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Hacking risk leads to recall of 500,000 pacemakers due to patient death fears

FDA overseeing crucial firmware update in US to patch security holes and prevent hijacking of pacemakers implanted in half a million people<p>Almost half a million pacemakers have been recalled by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) due to fears that their lax cybersecurity could be hacked to …

FDA

How to Become Happy and Positive When Life Gets Tough

The shortlist of easy ways you can take back control of your life.<p>No matter what you do for a living, the end goal -- really, the goal to life -- is to be happy. So how do you become happier? This varies by individual, of course, but there are some things you can do to become happier that are …

Happiness

Israeli technology aims to replace doctors' visits

Tyto would allow patients to measure their own vital signs and conduct self-examinations.<p>><br>• ><p>A doctor stands with stethoscope in this undated handout …

Medical Technology

New approach needed to protect health data

HIPAA regulations—and the mindset they have inspired for information security—can no longer be the standard on which a healthcare information …

Cybersecurity

Selfies can now diagnose cancer

This selfie could save your life.<p>Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a smartphone app that could diagnose pancreatic cancer by …

Medical Technology

Healthcare Startup Claims It Can Defeat Diabetes With Nutrition Alone

Down with Diabetes<p>More than 29 million people suffer from diabetes in the United States alone. Now, a new healthcare startup called Virta claims that …

Diabetes

25 Top Podcasts That Will Spark Your Entrepreneurial Vision

Listening to a podcast while going to and from work is a rare example of successful multitasking.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever heard anyone say that the trend is your friend? Sure, if something is getting a lot of attention, you probably should examine …

Entrepreneurship

Neuroscience Says Doing This 1 Thing Makes You Just as Happy as Eating 2,000 Chocolate Bars

Doing it also gives you the same neurological boost as receiving $25,000.<p>Wanting to be happier is a universal trait. It's rare to find a person whose reply to, "How would you like to feel today?" is, "Morose, please."<p>The scientific study of happiness (aka positive psychology) has mushroomed over …

Happiness

Will AI's Security Risks Limit Consumer Adoption?

By 2020, it’s projected that 85 percent of customer interactions will be managed without a human. Currently, machine learning provides a wide range …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence and its Applications in Healthcare

This column is authored by Navneet Kumar, Digital Marketing Consultant, Intact AdvertisingThe post Artificial Intelligence and its Applications in …

How to speed up your Wi-Fi

Optimize your internet connection.<p>No one likes slow Wi-Fi—it's right up there with creaking doors and leaking taps as one of the most frustrating household problems. To boost your upload and download speeds back up to where they should be, try making these tweaks to your router and other …

Fast-tracking drug development one robot at a time

The pharmaceutical industry is going through a tough phase as it strives to manage high R&D costs and skyrocketing drug prices, along with the spike …

Apple Watch for cheap? Aetna may expand health subsidy

Well, this is a weird one. CNBC is reporting that health insurer Aetna has been having secret negotations with Apple to bring free or discounted Apple Watches to millions of covered employees.<p>Admittedly, that sounds pretty great.<p>The only problem: There's nothing secret about that idea. Aetna …

Health Care

How hospitals can use cloud-based CRM to make population health a reality

Population health analytics have been available for several years now, but many hospitals, health systems and health plans have been slow to adopt …

Digital Health

How AI robots hunt new drugs for crippling nerve disease | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Artificial intelligence robots are turbo-charging the race to find new drugs for the crippling nerve disorder ALS, or motor neurone disease.<p>The condition, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, attacks and kills nerve cells controlling muscles, leading to weakness, paralysis and, …

Artificial Intelligence

Major medical associations back AI project for patient diagnosis and specialist care

A collection of some of the largest medical associations in the United States have joined together to throw their support behind the Human Diagnosis Project, an initiative that combines human and machine intelligence to get patients more access to speciality care.<p>Supporters of the effort to …

How Assistive Tech Makes Aging in Place Possible for Seniors

Seniors and innovative technology is not a pair often associated with each other. Yet assistive tech (AT) can make aging in place possible for …

A Study of More Than 50,000 Employees in Over 1,000 Companies Says These Are the 10 Things Workers Need the Most to Succeed

Thousands of employees worldwide are sharing (in real time, right now) what they want most from their companies. This is the biggest report on employee engagement ever.<p>Late last year, Officevibe, the leader in employee engagement software, released an unprecedented, real-time report on the "State …

Employee Engagement

10 Ways Parents Can Teach Their Children To Be Leaders

All parents want their children to be successful. Parents naturally want kids to be viewed as courageous leaders, willing to take on any challenge. However, instilling leadership traits in children takes a lot of practice and patience.<p>We could probably debate all day on what it means for kids to …

Kids

23 million more uninsured with GOP health bill, analysts say

WASHINGTON — The health care bill Republicans recently pushed through the House would leave 23 million more Americans without insurance and confront …