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The best iPhone apps for doctors

If you are a doctor, or a licensed medical professional, then check out our list of the best iPhone apps for doctors.<p>At long last, calculating …

Genetically modified monkeys created with cut-and-paste DNA

Breakthrough could help battle diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's but ethical concerns remain over animal testing<p>Researchers have created genetically modified monkeys with a revolutionary new procedure that enables scientists to cut and paste DNA in living organisms.<p>The macaques are the …

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Male and Female Brains Really Are Built Differently

The hemispheres of women's brains are more interconnected. Does that matter?<p>Ready your knowing smirk, because here comes a scientific gem that’s sure to enliven even the dullest of holiday parties.<p>By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found …

3 Ways to Eat for Energy, Not Convenience

<i>Written by Jan Bruce, CEO and co-founder of meQuilibrium.</i><p>People always want to know, "What can I eat to give me energy?" The answer? Food. Real food. The irony is that we're in a culture in which energy is sold in tiny, expensive bottles or packaged in cellophane with an energy promise printed on …

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Genetic Testing For Women: When DNA Screenings Lead To Devastating Mistakes

<i>DNA research has led to cutting-edge breakthroughs in how we detect cancer risk. But when doctors can't keep up with the science, the results can be perilous.</i><p>By Cheryl Platzman Weinstock<p>Since the human genome was fully sequenced a decade ago, research in the field of genetics has advanced at …

Cloning technique produces human stem cells for the first time

Researchers say they have finally managed to use cloning technology to make human embryos and grow stem cells from them in the hopes of making perfectly matched grow-your-own tissue transplants.<p>They used a human egg cell and parts of a human skin cell to grow a very early human embryo, then …

Should employers use mHealth to track your mood, diet, sleep?

April 17, 2013 - An employer-provided game to track calorie-cutting or a contest to promote exercise outside of work hours can encourage healthy …

'Cured' HIV baby has doctors asking: Can we protect all newborns?

The case of a baby who may have been cleared of an HIV infection raises two tantalizing prospects: Is it possible to save even more newborns from infection, and is it possible that other babies may have been cured and no one knows it yet?<p>One thing that everyone agrees is clear: It's really too soon …

Wearable tech full of potential for health care applications

It’s exactly what it sounds like. ‘Wearable technology’ involves sensors that are worn in something like a bracelet, that gather information and send …

Portable Wireless Ultrasound Finding Place in Medical Practice

<b>Is the physical exam a relic of the past, because our tools are relics of a prior era?</b><p>I recently wrote a piece about the physical exam. It is …

Cell Fibers Could Be Woven Into Organ Transplants of the Future - D-brief

By Breanna Draxler | April 2, 2013 12:25 pm<p>Formation of metre-long core-shell hydrogel microfibre containing cells. <i>Image courtesy of Shoji Takeuchi</i> …