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Snap cholesterol selfies with new smartphone app, device

Few home cholesterol test kits separate out "good" cholesterol from "bad" cholesterol, but a new smartphone app and attachment aims to give home testers a clearer picture of their actual cholesterol health.

By December 17, 2013

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Forget sharks. These other animals are more likely to kill you

CDC data shows that cows kill more people in the US on average than the feared stars of "Jaws." Also, if you dream a cute, cud-chewing creature is killing you, you're probably eating too much dairy.

By June 20, 2015

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Peel back the layers on the biology of an egg

Appliance Science takes a look at what makes up that most humble of kitchen staples, the common egg.

By June 16, 2015

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Lab-grown human muscle is a medical breakthrough

Researchers at Duke University have grown the first ever human muscle in a lab that contracts just like naturally grown tissue.

By January 13, 2015

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Men think they can fix a computer (but can't), study says

A study suggests that men are especially keen to let it be known they know how to fix a computer, but their actual knowledge may not match their bravado.

By November 17, 2014

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After delay, Beats Music lands on Windows Phone

The music-streaming service from Beats gets a Windows Phone app, one week after its iOS and Android app debut.

By February 5, 2014

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Med student's practice exam takes very real turn

UVA medical student Ryan Jones discovers that an actor portraying symptoms of abdominal aortic aneurysm actually had the potentially deadly condition.

By January 3, 2014

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Feeling sick? Free AskMD app by Dr. Oz's Sharecare aims to help

The app lets users enter symptoms, answer relevant questions, share consultations with health care providers, and maintain a general health and symptom history for multiple people.

By December 9, 2013

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Heart study uses mobile tech to try to enroll 1M participants

Physicians at the University of California at San Francisco hope their Health eHeart Study, launched this week, will help them develop new ways to predict and prevent heart disease.

By March 20, 2013

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Search results beat FDA in finding drug combo side effects

Sifting through the search queries of 6 million people turns out to be a better way to discover drug-to-drug interactions than the current gold standard, the Adverse Event Reporting System.

By March 6, 2013