The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved drugmaker Eli Lilly and Co.’s radioactive compound to detect tau, an important characteristic of Alzheimer’s disease.

A new weapon in the war on coronavirus is on the way. Leading health creative agency The Bloc developed SafeCode, a unique device concept which fuses a barcode scanner with UV-C light technology proven to destroy dangerous viruses and bacteria, and is expected to do the same to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

French researchers are developing what they say is the most powerful Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanner in the world, which will use a supermagnet the weight of a blue whale and should allow earlier diagnosis of diseases such as Parkinson’s.

When they were kids, Simon Cherry and Ramsey Badawi both wanted to be astronomers, unlocking mysteries in far off galaxies. That didn’t work out for them. The pair still plan on unlocking mysteries but this time inside the human body.  They’ve received a $15.5 million grant to build the world’s first full body PET scanner. […]