Medical

04.14.15
How electrifying the brain wards off Parkinson's disease
04.14.15

How electrifying the brain wards off Parkinson's disease

Implanting electrodes in the brain and zapping it helps patients with Parkinson's and other disord...

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04.07.15
Smartphone accessory puts HIV diagnosis in doctors' pockets
04.07.15

Smartphone accessory puts HIV diagnosis in doctors' pockets

People living in far-flung locations, especially in developing nations, could always use affordabl...

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03.27.15
Pocket camera helps the visually impaired navigate the world
03.27.15

Pocket camera helps the visually impaired navigate the world

This might be one of the least invasive sight aids for the visually impaired that we've spotted: i...

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03.09.15
Apple wants your iPhone to double as a medical device
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03.09.15

Apple wants your iPhone to double as a medical device

Apple's taking another step in its ongoing effort to make its iDevices more friendly to medical pr...

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02.06.15
Test for HIV in just 15 minutes with this $34 smartphone dongle
02.06.15

Test for HIV in just 15 minutes with this $34 smartphone dongle

A dongle created by Columbia University researchers can turn any smartphone (whether iPhones or An...

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02.05.15
Eve the robot scientist discovers new drug candidate for malaria
02.05.15

Eve the robot scientist discovers new drug candidate for malaria

Meet Eve: she's darn smart, can make the process of finding new drugs a lot faster and cheaper --...

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01.07.15
BabyBe brings premature children closer to their mothers
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01.07.15

BabyBe brings premature children closer to their mothers

CES 2015 does not lack for connected devices. Lightbulbs, beds, socks... seriously, everything is...

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01.06.15
HealthPatch MD alerts your doctor about heart problems in real time
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01.06.15

HealthPatch MD alerts your doctor about heart problems in real time

What's more important than your health? Not much, we think you'll agree. The team behind HealthPat...

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12.18.14
Double amputee controls two robotic arms with his mind
12.18.14

Double amputee controls two robotic arms with his mind

Here's one other DARPA-funded robotic limb controlled by thoughts alone -- actually make that two,...

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