• Malaria Heroes: Stories from the Frontlines of the Malaria Fight in Africa
  • Blood turned into nerve cells by Canadian researchers
  • 3D Printed Rapid Diagnostic Tester Harness to Support the Diagnosing and Monitoring Infectious Diseases
  • White House Recognizes New York Teen’s Cancer Research
  • Microsoft’s big telemedicine move
  • Expanding the code of life with new ‘letters’
  • Bioresorbable electronic stent could provide feedback and therapy – then dissolve
  • Malaria Heroes: Stories from the Frontlines of the Malaria Fight in Africa

    Malaria Heroes: Stories from the Frontlines of the Malaria Fight in Africa

    SOURCE May 25, 2015 “It is an honor to work alongside such a diverse and dedicated group of partners and malaria champions in support of the Ministry of Health and the National Malaria Control Program to make malaria history in Senegal.” –Yacine Djibo, president and founder of Speak Up Africa […]

  • Blood turned into nerve cells by Canadian researchers

    Blood turned into nerve cells by Canadian researchers

    SOURCE May 21, 2015 Stem cells extracted from blood are converted into neural stem cells using patented technique (Note: CBC does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of external links.) Canadian scientists have discovered how to turn a simple blood sample from a man or woman into a […]

  • 3D Printed Rapid Diagnostic Tester Harness to Support the Diagnosing and Monitoring Infectious Diseases

    3D Printed Rapid Diagnostic Tester Harness to Support the Diagnosing and Monitoring Infectious Diseases

      SOURCE May 25, 2015 Over 250 people gathered to participate in the 1st annual Windsor-Detroit Hacking Health event at TechTown Detroit on May 1-3, 2015. The event teamed up health care professionals, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and hospital admins with professionals from the IT sector, programmers, and designers to design […]

  • White House Recognizes New York Teen’s Cancer Research

    White House Recognizes New York Teen’s Cancer Research

    SOURCE May, 2015 Elana Simon, 19, puts a face on President Barack Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative. Elana Simon, 19, introduces President Barack Obama during a Jan. 30, 2015, event at the White House. ​At the end of January, Elana Simon, a 19-year-old Harvard University freshman, was invited to the White […]

  • Microsoft’s big telemedicine move

    Microsoft’s big telemedicine move

    SOURCE April 23, 2015 What a time for telemedicine. Just a few days before Google officially shuttered its Helpouts telehealth initiative, rival Microsoft revealed an effort all its own. But there’s one notable difference: While Google’s Helpouts essentially relied on “engaged and loyal” physician contributors, Microsoft’s video service will tap […]

  • Expanding the code of life with new ‘letters’

    Expanding the code of life with new ‘letters’

      SOURCE May, 2015 (Nanowerk News) The DNA encoding all life on Earth is made of four building blocks called nucleotides, commonly known as “letters,” that line up in pairs and twist into a double helix. Now, two groups of scientists are reporting for the first time that two new […]

  • Bioresorbable electronic stent could provide feedback and therapy – then dissolve

    Bioresorbable electronic stent could provide feedback and therapy – then dissolve

      SOURCE May 27, 2015 (Nanowerk News) Every year, an estimated half-million Americans undergo surgery to have a stent prop open a coronary artery narrowed by plaque. But sometimes the mesh tubes get clogged. Scientists report in the journal ACS Nano (“Bioresorbable Electronic Stent Integrated with Therapeutic Nanoparticles for Endovascular […]

 

Medical Devices, Medical Apps, Doctor and Patient

Education, Medical Blogs, Videos, Websites and Podcasts

The purpose of this website is to introduce both patients and healthcare professionals to the impact of the Internet on medicine and healthcare, by curating and organizing relevant articles in all fields of the digitalization of Medicine. (See i-NEWS section on Main Menu). Medical Apps and Medical Devices are examined, and internet technology and Patient Education are evaluated., for their places in all medical settings. The influence of the internet is shown in every Medical Specialty,, and improvements in Medical Education through the internet by showing the viewer the Top Patient Accredited Medical Information Websites, , the Best Medical Blogs, the top Medical Videos, and best Medical Podcasts. In addition to the latest-breaking Internet Medical News and Internet Medical Research News in all specialties are studied.. As Dr. Eric Topol of the Scripps Digital Medicine says, vast changes are occurring, now, due to the convergence of changes in technology. Medical Apps and Medical Devices are affecting many areas of of Medicine. Overall, the internet is changing all healthcare, from the use of Internet Technology in Hospital Administration in America to the use of iPhones to diagnose infectious disease in Africa

We are living in a great time for medicine. As most know, it is time for a change..

