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Will this be the way you access your medical records in the future? The Cicret Bracelet may be the next breakthrough in the tech space, allowing users to synchronize their smartphones with a...
Grant Campany, Senior Director, Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE, discusses the leading uses for wearable and ingestible medical sensors. According to Campany, these devices are particularly beneficial in monitoring body temperature, respiration, pulse, activity...
Located in the Kona district of Hawaii, St. Benedict’s Painted Church is an edifice that boasts a history rich with art and cultural significance. Beautifully painted as a missionary ploy to get people into the church, the exquisite murals have all...
HIV can be prevented in high-risk individuals, such as those whose partners are infected, with the implementation of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP). In this CME video series, experts will explain the scope of the problem of HIV infection, how to...
According to Reuters, the new Amgen leukemia drug being released today will cost about $178,000, spread over two $89,000 treatment cycles. The price tag will place the drug amongst the world’s most expensive cancer drugs. Blincyto will be used to...
A Phase III clinical trial for a shingles vaccine known as HZ/su involving over 16,000 people reduced the risk of shingles by 97.2 percent in adults ages 50 and older, Reuters reports. The vaccine, developed by GlaxoSmithKline, combines a protein found on...
CBS News reports a new treatment has been found to reduce the impairment caused by common types of stroke. The research, conducted in the Netherlands, revealed that mechanically removing a clot in addition to using the standard clot-busting medication...
CBS News reports teenage drug abuse has declined since 2013. According to an annual CDC report, while consumption of cigarettes, alcohol and prescription pain killers declined, electronic cigarettes are now more popular than traditional cigarettes among...
Binge eating disorder (BED) is defined by eating large amounts and feeling a loss of self-control when eating. The most common eating disorder, binge eating affects roughly 3 percent of the United States. Objectives of this program include describing the...
New research shows that men might be more prone to the flu virus than women, and that they may suffer more from their symptoms, CBS News reports. The study, conducted at the Stanford University School of Medicine, revealed that the flu vaccine may be more...