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Is Facebook contributing to eating disorders?

Study shows that young women felt bad about their looks after comparing themselves with other women on social media -- or at least a carefully curated version of other women.

By March 6, 2014

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'Cry analyzer' helps identify neurological or developmental disorders in infants

The computer-based tool out of Brown University performs finely tuned acoustic analyses across 80 parameters that reveal details about a baby's health.

By July 11, 2013

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Living 'gut-on-a-chip' to help study intestinal disorders

The silicon polymer device, lined by living, human cells, mimics the 3D structures, behaviors, and environment of the human intestine.

By March 28, 2012

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Study: Treating panic disorder works as well online

A researcher at the Center for Psychiatry Research concludes that cognitive behavior therapy can be just as effective in treating panic disorders and mild depression online as in traditional groups.

By April 12, 2010

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Video game addiction shot down as 'disorder'

The AMA will consider a proposal to have video game addiction officially classified as a psychiatric disorder. Bloggers say that's going way too far.

By June 22, 2007

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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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Power suit dresses men for off-the-cuff payments

An Aussie tailor is taking wearable technology to a ridiculously good-looking conclusion with a suit featuring a contactless payment chip in the sleeve.

By April 16, 2014

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Smartphone app predicts bipolar mood swings

An experimental smartphone app analyses changes in vocal patterns to predict the early signs of a bipolar mood swing.

By May 8, 2014

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Upgraded cochlear implant regrows auditory nerves

Researchers at UNSW have for the first time used a cochlear implant to regrow auditory nerves and restore hearing in guinea pigs.

By April 23, 2014

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Power suit dresses men for off-the-cuff payments

An Aussie tailor is taking wearable technology to a ridiculously good-looking conclusion with a suit featuring a contactless payment chip in the sleeve.

By April 21, 2014