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Why med-tech startups need diverse teams

Adi Gaskell | Posted 12.22.2016 | Business
Adi Gaskell

The med-tech industry seems to be awash with innovation at the moment, with most of the plethora of startups that have emerged in this space having do...

Saving Lives in the Face of Disaster

Philip Kushmaro | Posted 09.06.2016 | Technology
Philip Kushmaro

The world has gone mad. At least that's the way it seems. Not a single month has gone by in 2016 without a major terrorist attack somewhere in the wo...

This Mobile Game Helps Children Prevent Asthma Attacks

Jason Choi | Posted 07.13.2016 | Technology
Jason Choi

Imagine your chest tightening as you struggle for for breath. There's no cure for it, and it will most likely be a hindrance to your day-to-day life. ...

Genomics Moves From the Lab to the Doctor's Office

Footnote | Posted 10.15.2016 | Science
Footnote

One day soon, DNA analysis may be as routine a part of a doctor's visit as a hearing check or a cholesterol test. While we aren't there yet, we're already seeing the impact of genomics in fields from cancer treatment to pharmacology.

Safety Technology Not Just for Seniors

Geri Spieler | Posted 07.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Geri Spieler

There are new "toys" on the market targeted to seniors. However, while these products are marketed for seniors, they are devices anyone can use for sa...

Jason Gilbert

LOOK: This Brilliant 'Smart' Inhaler Could Change How Parents Manage Their Kids' Asthma

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 01.16.2013 | Technology

In a tech landscape where we too often obsess over incrementally-improving speeds and specs of our cell phones and smart televisions, it's always refr...

Aging Population Pressures Medtech Industry to Improve Care and Reduce Costs

Emmet Oliver | Posted 11.27.2012 | Business
Emmet Oliver

Given the trends in declining birthrates and rising life expectancies, populations worldwide are graying at a dramatic rate -- profoundly impacting players in the medtech industry, tasked with improving care and reducing costs amid a rapidly evolving healthcare environment.