medical technology

medical technology

Device to fight anaemia in India

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New cheap medical technology may save thousands of lives in India...
Device to fight anaemia in India

IP Commission: Cut Off WHO Funding If It Doesn't Make IP Protection Priority One

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The IP Commission Report on the "theft" of American IP is the gift that keeps on taking. We've already discussed the commission's suggestion that infringers' computers be loaded up with spyware and malware and the apparent "fact" that China has singlehandendly destroyed every IP-reliant industry in America. Hidden towards...
IP Commission: Cut Off WHO Funding If It Doesn't Make IP Protection Priority One

Viruses 'rampant' in medical tech

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Computer viruses and malware are 'rampant' in out-dated medical technology, putting patients at risk, experts have warned....
Viruses 'rampant' in medical tech
Sony CEO Kaz Hirai to host meeting on April 12th, 'One Sony' strategy likely focus

Startup Healthfundr wants to bring equity crowdfunding to medical technology

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Health entrepreneurs looking for relatively small amounts of seed funding can turn to crowdfunding sites like Medstartr or Health Tech Hatch. But if they need funding in the $2.5 to $5 million range, they’re largely left to venture capitalists, strategic funders or other traditional investors. Healthfundr, a startup launching Thursday,...
Startup Healthfundr wants to bring equity crowdfunding to medical technology

How an iPhone Helped This Man Regain Hand Function

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The promise of modern medical technology is everyday miracles; bringing innovations to the average person that might greatly improve their lives is the goal. And happily that promise is being met by products heading to the market right now. CNN released an amazing clip recently that shows off a man...
How an iPhone Helped This Man Regain Hand Function

Sony Confirms 10,000 Jobs To Go As Part Of ‘One Sony’ Reorganization

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So the reports have proven to be true: Sony has now officially said that it will be reducing its headcount by 10,000 people worldwide, some six percent of its workforce, as the struggling electronics giant reorganizes under new management and its new “One Sony” plan. Sony says the employee reductions...
Sony Confirms 10,000 Jobs To Go As Part Of ‘One Sony’ Reorganization

DailyDirt: Death Ain't So Simple

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Medical technology is making progress all the time, and with that progress comes new ethical questions. One of the big issues that we may need to deal with soon is determining who is really dead (or when to stop resuscitating). Growing new organs isn't quite a reliable technology, so until...
DailyDirt: Death Ain't So Simple
Stanford & Kaiser reveal the next big opportunities in health tech
How Aetna is using big data to improve patient health

IP Commission: Cut Off WHO Funding If It Doesn't Make IP Protection Priority One

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The IP Commission Report on the "theft" of American IP is the gift that keeps on taking. We've already discussed the commission's suggestion that infringers' computers be loaded up with spyware and malware and the apparent "fact" that China has singlehandendly destroyed every IP-reliant industry in America. Hidden towards...
IP Commission: Cut Off WHO Funding If It Doesn't Make IP Protection Priority One
I'll Take 'Orange County Technologies that Could Change Your Life' for $200

Ethics: the questions posed by our bionic bodies | Observer editorial

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Science is sending us towards a posthuman future. We need to decide if that's where we should be goingIn the cult 1970s television show, The Six Million Dollar Man, astronaut Steve Austin (Lee Majors) is shown crash-landing on Earth, then being whisked into an operating theatre. "Gentleman, we have the...
Ethics: the questions posed by our bionic bodies | Observer editorial

DailyDirt: Death Ain't So Simple

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Medical technology is making progress all the time, and with that progress comes new ethical questions. One of the big issues that we may need to deal with soon is determining who is really dead (or when to stop resuscitating). Growing new organs isn't quite a reliable technology, so until...
DailyDirt: Death Ain't So Simple
Samsung Buys Medical Imaging Company NeuroLogica
Prickly porcupine quills may hold clues for medical technology
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