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Want To Stop Snoring? Here's What Works (And What Doesn't)

Long considered little more than a nuisance, snoring is no longer something to ignore -- to the delight of frustrated bed partners everywhere. To sleep physicians, snoring is a sign that something's up.<p>"When you are snoring, you're spending too much energy to breathe," says Dr. M. Safwan Badr, …

Lexar HR1: One Wicked Fast Card Reader

If you don’t have time to mess around with downloading data from multiple cards, then I have the mother of all card readers for you. The Lexar …

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Where Does Dizziness Come From? - 10/08/2013

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Ten chemicals of major public health concern

Chemicals are part of our daily life. All living and inanimate matter is made up of chemicals and virtually every manufactured product involves the …

Public Health

How Personalized Will Medicine Get?

<i>Part 2 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Predicting The Future.<p><b>About Nina Tandon's TED Talk</b><p>Wouldn't you rather test to see if those cancer drugs you're going to take are going to work on your cancer?<p>Call it extremely personalized medicine. Tissue engineer Nina Tandon explains how in the future, we'll be …

Getting medicines to the poor: solving the logistics challenge

Here's the million-dollar health supply chain question: how does Coca-Cola get to remote villages while essential medications can't?<p>No one need make the case for improving access to basic drugs for 'bottom of the pyramid' communities: a healthy population is central to development. Yet, with the …

Why Doesn't Everybody Buy Cheap, Generic Headache Medicine?

Why does anyone buy Bayer aspirin — or Tylenol, or Advil — when, almost always, there's a bottle of cheaper generic pills, with the same active ingredient, sitting right next to the brand-name pills?<p>Matthew Gentzkow, an economist at the University of Chicago's Booth school, recently tried to answer …

Gene Therapies Add Promise to Regenerative Medicine

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>Regenerative medicine, which seeks to regrow lost or damaged human body parts ranging from patches of skin to entire …