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Smart Bandage Could Promote Better, Faster Healing

Imagine a bandage made of electrically conductive fibers coated in a gel that can be individually loaded with infection-fighting antibiotics, tissue-regenerating growth factors, painkillers...
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A Textile Material That Keeps Itself Germ-Free?

Scientists have developed a novel weapon in the battle against deadly hospital-acquired infections - a textile that disinfects itself. And independent tests show it can...
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One Vaccine Injection Could Carry Many Doses

Leave it to good ol' MIT to potentially revolutionize drug and vaccine delivery. Are you ready for this? MIT engineers have invented a new 3-D...
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5 Tips to Make Sense of Cyber Security

It's no secret that kids have a sense of invincibility. While that trait can bring some endearing reminders of the innocence of childhood, it...
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Is Technology At The Bedside An Asset Or A Hindrance?

The influx and popularity of technology within the world of healthcare can sometimes overshadow its developing dominance at the bedside. Everything from the electronic...
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New LanguageLine App Puts More Than 8,000 Interpreters in Users’ Pockets

LanguageLine Solutions® has added an iPhone application to its mobile lineup, putting the power of more than 8,000 world-class interpreters in users' pockets. InSight for iPhone allows...
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Smaller, Smarter, Softer Robotic Arm For Endoscopic Surgery

Flexible endoscopes can snake through narrow passages to treat difficult to reach areas of the body. However, once they arrive at their target, these...
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Biosensors & Your Health: What’s Your Body Trying to Tell You?

Your body alerts you to many aspects of your health. Your stomach growling tells you when to eat. A powerful yawn lets you know...
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For Headache, Telemedicine May Be As Effective As In-Person Visit

For people with headache, seeing the neurologist by video for treatment may be as effective as an in-person visit, according to a study published...
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Screen Time Or Story Time?

Pediatricians, educators, and parents have always agreed on at least one thing: reading to your toddler - early on in life and regularly -...

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