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Microsoft: 'We Have A Product For People Who Can't Access The Internet, It's Called Xbox 360'

In no way am I attempting to purposefully continue the dogpile on to Microsoft in the wake of their struggles Monday at E3 when by all accounts, they were thumped by Sony‘s PS4 announcement. But everyone did wonder how Microsoft was going to spin things once the dust settled, and attempt to explain …

RoboRoach: Control a live cyborg cockroach from your phone

How are your surgery skills, and how do you feel about using them on a creepy crawly cockroach? If your answers are between "excellent" and "I'm willing to find out," there's now a way to create your very own, smartphone-controlled cyborg insect.<p>RoboRoach, from Backyard Brains -- the same …

Management of acute heart failure and the effect of systolic blood pressure on the use of intravenous therapies

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Aggressive Fluid and Sodium Restriction in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure.

<b>Importance</b> The benefits of fluid and sodium restriction in patients hospitalized with acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF) are unclear.<p><b>Objective</b> …

Circulating p53-Responsive MicroRNAs Are Predictive Indicators of Heart Failure After Acute Myocardial Infarction | Circulation Research

<b>Sen Matsumoto</b><p>From the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine (S.M., Y.S., D.N., S.S., M.U., M.H., T.K., S.N., I.K.), Laboratory of RNA Function (S.M., …

RELAX-AHF Stirs Interest In Novel Drug For Acute Heart Failure

A new drug modelled on a hormone active in pregnancy may prove beneficial to patients with acute decompensated heart failure. Serelaxin is a recombinant form of human relaxin-2, which is known to mediate the hemodynamic changes that occur during pregnancy. The drug is under development by Novartis …

Chemists developing breathalyzer to detect and monitor diabetes

Nowadays breathalyzers are being used to detect far more than just how much alcohol one has imbibed. Researchers in Sweden are working on one that can spot marijuana and cocaine. Scientists in Germany are exploring one that can sniff out heart failure. And researchers in the U.S. are hard at work …

NYC Diabetes Deaths Double Over Two Decades As Epidemic Reaches All-Time High

The number of fatalities related to diabetes in New York City has reached an all-time high, nearly doubling over the past twenty years, according to a new report.<p>New York City Health Department data shows that in 2011, 5,695 people died from diabetes-linked causes, and roughly 11 percent of New …

UK raises alarm on deadly rise of superbugs

Britain is to urge the G8 to take action against the spread of drug-resistant microbes as medical and veterinary experts warn that co-ordinated …

Quitting caffeine is now a mental health disorder

There's a slight tremor in your hands followed by cold sweats. You snap when a coworker asks you a question, and your piercing headache makes you unable to send the simplest email. It’s only noon but you've given up on accomplishing anything at work.<p>If you think this sounds like the description of …

Sprout Social Surpasses 10,000 Customers

A social media presence is essential in the modern market—almost any market. Whether you’re a nine-year-old lemonade entrepreneur looking to attract more traffic to your sidewalk stand or a politician seeking the highest office in the land, keeping track of your social footprint is a top …

How three designers are teaching toddlers to code

Most parents will recall the moment when their kids master a ‘first’ with pride: their first steps, their first sentence. And these days, their first website.<p>Confident that toddlers can learn to code, three female entrepreneurs have developed a website and interactive book called My First Website. …

Will Google Glass change the way we think?

<i>(Credit: Google)</i><p><b>A new video from Google shows how people will probably end up using Google Glass in the real world — looking up information.</b><p>You know …

Google Glass

Google confirms it is acquiring Waze to add real-time social data to its maps

After widespread rumors that the two were close to a deal, Google (s goog) has confirmed on its official blog that it is acquiring Waze, a real-time …