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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


Perfect drug for perfect pitch? New study tests valproate

A new study suggests a mood-stabilizing drug could allow adults to learn perfect musical pitch the way kids do. But don't expect the drug to turn you into a rock star just yet.

By January 14, 2014


Android IP headache may become a migraine

How dominant can Google's Android become? Dominant enough for almost an entire industry of rivals to play a $4.5 billion game of patent keep away. Now it's time for the lawsuits.

By July 5, 2011


Five most unlikely E3 2012 announcements

These new gaming inventions won't happen. But if they do, you saw them here first.

By June 1, 2012


Windows 8 versions and Windows RT for tablets explained

Microsoft has streamlined its Windows 8 versions, offering a standard Windows 8 package, a professional version and Windows RT for tablets.

By April 17, 2012


A migraine treatment for needle-phobes

The Sumavel DosePro sumatriptan delivery system comes to market this month to treat migraines subcutaneously. Instead of using a needle, it blasts the drug through skin using high air pressure--to mixed reviews.

By January 26, 2010


The 404 623: Where honey is our Gatorade (podcast)

On today's episode of The 404 Podcast, hosts Jeff Bakalar, Wilson G. Tang, and Justin Yu discover the dangers of 3DTV, warn listeners of the impending smartphone shortage, and geek out over Photoshop paintbrushes.

By July 15, 2010


The 404 593: Where we're living the hypnagogic dream with The Sleep Doctor (podcast)

The Sleep Doctor, Dr. Michael Breus, is back on the show and we're ready to bombard him with all of our pressing questions about sleep apnea, sleep talking, morning breath, sleep aids, night terrors, bruxism, and more!

By June 2, 2010


Attack on epilepsy Web site prompts migraines, near seizures

Hacker tries to trigger seizures by posting hundreds of flashing images on Epilepsy Foundation site.

By May 8, 2008


The 404 290: Where both Natali and Justin are suspiciously absent

Dr. Michael Breus, the Sleep Doctor, gets snowed out of New York today, and Justin Yu and Natali Del Conte are both suspiciously absent. We thought they were joking about the whole getting married thing. We didn't actually think they would hook up.

By March 3, 2009