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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 …

10 Ludicrously Advanced Technologies We Can Expect by the Year 2100

Predicting the future is hard. It’s nearly impossible to know what technological marvels await in the next few years, let alone the next eight …

How an Antibiotic-Resistant Superbug Is Born

Inspired by Soderbergh, brought to life by Harvard.<p>In a hypnotic and somewhat terrifying video, the Harvard Medical School has shown how bacteria evolve and mutate as they become impervious to drugs.<p>The experiments, described in a recent issue of <i>Science</i>, used a 2-by-4-foot petri dish, eventually …

Biology

15 Awesome Things You Can Do With Oatmeal

What if we told you that you could lose weight, lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes for as little as 13 <i>cents</i> per day? You …

Elon Musk Says 500-Mile Electric Cars Are Just 10 Years Away

The cost of batteries is dropping as we write. This kind of range could be possible soon.<p>With battery technology evolving as quickly as it is, an electric car that could drive round-trip between New York and Washington, D.C. on a single charge could be just 10 years away, according to Elon …

Tesla

Artificial intelligence: ‘Homo sapiens will be split into a handful of gods and the rest of us’

If you wanted relief from stories about tyre factories and steel plants closing, you could try relaxing with a new 300-page report from Bank of America Merrill Lynch which looks at the likely effects of a robot revolution.<p>But you might not end up reassured. Though it promises robot carers for an …

Artificial Intelligence

Gene editing saves girl dying from leukaemia in world first

For the first time ever, a person’s life has been saved by gene editing.<p>One-year-old Layla was dying from leukaemia after all conventional treatments …

Never forget your pills again - HealthIT & mHealth

Interview with Jon Michaeli EVP of Business Development at Medisafe<p><b>HealthIT & mHealth:</b> What separates Medisafe from other medication adherence …

Digital Health

Subway Joins The Fast-Food, Antibiotic-Free Meat Club

The parade of fast-food companies promising to sell meat from animals that never received antibiotics just got significantly longer. Subway, the ubiquitous sandwich chain, is following the lead of Chipotle, Panera, Chick-fil-A and McDonalds, with its promise Tuesday that its meat suppliers …

Spinach and Artichoke Dip Stuffed Garlic Bread. This is everything you've ever wanted in an appetizer and more.

I love combining my favorite foods, so Spinach and Artichoke Dip Stuffed Garlic Bread was bound to happen eventually. I'm happy to say that it turned …

Volvo Promises To Take Responsibility If Its Driverless Cars Cause Crashes

Volvo announced recently it will take responsibility for any accidents caused by its driverless vehicles. That’s quite an offer and could be just the thing to assuage the unfounded fears surrounding robot vehicles.<p>The Swedish car company has an ulterior motive: speeding of federal U.S. legislation …

'Bird' gadget lets you control a drone with your finger

A man holds up his finger. A drone, rising slowly in a conference room, hovers in place. He pushes his finger out a bit, and the drone moves forward. He pulls back, and the drone follows his gesture perfectly. He lowers his finger, and the drone lands softly on the ground.<p>Sound like science …

Eko Core comes to market after recent FDA clearance, brings stethoscope to digital age | WEARABLES - INSIDABLES - IOT - CONNECTED DEVICES - QUANTIFIEDSELF

The Eko Core, which is priced starting at $199, will eventually be accompanied by a clinical decision support algorithm to help clinicians …

Next Year, GM Employees Might Ride Autonomous Chevy Volts To Work

The 2017 model will come in a self-driving edition<p>Beginning in late fall 2016, if you’re lucky enough to visit the Warren Technical Center campus of General Motors, in Michigan, you might your shuttle quite intriguing: a 2017 Chevrolet Volt, driving itself.<p>The automaker plans to deploy a fleet of …

Algorithms will replace doctors in prescribing meds, and other predictions from Scanadu CEO Walter De Brouwer

Scanadu CEO Walter De Brouwer played digital health provocateur during a talk at this week’s <i>Transforming Medicine: Evidence-driven Mhealth</i> conference …

Digital Health

Japan will begin testing self-driving cabs next year

A company called – wait for it – Robot Taxi has announced it will begin trials on autonomous taxi cabs in Japan next year. Fifty lucky residents of …

Lyckad terapi på liten skärm

En mobil-app i kombination med fyra kbt-sessioner har visat sig vara lika effektiv som tio stycken möten med en kbt-terapeut. Metoden är nyligen …

If You Watch One Video Of Robots Making A Rope Bridge Today, Make It This One

As we enter the next era of rope bridge construction we must ask ourselves “Who shall make the next rope bridge?” The researchers at ETH have the answer.<p>Their solution, created in connection with architectural researchers Gramizio Kohler, employs four robots working in sync to drag rope around a …

I caught a fish with my drone!!!

Fish

Life sciences execs: Next digital health platforms will be healthcare, not tech company-led

This week <b>Accenture</b> published the results from its annual Accenture Technology Vision 2015 survey, which includes responses from more than 1,000 …

Estimote Creates An Indoor Location System Using Beacons And “Nearables”

The dream of indoor location sensing has always been just that – a dream. The difficulty of Wi-Fi tracking and other technologies has made it hard for anyone – from businesses to regular users – to figure out where they were in a venue. But the folks at Estimote, a Polish beacon company, may have …

Watch An MIT Golf Cart Drive Itself Around

Robot passengers at extremely low speeds<p>What might the world of driverless cars look like in the future? If this MIT production is any indication, it will be very smart golf carts, safely ferrying people about. MIT, as part of the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology, created a …

Väddö först med journal på surfplatta

– Med den här möjligheten kan jag göra allting på plats hemma hos patienten, jag slipper dubbeldokumentationen vilket minskar risken för att man …

”Låt patienten bli en partner”

<b>I en rad artiklar</b> har Idagsidan berättat om patienter som själva tagit makten över sin sjukdom och genom egna rutiner eller bara ren envishet skapat …

New Algorithm Lets Your Phone Track Your Wheezes

Continuous monitoring of lung health can help treat respiratory diseases.

How Drones Are Affecting Wildlife in Surprising Ways

A recent study showing that black bear heart rates soar at the sight of a drone has some experts concerned.<p>A bear may not run when it sees a flying robot swooping in from the sky—but the animal may still be in distress.<p>So says a recent study on how black bears in Minnesota react to unmanned aerial …

Wildlife

IndoorAtlas offers navigation inside buildings, so you can always find the mall bathroom

IndoorAtlas has begun to deliver its service that lets you navigate inside enclosed buildings such as shopping malls.<p>The Palo Alto, California-based company, which was founded in Finland, launched a private beta test in San Francisco for its “indoor positioning system,” or IPS, which lets you …

MRI scanner steers cancer-killing virus inside the body - Futurity

MRI scanners, normally used to take detailed images inside the body, can noninvasively steer tumor-busting therapies to specific sites in the body.

Circle Medical Brings A Full Service Medical Practice To You

Circle Medical, launching from this summer’s Y Combinator batch, is a full service medical practice that will come to you.<p>While other doctor-on-demand startups have existed for a while, Circle Medical’s goal is to provide a service that can used as a regular part of your life, not just in …

Pentagon plans to increase drone flights by 50 percent