Healthcare

Artificial Bone from Japan - AkihabaraNews.com

On December 11, the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) announced that, in cooperation with Hoya Technological, they have developed artificial bone made of an inorganic-organic composite. 

Associate Professor Toshiaki Tsuji's Laboratory at Saitama University has developed R-cloud, a rehabilitation support robot that enables users to view how their own muscles move during rehabilitation and training.

 

It is said that stimulating pressure points on your head is effective in healing your tiredness and stress. Now, Thanko has a clever product called USB Buru-Buru Helmet to do just that. It is a helmet-shaped head massager that can help you with your stress even while you are working hard at your desk work.

Power is fed through a USB terminal or 3 size-AAA batteries.

The vibration level is adjustable.

Price: ¥2,980

 

 

Sharp has developed a health care support chair which combines a range of sensors for checking the user's health. It can simultaneously record your blood pressure, temperature, body motion, and pulse waveform, storing the data in the cloud.

 

Yaskawa Electric has developed an ankle assist walking device, to help people who've had a stroke to walk more easily, by encouraging a longer and more confident gait.

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