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CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

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Childhood ADHD Needs to be Discovered Early

Childhood ADHD Needs to be Discovered in Childhood Studies show that many adults had ADHD when they were children. But the fact that they only discovered that they had the disease when they saw symptoms in their children shows that the illness often goes undetected.

Mar 15 2014, 10:46am CDT

Fish Oil seen to Protect the Aging Brain

Fish Oil seen to Protect the Aging Brain We’re all invested in maintaining brain health, particularly over the long haul. Cognitive decline is a too-common side effect of aging, and Alzheimer’s disease is unnervingly prevalent. So it’s important to do what we...

Jan 23 2014, 2:48am CST

Amish Family Chemo Stirs Up Controversy

Amish Family Chemo Stirs Up Controversy An Amish family with a Leukemia-afflicted daughter went into hiding to avoid the long arm of the law. Their daughter was being given chemo treatment against their will. The decision to forgo the allopathic treatment has stirred up a lot of controversy. The whole question revolves around the jurisdiction and scope of the law in private matters.

Jan 22 2014, 6:37am CST

Contact Lenses to Measure Glucose Levels

Contact Lenses to Measure Glucose Levels Google is going to create a pair of contact lenses with some micro-circuitry in them. They will measure the glucose levels of diabetic patients who will be the wearers of these novel aids.

Jan 22 2014, 4:02am CST

Brock Lesnar could return to UFC

Brock Lesnar could return to UFC Brock Lesnar was a powerful force in the UFC. A battle with an illness forced him to retire early. But now UFC's Dana White says a comeback is possible.

Jan 17 2014, 5:49pm CST

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FDA OKs mental disability blood test for infants FDA approves novel genetic test that screens infants for predictors of mental handicaps WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Friday cleared a first-of-a-kind blood test that can help...

Jan 17 2014, 3:01pm CST

Goldie Hawn to Launch “Mindful Works”

Goldie Hawn Wants Mindful Works Goldie Hawn is going to launch a new evidence-based program for educators and children in collaboration with Mark Bertolini. The Hawn Foundation’s signature “Mindful Works” will be launched during The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Jan 17 2014, 11:40am CST

Pregnant women advised to avoid drinking tap water following toxic spill

Pregnant women advised to avoid drinking tap water following toxic spill Health officials in West Virginia are now advising pregnant women to avoid drinking tap water due potentially harmful chemical.

Jan 17 2014, 2:11am CST

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Study: Heavy Drinking Is Toxic To The Brains Of Men, But Not Those Of Women

Study: Heavy Drinking Is Toxic To The Brains Of Men, But Not Those Of Women One of the largest studies ever conducted on the long-term effects of alcohol consumption suggests that heavy drinking is linked to significant cognitive decline in middle-aged men. The brains of women, however, seem to...

Jan 16 2014, 10:46pm CST

Digital Health Update: The Google Contact Lens

Digital Health Update: The Google Contact Lens Today, Google told the world about their experimental contact lens. The story in the official Google blog and can be read here.  It’s another part of the expansion of Google into health and wellness. We’re now testing...

Jan 16 2014, 8:06pm CST

America's Next Great Prescription

America's Next Great Prescription Scientists have made a discovery that is proven to reduce premature death from heart attacks and stroke, lower the risk of diabetes and certain cancers, control blood pressure, prevent osteoporosis, and alleviate...

Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm CST

Guns, Rods ... And Titanium

Guns, Rods ... And Titanium To call Dave Lamoureux a fishing enthusiast would be an understatement. He set a new record, catching a 157-pound Bluefin tuna from his kayak off the coast of Cape Cod in 2009. A former Wall Street commodities trader,...

Jan 16 2014, 11:46am CST

The Billion Dollar Market Microsoft And Sony Are Ignoring

The Billion Dollar Market Microsoft And Sony Are Ignoring The console video game market remains huge. Last September, Grand Theft Auto 5 generated over $1 billion in revenue in its first few days, a feat even the wizards of Hogwart’s and Middle Earth never matched on the...

