Thanks to smart software doctors will soon be able to detect early signs of esophageal cancer in patients with so-called Barrett’s esophagus.
Using a computer algorithm, scientists at Uppsala University have identified a promising new treatment for neuroblastoma.
Though identifying data typically are removed from medical image files before they are shared for research, a study finds that this may not be enough to protect patient privacy.
A researcher is hoping to help women in rural areas access information about their reproductive health using a common tool in their pockets: a smartphone.
Researchers have demonstrated that their technique can stop the catheter at the right target and identify the source type with a 95.25 percent success rate.
The current innovation process for medical technologies risks stifling the development of new devices, a leading researcher has argued.
Prototype web portal shows technology’s potential to protect and streamline the clinical trials process.
Researchers use the analogy of raindrops on the sidewalk to explain their new method to identify genetic variations that cause severe pediatric diseases.
Engineers have successfully developed and validated the feasibility of blockchain-based technologies for secure, confidential sharing of patient medical records.
The use of blockchain will change paradigm towards patient-centered healthcare.
“A central pillar of blockchain is trust, because data cannot be altered,” says Dr Eberhard Scheuer, Chairman of the Health Information Traceability Foundation.
The Danes show how e-health can work at the state level. As a healthcare portal, sundhed.dk is a central access point for doctors and patients alike to look at findings, medications, treatment plans or billing.
How University of Alberta health scientists are helping fulfil the promise of big data to revolutionize everything from prevention to diagnosis to treatment.