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Apps for following your pregnancy

Pregnancy can be a wondrous, but perplexing experience for many women and their families. Now thanks to technology, it's easy to follow what's going on in the womb on a month-to-month or even day-to-day basis. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on the best pregnancy apps.

By June 27, 2013

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Everyday office paper tests for pregnancy, medical conditions

Researchers hope to make not just cheap but nearly free medical tests using paper that can stick to certain molecules.

By October 3, 2012

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Beyonc&#233 pregnancy spurs tweets-per-second record

The pop star's big news spawns 8,868 tweets per second at one point over the weekend, easily besting those sent about Hurricane Irene.

By August 30, 2011

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Facebook adds pregnancy status

Facebook has added a feature that lets you announce your pregnancy to the world, by adding an expected child, along with their due date, to your list of relations.

By August 5, 2011

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Facebook makes it easier to announce pregnancy

Site adds "expecting" option to its family member section--replete with anticipated date of birth and baby name--which is then published in the member's news feed.

By August 1, 2011

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Pee here to find out if you have cancer

An MIT team has developed a paper stick that could someday be used as an inexpensive and accurate way to detect a range of cancers. It holds particular promise for the developing world.

By February 25, 2014

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Device can identify abnormal heart rhythm linked to stillbirth

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin say they've been able to both diagnose as well as treat long QT syndrome in the womb.

By November 12, 2013

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New moms more likely to seek help for depression if it's online

Mothers suffering from postpartum depression after high-risk pregnancy would go online for help if they could remain anonymous, according to a new study out of Case Western Reserve.

By April 17, 2013

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Gates Foundation offers $100k for 'next-gen condom'

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation believes that if condoms actually felt better to use, global health could improve substantially.

By March 22, 2013

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Free iPhone pregnancy apps

There's a lot for pregnant women to remember, and pregnancy can be a busy enough time as it is without trying to remember gynaecologists' appointments and what foods and vitamins you can and can't eat.

By April 29, 2010