Tag Archives: Growing

Microsoft poaches Samsung’s chief medical officer to join its growing health team

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks at the Digital-Life-Design conference in Munich, Germany, on January 16, 2017. Tobias Hase | dpa | Getty Images Microsoft has snapped up David Rhew from Samsung Electronics, where he worked as a chief medical officer overseeing the company’s health efforts in the U.S. Rhew will be Microsoft’s new chief medical… Read More »

Research is ‘ongoing and growing’: Chiropractic leaders defend manipulating newborn spines

While acknowledging that supporting research remains slim, the Canadian Chiropractic Association is defending the practice of manipulating babies’ spines. The organization representing the nation’s 9,000 chiropractors says parents can be reassured that its members modify their techniques and the “application of force” when adjusting fragile newborns and infants. “While the evidence for pediatric conditions is… Read More »

One step closer to growing made-to-order human kidneys

In a study with significant implications for human organ transplantation, researchers have successfully grown functional mouse kidneys inside rats from just a few donor stem cells. The results of the study, led by researchers from the National Institute for Physiological Sciences in Japan, will be published in an upcoming issue of Nature Communications. For patients… Read More »