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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 Apr. 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 Mar. 18, 2014

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Fluorescent compounds shed light on Alzheimer's disease

New class of imaging agents enables clinicians to watch the progression of Alzheimer's disease in real time in the brains of living patients.

By Sep. 18, 2013

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Bill Gates on education, patents, Microsoft Bob, and disease

Speaking at Microsoft's Faculty Summit Monday, Gates took questions from an audience of researchers about the work of his foundation and other topics.

By Jul. 15, 2013

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Man with kidney disease first in U.S. to get bioengineered vein

In a first-of-its kind procedure, surgeons implant the blood vessel into the arm of a 62-year-old Virginia man with renal failure.

By Jun. 6, 2013

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Fashion tackles brain diseases (pictures)

The "Changing Minds" project tasks designers with creating garments that explain neurological conditions such as bipolar disorder and Alzheimer's -- and convey what it must feel like to live with them. The results? Strange and powerful.

7 Images Apr. 5, 2013

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New MRI 'fingerprinting' could spot diseases in seconds

Researchers say the tech, which could help spot heart disease, multiple sclerosis, specific cancers, and more, may make MRI scans a standard procedure during annual exams.

By Mar. 18, 2013

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Urine sample app lets users detect diseases with iPhones

No, Uchek doesn't involve peeing on a smartphone -- but it does help people find out if they have diabetes, urinary tract infections, and more.

By Feb. 27, 2013

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FDA approves bionic eye for adults with rare genetic disease

The Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System includes an eyeglass-mounted camera, a portable video processing unit, and an array of electrodes implanted onto the retina to allow the patient to detect light and dark.

By Feb. 14, 2013