A new way to diagnose PTSD

Jun 17, 2011
Researchers are working on a way to diagnose PTSD in a way that's based on more than an interview with a physician. They're using sensors and...
Posted In: Health, medicine, virtual reality

Zombie preparedness information unavailable, top BRAAAAAINS working on it

May 20, 2011
The Centers for Disease Control decided to have a little fun and they posted information on their blog about what to do in the event of an outbreak...
Posted In: Health, medicine, zombies

Paralyzed Berkeley grad walks at graduation with aid of exoskeleton

May 16, 2011
Austin Whitney's spine was severed just below the hip as the result of a car accident the summer before he started college. Whitney ended up...
Posted In: medicine

Social networking may change the world of medical research

Apr 25, 2011
Sunday, a new study was published online in Nature Biotechnology about lithium and Lou Gehrig's disease. The study found that lithium didn't help...
Posted In: medicine, social media

Watson helps babies in hospitals

Apr 13, 2011
The same kind of analytics platform IBM developed for Watson is being used to help monitor and diagnose babies in Intensive Care Units. Babies in...
Posted In: IBM, medicine, Watson

'Shrooms may ease anxiety in cancer patients

Sep 7, 2010
According to a study published in the Archives of General Psychiatry (abstract only), hallucinogen psilocybin (which to you and me, is known as ...
Posted In: medicine, research

The FDA elbows into the app store

Sep 2, 2010
This is my heart beat....
Posted In: apple, apps, medicine

Tech News In Brief - 5/24/10

May 24, 2010
Zuckerberg announces impending changes at Facebook - Doesn't apologize for making privacy settings so difficult. It's really more of one of those, ...
Posted In: android, apple, Facebook, Google, iPad, iPhone, medicine

Scientists develop cells that could be disease fighters

Aug 27, 2008
Scientists say they have caused one type of cell to become another -- with no intermediate step using controversial stem cells -- which could have...
Posted In: Health, medicine, stem cells

Trade association's Rx: fewer freebies

Jul 10, 2008
Have you noticed while waiting for the doctor to show up in the little exam room that just about every pen, paper pad and other item is labeled...
Posted In: medicine, pharmaceuticals