The globetrotting surgeon and and consultant talks about why she was drawn to medicine and what it takes to succeed in her crowded field.
Released by PMD Healthcare, Spiro PD allows people with asthma, cystic fibrosis, and other conditions to monitor the health of their lungs.
The professor of medicine and engineering at the University of Southern California shares his provocative ideas regarding the treatment of cancer after decades of research in the field.
Chang-Hee Won's prototype device, developed at Temple University, hooks up to any computer and can determine size, shape, and elasticity.
We already have them in our offices and in our cars, but anatomically-designed seating could finally be coming to electric wheelchairs.
FitFreeway, the first game released by software developer BitGym, works in conjunction with your standard cardio machines and doesn't require any special equipment to function.
A novel technique developed by researchers at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory automates and accelerates histological sectioning for 3-D mapping of the human brain for closer study.
Designed for use on the battlefield, this coating uses thrombin, a protein involved in blood clotting, and tannic acid, a molecule in tea.
With a number of medical partnerships, Ford is working on ways to wirelessly track blood glucose levels and other vitals while in the car.
Valencell's new sensor technology, V-LINC, uses the ear's unique physiology to gather vital health and fitness data while the user is listening to music with standard ear buds.
The Dynamic Ocular Evaluation System, which shows cartoons and hosts video games, should make eye exams for kids a whole lot easier.
Using machine-learning algorithms and pattern recognition, Riverain's Temporal Comparison software can spot early lung cancer by looking at and comparing chest X-rays over time.
A controlled study of implanted Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) treatment for the symptoms of Parkinson's showed promising results in 15 clinical sites throughout the United States.
With seven units of the Raven 2 spread out at universities across the U.S., researchers hope to speed the development of surgical robotics.
The biomedical animator used the latest in 3-D and 4-D computer animation in a recent TED Talk about what goes on inside of our bodies.
Two emergency physicians with impressive war credentials have developed a device that could help keep soldiers alive while out in the field.
A new DNA sequencer due out sometime this year from Ion Torrent will allow researchers to complete the job in just one day, for just $1,000.
An unnamed institution supported by Defense's DARPA has created a potential treatment using antibiotics effective up to a day after exposure.
A machine capable of detecting subtle changes in a cell's nuclear structure could hold the key for improving how we diagnose this disease.
It may not be long before our phones can peek at our calendars and be able to tell when we're busy, and therefore more likely to be stressed.