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A Drug Meant For Narcolepsy Can Boost Brain Function

In addition to keeping you awake<p>In 1998, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the drug modafinil as a treatment for narcolepsy, a condition in which the brain has trouble regulating its sleep-wake cycle that results in sudden “sleep attacks” where a person falls asleep at unwanted or …

High-tech lotion heals diabetic wounds - Futurity

Scientists have combined spherical nucleic acids with an everyday moisturizer to treat wounds on the feet of people with diabetes.

Diabetes

Medical Schools Reboot For 21st Century

Medicine has changed a lot in the past 100 years. But medical training hasn't — until now. Spurred by the need to train a different type of doctor, some top medical schools around the U.S. are tearing up the textbooks and starting from scratch.<p>"We haven't taught people how to be specific about …

Glowing ‘Tumor Paint’ Shows Surgeons Where To Cut

Scorpion venom lights the way<p>Brain surgery is notoriously complicated. Before surgeons go in to remove a tumor, they study the size and location of the tumor. But once they’re in, they have to rely on their fingers and eyes to distinguish tumor cells from healthy brain cells. Now researchers have …

Need a Lift? 6 Body Firming Serums We Love

You know that fresh-from-the-gym phenomena when your legs instantly look tighter and your arms more toned? Yep, nothing beats it—and that's why …

To Keep Bacteria Off Medical Devices, Coat Them In This Slippery Liquid

Back off bacteria, you'll get no traction here<p>With antibiotic resistant microbes on the rise, plenty of researchers are looking into ways of thwarting the stubborn little devils. Scientists are working on everything, from air cocoons and electrical implants, to many other complicated alternatives. …

How cells know to rush in and heal wounds - Futurity

Scientists have discovered how cells know to rush to a wound and heal it. The results are a big advancement for regenerative medicine, say …

Who’s Your Most Valuable Salesperson?

Companies have become savvy customers, often determining the solution they need, the supplier they want, and the price they’ll pay before a salesperson sets foot through the door. In this competitive environment, the premium on finding, training, motivating, and retaining star salespeople has never …

446: Signs You're Secretly Annoying Your Colleagues

Corporate Governance 2.0

Although corporate governance is a hot topic in boardrooms today, it is a relatively new field of study. Its roots can be traced back to the seminal work of Adolf Berle and Gardiner Means in the 1930s, but the field as we now know it emerged only in the 1970s. Achieving best practices has been …

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9 Wearables Totally Changing the Medical Industry

When someone says “wearables” you naturally think about fitness and health wearables or smartwatches. These wearables can relay notifications to you or track your calories burned — which is cool and all — but the medical industry has been making their own amazing advancements in wearable …

Wearable Tech

Getting Virtual Teams Right

Anna Parini<br>“Virtual” teams—ones made up of people in different physical locations—are on the rise. As companies expand geographically and as telecommuting becomes more common, work groups often span far-flung offices, shared workspaces, private homes, and hotel rooms. When my firm, Ferrazzi …

Affordable Hearing Aid Maker iHear Raises $5M Series C

iHear Medical, which makes affordable hearing aids that users can customize at home, has raised $5 million in a Series C round led by Lighthouse Capital, a Shanghai-based venture capital firm that focuses on medical devices. Japanese electronics maker Brother Industries and Ameritas Holding Company …

A Gadget That Detects Gluten? With $4 Million in Funding, This Startup Is Working on It.

