Monday, March 10th, 2014
FDA Questions Safety, Effectiveness of Antibacterial Soaps
The FDA recently issued a proposed rule to require manufacturers of antibacterial hand soap and body wash to prove their products are safe for long-term use and more effective than plain soap and water.
Tuesday, March 04th, 2014
NIH, Industry and Non-profits Partner to Accelerate Identification of Disease Targets
The NIH, 10 pharma companies and several nonprofits have partnered to transform the way disease targets are identified and validated.
Monday, March 03rd, 2014
AAP Speaks Out Against Retail-based Clinics
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently issued a statement opposing the use of retail-based healthcare clinics for pediatric care.
Friday, February 21st, 2014
Wayfinding: A Remedy for Poor Hospital Design
If you’ve ever tried to find the right entrance or navigate the maze of hallways, then you know: hospitals have a design problem.
Friday, February 07th, 2014
Google Building ‘Smart’ Contact Lens for Diabetics
Google recently announced that it’s building a “smart contact lens” to help diabetics keep track of their glucose levels.
Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
5 Health Tech Trends to Watch in 2014
What’s on the horizon for 2014? Here are five health tech trends to watch in the coming year.