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Tech. together: Jan. 9-16

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, January 10, 2019
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Med tech.: Jan. 2-9

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, January 3, 2019

Brain activity directly to speech

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/01/artificial-intelligence-turns-brain-activity-speech

Complete, free report, image, audio files: Science

Ruptured calcaneal tendon: surgery or no?

https://www.bmj.com/content/364/bmj.k5120

Full, free item, graphics, links: BMJ

Green light controls urinary flow in rats

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2189398-green-light-implant-relieves-urinary-incontinence-in-rats/

Full, free essay, images, links: New sci.

Nine pints: Blood technology

https://undark.org/article/nine-pints-book-review/

Free book review, links: Undark

Mouse babies from space sperm

https://www.biotechniques.com/pcr-cloning/mouse-pups-from-space-sperm/

Full, free item: Biotechniq.

Undertreating minority persons

https://www.oregonlive.com/health/index.ssf/2018/10/paramedics_undertreat_complain.html?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=8cc59af83f-MR_COPY_08&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-8cc59af83f-149927409

Full, free article: Oregonian

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New year's med. tech.: Dec. 26-Jan. 2

Posted By David Evans, Friday, December 28, 2018

Blood test for circadian rhythm

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/a-blood-test-for-the-bodys-clock/

Complete, free report: Sci. Am.

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Gizmo extravaganza: Dec. 12-26

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, December 13, 2018

Thanks to web detective A.J. Petto

Gadgets to go

UV light removes this bandage

https://www.genengnews.com/news/ouchless-bandages-detach-with-nonvisible-light/?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=GEN%20Daily%20News%20Highlights&utm_content=02&utm_campaign=GEN%20Daily%20News%20Highlights_20181217&ajs_uid=7354C9993023G2R&oly_enc_id=7354C9993023G2R&ajs_trait_oebid=9675B9130356B7S

Full, free item, image, link GEN

Female contraceptive use in US

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db327-h.pdf

Complete, free report: CDC

Vaping in teens in US on the rise

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/u-s-health-official-expresses-alarm-at-increase-in-vaping-among-teens/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=daily-digest&utm_content=link&utm_term=2018-12-17_top-stories&spMailingID=58058021&spUserID=ODEzODU5NTc5OQS2&spJobID=1542393762&spReportId=MTU0MjM5Mzc2MgS2

Full, free Q&A: Sci. Am.

Ideas

FDA scrutinizing stem cell therapy sales

https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/fda-cracks-down-on-purveyors-of-stem-cell-treatments-65268

Full, free story, links: Scientist

Is Alzheimer disease transmissible?

https://www.nature.com/news/the-red-hot-debate-about-transmissible-alzheimer-s-1.19554?utm_source=briefing&utm_campaign=787686a5f5-briefing-dy-20181212_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c9dfd39373-787686a5f5-43278877

Complete, free report,  images, links: Nature

Using embryos for research

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-07663-9?utm_source=Nature+Briefing&utm_campaign=d5dabca0b7-briefing-dy-20181214&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c9dfd39373-d5dabca0b7-43278877

Full, free essay, linked cites., images: Nature

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Endless gadgets: Dec. 5-12

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, December 6, 2018

Thanks to web detective Kevin Patton

A cure for sickle cell anemia?

https://directorsblog.nih.gov/2018/12/11/accelerating-cures-in-the-genomic-age-the-sickle-cell-example/

Free press release, links: NIH

Detecting anemia by phone app

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-07262-2

Complete, free report, linked cites, images: Nature

How much sun: tiny, wearable detector

http://stm.sciencemag.org/content/10/470/eaau1643?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=aee73122e4-MR_COPY_12&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-aee73122e4-149927409

Free abstract: Science

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Gonzo gizmos: Nov. 28-Dec. 5

Posted By David Evans, Sunday, December 2, 2018

Thanks to web detective A.J. Petto

Medical device failures in Canada

https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/implant-files-investigation-medical-devices-1.4924384

Complete, free report, graphics, videos, links: CBC news

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Nov. gadgets: Nov. 21-28

Posted By David Evans, Sunday, November 25, 2018

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Nov. gizmos: Nov. 14-21

Posted By David Evans, Sunday, November 18, 2018

Thanks to web detectives A.J. Petto and Kevin Patton

Appendectomies: yes or no?

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2703354?utm_source=silverchair&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=article_alert-jama&utm_content=etoc&utm_term=092518

Free abstract: JAMA

Tattoos for diabetes

https://biggeekdad.com/2018/11/the-sugar-tattoo/

Free, short, item, video: Big geek daddy

Alzheimer: Blood test for early detection

https://www.future-science.com/btn/news/apr18/08

Full, free essay, ref.: Future sci.

Some food insensitivity tests not valid

https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/food-sensitivity-intolerance-tests-blood-marketplace-1.4886592?webview=true&appname=news-android-app

Complete, free report, link: CBC

 

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Medicine today: Nov. 7-14

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, November 8, 2018

Thanks to web detective A.J. Petto

A taste: no copywrite!

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-46193818

Full, free bit, links: BBC

Focused ultrasound for parkinsonism

http://n.neurology.org/content/91/14/e1275

Free abstract: Neurology

Micro-propellers reattach retina

http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/11/eaat4388

Full, free essay, linked cites., images: Science

Blood oxygen monitor anywhere

https://www.rdmag.com/article/2018/11/wearable-sensors-monitor-blood-oxygen-levels-anywhere-body?et_cid=6521726&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6521726&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Complete, free report, link: R&D mag.

Tiny pacemaker for tiny heart

https://www.rdmag.com/news/2018/11/tiny-pacemakers-aim-make-infant-heart-surgeries-less-invasive?et_cid=6522992&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6522992&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free story: R&D mag.

Tags:  ultrasound and parkinsonism 

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November tech: Oct. 31-Nov. 7

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, November 1, 2018
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