6SensorLabs is on a mission to help people with food allergies worry less when they go out to eat. And it just got a bit closer to that goal.<p>The San Francisco-based company raised $4 million in seed funding this week from Upfront Ventures, Lemnos Labs, SK Ventures, SoftTech VC, Mitch Kapor and …

These Glucose Tests For Diabetics Can Be Printed On Any Old Ink-Jet Printer

Skip the pharmacy: For five cents a pop, this new test could change the lives of diabetics in the developing world.<p>Treating diabetes isn’t cheap, especially if you live in a developing country where access to high-tech blood glucose monitoring systems isn’t available. In these types of …

Spotlight: Plexylabs Develops Natural Acne Treatment

Jordan Austin was just a 21-year-old looking for a way to treat his own acne. It isn’t an uncommon story. But this nursing student actually took …

6 Unspoken Requirements For Every Job Seeker

The hiring landscape has changed dramatically in recent years. If you want to make it to the top of the short-list and land a great job, you can’t succeed without the following critical assets:<p>1. A job<p>Sad but true. More than ever, it’s hard to get a job if you don’t have a job. According to the …

There Is No Magic Formula for Small-Business Success -- Only This

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve been asked many times to lay out my magic formula for building a successful small or medium-sized business. I usually respond by saying there's no magic, only hard work and experience.<p>While this is certainly true, the success of a …

Why Good Managers Are So Rare

Gallup has found that one of the most important decisions companies make is simply whom they name manager. Yet our analysis suggests that they usually get it wrong. In fact, Gallup finds that companies fail to choose the candidate with the right talent for the job 82% of the time.<p>Bad managers cost …

10 Surprising Pricing Strategies That Can Boost Sales

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout. This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Utilizing smart pricing strategies when selling your wares—be they products, services or subscriptions—is a <i>must</i> if you want to succeed in a competitive marketplace.<p>The <b>worse</b> thing you can do …

How Speakers Can Use Body Language To Increase Their Success With Audiences - 4

For public speakers the body language news is both good and bad.<p>The good news is that you are already an unconscious expert, for the most part, in reading <i>some</i> of the body language cues and the concomitant underlying emotions of <i>people familiar to you</i>. For example, arriving home, you can tell in an …

Key Secret To Success In Business Or Entrepreneurship - Know Thyself

<i>By Adelma Lilliston, CHHC, MBA</i><p>Far from weak, self-knowledge is one of the key sources of strength mentioned by almost all successful people.<p>Self-knowledge allows you to operate smarter and more efficiently. It puts you more in control of your destiny. Here are a few of the top reasons why it makes …

17 Daily Habits My Dad Insists Will Make You Happier and More Successful | Inc.com

The other day my dad sent me an email with the subject line, "YOUR COLUMN." (My dad is sometimes big on all-caps.) It began:<p><i>Bill:<br>In the tradition of 12 step programs and your excellent columns, I offer the following for your use, adaptation, or rejection.</i><p>My dad (Bill Murphy Sr., if you're doing the …

Intranasal Ketamine Promising For Treatment-Resistant Major Depression

Results from a newly published study indicate that intranasal ketamine spray can produce a rapid and sustained antidepressant effect within 24 hours, and was well tolerated in a small group of patients with treatment-resistant major depressive disorder.<p>This is the first study to show benefits with …

Is Botox starting to show its age?

Happy birthday Botox, approved in 1989 for treating uncontrolled blinking, again in 2000 for spasms of the neck, and finally in April 2002, for the treatment of lines between the eyebrows. Happy birthday Botox, with your things that you stand for, and the faces you make.<p>As with the web (25 years …

The New Dry Cleaning: This Washing Machine Uses Just A Tiny Bit Of Water

The secret: nylon polymer beads.<p>Washing machines are more water-efficient than they used to be (the industry standard is about 15 gallons per load). But they’re still a major drain on supplies at a time of rising costs and severe droughts. If we could reduce water use–or even stop using it …

11 Ways To Create More Time To Think

It could be just a coincidence, but I don’t think so.<p>In the course of the last 10 days or so, I’ve had three in-depth conversations with businesspeople (two of them entrepreneurs) that I truly respect. The theme: Carving out more time to think.<p>All three people–two men and a woman–had been searching …

7 Ways Leaders Maintain Their Composure in Difficult Times

Leaders need to show more composure than ever before in the workplace. With the change management requirements, increased marketplace demands and intensifying competitive factors that surround us, leaders must have greater poise, agility and patience to minimize the impact of uncertainty. How …