Jan 16 2014, 5:46am CST

U. S. Healthcare Innovation Demands A Paradigm Shift

U. S. Healthcare Innovation Demands A Paradigm Shift New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common. - John Locke We are just over two weeks into 2014, and the dominant conversation about healthcare...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST

Six Fitness Problems Fitbit Won't Solve For You

Six Fitness Problems Fitbit Won't Solve For You “Just because I have a fitness app on my phone doesn’t make me an athlete.”  - Dr. Harry Greenspun, Deloitte Center for Health Solutions       2013 was the year that health and fitness devices and smart phone apps...

Jan 15 2014, 8:11am CST

The $1,000 Genome Arrives -- For Real, This Time

The $1,000 Genome Arrives -- For Real, This Time Today, Illumina, the leading maker of DNA sequencers, announced a milestone in biotechnology: it is introducing a new machine that can sequence the genetic code of a human cell for $1,000. The machine – actually a...

Jan 14 2014, 8:56pm CST

Onetouch VerioSync Glucometer Works with the iPhone

Onetouch VerioSync Glucometer Works with the iPhone medical device syncs readings to your iPhone

Jan 14 2014, 12:09pm CST

Why 23andme Deserves A Second Chance

Why 23andme Deserves A Second Chance When word came out that the FDA was shutting down the popular Silicon-valley based genetic testing service 23andme, public sentiment was on the side of the company. With that said, proponents of shutting down 23andme...

Jan 14 2014, 8:36am CST

Why Nest Could Be A Nightmare For Google

Why Nest Could Be A Nightmare For Google Google’s headquarters in Mountain View and the California Public Utility Commission in San Francisco are only about 50 miles apart as the crow, or techie commuter bus, flies. But when it comes to style and outlook on...

Jan 14 2014, 1:46am CST

Minority Report: Five Guideline Authors Reject Change In Blood Pressure Goal

Minority Report: Five Guideline Authors Reject Change In Blood Pressure Goal It didn’t seem possible but the guideline situation just got even more confusing. Last December, after  years of delay and other twists and turns, the Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC 8) hypertension guideline was ...

Jan 13 2014, 4:21pm CST

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Merck's Vorapaxar Gets Positive FDA Review A few years ago a novel antiplatelet agent from Merck seemed all but dead. Vorapaxar, a thrombin receptor antagonist, was widely thought to have no future after unacceptably high serious bleeding rates were found in two...

Jan 13 2014, 2:31pm CST

How A Little Caffeine Can Boost Your Memory

How A Little Caffeine Can Boost Your Memory If you’re trying to commit a set of items to memory, you may want to give your brain a bit of caffeine. But how you time it matters, finds a new study out today in Nature Neuroscience. The researchers found that giving...

Jan 13 2014, 9:41am CST

Two Words To Watch For In 2014

Two Words To Watch For In 2014 And neither one is Internet, of or things. But they aren’t new, either. They’re just old words making their way in a new year. And the first is … Animism. Hardly a new concept. Used here in the sense of, as Webster’s...

Jan 13 2014, 9:11am CST

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A Digital Health Acquisition To Watch RxAnte, which applies predictive analytics to medication adherence, became part of Millennium Laboratories in December. The companies are mum on details of the sale. Aberdare Ventures partner Mohit Kaushal, who invested...

Jan 13 2014, 8:51am CST

No Pants Subway Ride Season Arrives

No Pants Subway Ride Season Arrives The public prank group Improv Everywhere group started the No Pants Subway Ride trend more than a decade ago in New York City. This season is no different as the odd and eccentric tradition repeats itself. Men in boxer briefs or underwear board subways in many countries and they don’t get arrested for indecent exposure.

Jan 13 2014, 2:07am CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: OLPC XO Tablet from fuseproject

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: OLPC XO Tablet from fuseproject CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: OLPC XO Tablet from fuseproject

Jan 13 2014, 12:46am CST

A Little Coffee May Be Good -- Dare We Say Healthy? -- For Body And Brain

A Little Coffee May Be Good -- Dare We Say Healthy? -- For Body And Brain Coffee is such a heady concoction – antioxidants, caffeine, and the molecules that give it its wondrous flavor – that it’s almost tragic to think that it might be bad for us. But over the last decade or so, the research...

