Zimmer Biomet, a company that develops joint replacement products, today announced that it is working with Apple to improve patient experience with Apple Watch and iPhone following knee and hip replacements.
Apple just unveiled the Apple Watch Series 4 with support for ECG readings, and now accessory maker AliveCor has announced its own electrocardiogram reader. The company, which has made several iPhone accessories
More than half a million people are diagnosed with cancers of the head and neck each year, many of whom choose to undergo radiotherapy. But it’s a delicate process: The surrounding tissue can be severely
Virtual reality is starting to pay off in the medical field, as one major VR pilot test is being expanded to train more doctors. In 2016, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) partnered with Facebook
Artificial intelligence is better than doctors at diagnosing some cancers, research has shown. The international study involved machines that were trained to detect signs of skin cancer before being tested
The tool searches OCT scans for over 50 eye diseases including macular degeneration. DeepMind has successfully developed a system that can analyze retinal scans and spot symptoms of sight-threatening diseases.
BioMind artificial intelligence medical system scores up to 87 per cent accuracy when diagnosing brain tumours and predicting the expansion of brain haematomas It was not the football World Cup, but the
A week after appointing a CEO for its healthcare joint venture with Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan, Amazon today announced an acquisition that underscores how it also hopes to have a more direct — and
Survivors share their stories. By Caitlin McGarry James T. Green thought he was having a panic attack. He took a break from work to walk around the block during a stressful day, and noticed he felt out
BrainQ, an Israel-based startup that aims to help stroke victims and those with spinal cord injuries treat their injuries with the help of a personalized electromagnetic treatment protocol, today announced
23andMe, Color, and other genomic sequencing startups have exposed demand from consumers for cheap ways to test for potential problems they may have — and Amir Trabelsi hopes to bring that mentality to
When trying to figure out what to do after an extensive career at Google, Motorola, and Flipkart, Punit Soni decided to spend a lot of time sitting in doctors’ offices to figure out what to do next. It
Sword Health, a startup operating out of Portugal that has developed a digital physiotherapy solution to enable patients to be treated remotely in their own homes, has raised $4.6 million in seed funding.
What does the youngest chief executive in Big Pharma want? A control room straight off the starship Enterprise. When Vas Narasimhan, 41, took the helm of drug giant Novartis in February, he’d already the
Atomwise, which uses deep learning to shorten the process of discovering new drugs, has raised a $45 million Series A. The round was led by Monsanto Growth Ventures, Data Collective (DCVC) and B Capital
Avro, a life sciences startup in Y Combinator’s current batch, is banking on a method to deliver medications to populations unable to swallow or chew — it will administer them through the skin. Starting
Experts say it could provide a simpler way to predict cardiovascular risk Scientists from Google and its health-tech subsidiary Verily have discovered a new way to assess a person’s risk of heart disease