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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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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

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Smelling farts could be the best thing you do today

Exposure to hydrogen sulfide, commonly found in rotten eggs and human flatulence, could have amazing health benefits in small doses, researchers at the University of Exeter say.

By July 11, 2014

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Meditation podcasts to help you relieve stress

We all face stress in our daily lives, but these podcasts can teach you how to calm your mind and body.

By July 3, 2014

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Adobe Creative Cloud 2014: It's all about apps and APIs

Adobe launches some new mobile apps and its first hardware, plus a new software development kit that it hopes will bring in third-party supporters.

By June 18, 2014

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Google Play Music quietly coats the globe (Q&A)

Google is expanding its Android answer to Apple's iTunes, and two execs say its streaming-plus-downloads double punch is a knockout.

By May 28, 2014