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6 Things You Should Know About Working With a Nutritionist

Kim Kardashian recently revealed to <i>Entertainment Tonight</i> that she hired a nutritionist to help her learn how to cook and eat more healthfully after …

Predictors of Toxicity in Colon Cancer Treatment Identified

In the largest patient population study1 to date, Mayo Clinic investigators have identified new genetic predictors of toxicity to colon cancer …

Cancer

Google Search Pages Now Highlight Health Information

Bad news for WebMD: Google’s Knowledge Graph now offers information on diseases, allergies, and other medical conditions.<p>If you use Google search, you’re likely familiar with Google’s Knowledge Graph, the informational boxes that pop up at the top of search results when you enter a query like “What …

Weizen und Kuhmilch waren gestern

Ärzte, Heilpraktiker und Labore verdienen Millionen mit sogenannten IgG-Allergietests, dabei sind sie nach Meinung von Fachleuten völlig ungeeignet. …

Gesundheit

Fernreisen: Jeder Fünfte trägt multiresistente Bakterien im Darm

Jens Richter<p>Jens Richter ist seit November 2013 Chefredakteur bei NetDoktor.de. Bereits von Ende 2002 bis Anfang 2005 war der Mediziner und …

Wissenschaft

Woman's stool transplant leads to 'tremendous weight gain'

<b>A woman has dramatically gained weight after a stool transplant from her daughter, doctors report.</b><p>It is a genuine medical procedure to transplant healthy bacteria into a diseased gut, but US doctors think it may have affected her waistline.<p>She quickly gained 36lb (16kg) and is now classed as obese, …

Medicine

Amazon opens its first store

Look out, retailers. Amazon has opened its first-ever brick-and-mortar store.<p>Amazon (AMZN) announced that it has opened a pickup and drop-off location on the campus of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.<p>Students can order everything from "textbooks, laptops, or mac and cheese," according …

eCommerce

An omnichannel 2015: Groceries to the customer’s door becomes a reality

We asked our Xperts to gaze into their crystal balls and predict what will happen in the year ahead. Here's what Neil Stern thinks 2015 will bring …

Omnichannel

Is This The Most Powerful Company In Online Retail?

StellaService is the most powerful company in e-commerce. Or at least it’s the most powerful company you haven’t yet heard of.<p>Do a quick experiment so you know why I say this about a Manhattan-based upstart that measures and rates the customer service of online retailers.<p>Open your Google search …

5 Retailers Cashing in on Selfies

Many of us have a love/hate relationship with selfies but we can’t deny that they are powerful in both reach and engagement. Look at Ellen’s famous “Oscar Selfie”- seen by 37 million people via twitter and rumored to be valued at upwards of $1 Billion. And the beauty of selfies is that anyone with …

E-COMMERCE AND THE FUTURE OF RETAIL: 2014 [SLIDE DECK]

We've created a slideshow highlighting the retail categories where e-commerce is having the most impact, and where there is still opportunity for disruption. The shift away from physical retail toward digital retail is happening faster than many observers expected.<p><i>BI Intelligence is a research and</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

This Is the Future of Retail: Robot Fitting Rooms and AR Mirrors

Brick and mortar retail businesses are under immense pressure to innovate now that ecommerce has become a normal part of consumer behavior. Thankfully for retailers, technology can be just as disruptive in a physical store as it can be online.<p>At the recent DX3 digital marketing conference, …

While Amazon Dreams Of Drones And Phones, Google Attacks With Trucks And Bucks

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos has been called “the ultimate disrupter” by <i>Fortune</i> and apparently likes to say, “Your margin is my opportunity.” But the man who built the e-commerce juggernaut over the past two decades by being a ruthless competitor and the destroyer of more than a handful of traditional …