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Financial Times

Scientists develop electronic 'smart skin' for sports and medicine
Financial Times
Electronic “smart skin” devices are being developed to monitor the biochemistry of sweating sports players, the health of stroke patients and the heartbeat of sick babies, researchers told the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting ...

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Forbes

Is Gaming Technology 'Medicine's New Frontier?'
Forbes
The Internet is rife with articles about the potentially harmful effects of gaming. Psychologists and parents have been debating the pros and cons of the issue for decades now—namely whether video games promote violence, social isolation and obesity ...



New York Times

What's on TV Saturday: 'Medicine for Melancholy' and 'Tragedy Girls'
New York Times
MEDICINE FOR MELANCHOLY (2008) on iTunes, Amazon, and Mubi. As the Oscars draw closer, revisit last year's star winner with this debut feature by Barry Jenkins, the director of “Moonlight.” The low-budget indie begins the day after a one-night stand ...



Many applied to be in inaugural Carle Illinois College of Medicine class
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
Physiologist Bill Kwon works with a heart-lung transplant team at UCLA. Casey Salandra is an HIV researcher at the National Institutes of Health. Kitan Akinosho is a data scientist with the federal government in Washington. And Chris Ng is a patient ...



Startup Proposes Using Stem Cells From Placentas for ... - Futurism
Futurism
A new startup is working to expand the human lifespan and cure life-threatening diseases with stem cells from placentas, and they've raised $250 million.

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Lauren Dulberg: Modern women and ancient medicine
The Journal News | LoHud.com
Lauren Dulberg first inserted a needle into her son when he was two weeks old. The doctor of acupuncture and Chinese medicine said it helped calm down the colicky infant. Dulberg has long been a believer in the power of acupuncture, which involves ...



The Standard

Health ministry sets up taskforce for alternative medicine
The Standard
Kenyans waiting for science-backed herbal treatments have a reason to smile after the Government announced plans to establish an agency to oversee management of alternative medicine. Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki said plans to set up a task ...



This Rare Book Shows How Insane Medicine Really Was in The 16th Century
ScienceAlert
Urine tasting. Bloodletting. Plague. The life of a 15th- and 16th-century doctor wasn't always savory, but it was never dull - and it was made easier with a groundbreaking anatomy book. The book, Fasciculus Medicinae, was a guide to all things medical ...



Front Page Africa

Why Is Liberian Health System Struggling With Modern Day Medicine?
Front Page Africa
Weak law system such as people unlawfully taking away health facility resources or funds without any punishment. Corruptions which includes, misappropriate used of funds, irrational used of resources and the failure of auditor to report the actual case ...

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Tri-City Herald

Medicine engineered specifically for you? That's PNNL's goal
Tri-City Herald
How disease develops and how it responds to treatment can be as different as people themselves. That knowledge is inspiring a new medical discipline, precision medicine, that relies heavily on the type of scientific expertise and resources found at ...


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