Body Mass Index (BMI) is a simple index of weight-for-height that is commonly used to classify underweight, overweight and obesity in adults.BMI is calculated as the weight (in kilograms) divided by the square of the height (in metres) or…

Safer, faster heart scans in view A team of Oxford University researchers have developed a technique that could improve heart scans giving more information about the heart than the traditional scans and without any injections, making them safer and…

MelaFind searches for biopsy decision MelaFind optical scanner provides additional information a dermatologist can use in determining whether or not to order a biopsy for an invasive surgical biopsy. It is a handheld tool approved by the FDA for…

Dario, the smart glucometer Dario Blood Glucose Monitoring Systemby LabStyle Innovations is a smartphone-connected glucometer and an Apple iOS app that records readings and helps interpret results. Dario is indicated for the quantitative measurement of glucose (sugar) in fresh…

“Researchers elucidate network of genes that control when puberty begins: Discovery may pave way for linking environmental factors to early-onset puberty in females.” ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 16 December 2015. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/12/151216081919.htm Researchers at Oregon Healthy and Science University and the University…