A changing battlefield in the fight against fat

The AMA's recent decision could have far-reaching implications for health-care innovation.

Wheat with engineered gene demonstrates challenges for researchers

While the extent of the contamination remains unknown, the discovery on the Oregon farm shows that the current system needs improvement.

Health-care training and data storage innovations featured at Silicon Valley conference

This year's HealthBeat conference continues through Tuesday in San Francisco, with health technology innovators gathering to offer their take on what's challenging, what's working and what's next in innovation for the health care industry.

When ‘innovation’ isn’t enough

The same team that’s bringing you the Jetsons and inviting Apple CEO Tim Cook to the State of the Union is also the same team that seems to be tripping over old-world politics.

Watson goes to Washington: IBM shows off latest health-care work to lawmakers

IBM demonstrated some new, proposed health-care related features of its Watson supercomputer to lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

The doctor will see and know everything about you now

While a new facial recognition demo app and other breakthroughs highlight the potential for Glass and wearable tech to change health care, it also surfaces more of the challenges.

Harvard’s Ash Center announces ‘Top 25 Innovations in Government’

The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation released its Top 25 Innovations in Government list.