Tiny ‘Raindrop’ implant in your eye could banish reading glasses forever

September 13, 2014 Leave a comment

Scientists have developed a new technique that could see reading glasses banished forever. The operation involves placing a tiny implant – known as a ‘Raindrop’ inlay – underneath the cornea in a bid to reverse vision problems associated with ageing.

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Too much protein in middle age ‘as bad as smoking’

September 12, 2014 Leave a comment

Two new studies conclude that low protein intake may hold the key to a long and healthy life, at least until old age. They also emphasize the need to examine not only calories when deciding what constitutes a healthy diet, but also where those calories come from – such as whether protein is animal or plant-based.


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IBM’s Watson to help Mayo Clinic tackle clinical trials

September 9, 2014 Leave a comment

IBM’s Watson, a cognitive computing system that has already been deployed in a number of healthcare use cases, is teaming up with Mayo Clinic to bring its computing power to bear on the  age-old problem of matching active clinical trials with eligible participants.

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Why Doctors Are Sick of Their Profession

September 9, 2014 Leave a comment

All too often these days, I find myself fidgeting by the doorway to my exam room, trying to conclude an office visit with one of my patients.

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Humans Need Not Apply

September 8, 2014 Leave a comment

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Healthcare Democratization = Sensors+AI+EMR+Mobile

September 8, 2014 Leave a comment


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Scientists ‘make telepathy breakthrough’

September 7, 2014 Leave a comment

Research led by experts at Harvard University shows technology can be used to send a simple mental message from one person to another without any contact between the two. First broadcast on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme on Saturday 6 September.

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