MASSDEVICE ON CALL — The newest version of the iPhone, known as the 4S, was unveiled this week with features that are likely to be a step up or tech-savvy health care providers.
While it looks just like the previous generation, the 4S has upped the ante with double the processing power and a camera with six times the resolution of its predecessor
The device also features voice-control brought to you by Nuance Communications (NSDQ:NUAN), maker of medical transcription applications.
Robot brain implanted in lab rat
A brain-damaged rat got back some motor control thanks to a robotic cerebellum implanted in its skull. The chip mimics natural brain cell activity, said researchers from the American Friends of Tel Aviv University.
MRI found safe for children
Risks of physical and mental harm posed by MRI are no greater for children than other activities they regularly engage in, such as playing soccer or riding in cars, researchers at the Hastings Center found.
Same-day discharge for stenting patients safe, under-used
Overnight observation did little for patients who underwent coronary artery stenting, yet physicians are wary of sending patients home, according to researchers at Duke University.