News tagged with health data

Nearly half of Calif. affected by hacks in 2013

The number of Californians whose personal data was hacked last year jumped sixfold to 18.5 million accounts and as many as one-third of those people will become victims of fraud, says California Attorney General Kamala Harris, ...

Oct 28, 2014
5 / 5 (1) 0

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 ...

May 30, 2014
5 / 5 (1) 0

Ethnically diverse neighbourhoods 'safer'

Residents of ethnically diverse neighbourhoods can expect to experience fewer assaults than residents of neighbourhoods with little or no ethnic diversity, according to a new way of measuring violence.

Apr 10, 2014
1 / 5 (1) 0

Pocket diagnosis

A new app which turns any smartphone into a portable medical diagnostic device could help in the fight against diseases including HIV, tuberculosis and malaria in the developing world.

Mar 19, 2014
4.4 / 5 (7) 0