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Birth month may correlate to some diseases (bad news, October)

Columbia University scientists find correlations between certain birth months and the risk of contracting 55 diseases. Because birthdays aren't depressing enough on their own.

By June 8, 2015

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Born in 1980? A mathematical surprise awaits you in 2025

Finally, people born in 1980 have something amazing over those young'ins who came into the world in the year 2000 or on a Leap Day.

By July 1, 2015

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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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Google unveils smart wristband for health tracking, but it's not for consumers

The search giant's newest wearable is just as much for physicians and academic researchers as it is for the people actually wearing it.

By June 23, 2015

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Swimming pool red-eye isn't from chlorine (It's from urine)

Technically Incorrect: The US Healthy Swimming Program says that when your eyes go red and stingy in the pool it's caused by a chemical reaction between chlorine and urine.

By June 25, 2015

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Crave Ep. 208: These condoms change color in the presence of an STD

Three teen inventors engineer a condom that changes color if it detects certain sexually transmitted diseases.

By June 25, 2015

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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