• Expanding the code of life with new ‘letters’
  • Bioresorbable electronic stent could provide feedback and therapy – then dissolve
  • PatientsLikeMe partners with Partners to hone patient engagement insights
  • Hospital pilots study Apple Watches, connected devices for cancer patients, chronic conditions
  • The Search for a Blood Test for Depression
  • Tech Rivalries Impede Digital Medical Record Sharing
  • Robot masters new skills through trial and error (w/video)
  • 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 […]

  • Tech Rivalries Impede Digital Medical Record Sharing

    Tech Rivalries Impede Digital Medical Record Sharing

       SOURCE May 2015 WASHINGTON — Since President Obama took office, the federal government has poured more than $29 billion into health information technology and told doctors and hospitals to use electronic medical records or face financial penalties. But some tech companies, hospitals and laboratories are intentionally blocking the electronic […]

  • Robot masters new skills through trial and error (w/video)

    Robot masters new skills through trial and error (w/video)

    SOURCE May 2015 (Nanowerk News) Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have developed algorithms that enable robots to learn motor tasks through trial and error using a process that more closely approximates the way humans learn, marking a major milestone in the field of artificial intelligence. They demonstrated their […]

 

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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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 […]

 
 

Tech Rivalries Impede Digital Medical Record Sharing

Tech Rivalries Impede Digital Medical Record Sharing

   SOURCE May 2015 WASHINGTON — Since President Obama took office, the federal government has poured more than $29 billion into health information technology and told doctors and hospitals to use electronic medical records or face financial penalties. But some tech companies, hospitals and laboratories are intentionally blocking the electronic […]

 
 

Robot masters new skills through trial and error (w/video)

Robot masters new skills through trial and error (w/video)

SOURCE May 2015 (Nanowerk News) Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have developed algorithms that enable robots to learn motor tasks through trial and error using a process that more closely approximates the way humans learn, marking a major milestone in the field of artificial intelligence. They demonstrated their […]

 
 

Robots grasping hands (w/video)

Robots grasping hands (w/video)

SOURCE May 2015 Posted: May 19, 2015(Nanowerk News) The act of grasping and shaking hands is a defining human ritual, with the grip intimating traits of each person involved. But what about our android counterparts?What does the grip of a robot’s hand say about the machine’s capabilities, especially its dexterity—the […]

 
 

‘Measuring Stick’ Standard for Gene Sequencing Now Available from NIST

‘Measuring Stick’ Standard for Gene Sequencing Now Available from NIST

SOURCE May 2015 The world’s first reference material to help ensure laboratories accurately “map” DNA for genetic testing, medical diagnoses and future customized drug therapies is now available from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The end result of a DNA sequencing process. Each color represents one of […]

 
 

Freshly squeezed vaccines

Freshly squeezed vaccines

SOURCE May 20, 2015 Microfluidic cell-squeezing device opens new possibilities for cell-based vaccines. MIT researchers have shown that they can use a microfluidic cell-squeezing device to introduce specific antigens inside the immune system’s B cells, providing a new approach to developing and implementing antigen-presenting cell vaccines. Such vaccines, created by […]