Monday, August 20, 2018

Live Long And Prosper: Nerve Signals Could Lead To Non-Invasive Ways...

by Fred GuterlIn the original Star Trek series that aired in the 1960s, creator Gene Roddenberry posited a handheld medical device that, when passed in...

Good Pill Hunting: How Biotech Fell In Love With Beantown

Boston is home to what might be the world’s premier biotechnology cluster. It includes big pharmaceutical companies such as Pfizer and Sanofi, plucky upstarts...

Please Touch: 3D Printed Anatomy Can Make Surgery A Hands-On Experience...

About three years ago, Dr. Beth Ripley had a patient in denial. Though Ripley and several other radiologists identified a tumor growing on the...

Frozen: How Do You Bring Cutting-Edge X-Ray Tech To A Snowy...

by Dorothy PomerantzGambell, Alaska, is one of the few points in North America where you can see Russia on a clear day. The land around...

Ready, Set, Match: Digital Solution Shortens Wait Time For Kidney Transplants

Eleven years ago, Jan and Garet Hil’s 10-year-old daughter experienced sudden kidney failure. When no immediate family members proved to have compatible kidneys they...

Handheld ultrasound aids patient care, prehospital and in mid air

Airborne within five minutes of receiving an emergency call, New Zealand’s Otago Regional Rescue Helicopter service is equipped with life rafts, stretchers, portable oxygen,...

In Cold Blood: These Scientists Are Using Very, Very Cool Science...

by Fred GuterlWhen doctors diagnosed 5-year-old Emily Whitehead with leukemia in 2010, they quickly ordered a round of chemotherapy, the standard treatment. But unlike most kids suffering...

Skin In The Game: Gaming AI Helps Doctors Capture Clear Images...

by Kristin KloberdanzA man who suffered a grave thigh injury a month earlier recently returned to Rhode Island Hospital because of pain and swelling in...

It Takes A Village: New Health Program Brings Wellness, Cost Savings...

Cities around the country are struggling to treat America’s growing opioid crisis. But in the search for treatment they’re often skipping a crucial question:...