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Can Technology Save the Healthcare Field?

Newsflash: the United States healthcare has an atrocious track record, particularly in expense. The US spends more per capita on healthcare than any …

Biotech Startup Hopes to Cure Cancer with Artificial Intelligence

Imagine devoting fifteen years to an important pursuit and pouring unbelievable amounts of money into it, all the while facing a failure rate of 95 …

Sculpted Bone Healing, Active Leg Compression, and More from Health Device Startups

It’s only been a couple of years since fitness bands and apps that tracked movement were the latest thing in health and wellness technology. But it’s …

Hospitals Are Under ‘Constant Attempts at Attack’ from Hackers, FDA Says

The agency is talking up threats to hospitals and medical devices, but not following up with enforcement.<p>"Cyber hygiene" is paramount to keeping medical devices in hospitals safe from hackers and malware, Suzanne Schwartz, director of Emergency Preparedness/Operations and Medical Countermeasures …

First genetically modified humans could exist within two years

Humans who have had their DNA genetically modified could exist within two years after a private biotech company announced plans to start the first trials into a ground-breaking new technique.<p>Editas Medicine, which is based in the US, said it plans to become the first lab in the world to …

New microscopy technology may help surgeons save more lives

Perhaps the most valuable application for augmented microscopy is treating brain cancer, said Romanowski, who holds appointments with the University …

Startup aiming to be 'the Facebook of health and safety' wins prestigious Slush 100

Caremonkey, a social care network aiming to be "the Facebook of health and safety", has won the 2015 Slush 100 competition for early-stage startups. …