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Real-Time Touch-Free Gesture Control System for Image Browsing in The OR

May 27, 2014 Leave a comment

Touch-free gesture control can have a lot of benefits for surgeons wanting to manipulate radiological images or surgical plans that were prepared prior to a procedure.

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Data Mining Reddit Posts Reveals How to Ask For a Favor–And Get it

May 27, 2014 Leave a comment

One of the more extraordinary phenomena on the internet is the rise of altruism and of websites designed to enable it. The Random Acts of Pizza section of the Reddit website is a good example. People leave messages asking for pizza which others fulfil if they find the story compelling.

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Suspended Animation Human Trials About to Begin

May 27, 2014 Leave a comment

With traumatic injuries, timing in treatment can be the difference between life and death.

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The MacGyver Cure for Cancer

May 26, 2014 Leave a comment

Two decades ago, David Walmer went on a volunteer mission with his church to Haiti.

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My No-Soap, No-Shampoo, Bacteria-Rich Hygiene Experiment

May 26, 2014 Leave a comment

For most of my life, if I’ve thought at all about the bacteria living on my skin, it has been while trying to scrub them away. But recently I spent four weeks rubbing them in. I was Subject 26 in testing a living bacterial skin tonic, developed by AOBiome, a biotech start-up in Cambridge, Mass.

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Will 2014 be the year of telehealth?

May 26, 2014 Leave a comment

Telehealth offers a cost-efficient way to improve the lives of those suffering from ill health, and it’s not just for older people. Rob Brougham, head of connected solutions at BT Global Government and Health explains. The UK’s health services today face big challenges on a number of fronts.

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Practice Fusion’s new database eats electronic health records and spits out ‘Insight’

May 26, 2014 Leave a comment

The great promise of electronic health records is that they capture patient-care data in digital form so that it medical professionals study data and use it to improve care. An old axiom in the health care IT circles reads, “Something has to be measured before it can be improved.”

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