20 Results for

diagnosis

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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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Diagnose your kid's ear infection with your iPhone

Meet the Oto Home, a portable otoscope that attaches to your iPhone's camera to send a video of your kid's ear to a licensed physician for a cheaper diagnosis.

By December 18, 2014

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Google-like data bank of kids' brain scans could aid docs

The goal of the cloud-computing project is to let physicians and radiologists "google" a brain scan to find patients with similar abnormalities, review their anonymous medical records, and improve both diagnosis and treatment.

By January 9, 2014

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Google CEO Larry Page: 'We should be building great things that don't exist'

At Google I/O, Larry Page, who recently disclosed his diagnosis of a vocal cord condition, takes the stage and talks to attendees about innovation and building technology products that can improve everyday life.

May 15, 2013

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iRobot's Ava: Have tablet, will travel

iRobot's tablet-sporting Ava mobile robot will get her debut this year in hospitals testing remote diagnosis via videoconferencing. Next step: people's homes?

By April 30, 2012

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Internet addiction could be dubbed official affliction in DSM-V

Can't resist the siren call of the status update? Is Pinterest your only interest lately? These behaviors could soon land you an official diagnosis of "Internet addict."

By February 14, 2012

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Improving CT scans to speed up lung cancer diagnosis

Researchers unveil new ways to improve the accuracy of CT scans as well as speed up the time it takes to find telltale changes in lung tissue that hint at lung cancer.

By April 28, 2010

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Online calculator helps screen for cancer early

A new tool that flags certain symptoms of both lung cancer and gastroesophageal cancer could save 5,000 lives a year merely by speeding up diagnosis.

By November 3, 2011

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Breakthrough heart scan leads to early diagnosis

Due to its unprecedented sensitivity to magnetic fluctuations, a prototype magnetometer could greatly improve the diagnosis of cardiac conditions.

By January 28, 2010