Health

BlackBerry may create a bacteria-free smartphone for hospitals to use

BlackBerry’s focus on safety and security is one of the only reasons the company has managed to stay alive as Android...
Avatar of Michio Hasai Michio Hasai
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Google wants to help out medical studies with its new wristband

The Google X research division has given birth to a number of interesting projects over the years, such as Google Glass and...
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These implants could help us unlock the secrets of the human brain

What better way to map people’s brains than to inject them with electronic implants?! Ok, so it’s a bit more complicated...
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IBM’s supercomputer can help you find the perfect therapist

No therapist is going to be a perfect match for every patient, and finding the therapist that’s right for you oftentimes...
Avatar of Jesseb Shiloh Jesseb Shiloh
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IBM could revolutionize cancer treatment with Watson

In an ideal world, every cancer patient would get a completely personalized treatment that can serve their individual needs and requirements,...
Avatar of Alfie Joshua Alfie Joshua
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Samsung’s new app wants to help people suffering from Alzheimer’s

Few diseases cause as much emotional suffering to those close to you as Alzheimer’s Disease, which is why everyone dreads getting it...
Avatar of Louie Baur Louie Baur
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Not even doctors are safe from the Uberization of the economy

Nobody is safe from the Uberization of the economy, not even doctors. A new startup from Los Angeles wants to bring...
Avatar of Carl Durrek Carl Durrek
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Apple has opened ResearchKit to developers

ResearchKit was definitely one of the more interesting announcement at Apple’s big Apple Watch event last month. This new software framework has...
Avatar of Jesseb Shiloh Jesseb Shiloh
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Google wants to bring robots to the operating room

Several technology companies have been expanding into the medical field over the fast couple of years, Google in particular. In fact,...
Avatar of Louie Baur Louie Baur
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Healint raises $1 million to predict and prevent migraines

Migraines really, really suck, and treating them is difficult due to the fact that we really aren’t sure what causes them. Fortunately...
Avatar of Lorie Wimble Lorie Wimble
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Are smartphones harming our children’s mental health?

Are smartphones harming our children’s mental health? According to long-time child psychotherapist Julie Lynn Evans, the short answer is no. The long answer...
Avatar of Sal McCloskey Sal McCloskey
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Did Google just patent a cancer-killing wristband?

Google is known more as an Internet company that dabbles in hardware and other services, but for the past year or so...
Avatar of Carl Durrek Carl Durrek
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Apple is already getting thousands of signups for ResearchKit

Apple has already received thousands of signups for ResearchKit, which is the company’s attempt to revolutionize medical research, but it has also...
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Apple wants to revolutionize medical research with ResearchKit

Senior Vice President of Operations at Apple Jeff Williams announced ResearchKit at the company’s big Spring Forward event today. ResearchKit is, as described...
Avatar of Sal McCloskey Sal McCloskey
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Google denies claims that its employees don’t vaccinate their kids

The vaccination debate has been heating up recently, especially in California. Wired even went so far as to investigate several major...
Avatar of Sal McCloskey Sal McCloskey
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These gold nanotubes allow doctors to kill cancer cells on site

Once a doctor discovers that a patient has cancer it begins a long process of scheduling tests and treatments that can...
Avatar of Rocco Penn Rocco Penn
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This Apple Watch app can monitor blood glucose levels in diabetics

Smartwatches are more than just gimmicky products for self-titled techies and company fanboys, they actually have numerous uses in the medical...
Avatar of Lorie Wimble Lorie Wimble
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Apple posts job listings for advanced medical research

It seems that the incessant battle between the world’s tech companies has spilled over into an unexpected industry: health. Apple and...
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