A new software algorithm decides which patients are most likely to become infected with the virus. But this is not like other risk calculators, some experts say

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As Wei Wei Lee sat with her doctor to discuss starting a family, she felt a “distance” between them. The physician was busy on the computer and focused on the screen

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If someone is going to revolutionize what it means to be human, do we want it to be a tech titan?

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And Neuralink’s new brain implant pushes the pace. If you haven’t been paying attention, brain-machine interfaces (BMIs) that allow people to control robotic arms with their thoughts might sound like science fiction. But science and engineering efforts have already turned it into reality

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How an obsolete medical device with a security flaw became a must-have for some patients with type 1 diabetes. In 2014, a few hackers realized that the security flaw in certain Medtronic pumps could be exploited for a DIY revolution.

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A potential aid for ALS and stroke patients. “Speaking one’s mind” is getting literal: A device that detects electrical signals in the brain’s speech-producing regions created synthetic speech good enough for listeners to mostly understand complex sentences

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The Mixed-Reality Social Prosthesis, based on the skills of so-called human lie detectors, magnifies microexpressions

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Recently, Evan Selinger and Arthur Caplan responded to an article in which Joel Zivot defended the use of telemedical technologies in informing patients and their families of dire news. Selinger and Caplan are probably right on the short term policy question

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