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FDA Pushes Facebook & Twitter To Crack Down On Illegal Opioid Sales

04/05/2018, Given how people can post (almost) anything they want on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter, it’s not surprising that many of them are using it as a marketplace of sorts. This has resulted in people using them to sell illegal goods, such...

Facebook At One Point Was Seeking Medical Data Its Users

04/05/2018, Our medical data is something that we probably wouldn’t really want to share with the rest of the world, which is why medical information about patients is guarded rather heavily. However it seems that at one point in time, this information was...


Researchers Develop AI That Can Diagnose Prostate Cancer

03/20/2018, Artificial intelligence (AI) has been used to great effect where it can help predict and automate a bunch of things. It has also been used in the healthcare industry where it can be used to predict psychosis and also potentially predict death which will...

HAL Exoskeletons From Japan Will Be Coming To The US

03/04/2018, Exoskeletons have a lot of uses, such as helping workers in factory lift heavy objects without straining their backs. It also has medical uses where it can help those who are paralyzed walk again, and for those in the US who might have need of such...

Lillycover: Skin Care And Analysis On The Go

03/04/2018, When covering events like MWC, we tend to focus high-profile items such as new smartphones, but there are intriguing products presented in the startup areas of the show. Lilicover is a skin care product that uses a sensor and a smartphone app. Recently...

Google’s AI Can Predict Heart Disease By Scanning Your Eyes

02/19/2018, How do you know if you are at risk of heart disease? There are some pretty obvious signs, such as living an unhealthy lifestyle, but sometimes what you see on the surface might not be an accurate representation of what’s going on underneath, which is...

Wearable Throat Sensor Can Help With Stroke Rehabilitation

02/19/2018, If you have seen or know someone who is recovering from having suffered a stroke, you know that speech impediments is one of the signs and that this is also something they’ll need to overcome with time. Now thanks to work being done by engineers at...

Nanobots Used To Help Kill Tumors In Mice

02/12/2018, The problem with more conventional methods of cancer treatment, such as chemotherapy and radiation, is that it is not a targeted treatment. This means that the patient’s entire body is being blasted with chemicals in a bid to kill of the tumor cells,...

NASA Testing Implant That Could Slow Down Muscle Deterioation

02/08/2018, For those unfamiliar, muscle atrophy is when we do not regularly use or exercise our muscles, leading to them weakening and deterioating. This is especially prevalent in astronauts as maintaining muscle mass while in space has proven to be an issue, where...