Joshua Ortiz

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Researchers Perform First Surgery on the Human Genome

Ralph Claus Grimm<p>Kristen Earle, Gabriel Billings, KC Huang and Justin Sonnenburg<p>Dr. Igor Siwanowicz<p>Daniel H. Miller and Ethan S. Sokol<p>Dr. Giorgio …

You might soon have to swallow your fitness tracker, rather than wear it

I bought a fitness tracker — one that tracked my steps, measured my heart rate and calories burned — at the height of the Fitbit and Jawbone craze, …

FDA Wants to Be First in the World to Approve Devices

<b>CDRH's vision is for U.S. patients to have access to safe and effective medical devices before other countries.</b><p><i>Brian Buntz</i><p><i>Shuren announced that the</i> …

This Is the First Wearable Technology Designed to Help You Surf Better, Protect You from Skin Cancer, and Improve Your Health

The Glassy Zone is the world’s first piece of wearable technology specifically designed for surfers.<p><b>With the rise of wearable technology, products</b> …

Converting skin cells to stem cells creates ‘kidney structures’

Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) principal faculty at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) have established a highly efficient method for making …

Cannabis research 'being stifled' by US government, says think tank

In a strongly-worded new report out Tuesday, researchers at the Brookings Institution call on the federal government to eliminate roadblocks to …

Brookings Institution

An exhaustive timeline of the apocalypse following the legalization of Medical Marijuana

There are two kinds of people in this world: people who have never smoked marijuana and filthy degenerates hellbent on destroying our beautiful …

10 Smart Medical Devices Changing HealthCare in 2017

10 Smart Medical Devices That Are Changing HealthCare 2017<p>on January 10, 2016 at 12:40 pm<p>Although the idea of the ultimate connected hospital was …

Anti-ageing 'patient zero' - Biotech CEO tests DNA-altering gene therapy on herself

The head of a biotech company has become the first human test subject of a gene therapy that she claims will reverse the process of ageing. Liz …

Technology: A Sustainable Approach To The Fight Against Cancer

Conducting business in more sustainable ways is increasingly relevant today, and it’s rapidly becoming a megatrend. This “must-have” business …

People in vegetative state may be able to respond

Therapies that will help people to communicate, even though they are in a vegetative state, could be available within a few years, according to …

How Technology is Saving Lives-The Healthcare Revolution - HealthIT & mHealth

Do we take longevity for granted these days? Everyone expects to live a long life but it wasn’t always so easy, and advances in technology have …

mHealth

Canadian Medical Association softens stand on assisted suicide

The Canadian Medical Association, which has a long-standing policy saying doctors should not participate in euthanasia or assisted suicide, is substantially softening its stance.<p>Delegates to the organization's general council decided Tuesday that the CMA now "supports the right of all physicians, …