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Brainwave tech could help ALS patients control appliances

Patients with Lou Gehrig's Disease can become paralyzed, and technology is now being developed that could let them control smart appliances with their brainwaves. CNET's Kara Tsuboi checks it out.

By August 30, 2014

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ALS patient more independent with tech

Eric Valor has been living with ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease, for nearly a decade, but he says technology, including a brainwave-sensing headset, has let him maintain a high quality of life. CNET's Kara Tsuboi visits him at home to learn how.

By August 30, 2014

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Doctors testing Google Glass to get real-time patient data

Emergency room clinicians at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston try out the wearable eyeglasses as a way to speak with and examine patients while simultaneously reading their charts.

By March 12, 2014

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Doctor Wikipedia is top medical resource for patients and doctors

Report: Wikipedia is now the leading global resource for healthcare information, not just for patients, but doctors as well.

By January 30, 2014

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3D-printed implant replaces 75 percent of patient's skull

In a big move for 3D-printed medical implants, a patient received a custom-made skull implant.

By March 8, 2013

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IRL Shooter bringing Patient 0 to Sydney

IRL Shooter is bringing its real-life zombie-shooter event to Sydney in 2014, with tickets to go on sale soon.

By December 2, 2013

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Patients get medical check-ups using Kinect

Medical patients in Basque Country will be able to receive ongoing outpatient care remotely with Teki, a medical monitoring system that uses Microsoft's Kinect.

By November 28, 2013

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A breath of salty air for patients with cystic fibrosis

How surfers in Australia inspired the development a new device that taps the benefits of salt water mist to treat cystic fibrosis patients.

By May 24, 2013

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AT-AT Walker walker assists young surgery patient

The Dark Side lights up a young boy's life after surgery forces him to use a walker for a few weeks.

By April 8, 2013

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New telemedicine tech maintains patient privacy

Telemedicine -- when patients visit doctors over video chat -- is becoming more popular. But there are challenges for the tech providers in keeping patient information confidential. CNET's Kara Tsuboi profiles one Silicon Valley firm that's working to keep things private.

By March 21, 2013