Rethinking Healthcare examines innovation in the health care industry covering topics such as electronic and personal health records, treatment, privacy, regulation and using information technology to manage and monitor chronic conditions.
Why is the first lady worth so much more to the Obama campaign as a mother than as a business woman?
45 | September 6, 2012 9:08am |
Tiny anus-less mites reside in almost everyone's face. Rosacea may be your skin's stress response to an overabundance of their rotting waste.
7 | September 5, 2012 11:30am |
As drought ravages much of U.S. farmland, Monsanto sees a 24% rise in stock shares with its drought-tolerant GM corn.
9 | September 5, 2012 6:58am |
Horses with this genetic mutation can move in more ways. Walk, trot, gallop, and pace! Could this help explain the genetics behind human neuromuscular disorders?
1 | August 29, 2012 10:15pm |
Using a technique called optogenetics, Retrosense Therapeutics wants to restore vision in blind patients by giving light sensitivity to neurons that don't normally possess it.
August 28, 2012 3:28pm |
Both approved for clinical use, the Solitaire and the Trevo restore blood flow in stroke victims. New studies show that they're safer and more effective than the current standard tool.
August 28, 2012 2:14pm |
Transgenic goats produce milk with the breast milk enzymes and proteins that human babies need most.
5 | August 28, 2012 5:36am |
Researchers have developed an easier way to figure out our internal body time. This 'molecular timetable' could help doctors synchronize drug delivery to the internal clock, for better efficacy.
3 | August 27, 2012 10:06pm |
Researchers have covered plastic and silk threads with temperature sensors and micro-heaters that monitor the wounds and speed up healing.
August 27, 2012 11:20am |
An RV with the slogan, "Who's your daddy?" collects DNA on the spot and returns answers in a few business days.
August 27, 2012 6:08am |
Helium-infused calls show that we're not the only primates capable of complicated speech production.
August 27, 2012 3:02am |
No more needle pricks? Scientists have devised a way to turn red blood cells into chemical sensors that may, for example, offer diabetics a way of monitoring their glucose levels long-term.
August 24, 2012 10:52am |
Scientists turn back the clock to restore cells to their embryonic state.
August 24, 2012 8:34am |
How the U.S. will lose out to Asia in medical research.
7 | August 24, 2012 3:00am |
And then pumps it right back into the patient lying on the operating table. Reusing your own blood cuts down on the cost of donor blood and the risk of bad transfusion reactions.
August 23, 2012 12:23pm |
The glove device can also feel for other abnormalities and perform ultrasound.
August 22, 2012 10:07am |
A California clinical trial gives children with autism infusions of their own cord blood stem cells.
August 21, 2012 4:03pm |
Doctors usually diagnose psoriasis by observing how red, thick, and scaly the skin is. But by using a thermal camera, doctors can now quantify skin problems.
August 20, 2012 10:05pm |
Scientists have devised several fluorescent probes that change color depending on the specific biomarkers associated with different neural diseases.
August 20, 2012 8:46pm |
Intact foreskins could cost the country $4.4 billion in avoidable health care costs over the next decade if circumcision rates drop to European levels.
13 | August 20, 2012 1:49pm |