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Can aspirin prevent heart attacks? This device may know the answer

Taking personalized medicine to an extreme, the device analyzes blood flow to help doctors know exactly how well drugs like aspirin work to prevent heart attacks -- not in general, but on any given patient.

By March 24, 2014

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Short people have lower IQs? A shortie takes umbrage

Two recent studies focus on the apparent drawbacks of being vertically challenged, but Crave's Leslie Katz, a lifelong short person herself, can't help looking down on the research.

By March 4, 2014

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The biggest secrets on people's smartphones? (Clue: not sexts)

Research into what things people most want to keep to themselves on their phones shows that there are truths more embarrassing than naked truths.

By December 10, 2013

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At Apple HQ, eye for design extends to men's room

An Apple software engineer tweets a picture of a urinal with an out-of-order sign affixed. The sign includes an apology for the choice of font.

By September 8, 2012

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FDA clears robotic device to assist cardiologists

The CorPath 200 by Corindus Vascular Robotics is the first to help cardiologists restore blood flow to blocked arteries while minimizing radiation exposure.

By July 26, 2012

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How social media helps us study rare diseases

Mayo Clinic says online networking provides a novel way to recruit participants who are notoriously hard to track down when studying rare diseases.

By August 30, 2011

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iPhone turns 4: Early predictions rewound

Apple's smartphone marks its fourth birthday today, and there's little arguing it's been a huge success. Still, many industry watchers weren't so sure early on.

By June 29, 2011

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Mayo Clinic: Man survives 96 minutes without pulse

In what they say may be a first, researchers at the Mayo Clinic helped keep a man with no pulse alive--and healthy--for 96 minutes using continuous chest compressions, 12 defibrillator shocks, and capnography.

By May 2, 2011

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Dude, your veins are off the shelf!

Researchers are testing bioengineered veins in two sizes that could soon enable patients with poor veins to go on dialysis, undergo coronary artery bypass graft surgery, and more.

By February 3, 2011

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Got 9 extra pounds of ab fat? Read this

Mayo Clinic researchers find that healthy young people who gain as few as 9 pounds of fat in the abdomen are at a higher risk of developing endothelial cell dysfunction.

By August 18, 2010