Cancer Blood Test

A group of University of Michigan chemical engineering and oncology researchers devised a blood test technique that uses the principals of a labyrinth to isolate rare cancer cells for cleaner, more-accurate analysis. A clinical trial...
Flu Vaccine Pregnancy

A new study examining the potential effects of the flu vaccine during pregnancy showed an association between the vaccine and early-term miscarriage, but the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) still recommends that...
Oil Spill Dispersants

Some workers who helped clean up after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico had an increased chance of experiencing health issues such as coughing, wheezing and eye irritation, according...
Medical Documentaries

The healthcare industry has given rise to many memorable documentaries. Some focus on medical innovation and breakthroughs. Others focus on financial issues surrounding the healthcare industry. In the case of the following seven documentaries, all...
3D Printing Healthcare

Along with Big Data, 3D printing has been one of the hottest technology topics for years. But what can it actually do? And what are the applications for healthcare? As it turns out, 3D printing already...
Baby Safety Month

Having a baby is one of the most amazing experiences in anyone’s life. It also can be one of the most overwhelming, especially when it comes to baby safety. The list of things to prepare...
Animal Interaction

  Saturday is International Homeless Animals Day. We thought you should know that. We thought you’d like to be aware that the third Saturday in August is the day designated back in 1992 by the International...

Are nurses superheroes? Possibly. After all, once upon a time, nurses and superheroes were two of the few groups of professionals whose uniforms included capes. Capes, which were only worn outdoors (and rarely since the...
Emerging Medical Technology

Emerging medical technology in the healthcare industry is altering the patient experience. Where once electronic healthcare records seemed a big step, 90 percent of hospitals now have such records. The next moves involve using technologies...
Smartphones Make Us Dumber

A new study reinforced the hypothesis that the proximity of a smartphone owner’s mobile device can affect his or her cognitive ability. Marketing and management researchers from the University of California-San Diego, the University of...