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UCL INSTITUTE OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

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IBM Opens Up New Health Data Venture

IBM has established a new business venture called Watson Health, aimed at providing comprehensive data analytics to the health care sector.

Reuters reports the new unit “plans to aggregate health information from a large numbers of devices and providers and… Read more →

Virtual Approaches to Taming Diabetes Get Currency

CDC provides pending recognition status to digital health companies whose online versions of its National Diabetes Prevention Program is helping at-risk people from getting Type II diabetes.  Arundhati Parmar

In 2012, the cost of treating diabetes jumped 41% to $245… Read more →

Digital Tools For Health Come With ‘Hope, Hype And Harm’

Dr. Robert Wachter has long been an advocate for patient safety and a keen observer of trends in medicine.

Years ago, Wachter coined the term “hospitalist” and predicted the rise of these doctors who specialize in caring for hospitalized patients.

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Could the Apple Watch Be As Indispensable As A Stethoscope? How Healthcare Will Feel Apple’s Impact

After a year’s worth of anticipation, the Apple Apple Watch is finally here and consumers are chomping at the bit to get in on the action. Within its first day of pre-orders Apple has already secured more sales than all… Read more →

Rise of the Robo Doc

From powered exoskeletons to drones that deliver medical supplies, robots are increasingly making their way into medicine.

Robots have already revolutionized medical device manufacturing, but now they’re coming out of the factory and into the clinic. Valued at $1.8 billion… Read more →

Smartphone holograms can diagnose cervical cancer

A selfie might save your life. The camera on your phone could be used to test for cervical cancer and HPV, a virus that can lead to the disease.

Diagnosing disease is costly and time-consuming, especially in countries with limited… Read more →

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Touch Surgery officially the largest worldwide community of surgeons practicing surgery virtually

Touch Surgery today at “Gadget Show Live” officially announced worldwide reach with users in all 206 UN recognised countries and territories. The platform is the largest and fastest growing community of surgeons learning and rehearsing operations digitally. Additionally, Touch Surgery… Read more →

Inkjet Printing of Flexible Electronics for Body-Worn Medical Devices

Flexible electronics have the potential to revolutionize medicine, and they’ve already shown a lot of promise though the technology is still in an early development. In order to bring it to the next stage, easy and cheap methods for printing flexible… Read more →

Can a smartphone case be a panacea for diabetics?

AkibaH wants to transform the humble smartphone case into a powerful glucose measurement tool to make life easy for diabetes patients and make their data available via the cloud to endocrinologists.

Picture this. A diabetes patient leaves his or her… Read more →

Qualcomm Life launches HealthyCircles Mobile app

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Life, Inc., launched the HealthyCircles™ Mobile application, a secure, medical-grade mobile care solution that provides a frictionless on-the-go care experience for consumers via their mobile device. The application is an… Read more →

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