Health Care

New research shows increase in pharmaceuticals polluting our waters

A team led by researchers from Radboud University in The Netherlands has reported that concentrations of pharmaceuticals in freshwater sources around the world are higher than ever. In a new paper published in...

Can telehealth be convenient and compassionate?

By now we all know that earlier this month a man in California was informed he was dying via a robot. Early headlines had people (at least the ones who only read headlines) thinking that a robotic doctor rolled...

Is the new “ketamine nasal spray” for depression worth the headline hype?

First of all, let's get something straight: patients are not getting a prescription to spray ketamine up their noses. Ketamine is a controlled substance used as an anesthetic, most commonly on animals. It's also been injected, mixed in drinks, snorted,...

You can’t catch up on lost sleep, new study says

Many of us look to the weekends or vacations days to catch up on lost sleep. And while it may feel nice to get in those extra hours and not have to worry about your alarm going off, a...

Chronic pain patients using Pinterest to cope with symptoms

When it comes to using the Internet or social media to cope with medical conditions, Pinterest isn't the first platform that comes to mind. But new research from Virginia Commonwealth University titled "Pinning to Cope: Using Pinterest for Chronic...

CES 2019: The smart lighter that can help you quit smoking

Smoking is a deadly habit. Now the tech industry is trying to help people quit. CES 2019 just showcased an amazing and diverse range of products, from lab-grown burger patties to bread-baking robots. But one thing that caught my attention...

Will all this new med tech compromise our privacy?

CES 2019 gave us a peek into the future of medicine as vendors showcased everything from new phone apps designed to help diagnose disease to digital in-home healthcare assistants. But a major theme of this new tech that could...

Cool and creepy new medical and health devices from Day 1 of CES 2019

While people are gasping audibly at the unveiling of roll-up televisions and being duped into thinking that they can go home and hook up to 5G, some of the most groundbreaking devices unveiled at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show...

Telemedicine can increase patient satisfaction

Telemedicine will play an integral role in the future of medical care, especially for non-life-threatening conditions. Talking to a medical practitioner via e-mail, online messaging, or a video call allows patients to stay in their homes when they're sick....

Chinese scientist behind genetically edited babies is under house arrest

The Chinese government has detained the controversial Chinese scientist who recently made news in the world of biotechnology after for developing the first gene edited babies. Dr. He Jiankui is a research scientist at the Southern University of Science and Technology...
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Most expensive Mac Pro costs $52,000

Back in June 2019, the new Mac Pro was announced at WWDC. It is finally available, and you can now order it from Apple's...

Wunderlist will shut down on May 6, 2020

Microsoft will finally shut down Wunderlist, a productivity app that it bought four years ago. The redesigned Microsoft To-Do app will be replacing it. The...

7 Best Mobile Apps to Help You Kill Time

Everyone, at some point in their daily life, will need to find a way to kill time. While there are many ways to do...