An RFID-reading, motion-sensing wristband buzzes to tell health-care workers if they are washing their hands properly.
A new venture lets patients choose how their data is used for medical research and offers sophisticated privacy settings.
Advances in genetic engineering have some biologists convinced they’ll re-create extinct species.
Patients can turn off an experimental treatment if side effects get too bad.
Broadband communication and custom signal-processing chips power a new brain-recording device that may one day help paralyzed people.
Researchers explain the goals and structure of a new brain-mapping project.
New electronic tattoos could help monitor health during normal daily activities.
With Microchip’s BodyCom technology, the human body is the medium for short-range authentication.
Electrically stimulating the brain may enhance memory, but impede with a person’s ability to react without thinking.
Brain wave patterns show a clear transition to a coma-like state in patients under general anesthesia.