Genomics

Google and GN Hearing partner to stream audio from Android devices directly to hearing aids

Denmark’s GN Hearing broke new ground in hearing aid technology five years ago when it inked a deal with Apple to develop a hearing aid that would integrate seamlessly with an iPhone, with no need for an intermediary device. And today it announced a significant, new milestone expansion in that …

Technology

The Tyranny of the Exclamation Point Is Causing Email and Text Anxiety

We’ve become addicted to exclamation points in emails and texts, and going cold turkey freaks people out<p>John Witkowski was trying to make some progress on a work project one day this summer when he fired off more than two dozen emails. The 30-year-old tax accountant from Cleveland ended each …

Genes

France Takes On Cellphone Addiction With a Ban in Schools

‘Children don’t have the maturity’ for smartphones, a French mother says. ‘Some adults don’t either.’<p>PARIS—Solal Paroux’s friends all have smartphones, and the 12-year-old Parisian has been needling his parents to get him one too. But his parents are resisting.<p>And now they have the law on their …

Mobile

An African-specific profile of pharmacogene variants for rosuvastatin plasma variability: limited role for SLCO1B1 c.521T>C and ABCG2 c.421A>C

1.<p>Lee E, Ryan S, Birmingham B, Zalikowski J, March R, Ambrose H, et al. Rosuvastatin pharmacokinetics and pharmacogenetics in white and Asian …

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How Pharmacogenomics Is Improving American Healthcare

America prescribes more than 4 billion drugs each year, and half of them aren't even working. The CEO of a leading pharmacogenomics firm shares his …

Biotechnology

Why Under Armour Inc. Stock Fell 11.2% in July

The athletic apparel and footwear company turned lower in the days after its second-quarter report. Here's why.<p>What happened<p>Shares of <b>Under Armour …

Under Armour

Frequency of vitamin K oxidoreductase complex subunit-1 (VKORC1) polymorphisms and warfarin dose management in patients with venous thromboembolism

1.<p>Dalen JE, Alpert JS. Natural history of pulmonary embolism. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 1975;17:259–70.<p>2.<p>Prandoni P, Noventa F, Ghirarduzzi A, Pengo V, …

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Providers begin to use genomic testing in mapping patient care

As part of the pre-appointment activities before an annual physical, patients at NorthShore University HealthSystem complete an electronic …

Cleveland Clinic

Quadrant Biosciences Partners with Leading Edge Genomic Testing Company Admera Health

<b>Rising companies in diagnostic space form strategic partnership</b><p>SYRACUSE, N.Y., Aug. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Quadrant Biosciences Inc., an emerging …

Autism Spectrum

STATSports launch new performance monitoring device for consumer market

Local company STATSports, sponsors of Louth GAA and Dundalk FC, has launched a new performance monitoring device for the consumer market.<p>The Apex …

Dundalk

Here’s How Voice Technology Is Becoming More Inclusive

In 1972, Julia Child’s PBS show The French Chef became the first program to offer captions for the hearing impaired. It was a watershed moment for …

Molecular Biology

Ep. 9: Decentralized Whole Genome Sequencing (George Church – Nebula Genomics)

Nebulas

Behind Fitbit’s bitter legal battle with a woman who said the device inaccurately tracked her heartbeat

It’s surprising that a device so small could create such big controversy, but Fitbit’s wearable health trackers are doing just that. The company’s …

Class Action

American Society of Human Genetics 2018 Annual Meeting

Free press registration now open<p><b>WHEN:</b> Tuesday to Saturday, Oct. 16-20, 2018<p><b>WHERE:</b> San Diego Convention Center<br>111 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA …

Genetics

The Pharmacogenomics of ADHD Treatment

Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic …

Biotechnology

Nature Insight: Precision Medicine

• Samuel J. Aronson<br>• Heidi L. Rehm<p>Nature 526, 336–342 (14 October 2015)<p>Mary V. Relling<br>• William E. Evans<p>Nature 526, 343–350 (14 October 2015)<p>Luigi …

Genetics

Bionano Genomics drops expected IPO price to $5 - 6

Bionano Genomics (NASDAQ:BNGO) has revised its IPO to 5.5M shares at $5 - 6 from 3.35M shares at $8 - 10. Final pricing should be set …

Business

New Molecular Pathology Tests Advance Precision Medicine

Advancing precision medicine is a challenging endeavor for an institution. Daniel H. Farkas, PhD, HCLD, Section Head of Molecular Pathology in the …

Digital Health

Volume 17 Issue 4 | Briefings in Functional Genomics

<i>Briefings in Functional Genomics</i>, Volume 17, Issue 4, 1 July 2018, Pages 233–239, https://doi.org/10.1093/bfgp/elx035<p><i>Briefings in Functional …

Genes

Under Armour Inc. Is Down 10%: Here's Why

The athletic apparel and footwear maker's shares took a surprising tumble to end the week, falling as much as 10.4% in afternoon trading.<p>What happened<p>…

Markets

Under Armour shares skyrocket as comeback continues in second quarter

Shares of Under Armour were up more than 9 percent in pre-market trading to $23 after sales beat Wall Street estimates.

Under Armour

Hearing aids are getting better with Bluetooth and apps just as more Americans need them

Nearly 50 million Americans have lost at least some of their hearing. A new generation of hearing aids employs technology such as Bluetooth and pairs with digital assistants to make them more useful at home and at work.<p>“Because people are living and working longer, the need for hearing aids is …

Apps

The top 5 startups disrupting healthcare within AI, digital therapeutics, health insurance, and genomics

The healthcare industry is facing disruption due to accelerating technological innovation and growing demand for improved delivery of healthcare and lower costs. Tech startups are leading the way by seizing opportunities in the areas of the industry that are most vulnerable to disruption, including …

Digital Health

Nikon Working on Finger Sensors That Can Read Your Emotions

Canon is known to be working on fingerprint sensors for cameras and lenses, but Nikon is apparently going a step further: it’s developing biometric …

Photography

MIT’s Vibrating Supershoes Tell You Where To Walk

Never check your smartphone on a jog again.<p>If you’re dubious whether the prefix “smart” can be slapped on any more product names, prepare to be flabbergasted: MIT Media Lab researcher Dhairya Dand has invented smart insoles that help guide you through the urban sprawl without once consulting a …

Google Glass

Genetic Testing Could Help Find The Perfect Prescription

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) —</b> If you have ever taken a medicine that just didn’t work for you, the problem may be in your genes.<p>As CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez …

University of Chicago

The founder of shuttered Facebook app tbh said he's staying on to build new products

Facebook has shut down an anonymous app for teens, tbh, that it bought less than a year ago — but the app's founder said he plans to stay on with his team.<p>Nikita Bier is the founder of tbh and, asked by Business Insider about his future plans, responded: "I'll be staying with Facebook and …

Facebook

Apple hardware, smart clothing could guide the blind and deaf

Apple is developing technology that would combine a cylindrical device and possibly smart clothing to provide blind and deaf people tactile or auditory signals to navigate their environments.<p>According to a patent application filed by Apple today, the device would map the environment with sensor …

Tech Trends

<i>UGT1A1</i> polymorphisms associated with prolactin response in risperidone-treated children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder

1.<p>Bethea TC, Sikich L. Early pharmacological treatment of autism: a rationale for developmental treatment. Biol Psychiatry. 2007;61:521–37.<p>2.<p>Parikh …

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Is Under Armour Inc. a Buy?

The athletic apparel company is working to regain its footing after stumbling hard.<p>A decade's worth of growth for <b>Under Armour</b> (NYSE:UAA)(NYSE:UA) …

Investing