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Not quite x-ray glasses, but 2AI Labs have introduced glasses that claim to ‘amplif[y] one’s view of the emotions and health visible in the color and pallor of other people’s skin.’
22 February 2012 Last updated at 11:58 ET By Stephanie Hegarty BBC World Service
To learn more about what levers the government is pulling to catalyze innovation in the healthcare system, I turned to Dr. Farzad Mostashari ( @Farzad_ONC ).
WE ARE ALL PROGRAMMED TO LIKE SUGAR. New research shows some are genetically much more prone to sugar and food addiction than others.
New research shows that blood screenings can accurately spot multiple telltale biomarkers in patients with classic symptoms of depression.
If public health is a legitimate reason to curb corporations' advertising to kids, why limit bans to cigarettes, booze, and toys in happy meals, and not include, say, all unhealthy food? In the fall of 2008, San Francisco polished its progressive credentials by banning something. From October 1, 2008, the sale of cigarettes was prohibited in certain places.
By Nick Clayton From the early days of the science-fiction television series Star Trek the “tricorder” was a vital prop used to scan, analyze and record data. It came in various guises, including a medical version, but it was a dramatic prop, not a real device.
Dionysian indulgences between Thanksgiving and New Year’s are part of la joie de vivre , but they can take a real, long-term toll on our health.
The microNMR-smartphone system - a tool for rapid and accurate cancer screening
Tawkon , one of my favorite Israeli startups of the past year, was in San Francisco at the Disrupt Alley last week to debut the release of its cellular radiation measurement app for Android .
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DNA Direct brings the power of personalized medicine to payors, providers and patients.
IBM staff storyteller Chris Luongo has created a great infographic explaining the different ways that healthcare could become data driven in the future. The IBM Smarter Planet blog calls it Smarter Healthcare .