• This Pocket Gadget Can Tell if Meat is Safe to Eat
  • US OKs first-ever DNA alternative to Pap smear
  • Man among first in US to get ‘bionic eye’
  • Two UMiami School Studies Show How Stem Cell Injections Improve Heart Structure
  • Volitional control from optical signals
  • Engineers help make advances in virtual artificial heart implantation
  • Breakthrough artificial pancreas study
  • Swiss Medical Board: Stop Widespread Mammography Screening
  • Mukherjee on Practicing Oncology, the Pulitzer, and His Next Book
  • TEAM INVENTS PROBES TO WATCH NEURONS FIRE IN REAL TIME
This Pocket Gadget Can Tell if Meat is Safe to Eat

This Pocket Gadget Can Tell if Meat is Safe to Eat

  (ED NOTE: One of the best parts of going to Med School in Mexico, Guadalajara, was watching visitors come down, each having the answers to beating Montezuma’s Revenge, i.e., soak vegetables in water, do a rain dance, drink lots of beer, etc. etc.  ALL of them got sick, and more »

US OKs first-ever DNA alternative to Pap smear

US OKs first-ever DNA alternative to Pap smear

SOURCE by Matthew Perrone Federal health regulators have cleared a genetic test from Roche as the first ever U.S.-approved alternative to the Pap smear, the decades-old mainstay of cervical cancer screening. The Food and Drug Administration approved Swiss-based Roche’s cobas HPV test to detect the human Papillomavirus, or HPV, in more »

Man among first in US to get ‘bionic eye’

Man among first in US to get ‘bionic eye’

In this April 16, 2014 image from video Roger Pontz wears special glasses that house a small video camera and transmitter at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center on April 16, 2014, in Ann Arbor, Mich. The glasses are part of a system SOURCE April 24, 2014 A degenerative more »

Two UMiami School Studies Show How Stem Cell Injections Improve Heart Structure

Two UMiami School Studies Show How Stem Cell Injections Improve Heart Structure

SOURCE April 24, 2014 Circulation Research Features UM Team’s Cellular Therapy Findings Two Miller School of Medicine studies led by a team from the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute use highly advanced cardiac imaging techniques to establish for the first time how stem cell injections are able to improve the structure more »

Volitional control from optical signals

Volitional control from optical signals

SOURCE April 22, 2014 by John Hewitt  Building better brain control interfaces with detailed imaging. Credit: thinktechuk.wordpress.com (Medical Xpress)—In their quest to build better BMIs, or brain-machine-interfaces, researchers have recently begun to look closer at the sub-threshold activity of neurons. The reason for this trend is that with only a limited more »

Engineers help make advances in virtual artificial heart implantation

Engineers help make advances in virtual artificial heart implantation

    SOURCE April 24, 2014 (Nanowerk News) Some firsts in the history of artificial heart implantation are being achieved by an Arizona State University research group and medical professionals at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. They have performed what they believe is the first virtual implantation of a pioneering artificial heart, more »

Breakthrough artificial pancreas study

Breakthrough artificial pancreas study

SOURCE  24 April 2014 In a world first, British children with type 1 diabetes have successfully been entrusted to use pioneering artificial pancreas technology all by themselves at home overnight – without the careful supervision of expert researchers. The breakthrough trial, detailed in the journal Diabetes Care, comes as type 1 diabetes charity more »

Swiss Medical Board: Stop Widespread Mammography Screening

Swiss Medical Board: Stop Widespread Mammography Screening

SOURCE April 24, 2014 The Swiss Medical Board has recommended that Switzerland stop introducing new mammography screening programs and phase out existing programs, according to an essay published online April 16 in the New England Journal of Medicine. The group recommends that systematic screening programs be replaced with systematic screening information and that women more »

Mukherjee on Practicing Oncology, the Pulitzer, and His Next Book

Mukherjee on Practicing Oncology, the Pulitzer, and His Next Book

SOURCE (To see VIDEO, go HERE) April 21, 2014 In this segment of Medscape One-on-One, Eric J. Topol, MD, talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, PhD, about his career as a writer, researcher, and practicing oncologist. Dr. Mukherjee is the author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography more »

