The WHO and CDC are estimating the total death toll of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to end somewhere around 20,000, but others have predicted over 4 million. Food prices are rising quickly, and quarantines are being imposed for entire counties in an effort to gain...
Corneal transplant is a known means of successfully treating corneal disease. However, without unlimited donor corneas, researchers say there is a need to study alternate methods of treatment for eye disease and eye trauma. One method being studied at the University of Cincinnati...
The Food and Drug Administration is asking the public to weigh in on the cybersecurity of medical devices and holding a conference on the subject, organized in collaboration with the Department of Homeland Security. The conference — technically a workshop —...
Stem cells use in the medical field is a promising and quickly growing field. Two exciting announcements have rocked the field of stem cells and suggest that soon this fascinating and potentially history-making therapy will finally be available as a treatment option.
The idea that saving patients’ lives demands heroism is a harmful misconception about health and medicine seen in popular culture. It’s fun to watch “House” on TV and marvel at his quirky genius at diagnosing patients’...
In 1000 B.C., the only early test for diabetes was whether your urine attracted ants. In 2012, 25.8 million United States residents with diabetes spent $245 billion on diabetes, a figure presently rising by 7 percent per annum. But the cost of testing blood-sugar levels...
This is not a typical comparison of Apple's products or features compared to Google, but it is a comparison of the underlying operating systems — and even more specifically how these relate to enterprise healthcare. Unlike consumer health and fitness, enterprise healthcare...
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