruses. Whether it will be 100% effective again... Read More