Google is working on mobile devices capable of taking and reproducing 3D images – reportedly including a tablet – which could help satisfy the insatiable business appetite for better imaging, experts said.
Around 17.5 million people will now be eligible for statins after the health watchdog Nice cut the threshold in half, meaning most men over 60, and women over 65 will now be offered the drug Forty per
The U.S. Geological Survey released new earthquake hazard maps for the nation on Thursday, expanding seismic risk areas along the East Coast and in California, among other areas. The maps and supporting
Scientists have reprogrammed heart cells, turning them into biological pacemakers, in a breakthrough development for cardiac treatment. The technique, which has only been tested in pigs so far, initially
The brave new world of vocal diagnostics If Guillermo Cecchi wants to figure out if you've taken MDMA or meth, all he needs is a computer and a recording of your voice. Cecchi is a computer scientist IBM,
Dementia cases have been declining since 1990 in England but the growing obesity epidemic will reverse that trend within a decade, the Alzheimer's Association annual conference in Copenhagan heard today
The nation's fourth leading cause of death is getting a little less common and a bit less deadly. And while racial disparities remain, there is equal progress in driving down stroke incidence and improving
A new technique uses gene therapy to create "biological pacemakers" in pigs Cardiologists in Los Angeles have developed a gene-therapy technique that allows them to transform working heart-muscle cells