Are you a gadget lover, not a doctor? International teams are working to create portable devices that could quickly and easily detect common ailments.
The California school thinks the device will help students with anatomy, clinical skills, and hospital rotations.
Researchers at the University of Sydney have examined the use of a smartphone-compatible heart monitor to diagnose the risk of stroke.
Taking personalized medicine to an extreme, the device analyzes blood flow to help doctors know exactly how well drugs like aspirin work to prevent heart attacks -- not in general, but on any given patient.
CureCrowd aggregates the experiences of others by letting them score the usefulness of various treatments from 0 (no help) to 4 (cured).
A new advance in HIV treatment could pave the way toward curing the disease, researchers say.
It's been tested on only a handful of kids, but using MRI with a diagnostic dye to look for cancer may work just as well as using PET and CT scans.
The goal of the cloud-computing project is to let physicians and radiologists "google" a brain scan to find patients with similar abnormalities, review their anonymous medical records, and improve both diagnosis and treatment.
Counting quarters and naming animals are part of a quick written test that could help determine if you may be prone to Alzheimer's disease.
Fictional characters Gordon Gekko and Anton Chigurh top the list of realistic psychopaths, research says, while classic characters like Norman Bates may not be as true to the clinical definition.