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strokes

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Selfie diagnosis: Woman captures stroke on phone as it happens

Stacey Yepes was driving home from work when she felt a sensation she knew wasn't right -- so she hit record on her smartphone.

By June 19, 2014

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Pharmacists diagnose stroke risk with iPhone-based ECG

Researchers at the University of Sydney have examined the use of a smartphone-compatible heart monitor to diagnose the risk of stroke.

By April 1, 2014

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Stroke patient gets by with a little help from a bot

The child-size unit, named uBot-5, uses arms and a computer screen through which therapists can interact with the patient.

By March 21, 2013

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Nonsensical texting may be only sign of stroke

Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit present a case study in which "dystexia" was the only symptom of a stroke. The patient had no trouble speaking, only texting.

By March 14, 2013

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Could goggles hold key to detecting strokes early?

Johns Hopkins neurologist says device reminiscent of swim goggles will help detect strokes faster in emergency rooms -- and help save lives.

By March 6, 2013

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'Dystextia': Muddled texts can signal stroke, doctors say

While anyone who texts has probably sent or received weirdly illegible messages at some point, Harvard researchers point to garbled texts as one possible indicator of neurological problems.

By December 31, 2012

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Karl Rove stroking a Mac: Bad for both brands?

During Fox News Election broadcast, famed Republican mastermind Karl Rove was seen to be using a Mac. Was this a little uncomfortable?

By November 6, 2012

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Man hacks Kinect to help his mother e-mail after stroke

Chad Ruble's mother can't use keyboards. So he used a Kinect and some open-source code to devise a system that lets her wave her hand to select emoticons and function buttons.

By September 9, 2012

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Pebble drops price, adds new Jawbone and Misfit fitness apps

The Pebble and Pebble Steel get true background fitness tracking and support for apps, along with lower prices: at last, could we have a smartwatch end up being a serious fitness band replacement?

By September 30, 2014

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Homeless handwriting inspires fancy new fonts

A project that turns handwritten letters seen on homeless signs into fonts gets a big boost from global typeface provider Monotype.

By September 29, 2014