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imec, a research and innovation hub for nanoelectronics and digital technologies, has announced a hydrogel-based smart contact lens that incorporates a silicon microchip, integrated LED light, and radiofrequency (RF) antenna ...
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This is the third of a multi-part series about Medgadget editor Scott Jung joining the Verily Project Baseline Study. Click to read the first and second parts. Last April, Verily Life Sciences, a ...
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Around the world, an estimated 1 million deaths are attributed to substandard and counterfeit drugs. The World Custom Organization’s Anti-Counterfeiting and Piracy Coordinator Christophe Zimmerman has claimed in ...
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Trauma is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide. To this day, it remains the number one cause of death for individuals under the age of 47. ...
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Sickle cell disease and malaria are perhaps the biggest public health challenges in many parts of Africa. Countless organizations are tackling these two diseases, but quantifying and tracking ...
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Many readers will be familiar with visiting an eye doctor to receive a range of exams to evaluate attributes such as visual acuity, color blindness, eye movement, depth ...
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Biopsies and bronchoscopies are the gold standard for diagnosing lung diseases, including pneumonia and cancer. However, these procedures are difficult to provide, requiring general anesthesia and an operating ...
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Many readers will be familiar with visiting an eye doctor to receive a range of exams to evaluate attributes such as visual acuity, color blindness, eye movement, depth ...
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What’s New in the Fight Against Breast Cancer by Cheryl Lock When it comes to the fight against breast cancer, October gets a lot of attention for its ...
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Are We Winning The War Against AIDS? By Guido Mingels (DER SPIEGEL/Statista) Is the world making progress in the fight against aids? As a writer who regularly publishes ...
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