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Selfie diagnosis: Woman captures stroke on phone as it happens

Stacey Yepes was driving home from work when she felt a sensation she knew wasn't right -- so she hit record on her smartphone.

By June 19, 2014

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IBM microfluidics tech designed to improve cancer diagnosis

A technique to pump tiny amounts of marker fluids onto a test sample could enable many more tests during a biopsy and therefore a better understanding of a person's cancer.

By October 22, 2013

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In paralysis, finding freedom via brain-wave tech

ALS patient and advocate Eric Valor is part of an experimental project to test out a brain-wave-reading headset, technology that could one day give paralyzed people more independence.

By August 30, 2014

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Portable, handheld DNA sequencer no bigger than a brick

Researchers at the University of Otago, New Zealand have invented a brick-sized, battery-powered DNA sequencer for field use.

By August 26, 2014

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Intel wearable devices to aid Parkinson's disease research

The chip maker partners with the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research to use wearable devices and data analytics to help monitor patient treatment.

By August 13, 2014

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Soundhawk hearing amplifier is a 'wearable with a purpose'

An in-ear gadget that doubles as a Bluetooth headset can be customized to your distinct hearing profile to amplify sound and drown out background noise.

By June 24, 2014

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Microsoft sees new Azure tool as a proactive trouble-shooter

Microsoft envisions a future where systems can predict malfunctions in devices and buildings before they occur. First step: a cloud-based machine-learning tool that goes into public beta in July.

By June 16, 2014

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Hospital accused of posting sensitive medical records on Facebook

A woman being treated for a sexually transmitted disease is suing a Cincinnati hospital after her medical records appear on the Facebook group "Team No Hoes."

By June 8, 2014

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Facebook app gives glimpse into life with dementia

UK Alzheimer's charity creates a new app that replicates the symptoms of dementia -- memory loss, confusion, and difficulty communicating.

By May 1, 2014

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HBO's 'Silicon Valley': At play in the fields of the techies

The premiere of HBO's most anticipated series offered naivete, brutality, hope and despair. No, we're not talking about "Game of Thrones." We're talking about Mike Judge's "Silicon Valley."

By April 7, 2014