Would You Trust an Electronic Nose App to Diagnose Your Ills?

Well this is cool. A professor of chemistry at Caltech, Nate Lewis, is developing something called sensory vapor technology, in essence is an electronic way to sniff out bombs and certain illnesses and even something like Anthrax, avoiding any of the risks such scenarios would pose to an actual human-flesh nose. » 5/10/12 10:20pm 5/10/12 10:20pm

Mammogram Overdiagnosis Leads to Needless Chemotherapy, Mastectomies

A new study shows that up to 25 percent of women who have harmless breast tumors undergo invasive cancer treatments anyway, because mammograms don't differentiate between agressive cancers and those that would never cause symptoms. » 4/02/12 7:00pm 4/02/12 7:00pm

Intel Health Guide Lets Doctors Check Up On You Electronically

Intel's taking some serious steps into the medical world with its just-FDA-approved Intel Health Guide, an 8lb gadget that functions as a personal health care system. The Health Guide includes a small touch-screen PC running Windows XP and a web portal that helps connect patients and doctors. The computer can be used… » 7/12/08 4:00pm 7/12/08 4:00pm