Neurology

For headache, telemedicine may be as effective as in-person

For people with headache, seeing the neurologist by video for treatment may be as effective as an in-person visit, according to a study...

Smartphone app

Unlocking the mystery of multiple sclerosis with tech

What if a single smartphone app could help solve the enigma of multiple sclerosis (MS) and move new treatments ahead at lightning speed?...

Global database

Scientists create leukaemia online tool to aid search for cure

Finding a cure for a rare type of blood cancer could be accelerated by a new virtual platform that allows researchers easy access to data...

Watson

Predicting flu epidemics with Twitter data

Osnabrueck cognitive scientists and their students are developing new and intelligent expert systems, which help to effectively utilize the...

Learning platform

PEPconnect keeps staff at the forefront of knowledge

The online learning platform PEPconnect from Siemens Healthineers enables caregivers to conveniently access continuous education.

News

Mobile technology shakes up pregnancy research

Andrew Su, a professor at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), was sitting in an exam room with his newborn son when the idea for a new...

Doc Versus Machine

Human physicians vastly outperform virtual ones

Increasingly powerful computers using ever-more sophisticated programs are challenging human supremacy in areas as diverse as playing chess...

mhealth

Wearable technology can improve cancer treatment

Researchers at the University of Southern California will demonstrate how using wearable technology and smartphones can improve cancer...

Article

High-tech textiles – more than just clothes

High-tech textiles must fulfill a number of functions and meet many requirements. That is why the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate...

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The BMJ launches series to get the latest trial evidence into practice

This week, The BMJ launches a new series called ‘Rapid Recommendations,’ a collaboration with an international group of researchers and...

Diabetes

Telemedicine could improve access to eye exam

Electronic eye exams could become popular in the U.S. among patients who see them as an easy way to visit the eye doctor. After a...

Telemedicine

The Rapid Growth Of Medical Tourism

Traditionally, medical tourists travel from high-income countries to middle and low-income countries seeking health care at a lower price....