Like most geeks, our perceptions of futuristic medical technology were heavily shaped by Star Trek. The image of Bones waving his tricorder in front of some poor redshirt afflicted with an alien plague […]
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Diabetes – both type 1, which is an incurable autoimmune disorder, and type 2 which is a lifestyle disease that can be reversed or cured – are among the fastest-growing diagnoses in the […]
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Hypochondriacs, unite! Artificial intelligence-powered app Ada provides a personalized way to assess and monitor your health—anytime, anywhere. Feeling achy or itchy outside of office hours? Break out in hives during a weekend away? […]
The medical technology market—one of the fastest growing in the field—is forecast to exceed $500 billion in sales by 2021. So it’s no wonder scientists, including those at Swansea University’s Institute of Life […]
For more than a hundred and fifty years you’ve been hearing that an apple a day keeps the doctor away. Now it turns out that a nice pilsner, stout, or kolsch can do the […]
Stan Lee, comics industry giant and creator of too many superheroes to name here, has pulled out of an appearance at Big Apple Con this weekend, convention organizers report. Posts appeared on Big […]
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Soylent’s efforts to replace regular solid food have been derailed. The Silicon Valley startup has been forced to take its flagship meal replacement powder off the market following multiple reports of nausea, vomiting, […]
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Kidney stones are just no fun — each year more than 300,000 people end up in the emergency room with painful kidney stones. Treatment for this condition can cost thousands of dollars, but […]
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Everybody hates catching a cold, but we are all resigned to it inevitably happening on a regular basis. If you don’t have a cold at least once a year you can count yourself […]
If you drop food, you can just pick it up right away and it’s fine, right? The so-called “five-second rule” is seen by many as a universal truth, but no one has ever […]
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Plenty of barbecue tools look like they can hurt you pretty badly, but your wire cleaning brush? As odd as it might seem, it could be the most dangerous of them all. There […]
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