By Ashik Siddique | May 23, 2013 07:36 PM EDT
A portable biosensor system uses a smartphone app to detect toxins, proteins, disease-causing bacteria and viruses, DNA, and other molecules — allowing doctors to make diagnoses far more cheaply and just as accurately as lab spectrometers.
By Ansa Varughese | May 17, 2013 10:46 AM EDT
An experimental diagnostic app could help save lives by expediting treatment for the deadliest heart attacks known as STEMI.
By Ansa Varughese | May 08, 2013 07:41 PM EDT
A team of researchers from the UK is granted £12 million to develop home health sensor systems to monitor the health of the aging and vulnerable populations.
By Ashik Siddique | Mar 12, 2013 08:54 PM EDT
Google Glass Features: The #IfIHadGlass campaign displays how augmented reality vision will change how medicine is practiced, along with the way you eat, diet, exercise, go shopping, and track your personal health and fitness.
By Makini Brice | Jan 16, 2013 04:31 PM EST
The company has created a chip that can extract energy from the human body in order to power mobile devices.
By Makini Brice | Jan 08, 2013 03:48 PM EST
A study found that online questionnaires could be used for the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease in its earliest stages.
By Makini Brice | Jan 08, 2013 02:44 PM EST
If you are one of the unlucky souls who came down with the flu this winter, you tend to have nothing but time to ruminate about who got you sick.
By Makini Brice | Jan 07, 2013 03:04 PM EST
With the device, a person is able to eat whatever and whenever they want. Twenty minutes later, the pump sucks out the contents of the person’s stomach.
By Makini Brice | Dec 17, 2012 04:22 PM EST
New academic research is being undertaken in an effort to establish which tweets are truthful and which ones are lying.
By Makini Brice | Dec 13, 2012 04:53 PM EST
The first "digital drug" has already hit the iPhone app store and it is cheap, legal, and there are no chemical traces. However, like previous waves of drugs, this one also proclaims to "unlock your subconscious and change your mind".
By Amber Moore | Dec 13, 2012 07:45 PM EST
A new device can tell whether a food product contains ingredients that can cause allergy.
By Makini Brice | Dec 11, 2012 11:43 AM EST
A team at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston believes that the porcupine's barbs can point out the way to better needles.
By Makini Brice | Dec 10, 2012 03:00 PM EST
Researchers have developed a way to convert contact lenses into LCD screens that can project information.
By Ben Hirschler | Dec 06, 2012 10:16 AM EST
British health minister announced plans to roll out telehealth to 100,000 people with long-term conditions in 2013 and have 3 million on the system by 2017.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 04, 2012 02:46 PM EST
Researchers have for the first time linked using multiple forms of media at the same time to symptoms of anxiety and depression.