Medical Technology

World cyberattack cripples UK hospitals, demands ransoms

May 12, 2017

A large cyberattack had crippled computer systems at hospitals across England, with appointments canceled, phone lines down and patients turned away

UK health service: Hospitals hit by ransomware attack; no evidence patient data has been accessed

May 12, 2017

UK health service: Hospitals hit by ransomware attack; no evidence patient data has been accessed

British hospitals say they're having major computer problems as the result of an apparent cyberattack

May 12, 2017

British hospitals say they're having major computer problems as the result of an apparent cyberattack

A 'sci-fi' cancer therapy fights brain tumors, study finds

Apr 3, 2017

It's not chemo, it's not radiation: It's a novel way to fight deadly brain tumors

Brain and arm implants help paralyzed US man feed himself

Mar 28, 2017

A paralyzed Ohio man was able to feed himself for the first time in eight years, after doctors implanted sensors in his brain that sent signals to his arm

Elon Musk's latest target: Brain-computer interfaces

Mar 28, 2017

Tech billionaire Elon Musk is announcing a new venture called Neuralink focused on linking brains to computers

Trump's choice for FDA has ties to Wall Street, drug makers

Mar 11, 2017

A doctor turned pundit with conservative views on health policy is President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Food and Drug Administration

Trump picks former FDA official to head food and drug agency

Mar 11, 2017

President Donald Trump announced Friday that has chosen a conservative doctor-turned-pundit with deep ties to Wall Street and the pharmaceutical industry to lead the powerful Food and Drug Administration

Internet-connected 'smart' devices are dunces about security

Mar 9, 2017

These days, everything from your TV to your lights, thermostat and shades can be controlled by an app on your phone or even your voice

Peter Mansfield, Nobel winner for work on MRI, dies at 83

Feb 9, 2017

Physicist Peter Mansfield, who won the Nobel Prize for helping to invent MRI scanners, has died at the age of 83

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