medical diagnosis

medical diagnosis

The FDA launches first inquiry into medical iPhone app

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week launched its first investigation into an unregulated mobile medical app. Medical diagnosis on-the-go offers a new opportunity for health entrepreneurs. But the FDA believes that patient safety is potentially at risk with some — but not all — of these apps. The agency...
The FDA launches first inquiry into medical iPhone app

iPhone biosensor cradle brings us one step closer to having tricorders (video)

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It seems like every day we're getting a little bit closer to having tricorders, and today's no exception. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have designed hardware and software that turns the iPhone into a powerful biosensor that's useful for toxin and pathogen testing as well as...
iPhone biosensor cradle brings us one step closer to having tricorders (video)

Is that 500,000 Physicians in Your Pocket, or Is it DoctorsElite for iOS?

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Some smartphone apps, once downloaded, become an essential part of our everyday workflow. Others, although perhaps equally valuable, are only called upon in specific circumstances. DoctorsElite for iOS is the latter kind, assisting patients to search for physicians and medical facilities based on a given medical diagnosis or treatment....
Is that 500,000 Physicians in Your Pocket, or Is it DoctorsElite for iOS?
FDA begins cracking down on medical diagnosis apps starting with 'uChek' iPhone urinalysis app
European Space Agency developing head-mounted computer assisted surgery

YC startup bets crowdsourcing can diagnose diseases better than doctors

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Would you let a group of strangers give you a medical diagnosis? Probably not. But a new startup is here to show that when people come together, they can solve difficult medical problems faster and more cheaply than the traditional clinical process. CrowdMed is a crowdsourced medical diagnosis platform....
YC startup bets crowdsourcing can diagnose diseases better than doctors

IBM Has Sent A Supercomputer To College To Learn How To Be More Human (IBM)

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TROY, N.Y. (AP) -- Watson, the supercomputer famous for beating the world's best human "Jeopardy!" champions, is going to college. IBM is announcing Wednesday that it will provide a Watson system to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the first time the computer is being sent to a university. Just like the flesh-and-blood...
IBM Has Sent A Supercomputer To College To Learn How To Be More Human (IBM)

Wolfram Research nearly had a deal to use its tech in Google search, "but it blew up"'

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Stephen Wolfram, the CEO of Wolfram Research, took to the stage at The Next Web Conference Europe 2013 today to discuss the ‘Computational Future’. Afterwards, he met up with TNW’s Paul Sawers to discuss automated medical diagnosis, the incredible potential of natural language processing and more. At the end of the...
Wolfram Research nearly had a deal to use its tech in Google search, "but it blew up"'
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