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Eko’s Digital Stethoscope Lets You See Heart Sounds

The technology of existing stethoscopes has been around for >200 years. Eko Core's digital technology brings this key diagnostic tool into the 21st century.

Everything You Wanted to Know About Fructose…And It’s Not Good

Fructose is probably the sweetest natural sugar. On a scale of sweetness where sucrose (obtained from sugar cane) is 100, fructose is 173.
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Praying for the Sick? Does It Work?

Researchers studied the impact of intercessory prayer on recovery from heart attack—the results may surprise you.
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Excluding Pulmonary Embolism with Capnography

Pulmonary embolism can be fatal, but early diagnosis & treatment reduces deaths. Capnography, a non-invasive test, may help exclude the diagnosis.

Reimagining Blood Pressure Measurement – The Nueon Story

Nueon, has come up with a better, probably more accurate and clinically relevant, way of obtaining a blood pressure measurement.

Sensoria Weaves Sensors into the Fabric of Your Life

"The garment is going to be the next ultrapersonal computer" - Davide Vigano, CEO of Sensoria

The Fat/Carbohydrate Conundrum: Even More Confusion?

A major study showed that a low carbohydrate/ high fat diet is best for weight loss and cardiac health.

AccelDx’s New Way to Monitor Heart Failure at Home

AccelDx's new microfluidic platform, the pScreen allows home testing of biomarker BNP for monitoring of heart failure.

A Cardiologist Entrepreneur Rev’s Up MD Revolution

I had a chance to chat with Samir Damani, MD, PharmD, FACC at CES 2014 (is that enough letters for you?). Samir is a...

Want to Live Long? Hook Up With a Young One

Heterochronic parabiosis involves hooking up the circulation of animals of different ages. Research suggests that a factor in young blood appears to prompt rejuvenation, including liver stem cell proliferation and re-myelination of axons in the oldsters.
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The 2013 Ig Nobel Prize Winners – Always a Hoot

Here are the winners of the other Nobel Prizes - the 2013 IgNobel Prize - always so much fun
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Finally a Respiratory Monitor for Everyone

Have you ever wondered why is it that we can determine heart rate by simply placing a finger over the pulsing radial artery; or...