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epilepsy

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Robot can perform brain surgery through the patient's cheek

A surgical robot can perform corrective epilepsy brain surgery in a much safer and less invasive way.

By October 20, 2014

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CareZone announces freebie for epilepsy care cases

Jonathan Schwartz's startup announces a third partnership, part of an effort to promote his company, gain insight into patient needs, and of course attract subscribers.

By July 26, 2012

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DARPA developing memory-restoring neural prosthesis

An implantable brain chip currently in development could help wounded veterans recover memory function after traumatic brain injuries.

By July 9, 2014

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Whistle, the Fitbit for dogs, makes push into mainstream

Aimed at gathering data to help track and improve a dog's health, the wireless tracking device lands in PetSmart stores next week. And there's now an Android version of the app.

By February 27, 2014

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'RoboCop' not so sci-fi anymore

Nanosuits, powerful prosthetics, and brain-computer interfacing seemed far-fetched when the original movie hit theaters. Now, with a remake nearly three decades later, the plot is closer to reality than you may think.

By February 11, 2014

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Could electronically controlled drugs reduce side effects?

Researchers say they can zap implants with electrical currents to release specific amounts of medication to targeted areas of the body.

By February 5, 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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DARPA developing implant to monitor brain in real time

In a bid to improve the mental health of soldiers and veterans, DARPA has launched a $70 million project to create an implant that tracks neuron activity and provides quantifiable brain data.

By October 28, 2013

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Obama's BRAIN project gathers dust in government shutdown

Because of the way funding is allocated, the government shutdown could cause lasting consequences for the BRAIN mapping initiative.

By October 2, 2013

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Fly around Saturn in gorgeous short film

"Around Saturn" gives a stunning look at out solar system's sixth planet, made entirely from images taken by Cassini in the style of early silent films.

By July 29, 2013