Neowin News Feed for: Medical Neowin News Feed for: Medical en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 UK consortium to boost health care with medical drones <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A new UK-based consortium led by Skyfarer is setting out to create national infrastructure by 2022 that will enable the delivery of medical supplies such as blood for blood transfusions by drone. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 16 Mar 2021 19:42:01 +0000 Here are five great apps to help you stay healthy in 2020 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If you pledged to be healthier this year, these five mobile apps will be of great help. All of the selections are available on Android and iOS and the broad range covers different health aspects. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sat, 25 Jan 2020 09:46:01 +0000 This wearable aims to treat depression using transcranial direct current stimulation <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>While we tend to think about health wearables as fitness trackers and similar devices, a company in South Korea is developing and testing a headband that will someday hopefully treat depression. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Sun, 18 Jun 2017 22:08:01 +0000 Microsoft's HoloLens is being used to design operating rooms in hospitals <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has partnered with Stryker so that its technology will now be used to design operating theaters in hospitals. HoloLens allows surgeons and designers to work together for better results. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:40:02 +0000 Windows Phone used in a scientific study of DNA analysis <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Swedish researchers have published a paper containing their findings of using a smartphone, specifically a Nokia Lumia 1020, as part of a prototype digital microscope to analyze DNA and tumor samples. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Boyd Chan) Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:32:01 +0000 Hacker puts up over 650,000 healthcare records for sale, from three US companies <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A hacker is claiming to have stolen around 655,000 healthcare records from three US-based companies. The records were stored in plaintext and are now up for sale for other cyber criminals. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Mon, 27 Jun 2016 10:46:01 +0000 QR codes could save lives <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Imagine a place where everyone has a personal QR code that contains their medical information. No, it&#039;s not sci-fi; it&#039;s Marin County, California, where a start-up hopes to use QR codes to save lives. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tyler Holman) Thu, 31 May 2012 23:40:46 +0000 Battling Swine Flu in cyberspace <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1613420469pink.jpg" alt="" /></div>Slightly bizarre news has been reported on the BBC Technology website today. Swine flu is hitting the world pretty hard at the moment, but we seem to be doing well. Millions of doses of anti-viral... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 14 Aug 2009 22:34:29 +0000 iPhone puts Apple into the medical sector <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/iPhoneOS3.png" alt="" /></div>Apple have been showing off the new iPhone features as part of the WWDC Apple is running in America. Perhaps one of the most interesting features and pieces of news is how the medical... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 08 Jun 2009 18:33:55 +0000 Microchip can detect if you've taken your pills <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/nw_dailynews.gif" alt="" /></div>Being a doctor and prescribing pills to patients isn't always the most effective thing in the world, as there's more than a few people that don't take them very happily. It's hard to tell if... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sam Symons) Tue, 14 Apr 2009 07:31:40 +0000 Steve Jobs takes medical leave of absence <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/996709829apple-logo-1.jpg" alt="" /></div>Apple CEO Steve Jobs today sent the following email to all Apple employees: Team, I am sure all of you saw my letter last week sharing something very personal with the Apple community. Unfortunately,... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Wed, 14 Jan 2009 21:50:14 +0000 Medical Technology: The undercover life saver <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/nw_dailynews.gif" alt="" /></div>As the technology around us grows at a steadfast rate, we tend to only relate these advancements to the hot consumer gadgets. However, instead of writing up about the latest cell-phones and general tech... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 20 Nov 2008 22:40:40 +0000 Google Unveils Health Service <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Search-engine Google has unveiled a plan to help U.S. patients gain control of their medical records and is working with doctors' groups, pharmacies and labs to help them securely share sensitive health data. The company's... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 29 Feb 2008 03:37:07 +0000