Medical

Medical

With ResearchKit, Apple Wants to Use Your iPhone For Medical Research

The opt-in program allows iPhone owners to participate in a number of medical research studies and creates new opportunities for startups.
Health Care

The New Health Market May Be the Single Greatest Business Opportunity of Our Lifetimes

With billions being poured into the medical field, the status quo is no longer an option. It's time for entrepreneurs to enter the fold.
Starting a Business

Jump Into the Hot Health-Care Sector With These 10 Businesses

From medical supplies to mobile screenings, there are many diverse ways to enter the health sector.
3-D Printing

Scientists Can 3-D Print a New Windpipe on a $2,500 Desktop Machine

Doctors at a New York-based research institute are combining 3-D printed cartilage with living cells to manufacture trachea replacements.
Starting a Business

4 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Break Into the Drug Industry

Many opportunities exist for those willing to explore this large and growing field.
Startup Funding

Augmedix, the Google Glass App for Medical Data Entry, Raises $16 Million

The startup is developing an app for Google Glass that will give doctors easier access to patient information.
Google Glass

How This Google Glass Startup Is Saving Doctors Time

Ian Shakil and Pelu Tran help doctors by slashing data-entry work, thanks to Google Glass.
Health

In This Vision of a Healthier Workplace, Sitting Is Not Allowed

Dutch visual artist Barbara Visser is taking an edgy stand against the dangers of sitting at work all day.
Far Out Tech

The U.S. Military Wants to Inject People's Brains With Painkilling Nanobots That Could Replace Medicine

Ever wish you could heal yourself like a superhero? The government is making it happen. Sort of.
Far Out Tech

A Tiny, Whip-Tailed Robot Can Administer Meds Anywhere In the Body

Is this miniscule magnetic cyborg swimmer the future of medicine delivery, egg fertilization and scar-free surgery -- all in one?
Business Unusual

This Company Makes Motion Capture a Cinch

OpenStage uses multiple cameras and advanced algorithms to capture and display motion data in real time, no special suites or elaborate setups required.
Innovation

These Two Innovative Diagnostic Devices Just Scored Big Funding

One is for early detection of ovarian cancer, the other is a microendoscope that gynecologists can use in their exam rooms. Both aim to make a difference in patients' lives.
Financing

Lending Club's New Front: Loans for Braces and Your Kid's Kindergarten Tuition

The peer-to-peer lending site announced today that, with its acquisition of Springstone Financial, it would be expanding its reach in consumer finance.
Science

Will Synthetic Biology Evolve Into the Next Hot Field?

Five things you should know about this growing segment that aims to modify life itself.
Innovation

6 Hot Healthcare Companies: From Smart Pill Bottles to Smart Diapers, What's Driving Innovation in Medical Tech?

Technology has profoundly revolutionized the way doctors treat, diagnose and perform surgeries. But experts say innovation has yet to improve the daily workflow of physicians, or the daily behavior of patients.