Detecting cancer could be as easy as popping a pill in the near future.
Over the next five years, experts expect the global market for telemedicine technology to grow to over $43 billion. “Global Markets for Telemedicine Technolgies,” a BCC Research report, estimates the global market for telemedicine technology will grow to $43 billion by 2019.
James Collins, a synthetic biologist at Boston University, says he’s been able to print the ingredients for simple DNA experiments on paper, freeze dry them, and use them as much as a year later. It could lead to cheap diagnostic tests for viruses like Ebola.
In a first-of-its-kind operation in the United States, a team of surgeons at Duke University Hospital helped create a bioengineered blood vessel and implanted it into the arm of a kidney dialysis patient. The procedure, part of a U.S. clinical trial to test the safety and effectiveness of the blood
Bethesda, Maryland-based cellular-enabled blood glucose meter company Telcare has raised $32.5 million led by Norwest Venture Partners with participation from Mosaic Health Solutions and existing backers The Qualcomm Life Fund and Sequoia Capital.
Quantum computing will open up a new field of robotics able to learn and carry out complex creative tasks, according to researchers.
The hunt for a cure for type 1 diabetes has recently taken a “tremendous step forward”, scientists have said. The disease is caused by the immune system destroying the cells that control blood sugar levels.