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Med student's practice exam takes very real turn

UVA medical student Ryan Jones discovers that an actor portraying symptoms of abdominal aortic aneurysm actually had the potentially deadly condition.

By January 3, 2014

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Apple Pay launch and Google's virtual doctor visits

A leaked Walgreen's memo says Apple Pay will launch this week, Google tests doctor video chats for those searching about illness, and Snapchat's photo leak is a security wake-up call.

By October 13, 2014

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High-tech electronic headband may help prevent migraines

Just approved by the FDA, the device directs an electric current to the skin and underlying body tissue, stimulating a nerve associated with migraines.

By March 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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Can a foot cream really do battle with HIV?

A study has found that the antifungal drug Ciclopirox kills HIV in cell cultures -- and the virus doesn't bounce back when the drug is stopped. But the research has yet to be performed on people.

By September 24, 2013

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Larry Ellison talks about his best friend Steve Jobs' final days

"This was absolutely the strongest, most willful person I have ever met," Ellison said. "After seven years, the cancer even wore him out."

By August 13, 2013

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Turning a regular microscope into billion-pixel imaging system

Engineers at Caltech say that their approach -- computing their way past optical limitations -- could bring high-performance microscopes to medical clinics in developing countries.

By July 30, 2013

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Magic mirror: Show me the meds

The New York Times Research & Development Lab unveils a "magic mirror" that can be used to surf the Web, shop for hygiene and med products, and track weight changes.

By September 7, 2011

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Search results beat FDA in finding drug combo side effects

Sifting through the search queries of 6 million people turns out to be a better way to discover drug-to-drug interactions than the current gold standard, the Adverse Event Reporting System.

By March 6, 2013

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Facebook's earnings: It's all about mobile

Facebook has gone from total loser to stock stud in three months. On Wednesday, the social network will need to show significant growth to its mobile ads business to keep investors interested.

By January 28, 2013