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Malaria Heroes: Stories from the Frontlines of the Malaria Fight in Africa

Malaria Heroes: Stories from the Frontlines of the Malaria Fight in Africa

SOURCE May 25, 2015 “It is an honor to work alongside such a diverse and dedicated group of partners and malaria champions in support of the Ministry of Health and the National Malaria Control Program to make malaria history in Senegal.” –Yacine Djibo, president and founder of Speak Up Africa […]

 
 

Blood turned into nerve cells by Canadian researchers

Blood turned into nerve cells by Canadian researchers

SOURCE May 21, 2015 Stem cells extracted from blood are converted into neural stem cells using patented technique (Note: CBC does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of external links.) Canadian scientists have discovered how to turn a simple blood sample from a man or woman into a […]

 
 

3D Printed Rapid Diagnostic Tester Harness to Support the Diagnosing and Monitoring Infectious Diseases

3D Printed Rapid Diagnostic Tester Harness to Support the Diagnosing and Monitoring Infectious Diseases

  SOURCE May 25, 2015 Over 250 people gathered to participate in the 1st annual Windsor-Detroit Hacking Health event at TechTown Detroit on May 1-3, 2015. The event teamed up health care professionals, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and hospital admins with professionals from the IT sector, programmers, and designers to design […]

 
 

White House Recognizes New York Teen’s Cancer Research

White House Recognizes New York Teen’s Cancer Research

SOURCE May, 2015 Elana Simon, 19, puts a face on President Barack Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative. Elana Simon, 19, introduces President Barack Obama during a Jan. 30, 2015, event at the White House. ​At the end of January, Elana Simon, a 19-year-old Harvard University freshman, was invited to the White […]

 
 

Microsoft’s big telemedicine move

Microsoft’s big telemedicine move

SOURCE April 23, 2015 What a time for telemedicine. Just a few days before Google officially shuttered its Helpouts telehealth initiative, rival Microsoft revealed an effort all its own. But there’s one notable difference: While Google’s Helpouts essentially relied on “engaged and loyal” physician contributors, Microsoft’s video service will tap […]

 
 

Expanding the code of life with new ‘letters’

Expanding the code of life with new ‘letters’

  SOURCE May, 2015 (Nanowerk News) The DNA encoding all life on Earth is made of four building blocks called nucleotides, commonly known as “letters,” that line up in pairs and twist into a double helix. Now, two groups of scientists are reporting for the first time that two new […]

 
 

Bioresorbable electronic stent could provide feedback and therapy – then dissolve

Bioresorbable electronic stent could provide feedback and therapy – then dissolve

  SOURCE May 27, 2015 (Nanowerk News) Every year, an estimated half-million Americans undergo surgery to have a stent prop open a coronary artery narrowed by plaque. But sometimes the mesh tubes get clogged. Scientists report in the journal ACS Nano (“Bioresorbable Electronic Stent Integrated with Therapeutic Nanoparticles for Endovascular […]

 
 

PatientsLikeMe partners with Partners to hone patient engagement insights

PatientsLikeMe partners with Partners to hone patient engagement insights

  SOURCE: STEPHANIE BAUM: MedCityNews May 2015 PatientsLikeMe, a network of patient communities, has been diversifying its collaboration partners this year. Although pharmaceutical companies have been its traditional customers, earlier this year it began a collaboration with drugstore retail chain Walgreensand worked on a study with Biogen Idec. Now it’s […]

 
 

Hospital pilots study Apple Watches, connected devices for cancer patients, chronic conditions

Hospital pilots study Apple Watches, connected devices for cancer patients, chronic conditions

SOURCE May, 2015 Several hospitals and healthcare facilities are poised to start evaluating wearables in several different pilots. They include assessments of Apple Watches to evaluate side effects of chemotherapy in cancer patients to getting a quick assessment of a patient’s emotional state. Others plan to apply them to remotely […]

 
 

The Search for a Blood Test for Depression

The Search for a Blood Test for Depression

  SOURCE May 25, 2015 If you think you have diabetes, you go to a doctor and get a blood test. Heart disease? An electrocardiogram can make sense of symptoms. And with cancer, a biopsy can cement a diagnosis. But when it comes to behavioral health, your diagnosis is based […]