Is Figure 1 potential target of Facebook acquision?

Is Figure 1 potential target of Facebook acquision?

Social media has revolutionaized the mode of interaction with family and friends setting expectation to have update on your Facebook page every minute.  Yet another leap in the technology is growth of social media on mobile platforms, which is the future of social media as evident from $19 billion acquision of Whatsapp by Facebook.   Healthcare community has seen activity in socail media area...
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Clean your teeth by Oral-B SmartSeries Bluetooth toothbrush

Clean your teeth by Oral-B SmartSeries Bluetooth toothbrush

Toothbrush has been a simple day to day gadget that is useful in keeping your teeth clean. Development of battery operated and further more recharageble toothbrush provided better users experience and more control on dental hygiene. Now we are entring a era of merger of information technology with medical devices, which is touted to give growth to the medical device sector. Beam technologies...
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Trick or treat – Keep kids away from sugary Halloween candy

Trick or treat – Keep kids away from sugary Halloween candy

Halloween is around the corner with just three more days to go.  If you have small kids, your excitement must be at the peak with activities including selection of costume for your little one to plan for the evening. “Trick or treat” is the mantra of the Halloween day with children going door to door asking for candy.  Children are known to have a sweet tooth and Halloween day can...
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Is costly iPad mini small enough for doctor’s coat?

Is costly iPad mini small enough for doctor’s coat?

Introduction of iPad mini has triggered mixed reaction among the consumers.  Some analyst reported excitement in the users owing to its small size, but some analyst rated the iPad mini low on consumer preference index owing to its high starting price of $329 and some of the features missing as compared to previous version of iPad like retina display.  iPad has an edge as medical tablet over its...
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Dole bagged salad recall due to salmonella risk

Dole bagged salad recall due to salmonella risk

Dole is a known name to consumers for its popular food products including juices and salads. If you are regular consumer of Dole’s salad, check your refrigerator for use-by-date of the salad.  Dole is recalling 756  cases of the company’s Seven Lettuces salad with a use-by date of April 11, 2012.  The reason for recall is possibility of presence of  Salmonella. No other Dole salad has...
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Study shows that autistic children have much more nerve cells

Study shows that autistic children have much more nerve cells

Researchers have found that autistic children have much more nerve cells than children without autism in a part of the brain known as the prefrontal cortex which is involved in processing social skills. Autism Autism is a disorder of neural development characterized by impaired social interaction and communication, and by restricted and repetitive behavior. These signs all begin before a child...
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Study promises vaccine for metastatic Breast, Ovarian Cancer

Study promises vaccine for metastatic Breast, Ovarian Cancer

Researchers at the Laboratory of Tumor Immunology and Biology at the National Cancer Institute have found that treatment for metastatic breast cancer and ovarian cancers in women with a recombinant pox viral vaccine showed positive response. Breast cancer  Breast cancer (malignant breast neoplasm) is cancer originating from breast tissue, most commonly from the inner lining of milk ducts or...
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Amperometer measures glucose levels from tears

Amperometer measures glucose levels from tears

There is ongoing effort to develop technologies to monitor glucose without the need of pricking your finger.  Some of the technologies include, transdermal device, Raman spectroscopy through skin, fluorescent hydrogel, etc.  Scientists have successfully developed an electrochemical sensor device that can measure blood sugar levels from tears instead of blood. This could save the world’s 350...
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Is prenatal genetic testing a need for most of women

Is prenatal genetic testing a need for most of women

Genetic testing (also called DNA-based tests) is among the newest and most sophisticated of techniques used to test for genetic disorders which involves direct examination of the DNA molecule itself. Other genetic tests include biochemical tests for such gene products as enzymes and other proteins and for microscopic examination of stained or fluorescent chromosomes. Genetic tests are used...
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Parents beware! Dangerous sugar levels in beverages for kids

Parents beware! Dangerous sugar levels in beverages for kids

Yale University’s Rudd Centre For Food Policy & Obesity has found that many popular beverages for the kids in the market are having very high level of sugar. It has warned the parents not to be under a false notion of considering these healthy as an alternative to soft drinks. These popular brands of beverages increase the risk of diabetes and obesity in the children up to the extent that even...
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