Walmart Partners With Zipline For Drone Delivery

Walmart has partnered with Zipline to deliver health-related products directly to customers. The new service will make on-demand deliveries of select health and wellness products with the potential to expand to general merchandise.

AI Is Helping Scan For Diseases, Ease Scientist Workload

Yahoo Finance is reporting that artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly being used to scan for diseases amid a shortage of scientists. It’s no secret the U.S. healthcare system needs help. With an aging population, increasing threat of litigation, expanding government…

Pentagon Warns Military Personnel Not to Use Home DNA Kits

NBC News is reporting that the Pentagon has told military personnel not to use home DNA testing kits. According to a memo NBC News obtained, “Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence Joseph Kernan and James Stewart, acting Under Secretary of…

AI-Powered Sequencing Technology Is The Future In Medical Diagnostics

This is next-generation sequencing,” says CareDx CEO Peter Maag. “It’s really the future in Diagnostics. We are applying this technology to match an organ with the recipient on a very granular level. We do that in organ transplantation, in bone marrow transplantation, and in transplantation overall.”

3D Printed Drug: FDA Approves Its First, an Epilepsy Medication

Medical tech is a huge market where 3D printing is attempting to make a splash, and now we have another first for the industry. The US Food and Drug Administration has approved its first-ever 3D-printed medication. The drug is called…

Ebola Outbreak In Guinea; Doctors Without Borders Offers Aid

Medical professionals are working hard to contain the Guinea Ebola outbreak as it has reportedly claimed up to 59 lives. “The Ebola fever epidemic raging in southern Guinea, including the prefectures of Gueckedou and Macenta, since February 9 has left…

Kristin Cavallari Talks About Anti-Vaccination Stance

Former Laguna Beach star and shoe designer Kristin Cavallari opened up a little about her anti-vaccination beliefs on Watch What Happens Live last night. After speaking out about refusing to vaccinate her one-year-old son last week, Cavallari further discussed her…

Alzheimer’s Disease: Blood Test Foretells Illness

Medical researchers have designed an experimental blood test that can predict Alzheimer’s disease before it fully develops. The disease was detected through plasma phospholipids, which researchers said was more convenient in comparison to costly methods like spinal taps or PET scans. “They…

Adult ADHD: Adam Levine, Channing Tatum, And Fixes For You

“When I can’t pay attention, I really can’t pay attention,” says Adam Levine. The Maroon 5 singer recently revealed that he has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in a “Own Your ADHD” PSA. Levine wanted to share his struggle to encourage…

Vitamin D Supplements: Proven Useless?

Vitamin D Supplements have been found practically useless in a new study out of New Zealand which flies in the face of everything that we have been told. Vitamin D has been thought helpful in the prevention of many diseases…

Google Contact Lenses Are Now Official

We reported two years ago that Google contact lenses were likely on the way, after Glass was unveiled, and finding that one of the engineers had previously given a talk discussing such devices. Now, Google has actually announced smart contact…

Valerie Trierweiler Hospitalized for Depression Due To Hollande Affair Rumors

France’s first lady has been hospitalized following affair rumors of her partner, President Francois Hollande. Valerie Trierweiler, 48, has been in the hospital since Friday after reports were made that Hollande and French actress Julie Gayet were seeing each other.…

Inmates Pathogens: State Prison Exposed To Viruses

A state prison in west Phoenix, Ariz., could possibly be in danger of blood-borne pathogens, better known as viruses that can be transmitted through body fluids or blood. Twenty-four inmates may have been exposed to the pathogens Sunday after a…

Reno Shooting: Two Dead, Including Shooter

Before committing suicide by a self-inflicted gunshot wound, a shooter injured two and killed one other person on Tuesday in a building adjacent to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nev. The shooting took place around 2 p.m. on the…

J&J Company to Pay $1.25 Million Over Expiration Dates

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced that it has settled a civil penalty case against Johnson & Johnson company Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP). ASP has agreed to pay $1.25 million over misbranded products that it distributed. Two…

Autism Project in GA is Working for Early Diagnosis

Hearing that your child has a disorder is nothing any parent wants to hear, but often many developmental disorders are discovered when the child is fairly young. This isn’t always the case with autism, though, as the median age children…

FDA Okays First ADHD Brain Wave Test

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week approved the marketing of a brain wave test for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and teens. The device is the first one to use brain function to assess children 6 to 17…

These Smart Diapers Are Smarter Than You Think

Pixie Scientific has developed Smart Diapers (that’s their actual name) that can send information to parents’ smartphones. And no, it’s not to let you know when the baby has peed or pooped. The smartness actually comes in the form of…

Infant: Superglue On Brain Saved Life

An infant girl is alive and doing well after doctors had to think quickly in order to save her life…by using superglue. 3-week old Ashlyn Julian of Kansas was born with no complications, but she soon had a brain aneurysm…

Nose Leaking Brain Fluid, Not Snot, Finds Arizona Man

Allergies can be crippling, but usually some choice drugs and patience can get even the worst allergy sufferers through allergy season. Suffering a runny nose for over a year and a half, however, is another matter entirely. An Arizona man…