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Google Works With Nanoparticles To Detect Disease

Google Works With Nanoparticles To Detect Disease

By Chris Crum October 28, 2014

Google’s Google X unit is reportedly working on a system for disease detection involving nanoparticles that float around in the bloodstream. The effort is led by the Life Sciences department of Google X, which is run by Andrew Conrad. Steven …

Ebola Travel Ban May Do More Harm Than Good

Some US lawmakers are calling for a travel ban on people from West African countries most affected by the Ebola virus in the attempt to safeguard Americans from the disease. However, experts are advising against the Ebola travel ban, saying …

Arthritis Symptoms And Finding Relief

Arthritis symptoms are said by sufferers to worsen as the weather gets colder. If you find your symptoms have worsened as the weather cools, then you’re no doubt seeking ways to greatly reduce or relieve pain as soon as possible. …

Weight Loss: Faster Diets Are Good Too, Shows Study

American adults are more obese than ever and still growing larger. It’s a problem that millions struggle with and one that helps make weight loss a billion-dollar industry. Though fad diet books are immensely popular, slow and steady weight loss …

Amber Vinson Contracts Ebola, Virus Spreads

The second nurse to be diagnosed with Ebola in Dallas has reportedly been identified as Amber Vinson. After treating a patient diagnosed with Ebola who later died, Vinson herself came down with the virus, making her the second nurse at …

US Nurse Nina Pham Contracts Ebola Virus

The nurse who contracted Ebola from a Liberian patient is reportedly “doing well” while receiving treatment at the Texas hospital for which she works. Nina Pham is the first person to contract Ebola on US soil after attending to Thomas …

Genetic Testing Guidelines Issued For MD

Muscular Dystrophy (MD) is well-known as a disease that progressively weakens muscles, leading to muscle spasms, difficulty walking, and eventually difficulty breathing. What many people don’t know is that MD is actually a group of diseases, each of which can …

Ebola in Boston Dismissed by Health Officials

A suspected Ebola patient in Boston was cleared this week as fears of the disease have begun to rise in the U.S. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center officials told The Boston Globe on Tuesday that the patient does not have …

Facebook May Soon Wade into Healthcare Facebook May Soon Wade into Healthcare

When I say preventative care applications and health support communities, you say … Facebook? Facebook, eternal tracker of all things you, is planning a move into the healthcare realm. That’s the word from Reuters, who quotes the omnipresent “people familiar …

Fall Allergies: Tips To Treat Them

Allergies can be horrible in the fall and since allergy symptoms can mimic cold and flu symptoms, it is important to treat them and prevent them if possible. Allergies can be hard during any season, but this year they seem …

Ebola In The United States: First Patient Diagnosed

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is one of the worst in our time. Thousands of people have been killed by the virus and hundreds of others infected. Healthcare workers have been working hard to quarantine the sick and prevent …

Kendall Jenner's Beauty Tips Include Tea And Sleep

Kendall Jenner has been pretty busy recently. Jenner has walked for some very impressive clients, including Dolce & Gabbana, Diane Von Furstenberg, Tommy Hilfiger and Balmain. Following the Balmain show she caused something of a stir when she was photographed …

Rheumatoid Arthritis And Ways You Risk Developing It

Rheumatoid arthritis is no laughing matter. About 1.5 million Americans are believed to suffer from the condition, which causes pain, swelling, and stiffness of the joints. While the exact cause is not known, the immune system of the sufferer is …

Low-Carb Diet: 4 Myths That Can Hurt You

It’s true that low-carb dieting can have positive effects on your body. You’ll lose weight, feel more energized and probably find it easier to meet long-term fitness goals. However, there are some beliefs that low-carb fans swear by that aren’t …

Google Acquires Lift Labs For Google[x] Google Acquires Lift Labs For Google[x]

Google announced on Wednesday that it has acquired Lift Labs, with the team joining the tech giant’s “moonshot” branch Google[x]. Lift Labs makes a spoon that uses a stabilization technology to counter tremors for those with Parkinson’s disease. Here’s a …

Weight Loss: Tips To Get Fit This Fall

Fall is in the air and the cool weather makes it easier and more comfortable to be outside and active. If you are ready to get fit this Fall, take advantage of these tips that will help you lose weight …

Hair Loss Treatments: Natural Ways To Regrow Hair

Losing your hair can be stressful and scary and while there are many hair loss treatments available, many of them require using harsh chemicals or having surgery. If you are losing your hair and want to regrow it naturally, you …