Diabetes

Medtronic MiniMed 600 series insulin pumps recalled

(HealthDay)—More than 322,000 MiniMed 600 Series Insulin Pumps have been recalled by Medtronic due to a defect that could cause them to malfunction and put users at risk for serious harm or death.

Neuroscience

New book explores how the human brain can overcome any condition

In his new book 'Your brain knows more than you think', the neuroscientist Professor Niels Birbaumer, a Senior Research Fellow at the Wyss Center, in Geneva, Switzerland, investigates the limitless capacity of the brain to ...

Health

UK rejects attempt to challenge assisted suicide laws

Britain's High Court has denied a bid by a terminally ill man to challenge the law on assisted suicide, ruling that the issue was already considered in recent years and does not merit further analysis.

Neuroscience

Technology helps 'locked-in' stroke patient communicate

People who've had severe strokes and have a condition called "locked-in" syndrome may benefit from a new technology that allows them to communicate with the outside world, according to new research.