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April 5, 2016
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Good News for Cochlear Implants Wearers

Bringing the Sound of Music to the Deaf It is estimated that approximately 100,000 Americans and 325,000 worldwide are using a cochlear implant. Unlike a hearing aid, a cochlear implant is surgically implanted into the ear, doing the work of the damaged inner, or cochlear, part of the ear. In […]
March 23, 2016
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Pharmaceutical Giants Set Their Futures with Electroceuticals

For decades, billions of dollars have been invested in drug development based on biology and chemistry. But this is changing. Drug development of the future is exploiting the electrical grid in our bodies to attack disease.This is good news for millions of patients who can look to a future without […]
January 4, 2016
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A New Weapon in the War against HIV-AIDS

Antabuse wakes up latent HIV virus for the kill  There is good news for HIV researchers and the approximately 36.9 million HIV patients across the globe. A very popular drug used to treat alcoholism—Antabuse—has been found to be a potent tool in the effort to treat the virus. Antabuse is […]
October 31, 2015
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12 Ways to Protect Yourself from Cancer

Want to do as much as you can to keep yourself free of cancer? Your best weapons are right at your fingertips: change your diet, quit smoking, dump the alcohol, stay out of the sun and get up from the sofa. Easy, right? True, it takes discipline, focus and willpower, […]
June 29, 2015
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Saving Lives with a Simple Dot

Combating iodine deficiency with a dot 500 million women live in India and the overwhelming majority of them suffer from life-threatening diseases. Approximately 70 million Indians suffer from disorders related to iodine deficiency. Iodine is vital to proper functioning of the thyroid. Impairment of the thyroid leads to a number […]
February 26, 2015
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Can Eye Tracking Games Be a Cure for Attention Deficit Disorder?

Our attention span is shorter than that of a goldfish The concentration-assisting app uHealth reminds me of the old prescription for when you have a hangover – take a drink of whatever caused the drunkenness. In this case, app developer Umoove is utilizing the very device that has been found […]
February 17, 2015
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Next Batch of Wearable Technologies Will Be Focused on Specialized Health

With the incessant development in mobile technologies, the devices we once deemed as revolutionary, such as the smartphones and tablets, are now being replaced by more portable high-tech gadgets in the form of wearables. The idea is not all new to consumers, as smartwatches have been around on the market for […]
January 27, 2015
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Closing Your Eyes Makes You a Better Witness

Having trouble remembering where you left the car keys? Close your eyes. The details of when you last had your keys and where you placed them should return. This is according to a new study just published in the January 16, 2015 issue of the Legal and Criminology journal. Researchers […]
December 31, 2014
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Crowdsourcing: Manifesting Endless Possibilities

Crowdsourcing—pooling together small amounts of ideas, money and expertise—has become the most popular way to advance visions that otherwise would never leave the drawing pad due to lack of resources. Just about every professional who needs to raise money is turning to crowdsourcing to launch their project. Initiatives benefitting from […]