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Smartphones Adopt Health and Fitness Technology

Are you the owner of a Samsung Galaxy and looking to get the newest version, S5? Well, if you are, among other health features, the new mobile device will be equipped with a built-in digital heart rate sensor. The company reports the new...

Telemedicine Now Accessible In India’s Remote Areas

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) is partnering with medical associates in India to grant access to advanced medical technology: “Through a new agreement with TeleChikitsa Ventures, a private company based in Bangalore that assists Indian physicians seeking second opinions from other qualified physicians,...

NATO Partners With Russia and Creates Remote Medical Service System

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization and Russia are working together to develop a Telemedical system for multinational use. The plan is to put together a system with an international network of medical specialists from all areas of study, with the goal of increasing survival rates...

Apple Introduces New Potential Healthcare Product

Apple has always been one of the most successful players in the digital and electronic industry. Now, they are looking to become an influence in healthcare. Recently, rumors have been floating around about a device that will revolutionize the healthcare system: an iWatch. “Apple is...

Access to Health Records Online Draws In Patients

The healthcare world is slowly adapting to the digital era by providing patients online access to their healthcare records. Some physicians are concerned about inaccurate interpretations of their notes. Other concerns are hackers accessing such private records. However, a recent study concluded...

Telemedicine Available in Space!

NASA has created a “humanoid robot” to use the practice Telemedicine for emergencies in space. This $2.5 million project will allow astronauts to receive medical care while they are in space, through Telemedicine technology back on earth. Here’s how it works: “Robonaut 2, which has a...

LA Billionaire Changing Healthcare

Patrick Soon-Shiong of Los Angeles, CA, has reinvented the world of healthcare. Combining technology and science, Soon-Shiong has developed a complex, but brilliant idea of how to treat lung cancer. His project, which is mostly privately-funded, “aims to link supercomputers, super-fast data networks; personal monitoring...

Read Your MRI Scan on Google

Researchers at John Hopkins University built a digital library allowing doctors full access to images of patients’ brains, both normal and abnormal. It allows doctors to compare another patient’s brain that has been treated or diagnosed, to their current patient. For example, doctors can see...

The Future of Telehealth

In the last few years with the surge of popularity in the technology industry, Telehealth has become one of the latest trends in healthcare, especially for top investors. The future is looking bright for this up and coming trend. According to IHS technology, the...

Are you in touch with your health through your cell phone?

February is National Heart Awareness Month. It is a time to recognize the fact that cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death for both men and women. Patients can have more healthier lifestyles with their cell phones: "a study revealed that mobile app...