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Why Has the First Medical Tricorder Come from Scanadu?

At the Dublin Web Summit last week, I met Sam de Brouwer, co-founder of one of the most interesting startups of the past couple of years, Scanadu.<p>Following its successful crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, Scanadu’s Scout tricorder is set to go to market in March 2014. The aim is to get one of …

Prefundia, A Platform For Crowdfunding Projects To Gain Backers Ahead Of Launch, Exits Beta

Prefundia wants to help crowdfunding projects get backers <i>before</i> they launch their campaigns. The startup, for startup it is — launching out of U.S. accelerator Boomstartup this summer — has been operating in beta for the past three months, and has just released some early performance data as it …

What REALLY Kills Us

Heart disease is not the leading cause of death among men and women in the United States. Cancer, stroke, pulmonary disease, diabetes, and dementia …

Re-imagining Healthcare: a Radical Idea for 2013 Great insights from @healtheugene Thanks !

We are going through a period of radical change in the way information is being consumed, digested and created. The so-called “maker subcu

La m-health rendrait-elle plus effective la prise en charge des maladies chroniques ? | L'Atelier: Disruptive innovation

Alors que le financement du système de santé pose sans cesse problème, les applications de bien-être pourraient faire évoluer son modèle et faire …

The future of integration platforms is prescriptive rather than descriptive

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>As our lives get more connected, we often find ourselves building and managing integrations between our devices and our digital …

Many food and beverage products made with stevia components still contain sugar, report finds

(NaturalNews) Growing consumer demand for a healthy, natural sweetener alternative that does not contain sugar or artificial chemicals has created a …

Amazon.com: Customer reviews: Disease-Proof: The Remarkable Truth About What Makes Us Well

Federal Serving Sizes Differ from Typical Portions: 10 Tips to Avoid Portion Distortion

As a portion-size researcher, I have been tracking trends in growing food portions and how they compare to federal standards. As I have written in my book <i>The Portion Teller Plan</i> and demonstrated in my research papers, food portions have increased considerably over the past 50 years, continue to …

10 Common Mistakes That Prevent You From Being Happy and Healthy Today, Backed by Science

I'm fascinated by the link between the way we live our daily lives and the health and happiness we enjoy.<p>There are choices that you make every day, some of which seem completely unrelated to your health and happiness, that dramatically impact the way you feel mentally and physically.<p>With that said, …

Struggling to Find Answers

As those of you know who read what I write on a regular basis, I spent the last several days at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. I was there for my annual physical examination, something I have done faithfully following cancer surgery exactly 20 years ago. I am pleased to relate that my …

Heart attack risk identified by new scan

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/1027000/1027136_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524702089_410d85f6f4b298e62b50ce1bdbd8ec4e<p><b>A new way of scanning the heart can identify those who may be at high risk of a heart attack, early tests suggest.</b><p>It can identify dangerous plaques …

6 Weird Ways Your Environment Affects How Much You Eat

If you're trying to resist the mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese and bacon at the buffet, you might want to try filling your plate with fruits and vegetables first, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers at Cornell University found that when people ate healthy foods first at a buffet, they consumed …

Nuts Linked With Lower Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Good news for everyone whose go-to afternoon snack is a handful of almonds.<p>Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School found an association between nut consumption and decreased risk of pancreatic cancer in women.<p>Specifically, eating a one-ounce serving of nuts at least …

How Well Do We Really Understand Mental lllness?

The line between illness and the human condition can be very fine.<p>Despite the high stakes involved in making a psychiatric diagnosis, identifying patients’ specific forms of suffering can be extremely challenging. Dr. Christine Montross, a staff psychiatrist at Butler Hospital in Providence, RI, …

Mangez des fruits! (et pas que des pommes) | Slate.fr

Temps de lecture: 2 min<p>On le sait, notre régime alimentaire accorde une place beaucoup trop importante aux produits sucrés. Pour y remédier, vous …

Trop de sport nuit à la santé. Mais qu'est-ce que «trop»? | Slate.fr

Temps de lecture: 2 min<p>Trop de sport, est-ce mauvais pour la santé? En 2011, on vous expliquait qu’une activité physique trop intensive était …

Santé: prendre les escaliers au lieu de l'escalator ou l'ascenseur va-t-il me faire maigrir? | Slate.fr

Temps de lecture: 5 min<p>«Pour perdre une taille de pantalon et vivre jusqu’à 110 ans, ne prenez plus l’ascenseur, montez les escaliers!» De Doctissimo …

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Living with anxiety: Britain's silent epidemic

Claire Eastham is 26 years old, and truly blessed: funny, lovely to look at, extremely bright (she has two degrees). She lives with her boyfriend in London and has a job she loves ("my dream job") at the publisher Penguin where she works in sales. Appearances, though, can be deceptive. Last …