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.
Chemical traces of drugs and metabolites found in sewage were used to create a snapshot of drug flow through 19 European cities.
2 | July 28, 2012 4:13pm |
And which are getting too much to eat?
3 | July 28, 2012 7:30am |
You may be surprised what University of Oxford researchers found after examining the claims of 54 different sports products.
4 | July 25, 2012 10:48am |
Using human stem cells, a California biotech has restored memory in rodents who have an Alzheimer's-like condition. Clinical trials with these cells in humans are underway.
5 | July 24, 2012 10:20pm |
MIT scientists have developed a new model that judges airports in terms of their disease spreading influence. Where does your airport rank? Hint: it's not all about size.
11 | July 23, 2012 10:12pm |
A group of mice spent a record-breaking 91 days aboard the International Space Station. Here's a collection of what they can teach us, which includes aging, sperm production, and bone loss.
1 | July 20, 2012 1:48pm |
To control dengue fever in Florida, a biotech may release mosquitoes engineered to produce offspring who die before the disease can spread.
5 | July 19, 2012 8:15am |
Qsymia from Vivus Inc. is the 2nd pill to be approved this summer. This is the first time the FDA has approved new diet drugs in 13 years.
July 18, 2012 1:23pm |
UMSkinCheck helps you track lesions you're concerned about. AND, Northwestern researchers are working on a way to make treatment as easy as applying a moisturizer.
1 | July 17, 2012 10:08pm |
If you have an infected partner, Gilead Sciences' Truvada pill could reduce your chance of infection by up to 90 percent.
2 | July 17, 2012 6:37am |
To help lower patient radiation doses during an X-ray, researchers looked to the anti-reflective properties of moth eyes. These new scintillators contain thousands of corneal nipples.
July 16, 2012 11:25pm |
Armed Forces-funded scientists transplant muscle cells "excercised" in the lab onto the backs of mice.
July 16, 2012 12:03pm |
A chronology of subtle changes to the brain shows how signs of Alzheimer's are detectable 25 years before symptoms like memory loss develop. Also, a genetic mutation that defends against the disease.
1 | July 13, 2012 11:52pm |
Lined with a dozen sensors, EnableTalk senses the movements of the wearer's hands and fingers and translate the signs into spoken words.
7 | July 12, 2012 9:00pm |
The crew will test space-ready sushi, paella, and croissants, and will research the question we've all been wondering: Can you cook in space?
July 12, 2012 3:00am |
A tremble in the voice, softer speech, and breathiness. A new speech-processing algorithm could diagnose the disease with just one call to a computer.
July 11, 2012 10:58pm |
This new strip would be ideal for measuring sugar levels in some rural parts of China and India, where type 2 diabetes is looming. And it uses urine... no more finger pricks.
4 | July 11, 2012 9:22pm |
The world's first successful laryngotracheal implants were engineered using patients' own stem cells.
July 11, 2012 10:28am |
The co-founder of a charitable toilet paper startup won't get off the pot until he raises $50,000 in launch funds.
July 11, 2012 8:02am |
By mimicking the behavior of platelets, a new drug delivery system delivers nanoparticles coated with clot-dissolving drugs directly to the obstruction.
1 | July 9, 2012 10:46pm |