News tagged with health care

The promise and risks of big data

To its proponents, big data offers a big promise: insight into complex—and critically important—questions in health care, science, business and more. But its detractors say it poses big risks for individual privacy. Enter ...

dateMay 30, 2014 in Security
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Disposable timer could be a nurse's best friend

(Phys.org) —In medicine, time isn't just money: it can mean the difference between life and death. Clot-busters must be given in the first hour of arrival in a hectic emergency room. Intravenous medications can spoil, and ...

dateMay 06, 2014 in Engineering
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Closing the US innovation deficit

The federal government needs to increase its funding for research and development in order for the U.S. to keep its competitive edge in technology, science, health care and defense, officials told a Senate committee on Tuesday, ...

dateMay 01, 2014 in Other
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Once-soaring tech stocks sink in sobering comedown

The stock market's laws of gravity are ravaging its highest fliers. Just look at the list of technology trailblazers whose values have plummeted from record highs during the past few weeks. Investors have re-focused on safer ...

dateApr 12, 2014 in Business
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