Shaping the Future of Pediatrics

559 Added | 5 Magazines | 18 Likes | 19 Followers | @ShapingtheF7bfn | Conference on innovation and pediatrics for pediatricians, patients and parents, entrepreneurs, enthusiastics about technologies. Rome 20th-22th Sept 2017  http://www.mcascientificevents.eu/shapingthefuture2017/

Preparing Healthcare Data Security for the IoT Revolution

March 13, 2017 - We oftentimes start these security articles with trends, an overview of what happened, and maybe a recent event revolving around …

Internet of Things

How You Can Profit From the Next Big Thing in Healthcare

Precision medicine is going to be huge. Two stocks in particular -- Illumina and Roche -- provide investors a way to profit.<p>What's the next big thing …

Biotechnology

The Complete Beginner's Guide To Big Data In 2017

Big Data is a term that has been around for some time now but there is still confusion about what it actually is. The concept is continuing to evolve and to be reconsidered, as it remains the driving force behind many ongoing waves of digital transformation, including artificial intelligence, data …

Big Data

It’s time to close the innovation gap on rare diseases

This week, more than 300 rare disease patients and advocates will descend upon Washington to call on Congress and the new administration to take …

An AI Ophthalmologist Shows How Machine Learning May Transform Medicine - MIT Technology Review

Google researchers got an eye-scanning algorithm to figure out on its own how to detect a common form of blindness, showing the potential for …

Machine Learning

Virtual reality aims to transport lonely patients out of the hospital bed

Virtual reality may be struggling to crossover into the gaming mainstream, but doctors are excited about the role it could play in medical treatment …

One Drop is revolutionizing diabetes care through an app

The tech revolution in healthcare has so far focused on people who are already pretty healthy. FitBits, Apple Watches and the like are useful if …

Safety, efficacy guidelines in store for mobile health apps

Some of the U.S. health system’s biggest movers and shakers are starting a nonprofit that will collaborate with mobile health app developers, patient …

The Most Exciting Medical Technologies of 2017

It is almost a tradition for me to publish predictions for the coming year. I do not mean to disappoint you this year either, so here you find some …

Medical Technology

Here’s how technology is helping hospitals get smarter

Hospitals across the country are going through a major overhaul powered by continuing advancements in technology. It's a much-needed transformation for a dated healthcare infrastructure that has seen very little collective change over the decades. Here's how hospitals and their patients stand to …

Health Care

The US has issued outlines for connected medical device security

The US Federal Drug Administration (FDA) issued recommended guidelines for the security of connected medical devices, reports The Verge.<p>The recommendations are meant to provide device manufacturers with a set of practices to ensure that devices remain secure after they are put to use. As all manner …

Medical Technology

Researchers Have Woven a ‘Smart’ Fabric That Mimics One of Our Bodies’ Hardiest Tissues

They hope to replace worn-out human joints.<p>For the first time, researchers have created a ‘smart’ fabric that mimics a type of special human tissue …

New South Wales

Seven global medical technology trends to look out for in 2017

Dr. Mussaad Al-Razouki, Chief Business Development Officer, Kuwait Life Sciences Company<p>Healthcare is one of the world’s largest industries. …

New cybersecurity guidelines for medical devices tackle evolving threats

The FDA outlined how medical device manufacturers should ward off cyberattacks, but didn’t include plans for enforcement<p>Today, the US Food and Drug Administration released its recommendations for how medical device manufacturers should maintain the security of internet-connected devices, even after …

Cybersecurity

How Machine Learning Is Revolutionizing the Diagnosis of Rare Diseases

Well before the family came in to the Batson Children’s Specialty Clinic in Jackson, Mississippi, they knew something was wrong. Their child was born with multiple birth defects, and didn’t look like any of its kin. A couple of tests for genetic syndromes came back negative, but Omar Abdul-Rahman, …

Machine Learning

Kenya: smartphone helps lift maternity fees' worries

There are only a few public hospitals within the informal settlement of Embakasi in Nairobi County so many pregnant women face private health care …

Pregnancy

Monitor your heart’s health on your smartphone with QardioCore app and strap

Who says you have to wear a wire to monitor your heart health? Certainly not Qardio, the San Francisco-based digital health company that announced …

Digital Health

IBM predicts 5 life-changing innovations in the next 5 years

IBM researchers revealed their five big predictions for innovations that will change our lives in the next five years. Dubbed IBM 5 in 5, the predictions were culled from more than 3,000 researchers across 12 labs on six continents.<p>These predictions focus on the future of artificial intelligence …

The UK's National Health Service is testing out a medical chatbot as a non-emergency helpline

The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) is trialling a medical chatbot as an alternative to its non-emergency helpline. The app, made by UK startup Babylon, asks people questions about their illnesses in a chat window before giving them advice — whether they should go to a doctor, or if the problem …

Digital Health

Siren Care weaves electronics into fabric to keep diabetic patients healthy

Instead of tracking your health with a little band that’s on your wrist, Ran Ma thinks that the future is keeping track of your health — or at least parts of it — with technology that’s woven into the fabric of your clothes.<p>That’s the target of Siren Care, a wearable company that looks to weave …

Medical Technology

IBM Watson, FDA align to boost public health with blockchain

The organizations aim to advance the secure exchange of health information and will start by focusing on data related to oncology.

Blockchain

A robotic implant that hugs your heart could help it keep beating

A soft robotic sleeve made of silicone could help a human heart keep beating, according to a new report published Wednesday.<p>For the millions …

Big Data: How it Has Changed the Scenario Over the Time, Its Impact and Future Prospects

The world is increasing becoming a data space with more and more data being generated every day. One research says, every day users upload 55 million …

Big Data

5 Ways Technology Will Make You Healthier In 2017

Discover the mind-blowing new tech that may change how you eat, exercise, and treat illness this year.<p>Technology is moving forward at a breakneck speed, and health tech is no exception. Ever heard of Moore’s Law? It’s the idea that technological progress roughly doubles every two years.<p>Moore was …

Biomarkers

12 year-old girl devises a computer program to prevent dangerous reaction to medicines

0 0 Edit this post<p>Till now there was no way doctors could tell how the medicine will react in a particular individual but now thanks to a 12-year-old …

MIT Launches New Accelerator for Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality Startups

Bayview Labs, Seraph Group and MIT Game Lab are creating Play Labs to accelerate startups in augmented reality, virtual reality, and artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

IDG Contributor Network: Data science is easy; making it work is hard

In the world of data science, there are three core problems: acquiring data, doing the math and taking action. Two of those drive data scientists …

Data Science

Transcriptome profiling of developing spleen tissue and discovery of immune-related genes in grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella).

2017 Jan;60:400-410. doi: 10.1016/j.fsi.2016.12.012. Epub 2016 Dec 11.<p>Li G1, Zhao Y2, Wang J3, Liu B4, Sun X5, Guo S6, Feng J7.<p>1College of Animal …