As computational science and data science are becoming closer than ever, a deal with Microsoft could see Verily and Broad Institute's open-source cloud platform hit new users.
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Acute myeloid leukaemia in children has a poor prognosis and treatment options unchanged for decades. One collaboration is using data analytics to bring a fresh approach to tackling the disease.
Django and Python developers working alongside clinicians and researchers have built a new analytics platform that looks at electronic health records for 24 million people.
Could your Apple Watch save your life? How smartwatch sensors could help tackle a dangerous heart condition
A collaboration between Cupertino and Stanford University's medical school is aiming to conduct what could be the biggest research study into atrial fibrillation.
While Apple's HealthKit seems to have generated more interest in the healthcare industry, the popularity of Android could mean that the situation doesn't stay that way for long.
Marburg Hospital's Centre for the Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases is using the cognitive computing system to solve some of the most complex medical cases.
After its first six months in existence, is IBM's Watson unit for the medical and life sciences industries in good health?
Delays to the implementation of a scheme to share patients' data in the UK with companies and healthcare bodies alike is welcome - it's an initiative that's too important to get wrong.