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Early Human Anti-Aging Trials Called ‘Promising’

November 5, 2014 Leave a comment

Scientists from Harvard and the University of New South Wales in Australia say they have discovered how to reverse the ageing process. The research has focused on mice, but early clinical trials have also been conducted on humans.

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Jonathan Rothberg’s New Startup Raises $100 Million for Chip-based Ultrasound

November 3, 2014 Leave a comment

A scanner the size of an iPhone that you could hold up to a person’s chest and see a vivid, moving, 3-D image of what’s inside is being developed by entrepreneur Jonathan Rothberg.

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Google[x] Reveals Nano Pill To Seek Out Cancerous Cells

October 29, 2014 Leave a comment

Detecting cancer could be as easy as popping a pill in the near future.

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Telemedicine Market Set To Explode

October 28, 2014 Leave a comment

Over the next five years, experts expect the global market for telemedicine technology to grow to over $43 billion. “Global Markets for Telemedicine Technolgies,” a BCC Research report, estimates the global market for telemedicine technology will grow to $43 billion by 2019.

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Detecting Ebola with a Piece of Paper

October 28, 2014 Leave a comment

James Collins, a synthetic biologist at Boston University, says he’s been able to print the ingredients for simple DNA experiments on paper, freeze dry them, and use them as much as a year later. It could lead to cheap diagnostic tests for viruses like Ebola.

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First of its kind blood vessel implant performed at Duke

October 27, 2014 Leave a comment

In a first-of-its-kind operation in the United States, a team of surgeons at Duke University Hospital helped create a bioengineered blood vessel and implanted it into the arm of a kidney dialysis patient. The procedure, part of a U.S. clinical trial to test the safety and effectiveness of the blood

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Telcare raises $32.5 million for cellular-enabled glucose meter, to expand to related conditions

October 24, 2014 Leave a comment

Bethesda, Maryland-based cellular-enabled blood glucose meter company Telcare has raised $32.5 million led by Norwest Venture Partners with participation from Mosaic Health Solutions and existing backers The Qualcomm Life Fund and Sequoia Capital.

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Quantum Robotics will Create Artificial Intelligence ‘Capable of Creativity’

October 13, 2014 Leave a comment

Quantum computing will open up a new field of robotics able to learn and carry out complex creative tasks, according to researchers.

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‘Giant leap’ to type 1 diabetes cure

October 11, 2014 Leave a comment

The hunt for a cure for type 1 diabetes has recently taken a “tremendous step forward”, scientists have said. The disease is caused by the immune system destroying the cells that control blood sugar levels.

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Study: Connected healthcare device sales to surpass $3B by 2019

October 11, 2014 Leave a comment

Connected healthcare device sales will exceed $3 billion globally by 2019, according to a report from analysis firm Juniper Research. Juniper explains that the connected healthcare devices it looked at include blood pressure cuffs, oximeters for diabetes, and sleep monitors for sleep apnea.

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