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How to Identify Drugs That Work Best for Each Patient

April 24, 2015 | by Anne Trafton, MIT | Comments

Implantable device could allow doctors to test cancer drugs in patients before prescribing chemotherapy.

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Game Shows Mosquito's-eye View of Malaria

April 24, 2015 10:05 am | by University of Oxford | Comments

A new game about the life cycle of malaria that can be played on Android smartphones. Officially launched on World Malaria Day (April 25) The Life Cycle of Malaria is the first game of its kind which tries to visualize the life cycle of the disease in 3-D.

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CDC Using New Technology to Track Listeria Illnesses

April 23, 2015 10:35 am | by Mary Clare Jalonick | Comments

The government is relying on some new technology - as well as a bit of luck - to track an outbreak of life-threatening listeria linked to Blue Bell ice cream products.

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Technology Can Transfer Human Emotions to Your Palm Through Air, Say Scientists

April 23, 2015 9:22 am | by University of Sussex | Comments

Human emotion can be transferred by technology that stimulates different parts of the hand without making physical contact with your body, a study has shown.

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Babies Feel Pain 'Like Adults'

April 23, 2015 9:00 am | by University of Oxford | Comments

The brains of babies 'light up' in a very similar way to adults when exposed to the same painful stimulus, a brain scanning study has discovered. It suggests that babies experience pain much like adults.

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Listen to Your Heart: Why Your Brain May Give Away How Well You Know Yourself

April 22, 2015 11:11 am | by University of Cambridge | Comments

“Listen to your heart,” sang Swedish pop group Roxette in the late Eighties. But not everyone is able to tune into their heartbeat, according to an international team of researchers – and half of us under- or over-estimate our ability.

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Two Studies Examine Diabetes Severity in Parkinson's, Sex Differences in Parkinson's Caregiving

April 22, 2015 11:02 am | by University of Pennsylvania | Comments

Findings reveal severe diabetes worsens Parkinson's symptoms.

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With Bird Flu Spreading, USDA Starts on Potential Vaccine

April 22, 2015 10:52 am | by Steve Karnowski, Associated Press | Comments

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is working on a vaccine to counter a deadly strain of bird flu, as losses to poultry producers mount.

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Cirrhosis Deaths Drop 41 Percent from 2002 to 2012

April 22, 2015 10:43 am | by UNC | Comments

A new study has found dramatic improvements in the care of patients with cirrhosis and liver failure and recommends improved treatment strategies for patients with cirrhosis and concurrent bacterial infections.

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Q&A: What is Listeria? Bacteria Found in Blue Bell Ice Cream

April 22, 2015 10:27 am | by Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press | Comments

Blue Bell Creameries is pulling all of its products off the shelves after samples of its ice cream tested positive for a potentially deadly bacteria - listeria.

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DNA Abnormalities Found in Children with Chronic Kidney Disease

April 22, 2015 10:18 am | by Columbia University | Comments

Routine genetic screening of children with CKD could lead to earlier, more precise diagnoses.

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Nanoscientists are First to Model Atomic Structures of Three Bacterial Nanomachines

April 22, 2015 9:55 am | by UCLA | Comments

Cryo electron microscope enables scientists to explore the frontiers of targeted antibiotics.

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Announcing the Winners of The Inaugural Interphex Exhibitor Awards

April 21, 2015 12:22 pm | Comments

Here are the winners of the INTERPHEX Exhibitor Awards for 2015.

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Dr. Oz Tells Critics: No Conflict of Interest on My TV Show

April 21, 2015 11:53 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Dr. Mehmet Oz is defending himself against 10 doctors who've accused him of promoting "quack treatments" on his TV show.

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Detecting Low-Quality Antimalarial Drugs With a Lab-On-Paper

April 21, 2015 11:51 am | by University of Notre Dame | Comments

Access to high-quality medicine is a basic human right, but more than four billion people live in countries where many medications are substandard or fake.

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Experts Warn Ebola Epidemic Could Return With a Vengeance

April 21, 2015 11:44 am | by St. George's University of London | Comments

Health experts have warned that a greater flexibility must be brought to medical trials to combat diseases like Ebola to avoid facing another nightmare outbreak.

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