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March 16, 2017
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IBM Watson Health to Integrate MedyMatch Technology into Cognitive Imaging Offerings to Help Doctors Identify Head Trauma and Stroke

MedyMatch Application to Help Doctors Identify Head Trauma and Stroke Tel Aviv, Israel – 16 Mar 2017: MedyMatch Technology today announced a collaboration with IBM (NYSE: IBM) Watson Health to bring MedyMatch’s A.I.-based clinical decision support application to imaging experts … Continue reading

July 11, 2014
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Racing the Clock to Help Young Patients with Old Hearts

UMD study of premature aging may help explain effects of normal aging COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Children with progeria, a rare disorder that causes premature aging, die in their teens of ailments that are common in octogenarians: heart failure and … Continue reading

May 6, 2014
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New Ultrasound Device May Aid in Detecting Risk for Heart Attack, Stroke

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed an ultrasound device that could help identify arterial plaque that is at high risk of breaking off and causing heart attack or stroke. … Continue reading

February 25, 2014
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For older hypertension patients, an unwelcome tradeoff

Medications used by many older people to control their blood pressure also increase the risk of serious fall injuries by 30% to 40% — injuries that have a similar effect on mortality and functional loss as the strokes and heart … Continue reading

November 26, 2013
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Natural Compound Mitigates Effects of Methamphetamine Abuse, University of Missouri Researchers Find

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Studies have shown that resveratrol, a natural compound found in colored vegetables, fruits and especially grapes, may minimize the impact of Parkinson’s disease, stroke and Alzheimer’s disease in those who maintain healthy diets or who regularly take … Continue reading

July 17, 2013
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Mind over mechanics

How thoughts can control a flying robot It’s a staple of science fiction: people who can control objects with their minds. At the University of Minnesota, a new technology is turning that fiction into reality. In the lab of biomedical … Continue reading

March 2, 2013
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Songbirds’ Brains Coordinate Singing with Intricate Timing, Study Shows

Research may help explain how human brain governs speech As a bird sings, some neurons in its brain prepare to make the next sounds while others are synchronized with the current notes—a coordination of physical actions and brain activity that … Continue reading

February 22, 2013
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UCLA Study Shows Promise, Offers Hope for Brain Hemorrhage Patients

Minimally invasive surgery may benefit patients previously deemed hopeless A new endoscopic surgical procedure has been shown to be safer and to result in better outcomes than the current standard medical treatment for patients who suffer strokes as a result … Continue reading