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Cure for Tinnitus?

Sep 16, 2011
Researchers think they've found a new way to cure tinnitus, the constant ear-ringing that some people suffer from. It's believed that the ringing...
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Pain detection machine invented

Sep 14, 2011
Researchers at Stanford University have invented a pain detector. They can now tell if someone is in pain using brain scans and that means they don...
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The new frontier of patient monitoring is a temporary tattoo

Aug 12, 2011
Please learn this term now: epidermal electronics. Researchers at the University of Illinois have created a small electronic skin patch that can...
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Japanese gut colon robot is improbably called the Mermaid

Jun 30, 2011
Japanese researchers have developed a new camera that can swim in your colon, if that's something that sounds like a good idea in your mind. The...
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A new way to diagnose PTSD

Jun 17, 2011
Researchers are working on a way to diagnose PTSD in a way that's based on more than an interview with a physician. They're using sensors and...
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Zombie preparedness information unavailable, top BRAAAAAINS working on it

May 20, 2011
The Centers for Disease Control decided to have a little fun and they posted information on their blog about what to do in the event of an outbreak...
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Paralyzed Berkeley grad walks at graduation with aid of exoskeleton

May 16, 2011
Austin Whitney's spine was severed just below the hip as the result of a car accident the summer before he started college. Whitney ended up...
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Social networking may change the world of medical research

Apr 25, 2011
Sunday, a new study was published online in Nature Biotechnology about lithium and Lou Gehrig's disease. The study found that lithium didn't help...
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Watson helps babies in hospitals

Apr 13, 2011
The same kind of analytics platform IBM developed for Watson is being used to help monitor and diagnose babies in Intensive Care Units. Babies in...
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'Shrooms may ease anxiety in cancer patients

Sep 7, 2010
According to a study published in the Archives of General Psychiatry (abstract only), hallucinogen psilocybin (which to you and me, is known as ...
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