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...

News

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...

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...

Embedded computing

Sensing and communicating our ups/downs and many needs

The power of computing grows more pervasive as it is increasingly integrated into everyday items within our immediate environment, as in...

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....

Study

First digitally enhanced Randomised Controlled Trial

North West EHealth announced that its unique Linked Database System technology was used to deliver the world’s first digitally enhanced...

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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Cancers

Computer program uncovers hidden genomic alterations

Cancer is rarely the result of a single mutation in a single gene. Rather, tumors arise from the complex interplay between any number of...

Data Protection Regulation

COCIR urges harmonised enforcement of the DPR

COCIR welcomes the adoption of the European Data Protection Regulation (DPR). However, in order for the Regulation to deliver on its...

Epilepsy

Minisensor is designed to warn of epileptic seizures

For epilepsy patients and attending physicians, it has been a challenge to correctly assess the frequency and severity of epileptic...