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mHealth 2012: Innovators Challenge

Today kicks off the 2011 mHealth Summit in Washington DC, which will run through December 7. The event is expected to be filled with announcements of...Read more

Open source cancer research

logical radical
When it comes to treating, curing, and preventing cancer, modern medicine has largely failed. You could argue that cancer is far too complicated to...Read more

Todd Park: New incentives + Information liberation = Rocket fuel for innovation

Todd Park: New incentives + Information liberation = Rocket fuel for innovation
Every time I come to The Syracuse Tech Garden there is always something new and exciting. This time around Todd Park , chief technology officer (CTO...Read more

Drug companies try sharing

Drug companies try sharing
The multi-billion-dollar drug sector has endured a decade of under-performance. "Pfizer’s ( PFE ), Eli Lilly’s ( LLY ), Merck's ( MRK ), and Bristol...Read more

Hackteria: Give your old devices new life

Hackteria
An abundance of high tech devices--year-old mobile phones abandoned for the latest iPhone release, low-pixel digital cameras, too-slow gaming devices...Read more

Get free, personalized health advice and answers with HealthTap

Get free, personalized health advice and answers with HealthTap
Five months ago, HealthTap launched its public beta to help people share health information based not around symptoms or treatments, but around the...Read more

Pharma: Start your engines!

Two Formula 1 McLarens
In a rare but interesting example of pharma's willingness to look outside its own industry for innovation, GlaxoSmithKline is teaming with Formula 1'...Read more

Digital disruption in pharmacology

Pharma 3.0
Imagine you could take your prescription pill with a microchip attached. And when ingested, the chip sends wireless signals through your body and...Read more