A team of scientists has invented a new technique for discovering potentially dangerous drug interactions and unknown side-effects—before they show up in medical databases, like PubMed, or even before doctors and researchers ...
Health care providers and insurance companies are increasingly relying on smartphone and wearable activity trackers to reward active individuals for healthy behavior or to monitor patients.
We tend to think about our health care sector as a leader in the development and use of advanced medical technology and biotechnology, such as expensive imaging machines or devices that we implant into patients.
Mobile eHealth is the practice of medicine and public health provision supported by mobile communication devices. Most commonly, this involves the use of mobile phones, tablet computers and personal digital assistants (PDAs) ...
From bracelets that measure body fat to robots that coach children through chemotherapy, the Consumer Electronics Show brimmed with gadgets promising prescriptions for healthier lives.
Deirdre Dugan's shift as a hospital charge nurse was eventful.
Microsoft on Monday offered its HealthVault as a new care center for digitized medical records kept at Google's dying Health service.
Thinking small and local, not big and global, may help communities ignite long-term economic growth, according to Penn State economists.
A blood clot is a dangerous health situation with the potential to trigger heart attacks, strokes and other medical emergencies. To treat a blood clot, doctors need to find its exact location. But current clinical techniques ...
Add this to the list of reasons for consumers to fret over privacy: Health care organizations of all kinds are being routinely attacked and compromised by increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks.