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diabetes

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Google finds partner to produce 'smart' contact lenses for diabetics

An agreement between the Google[x] resesearch lab and pharmaceutical giant Novartis will license the technology for actual medical use for people with diabetes and other conditions.

By July 15, 2014

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Apple, Google, Samsung to take on diabetes with wearables -- report

The companies are seeking ways to integrate health sensors and apps into their wearable devices, including those to measure glucose levels in a non-invasive way.

By June 23, 2014

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Google embarks on smart contact lenses for diabetics

What if people with diabetes didn't have to prick their fingers several times a day to conduct blood sugar tests -- but instead could simply wear contacts?

By January 16, 2014

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Google creating smart contact lens for diabetics

Google is developing a "smart" contact lens to monitor blood sugar levels through the wearer's tears.

By January 16, 2014

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A solid step toward vaccinating against type 1 diabetes

Scientists at Stanford are working on a vaccine to stop a type 1 diabetic's immune system from attacking the cells that make insulin.

By June 27, 2013

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Chemists developing breathalyzer to detect and monitor diabetes

Diabetics can have a "fruity" odor to their breath that indicates high glucose levels, and chemists at the University of Pittsburgh say this biomarker alone can diagnose the disease.

By June 10, 2013

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How injectable nanogel could help fight diabetes

Nanotechnology could remove the finger prick from the daily routine of people with diabetes with an injectable gel that monitors blood-sugar levels and automatically secretes insulin.

By May 16, 2013

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Google X project has lofty goal: Prevent disease

Google's audacious research arm has already invested in driverless cars and Wi-Fi balloons. Now a new "moon shot" will try to tackle health care by examining what it means to be healthy.

By July 25, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 018: Mapping Mars, future windshields, high-tech contacts, and more

On today's show, Rich and Ashley discuss Google's glucose-measuring contact lenses, Jaguar's future car tech, and a new USGS map of Mars. How would you use an augmented reality windshield?

By July 15, 2014

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Google smart contacts come into focus with Alcon

Google finds a partner to work on contact lenses with built-in sensors, LeapFrog creates a video game console for little kids, and Fitbit gets fashionable with Tory Burch jewelry.

By July 15, 2014