Jan 10 2014, 10:51am CST

Intercept Pharma Continues Epic Stock Surge After Thursday Blockbuster

Intercept Pharma Continues Epic Stock Surge After Thursday Blockbuster Fresh off Thursday’s amazing 280% stock pop, Intercept Pharmaceuticals defied gravity again on Friday, surging another 50% in morning trading. Intercept is flying high after positive results on a new liver disease drug...

Jan 10 2014, 10:51am CST

PET Imaging Market Poised To Grow With New Compounds

PET Imaging Market Poised To Grow With New Compounds At first glance, a Positron Emission Tomography scanner looks just like an MRI or CT scanner. But obtaining images is a little more complicated in PET. Before undergoing the scan, patients are injected with a glucose...

Jan 10 2014, 10:11am CST

WellDoc Raises $20 Million To Market First Mobile Prescription For Diabetes Management

WellDoc Raises $20 Million To Market First Mobile Prescription For Diabetes Management WellDoc, which sells a type 2 diabetes interactive management program on a mobile device, raised $20 million from Merck Global Health Innovation Fund and Windham Venture Partners. “Big pharma is starting to understand...

Jan 10 2014, 8:21am CST

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Old meets new in 2014 video game lineup Master Chief, Meet Aiden Pearce : Old faces collide with new ones in 2014 video game lineup LOS ANGELES (AP) — The usual suspects are back in new video game installments in 2014 — Mario, Solid Snake and...

Jan 9 2014, 10:56am CST

When The Time For The Big Cashout Comes, You'll Wish You'd Planned For It Earlier

When The Time For The Big Cashout Comes, You'll Wish You'd Planned For It Earlier Congratulations. Your hard work and entrepreneurial instincts have paid off in the form of a fast-growing, profitable business that’s worth millions of dollars, or could be some day. And you’re only 40. Or 30. Or, like...

Jan 9 2014, 9:16am CST

Why Biotech Whiz Kid Jack Andraka Is Not On The Forbes 30 Under 30 List

Why Biotech Whiz Kid Jack Andraka Is Not On The Forbes 30 Under 30 List When I put out a call for promising young scientists to be part of Forbes’ annual 30 Under 30 project, no name came up more than that of Jack Andraka, the 16-year-old who created a prototype cancer diagnostic test and...

Jan 8 2014, 9:51am CST

A Four-Step Guide To Funding Your Next Fix, aka Startup

A Four-Step Guide To Funding Your Next Fix, aka Startup Hi. My name is Carl, and I am an entrepreneuraholic. It’s been seven months and 10 days since I started my last business. As someone recovering from this disease, I can tell you that a few of the symptoms are loss of...

Jan 8 2014, 8:21am CST

Japan Tainted Food Outbreak Causes Food Poisoning

Japan Tainted Food Outbreak Causes Food Poisoning The latest crisis to hit Japan is a tainted food outbreak that has spread havoc. It has caused food poisoning in over 350 people. The company responsible for the frozen seafood laced with pesticide has apologized and recalled more than a million of the products.

Jan 8 2014, 4:00am CST

Anatomy of an NPR Hatchet Job, Target: Oil & Gas

Anatomy of an NPR Hatchet Job, Target: Oil & Gas “On-The-Job Deaths Spiking As Oil Drilling Quickly Expands” screams a supposed National Public Radio exposé on the “terrible price” we’re paying for the fracking revolution that has transformed the U.S. energy industry...

Jan 7 2014, 4:36am CST

Flu Symptoms

What are the Symptoms of Flu? The HINI flu has gone viral in the United States. The notorious swine flu or HINI flu is the most dangerous type of flue that has even taken over two dozen lives in Texas. Flu has become widespread in at least 25 states of the USA and it hit Texas the hardest. What are actually the symptoms of flu or swine flu?

Jan 5 2014, 1:39am CST

H1N1 Flu Goes Viral in US

H1N1 Flu Goes Viral in US The notorious swine flu or HINI flu has become widespread in at least 25 states of the USA. And Texas has been hit the hardest. The H1N1 flu has claimed over two dozen lives in Texas.

Jan 5 2014, 12:23am CST