TEAM INVENTS PROBES TO WATCH NEURONS FIRE IN REAL TIME

TEAM INVENTS PROBES TO WATCH NEURONS FIRE IN REAL TIME

SOURCE STANFORD UNIVERSITYPosted by Amy Adams-Stanford on April 23, 2014 Two new tools are letting scientists see brain activity as it happens live. The probes involve proteins that light up as an electric current sweeps down the long tendrils that link nerves together. The scientists can insert these proteins into a specific group of more »

 

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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This Pocket Gadget Can Tell if Meat is Safe to Eat

This Pocket Gadget Can Tell if Meat is Safe to Eat

  (ED NOTE: One of the best parts of going to Med School in Mexico, Guadalajara, was watching visitors come down, each having the answers to beating Montezuma’s Revenge, i.e., soak vegetables in water, do a rain dance, drink lots of beer, etc. etc.  ALL of them got sick, and more »

 
 

US OKs first-ever DNA alternative to Pap smear

US OKs first-ever DNA alternative to Pap smear

SOURCE by Matthew Perrone Federal health regulators have cleared a genetic test from Roche as the first ever U.S.-approved alternative to the Pap smear, the decades-old mainstay of cervical cancer screening. The Food and Drug Administration approved Swiss-based Roche’s cobas HPV test to detect the human Papillomavirus, or HPV, in more »

 
 

Man among first in US to get ‘bionic eye’

Man among first in US to get ‘bionic eye’

In this April 16, 2014 image from video Roger Pontz wears special glasses that house a small video camera and transmitter at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center on April 16, 2014, in Ann Arbor, Mich. The glasses are part of a system SOURCE April 24, 2014 A degenerative more »

 
 

Two UMiami School Studies Show How Stem Cell Injections Improve Heart Structure

Two UMiami School Studies Show How Stem Cell Injections Improve Heart Structure

SOURCE April 24, 2014 Circulation Research Features UM Team’s Cellular Therapy Findings Two Miller School of Medicine studies led by a team from the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute use highly advanced cardiac imaging techniques to establish for the first time how stem cell injections are able to improve the structure more »

 
 

Volitional control from optical signals

Volitional control from optical signals

SOURCE April 22, 2014 by John Hewitt  Building better brain control interfaces with detailed imaging. Credit: thinktechuk.wordpress.com (Medical Xpress)—In their quest to build better BMIs, or brain-machine-interfaces, researchers have recently begun to look closer at the sub-threshold activity of neurons. The reason for this trend is that with only a limited more »

 
 

Engineers help make advances in virtual artificial heart implantation

Engineers help make advances in virtual artificial heart implantation

    SOURCE April 24, 2014 (Nanowerk News) Some firsts in the history of artificial heart implantation are being achieved by an Arizona State University research group and medical professionals at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. They have performed what they believe is the first virtual implantation of a pioneering artificial heart, more »

 
 

Breakthrough artificial pancreas study

Breakthrough artificial pancreas study

SOURCE  24 April 2014 In a world first, British children with type 1 diabetes have successfully been entrusted to use pioneering artificial pancreas technology all by themselves at home overnight – without the careful supervision of expert researchers. The breakthrough trial, detailed in the journal Diabetes Care, comes as type 1 diabetes charity more »

 
 

Swiss Medical Board: Stop Widespread Mammography Screening

Swiss Medical Board: Stop Widespread Mammography Screening

SOURCE April 24, 2014 The Swiss Medical Board has recommended that Switzerland stop introducing new mammography screening programs and phase out existing programs, according to an essay published online April 16 in the New England Journal of Medicine. The group recommends that systematic screening programs be replaced with systematic screening information and that women more »

 
 

Mukherjee on Practicing Oncology, the Pulitzer, and His Next Book

Mukherjee on Practicing Oncology, the Pulitzer, and His Next Book

SOURCE (To see VIDEO, go HERE) April 21, 2014 In this segment of Medscape One-on-One, Eric J. Topol, MD, talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, PhD, about his career as a writer, researcher, and practicing oncologist. Dr. Mukherjee is the author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography more »

 
 

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