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2017 Tesla Model 3: First Pics of the Production-Ready Version!

Tesla's zero hour approaches. Is it ready for the big time?<p><b>What It Is:</b> Tesla’s more affordable, more mainstream all-electric sedan. The Model 3 will start at around $35,000 before incentives and will likely make its debut before the end of the year as a 2017 model, as Tesla generally assigns those …

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Doctors Say It's OK To Wait Before Treating Kids' Sinus Infections

Children often get sinus infections after they've had a cold.<p>It can be hard for parents and doctors to tell when those infections need treatment with antibiotics, and when they should be left to get better on their own.<p>The nation's pediatricians are trying to make that call a bit easier. In new …

Have You Ever Tried to Sell a New Drug?

When there's no evidence a drug is better, "You have to question: Why are doctors prescribing this?"<p>Ali Jarekji/Reuters<p>When the blood pressure drug Bystolic hit the market in 2008, it faced a crowded field of cheap generics.<p>So its maker, Forest Laboratories, launched a promotional assault on the …

Room for growth: Viagra patent ends

<b>There can be few drugs in recent decades which have become so embedded in popular consciousness as Viagra.</b><p>The diamond-shaped blue pill revolutionised treatment for erectile dysfunction.<p>Its launch 15 years ago caused a sensation - for a time it was the fastest-selling drug in US history.<p>One of my …

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Six chemicals we consume in our food and drink that should be banned

Last week BuzzFeed published a list of eight foods that folks in the USA are eating but are banned in other parts of the world. The chemical …

Heart risk warning over painkiller diclofenac

<b>People with heart problems have been advised to stop using one of the most commonly prescribed anti-inflammatory drugs in the UK.</b><p>The medicines regulator said painkiller diclofenac could significantly increase the risk of a heart attack or stroke for some patients.<p>The advice has been updated after a …

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New Anticoagulant Found Safe And Effective In Acute Venous Thromboembolism

In a large clinical trial the new oral anticoagulant apixaban (Eliquis, Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb) was at least as effective as standard therapy and caused fewer bleeding complications in patients with acute venous thromboembolism. The results of the AMPLIFY (Apixaban for the Initial …

These Contact Lenses Give You Telescopic Vision

The lenses magnify stuff up to 3X. Finally, the future we've been waiting for.<p>So this is pretty much one of those things you've always wanted from the future, right? Researchers have created a prototype contact lens-and-glasses system that lets you zoom in on something to 2.8X magnification. The …

iOS 7 Installs Hit All-Time High for Beta Software

According to mobile publishing company Onswipe (via <i>TechCrunch</i>) adoption of Apple's iOS 7 beta software is ramping up faster than for previous versions.<p>For example, after the iOS 6 beta was released to developers on June 11, 2012, Onswipe noted two weeks later that 0.25% of mobile devices that …

iOS Winning More Mobile Ad Share In 2013, AT&T Losing Its iPhone Edge, Velti Reports

Apple’s iOS mobile operating system is winning even more ground in mobile advertising market share, according to mobile ad firm Velti. The firm saw Apple’s share grow from 59 percent overall to 64 percent between May 2012 and May 2013, with the iPhone 5 grabbing a lot of those new impressions. The …

Future cops: How technology is set to change policing

<b>The sci-fi vision of police officers rushing to the scene of a crime before any crime has even been committed may be rather far-fetched but technology is increasingly playing a role in the modern police force.</b><p>According to a new report, The Future of the Force: Police, Technology and Serving the …

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