Sunday, October 21, 2018

A New App Sees Signs Of Sepsis Risk In Hospital Patients...

Every year, more than 1.5 million Americans develop sepsis, an illness that occurs when the body exhibits an extreme reaction to an infection. It’s an...

Achtung, Baby: This Wireless Fetal Heart Rate Monitor Delivers

Giving birth is hard enough without getting trapped in your bed by a mess of wires and cables. Just ask labor and delivery nurse...

Catching Cancer Early: For This Woman, More Breast Care Options Means...

by Liza SmithJan retired from a long and successful administrative career in late 2016 and the 61-year-old mother of three was looking forward to spending...

Inoculation On Steroids: Fast DNA Vaccines Could Halt Weaponized Viruses Before...

by Fred Guterl The World Health Organization declared that smallpox had been eradicated in 1979, but the possibility that variola, the virus that causes this deadly...

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...