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Smartphone App To Detect Newborn Jaundice

Researchers created a new Smartphone app that could help in screening the infants for jaundice, a condition which usually remains unnoticed for long in neonates. 119 more words

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CDC Website Helps People To Know All About Vaccination

Preparing your child for school doesn’t only require clothes and other things but it is also necessary to vaccinate your child for various diseases. Remembering which vaccination should be completed in what age is not an easy task for parents. 116 more words

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New laser device 'can be used for diabetes monitoring'

Diabetes patients may be able to avoid having to draw blood to measure their glucose levels following the creation of a new laser-based innovation in the US. 192 more words

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Google Glass Already Making its Mark in Medicine

Google Glass has made its debut in the operating room. Image from Ohio State University.

Time will tell whether Google Glass ends up being a commercial flop. 517 more words

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High-tech kit for medical testing trials in India

Washington: A compact, inexpensive handheld device that monitors diabetes, detects malaria and environmental pollutants is being trialed in India by Harvard scientists. The device costs about $25, weighs just two ou-nces, and is about the size of a pack of cigarettes. 139 more words

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Pacemakers and Implantable Defibrillators

An arrhythmia is any disorder of your heart rate or rhythm. It means that your heart beats too quickly, too slowly, or with an irregular pattern. 196 more words

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Home blood pressure monitors: how do they stack up?

Adances in wearable technology, mobile devices and apps mean that consumer health care monitors are set to become ever more integrated with our day-to-day lives. In the first of a new series of features rounding up available consumer health technology, we take a look at a selection of the best home blood pressure monitors currently available to buy. 559 more words

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