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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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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

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Stack keyboard brings handwriting recognition to iOS

Most third-party iOS keyboards are, well, keyboards. This one lets you scribble instead. But is that really preferable?

By September 25, 2014

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Water found on Neptune-sized planet 124 light-years from Earth

The discovery of water vapor in the atmosphere of the planet opens up more understanding about planet formation and the possibility of life outside our solar system.

By September 24, 2014

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In paralysis, finding freedom via brain-wave tech

ALS patient and advocate Eric Valor is part of an experimental project to test out a brain-wave-reading headset, technology that could one day give paralyzed people more independence.

By August 30, 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