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This lab-on-a-chip is bringing point-of-care diagnostics to smartphones

A new diagnostic platform that works using a smartphone is making point-of-care diagnostics easier for infectious diseases. Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign...

Sound Waves Sort Cells for Diagnostics, Cell-Based Therapies

Researchers at the Singapore University of Technology and Design have developed a microfluidic device that can isolate cells from complex biological samples using sound...

Machines getting better healthcare than humans by 2020

A new study from Vanson Bourne, sponsored by ServiceMax, from GE Digital, has found that 75% of IT and field service leaders believe that...

Ochsner Health System Uses Tech for Real-Time Care

Louisiana's Ochsner Health System is trying to "disrupt" health care, says Chief Clinical Transformation Officer Dr. Richard Milani. And disruption, as it turns out, is...

Ranfac Provides Products with Unequaled Quality Assurance Levels

A quick conversation with any Ranfac employee – from floor personnel to owners – immediately reveals the immense pride and dedicated care we take...

Exposure to Low-Level Radiation is Less of a Risk than Obesity, Smoking, and Air...

While the risks to health from medium- and high-level radiation have been studied for years and are relatively well-understood, the risks of exposure to...

The FDA Is Tackling Digital Health With the Help of Apple and Google

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which is responsible for drug approvals, medical devices, and the food supply in the U.S., has announced...

Smart New Bandage Delivers Drugs on Wound Exactly When Required

Difficult to manage wounds do not heal oftentimes because topical medications can’t be administered in a controlled fashion and just when needed. To apply...

A Sure Fit for the Mountains

Anyone who has been skiing knows that the difference between a fantastic day of carving and a night of aches and pains can come...

Multi-Drug Printing Method to Improve Existing Meds, Help to Introduce New Ones

At the University of Michigan researchers have developed a technique for printing drug compounds directly onto skin patches, ingestable strips, and just about any...