03/19/2014 - 11:21am

Walgreens' Duane Reade stores will be promoting its allergy remedies on days with high allergy indexes through Poncho, a text- and email-based weather app, according to a story published by Mashable on Tuesday.

03/17/2014 - 1:32pm

As part of research funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation, a recent study found that Google Flu Trend may not be all it's cracked up to be.

03/14/2014 - 8:58am

The Federal Trade Commission is holding a public workshop in March to examine U.S. healthcare competition issues as healthcare spending swallows up a significant part of federal and state budgets. Among the topics up for discussion, according to reports, are retail clinics and telemedicine.

03/13/2014 - 11:47am

Intel and the Society for Science and the Public recognized winners of the Intel Science Talent Search, a pre-college science and math competition.

03/12/2014 - 9:11am

Three-in-four pharmaceutical companies are looking to derive greater value from the influx of healthcare information that includes anonymized electronic medical records and other real-world data, according to a report issued by the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics on Wednesday. New investments in a range of commercial operations applications — such as customer relationship management, social media or integrated multi-channel marketing solutions — were cited by more than 70% of respondents as a priority.

03/11/2014 - 12:59pm

Jawbone, a developer of wearable technology and audio devices, on Tuesday announced that its lifestyle tracker, UP24 and the accompanying UP app, are now available for Android users.

03/11/2014 - 8:48am

Zipnosis, a virtual care service that provides online diagnosis and treatment for common medical conditions, has partnered with the University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System to begin offering online diagnosis and treatment.

03/07/2014 - 12:04pm

A team of researchers from UCLA's Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science has developed a Google Glass application and a server platform that allow users of the wearable, glasses-like computer to perform instant, wireless diagnostic testing for a variety of diseases and health conditions.

03/07/2014 - 11:31am

GN ReSound recently launched its ReSound LiNX in global markets as a hearing aid capable of streaming high-quality stereo sound from an iPhone, iPad and iPod touch without the need for an additional pendant-like device.