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Laptop theft exposes patients' medical data

A National Institutes of Health laptop housing seven years worth of clinical studies on 2,500 patients is stolen, potentially exposing sensitive information.

By March 25, 2008


Security researchers to unveil pacemaker, medical implant hacks

Respected team is set to unveil a number of remote attacks on medical devices such as pacemakers and implantable cardiac defibrillators. Shocking stuff, says CNET Blog Network contributor Chris Soghoian.

By March 3, 2008


Sticky gecko feet inspire new medical bandage

Scientists have designed a new medical bandage that uses technology inspired by geckos' sticky feet. The technology works on a nanoscale level, providing a real-world application for the often-abstract concepts of nanotechnology.

By February 26, 2008


Google to kick-start medical records program with Cleveland Clinic

As anticipated, the tech giant is launching a project to digitize medical records and make them accessible with a Google account. Privacy advocates, naturally, are concerned.

By February 21, 2008


Medical device inventor James Sorenson dies

James LeVoy Sorenson, the 86-year-old founder of Sorenson Squeeze digital video compression and encoding technology, dies of cancer.

By January 22, 2008


Clinton: Time to digitize all Americans' medical records

In her first New Hampshire campaign stop after a third-place Iowa finish, the Democrat also calls for oil companies to fund research on alternative energy technology.

By January 4, 2008


Benefits--and potential side effects of sharing medical records online

The concept faces serious hurdles, such as privacy concerns, and a health care industry that is reluctant to change.

By November 28, 2007


The Internet as RX for medical info

Ask, AOL, Google, Microsoft targeting health information in search engines.

By August 15, 2007


U.N., Microsoft open door to medical data in poor countries

The United Nations and a group of U.S. organizations work together to bring the latest medical information to health professionals in poor countries free via the Internet.

By July 11, 2007


Clean-tech investing surpasses telecom, medical devices

Data shows that venture investing in clean tech jumped 78 percent last year to $2.9 billion, with forecast to grow to $19 billion by 2010.

By June 6, 2007