• Crowd-sourcing medical diagnoses: A possible future of healthcare?
    A San Francisco-based company aims to reduce the timeline of a diagnosis for rare diseases by crowd-sourcing medical diagnoses across a platform made up of 20,000 doctors, nurses, medical students and others - with no formal healthcare credentials – and claims to be an economically effective option for patients and insurers. But is it?
  • Apakah WHO secara tidak sengaja tidak memasukkan TB dari daftar prioritas?
    "Penelitian TB resisten obat masih merupakan prioritas utama bagi WHO dan bagi dunia," katanya. "Lebih dari US$800 juta per tahun dibutuhkan untuk membiayai penelitian untuk mendapatkan antibiotik baru terapi TB."
  • 4 science fiction ideas realised in medical technology
    It is now no longer a fantasy as technology science fiction is brought to reality in the medical technology.
  • Resusci Anne: The Mona Lisa of Seine and the face of CPR mannequins
    The face of the mannequin which 300 million people around the world have learned CPR on, CPR Annie, was based off a real Frenchwoman who drowned in River Seine - or so the story goes. But was the Inconnue actually dead in the first place? What if her face was taken from a live model?
  • 10 medical innovations that changed the world: Devices and technology
    Many devices and technologies have played a role in diagnostic medicine, administering of drugs and prolonging life. However, many healthcare professionals take them for granted without knowing how they came about. Here are 10 medical innovations that have been highlighted due to their importance in the advancement of the medical world.
  • News Bites: Pill-sized device squirts vaccines through inner cheeks, Robotic patient simulators now show emotion
    This week, Scottish researchers have found a way to target 'stubborn' proteins that cause cancer and Huntington's disease. In the Netherlands, a 3D-printed a baby mannequin allows healthcare professionals to practice infant CPR without hurting any real infants, while in China, a cheap and accurate new test determines the full blood profile in under two minutes.
  • Dokter bedah memindahkan jari kaki kedua untuk meluruskan tangan
    Dokter berhasil melakukan operasi mikro kompleks yang terdiri dari mengambil tulang, sendi dan plat tumbuh dari kakinya untuk membuat tangannya bergerak kembali.
  • Satu-dua serangan obat bisa digunakan untuk melawan superbug
    "Jika kita mengerti mekanisme dasar mengenai bagaimana bakteri bisa menjadi kebal terhadap antibiotik, kita bisa menggunakan apa yang kita ketahui untuk membantu merencanakan terapi yang lebih baik," kata Bonomo.
  • Warna obat untuk meningkatkan kepatuhan pasien
    Semakin cerah warnanya atau semakin serupa warna obat dengan obat merk, efek obat ditemukan akan lebih kuat. Efek warna kulit juga sangat bervariasi tergantung budaya - bagi pria Italia, warna biru tampak lebih menstimulasi bukan untuk sedasi, kemungkinan kondisi ini terjadi karena warna tim sepakbola nasional di Italia.
  • The seven-century quest for a blood substitute
    The hunt for blood substitutions began during the times of ancient Incas in the 1400s, but even today, the need for artificial blood results from a shortage in blood banks and the loss of lives through blood loss from traumatic injuries. Will a research from Washington University hold the answer?