As Facebook has struggled to contain the fallout from its latest privacy fiasco this week, the company has repeatedly emphasized that participants “consented” and granted their “permission” for what amounted to spyware being installed [...]
Large sets of health data can enable innovation and quality measurement but can also create technical challenges and privacy risks. When entities such as health plans and health care providers handle personal health information, [...]
An interview with Richard Stephens, Chair of the NCRI Consumer Forum, on catapult.org.uk.
Comments made by the UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock over plans for the NHS to offer paid-for genomic sequencing to healthy people who will agree to share the data produced have been widely reported this [...]
Ireland’s largest paediatric hospital has confirmed it is undertaking a review of processes in its clinical genetics department after the DNA samples of about 1,500 people were transferred to a commercial research company without the [...]
If you use social media, you've probably noticed a trend across Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter of people posting their then-and-now profile pictures, mostly from 10 years ago and this year. What if these [...]
Proteus' new oral oncology drug is a digital version of capecitabine, a common chemotherapy medication often used to treat breast and gastrointestinal cancers. Read the full article here.
Rising suicide rates and depression in U.S. teens and young adults have prompted researchers to ask a provocative question: Could the same devices that some people blame for contributing to tech-age angst also be used [...]