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Summer's last gadets: Sept. 13-20

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thanks to web detectives A.J. Petto, Kevin Patton, and Joann Dougherty

What lurks in your food?

http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/nano-sized-additives-1.3294135

Complete, free report, links: CBC

Controlling someone else's arm

https://www.ted.com/talks/greg_gage_how_to_control_someone_else_s_arm_with_your_brain

Free video: YouTube

Signs, treatment for heart attacks

http://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/ss/slideshow-heart-attack?ecd=soc_tw_170913_cons_ss_heartattack&linkId=100000001083417

Free slideshow: WebMD

 

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September's gizmos: Sept. 6-13

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, September 7, 2017

Practices

Blood samples flown by drone thru AZ heat: 200km+

https://academic.oup.com/ajcp/article/doi/10.1093/ajcp/aqx090/4104555/Drone-Transport-of-Chemistry-and-Hematology?guestAccessKey=92d16852-e806-4992-80c9-fc57118974f7&utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=ec12d9db57-MR&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-ec12d9db57-149927409

Complete, free report, linked cites., graphics: Am j. clin. path.

Trends in US stroke mortality

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/66/wr/mm6635e1.htm?s_cid=mm6635e1_e

Full, free account, graphics, refs.: MMWR

Faulty DNA forensics?

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/04/nyregion/dna-analysis-evidence-new-york-disputed-techniques.html

Full, free essay, links: NY times

Brain imaging for chronic pain lawsuits? Nope

http://www.nature.com/nrneurol/journal/vaop/ncurrent/pdf/nrneurol.2017.122.pdf

Full, free pdf, links, images, refs.: Nature

What is liquid cremation?

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/dissolve-the-dead-controversy-swirls-around-liquid-cremation/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20170907

Full, free story: Sci. Am.

Gizmos

Soluble electronic medical devices

https://www.rdmag.com/article/2017/09/new-electronic-medical-devices-dissolve-water?et_cid=6087320&et_rid=54713780&type=headline&et_cid=6087320&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free essay: R&D mag.

Device to detect concussions

http://www.washington.edu/news/2017/09/06/pupilscreen-aims-to-allow-parents-coaches-medics-to-detect-concussion-brain-injuries-with-a-smartphone/

Press release, video, images, links: U. Washington

Wearable monitors follow body variables

https://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms15894

Complete, free report, linked cites., figs.: Nature

 

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Tech today: Aug. 30-Sept. 6

Posted By David L. Evans, Saturday, September 2, 2017
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August technology: Aug. 23-30

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, August 25, 2017

Thanks to web detective Kevin Patton

Not such good ideas

Vaginal seeding a bad idea

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1471-0528.14792/full

Complete, free report: Brit. j. obst. gynecol.

Abstain from abstinence education: ineffective

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/08/23/545289168/abstinence-education-is-ineffective-and-unethical-report-argues

Full, free essay, links: NPR

Wearing compression stockings too long

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2017/bcr-2017-220958.full

Short, free note, linked cites., image: BMJ case rep.

Good ideas

Breast feeding v endometriosis

http://www.bmj.com/content/358/bmj.j3778

Complete, free report, linked cites., figs.: BMJ

Jaundice, liver, pancreas function detection: smart phones

https://ubicomplab.cs.washington.edu/pdfs/biliscreen.pdf

Full, free pdf, linked cites., figs.: Proc. ACM

Gene therapy approved in US

https://www.dddmag.com/article/2017/08/historic-approval-first-gene-therapy-us?et_cid=6077702&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6077702&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free essay: Drug discov. & develop.

 

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Tech moves on: Aug. 16-23

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, August 17, 2017

Diagnosing early dementia

Retinal scan looking for early sign of Alzheimer

http://insight.jci.org/articles/view/93621?key=8ffdb3ae9fa891

Full, free essay, linked cites., figs.: JCI insight

Learning test to detect early dementia

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/alzheimer-s-spotted-early-through-machine-learning-technique/81254813?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights&utm_content=01&utm_campaign=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights_20170816

Complete, free report: GEN

More gizmos and practices

Combating SIDS: proper position for sleeping babies?

http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2017/08/17/peds.2017-0596

Complete, free report, linked cites, graphics: Pediatrics

Regenerative medicine and biomaterials

https://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2017/08/bio-inspired-materials-give-boost-regenerative-medicine?et_cid=6065908&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6065908&et_rid=54713780&linkid=https%3a%2f%2fwww.biosciencetechnology.com%2fnews%2f2017%2f08%2fbio-inspired-materials-give-boost-regenerative-medicine%3fet_cid%3d6065908%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Full, free essay: Biosci. Tech.

Type II diabetics: watching for hypoglycemia

http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/article-abstract/2649265?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=4029aa90bb-MR&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-4029aa90bb-149927409

Free abstract: JAMA

Tracking diabetes' progress

https://www.rdmag.com/news/2017/08/biochemical-fingerprints-reveal-diabetes-progression?et_cid=6066645&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6066645&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free item: R&D mag.

Handheld device for blood analyses

http://bioengineering.illinois.edu/news/article/23435

Press release, links: U. Ill/U-C

Map finds early sign of foot ulcers

https://www.rdmag.com/news/2017/08/smart-mat-detects-early-warning-signs-foot-ulcers?et_cid=6061766&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6061766&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free essay, links: R&D mag.

A good gadget: Not so much

Detox device? Nope

https://www.statnews.com/2017/08/23/bridge-opioid-detox-marketing/?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=a944708b3b-MR&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-a944708b3b-149927409

Complete, free report, links: STAT

Most people have problems with contact lenses

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/66/wr/mm6632a2.htm?s_cid=mm6632a2_w&utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=1065a8b8bd-MR&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-1065a8b8bd-149927409

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August tech: Aug. 9-16

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, August 10, 2017
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Where did the gizmos go: Aug. 2-9

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, August 2, 2017

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Gizmos of the week: July 26-Aug. 2

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, July 26, 2017
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Gadgets du jour: July 19-26

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, July 19, 2017
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Summer gizmos: July 5-19

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, July 6, 2017

Thanks to web detective Heather Cutler

Advances in dementia diagnosis

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017/07/16/brain-scanning-could-improve-dementia-diagnosis-two-thirds-patients/

Full, free item, images, links, video: Telegraph

What about those DNA testing kits?

http://www.radiolab.org/story/funky-hand-jive/

Free Q&A: Radiolab

FDA looking into problematic stem cell clinics

https://www.statnews.com/2016/09/09/stem-cell-fda-hearing/

Complete, free report, links: STAT

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