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Blockchain is the best bet for secure, efficient electronic health records

Blockchain is the best bet for secure, efficient electronic health records Which makes you cringe more, the threat of ransomware or the current mess of health records?The blockchain is also used on the “dark web” for the anonymous sale of weapons, drugs, and other illegal exchanges.

Police use pacemaker data to charge Ohio man with arson and fraud

Police use pacemaker data to charge Ohio man with arson and fraud A man in Ohio was arrested and charged with arson and insurance fraud after police looked at medical data on his pacemaker.The case has raised some serious privacy concerns around medical devices, their data, and who can access it.

Docs remove live cockroach from woman's skull after she complained about 'crawling sensation'

Docs remove live cockroach from woman's skull after she complained about 'crawling sensation' In one of the most bizarre surgeries ever, doctors in India removed a live cockroach from a woman's nasal cavity reaching the brain.42-year-old Selvi had complained of an "crawling sensation" for several hours, before being operated upon, The New Indian Express reported.

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Apple’s ResearchKit may be a viable alternative to traditional studies

Apple’s ResearchKit may be a viable alternative to traditional studies In at least one case, though, researchers found Apple’s ResearchKit to be a viable alternative to traditional pen-and-paper studies.In a study published in the journal Nature Biotechnology, researchers at New York City’s Mount Sinai Hospital used Apple’s ResearchKit to crowdsource data from asthma patients.

This year’s best science photos would be right at home in a fine art gallery

This year’s best science photos would be right at home in a fine art gallery The winning images, announced earlier this month, cover a range of mediums, from microscopes to computer generated imagery (CGI).“The Wellcome Image Awards continuously uncovers striking images that open up a world of science often hidden to the naked eye,” said Fergus Walsh, contest judge and BBC medical correspondent.

WebMD’s Health Pregnancy Study to recruit participants via Apple’s Research Kit

WebMD’s Health Pregnancy Study to recruit participants via Apple’s Research Kit Apple debuted ResearchKit, a platform that helps scientists recruit participants for studies, back in 2015.And now, WebMD is joining the fray with its Health Pregnancy Study, an effort that will let pregnant women “easily and anonymously” answer questions and share data about their pregnancies with researchers.

Zocdoc’s new AI-powered search knows what you mean when you search ‘hemroids’

Zocdoc’s new AI-powered search knows what you mean when you search ‘hemroids’ It’s a search engine called Zocdoc, and starting on Tuesday, it will begin tapping machine learning to help surface physicians even better than it did before.” In simpler terms, it’s an AI-powered search bar that interprets what you type to help you find the specialist you need.

Wearable Medical Device Boosts Brain Cancer Survival Rates

Wearable Medical Device Boosts Brain Cancer Survival Rates A wearable medical device has proven effective among patients with brain cancer.Two decades ago, Stupp said, the majority of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) patients died within less than one year; long-term survival was nearly unheard of.

Toyota unveils robotic leg brace to help give paralyzed patients their mobility back

Toyota unveils robotic leg brace to help give paralyzed patients their mobility back It’s called the Welwalk WW-1000 and may help bring mobility back to partially paralyzed people.“Our vision is about trying to deliver mobility for everybody,” Toshiyuki Isobe, Toyota’s chief officer for research, told the Associated Press.

Job Stories: Army BMET

Job Stories: Army BMET I fix Medical Equipment for the Unit, as well as some other odd jobs.I thought i'd share some of my stories, and if people like them, i'll add more.