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Simple paper 'litmus' test detects disease, infection

Researchers at the Harvard Wyss Institute have developed a simple, printed paper test that could be used for pathogen detection, including cases of ebola.

By October 28, 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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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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iPhone device aims to detect eye disease, prevent blindness

The EyeGo, developed at Stanford University, uses an iPhone to snap sharp pictures of the front and back of the eye.

By May 28, 2014

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Researchers 'edit' faulty DNA to cure genetic disease in mice

A team of MIT researchers has successfully cured a rare genetic liver disease in mice by "editing" the DNA to correct the mutated gene.

By April 22, 2014

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Your new disease, America: Compulsive gadget-hoarding

According to a study, 68 percent of Americans keep their unused gadgets for posterity's sake. Or something. Only 25 percent allegedly admit to it.

By March 18, 2014

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Disabled tortoise gets a Lego 'wheelchair'

A little tortoise with a metabolic bone disease has had mobility returned thanks to a Lego rig glued to his shell.

By December 9, 2014

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Should you trust 'The Dr. Oz Show' and 'The Doctors'? Study says be wary

A new study looked into medical claims made by popular shows "The Dr. Oz Show" and "The Doctors," and concluded that viewers would be wise to take their advice with a grain of salt.

By December 18, 2014

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Sea-snail perfume may help save coral reefs

The scent from a giant sea snail may be key to convincing coral-reef-munching starfish to move along and find something else to snack on.

By December 15, 2014

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Apple to donate portion of holiday sales to AIDS fight

During the two-week campaign, proceeds from the sales of 25 apps with exclusive new content will be donated to fight the disease.

By November 23, 2014