Could Hackers Target Heart Devices?

TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Your wireless heart implant suddenly goes on the fritz, either conking out completely or causing your heart to beat rapidly or irregularly. Could you be the victim of a hacking attack aimed at endangering your life by messing with your heart device? It happened on the “Homeland” TV…

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Newer Breast MRI May Be More Accurate and Easier

TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A new type of MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) that doesn’t use a contrast agent appears better at detecting what’s really cancer and what’s likely just a harmless lesion, researchers report. In a study in Germany, the new technique reduced false-positive findings by 70 percent. The scan was also…

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