‘Pediatric Pep Talk’ connects children’s hospitals with college athletes

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) – A childhood cancer diagnosis is a parent’s worst nightmare, filled with anxiety, fear, and difficult decisions. But a student-athlete-run organization is giving local kids and parents hope by supplying something hard for them to come by; an abundance of smiles, inspiration, and laughter. According to the National Library of Medicine, … Read more

How Patient Care Is Being Improved By Technology Everyday

With technology becoming more integral to patient care in recent years, innovation in the medtech space is progressing at an unprecedented level. From streamlining long-held manual processes to creating entirely new diagnostic devices, new tech is cropping up all over the industry—resulting in a real-world impact on patients’ quality of life. These technologies are helping … Read more

What Should Tech Companies do to Navigate Privacy Concerns in Post-Dobbs Era?

Patient privacy is evolving rapidly in the post-Dobbs era, according to healthcare and life science lawyers in a webinar hosted by the American Bar Association on Wednesday. “For now, a request from law enforcement personnel for protected health information is not valid unless it is pursuant to a process or as otherwise required by law,” … Read more

Nigerian Oncologists demand new technology in the cancer fight

Nigerian oncologists have called for new and expanded access to cancer treatment in the country. This is as the world continues to seek new knowledge in the golden age in oncology practice. The new technological application includes cryo-electron microscopy, robotic surgery and telemedicine. The health professionals who converged in abuja in a meeting organized by … Read more

Hospitals Can’t Afford to Lag Behind on Cloud Adoption, Microsoft Exec Argues

Historically, healthcare has trailed other industries when it comes to the adoption of new technology — often by decades. But providers that fail to get serious about bucking this trend are putting their businesses at risk of closure. That was the message from John Barto, Microsoft‘s chief digital transformation officer for its health and life … Read more

At HLTH 2022, a New Chapter for AI

The evolution of machine learning is still in its early stages, but at the HLTH 2022 conference this week, companies shared how they are working to fine-tune their approaches to AI. Those efforts included everything from improving the quality of patient data that underpin the algorithms, which has been criticized for not reflecting a diverse … Read more

Virginia Tech pioneering cancer care for pets

Cancer research with beloved household pets could provide crucial hints toward improving treatments for their human counterparts in the future, according to Virginia Tech researchers in Roanoke. Two years after opening and thousands of animals later, the Animal Cancer Care and Research Center next to Virginia Tech’s Fralin Biomedical Research Institute in Roanoke is receiving … Read more

Tips to manage lung cancer without affecting day-to-day life | Health

ByZarafshan ShirazDelhi According to health experts, a healthy diet, regular exercise and stress-relieving activities can help individuals cope with the negative effects of cancer treatment and the disease itself. In reality, different cancer treatments work better when the patient changes their diet, gets more exercise and stops bad habits like smoking. If you are battling … Read more

5 new technologies that could turn our world into ‘Peripheral’

Hit Amazon Prime TV series “The Peripheral,” based on William Gibson’s novel of the same name, depicts a grim planet Earth in the year 2099, when a much-reduced human population relies on artificially intelligent robot servants and virtual-reality headsets allow people to travel back in time. (There are also invisible cars). Some of the technologies … Read more

5 new technologies that could turn our world into ‘Peripheral’

Hit Amazon Prime TV series “The Peripheral,” based on William Gibson’s novel of the same name, depicts a grim planet Earth in the year 2099, when a much-reduced human population relies on artificially intelligent robot servants and virtual-reality headsets allow people to travel back in time. (There are also invisible cars). Some of the technologies … Read more