Technology
Mar 14, 2007
Janet Moore gets it. It is all too common for industry to be completely left out of mainstream media pieces on medical innovations. Such stories often focus...
Mar 09, 2007
A professor at Purdue University not only recognizes the AIDS epidemic in Africa--he's doing something about it. In an extensive project that involves...
Mar 08, 2007
A research team at Ritsumeikan University in Japan has developed a prototype of a miniature robot that could be inserted into the body to perform medical...
Mar 07, 2007
A bill to modernize Medicare's reimbursement system for diagnostic tests was reintroduced into the House this week, with strong support from AdvaMed. The...
Mar 02, 2007
Daylight Savings Time gets longer this year. A federal law passed in 2005 extending it by four weeks in order to save energy goes into effect this month. That...
Feb 28, 2007
Philips Electronics and Intel Corp. have joined forces to develop a wireless handheld device that will help reduce medication errors. Equipped with a touch...
Feb 27, 2007
Researchers at the Oregon Health...
Feb 26, 2007
Sunday's New York Times had an extensive piece on a perhaps unforeseen fallout from last year's studies showing long-term risks for some drug-eluting stent...
Feb 23, 2007
Adding to its portfolio of weight control products, Allergan Inc. (Irvine, CA) has bought EndoArt SA, a Swiss company that focuses on treating morbid obesity...
Feb 22, 2007
Eli Lilly and Co. today rolled out the world's first insulin pen with a memory chip, reports the Associated Press. The Memoir's chip remembers the last 16...