It seems like an amusing ailment: the major visible symptom is nodding a lot while you eat. Hell, I know plenty of healthy people that do that. But this new disease is spreading fast in Africa, and claiming lives as it goes. More »
A mysterious Apple car was spotted in Bay Area triggering speculations on the company's future plans.
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ABC News has aired their full segment inside Apple's top secret health lab for Apple Watch.Full ABC News Segment: Inside Apple’s Secret Health Lab for Apple Watch [VIDEO] is a post from: iPhone in Canada Blog - Canada's #1 iPhone Resource
At the Apple Watch event this week, the company revealed information on their next big medical and health pus: ResearchKit. After talking up HBO NOW on Apple TV and a bit about CarPlay, Apple's event turned toward Medical Research. Apple's Senior Vice President of Operations Jeff Williams stepped onstage to introduce ResearchKit.
Tobacco companies are about the last group you might expect to be overly conscientious about consumer health, but in approaching e-cigarettes, it seems they're doing just that. The New York Times points out that tobacco giants Altria and Reynolds American, who make Marlboro and Camel, areabout the dangers of nicotine, despite being under no legal obligation to do so.
Scientists from MIT havefigured outhow to hack living cells to store biological events around them. They modified E. Coli cells to generate so-called retrons -- a type of mutated single-strand DNA -- in response to stimuli like light or chemicals. Those lo-fi "memories" can then be read back to glean useful information using high-throughput DNA sequencing and other techniques.
Apple executives met with Mexican regulators on February 11, 2015 to discuss advances in health-care devices.Apple Meets with Mexican Regulators Ahead of Watch Debut is a post from: iPhone in Canada Blog - Canada's #1 iPhone Resource
Sir Terry Pratchett, the author best known for hisDiscworldseries, has died aged 66. His novels weaved fantasy, science fiction, satire and whimsy to great effect -- more than 80 millionDiscworldbooks have been sold worldwide.
Then he continued, "I think health may be the biggest one of all."Apple CEO Tim Cook phoned in to Jim Cramer, the star host of CNBC's "Mad Money," and shared what he thinks are the next big three frontiers for Apple. When Cramer asked Cook if he sees the car and the home as the next big frontiers for Apple, Cook responded, "I think those are the two big ones.
About a year ago, Bill Gates ruffled some feathers when he dissed an effort to bring the internet to the developing world. Now we know why he feels that way. He said at the time, "Hmm, which is more important, connectivity or malaria vaccine? If you think connectivity is the key thing, that’s great. I don’t." It turns out, he didn't always think like that.
Anyone can use the app — all it takes is a smartphone, a spare wall, and a chair.was so successful it inspired the New York Times to releasea few months after the original came out)Rather than splurging on a new gym membership in 2015, try out a fitness app that gives you the benefits of a sweaty bike ride and a trip to the weight room in 7 minutes.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, asthma affects over 25 million adults and children in the US alone , and is responsible for 14.2 million physician visits each year as well as 1.8 million emergency care visits.
Slopes is a powerful winter sports companion app for iOS that provides snowboarders and skiers with 3D maps of their routes and stats of their runs. When we previously covered the app we were impressed with its functionality, but its latest update has taken Slopes to a new level of usefulness.
Year 2014 has been great for Android and the rest of the entertainment industry. Google released the Best Apps and Best Games on Android for 2014 last week. We said it's too early to tell and we didn't know the criteria for choosing the best but folks at Google, particularly the Android team, is so busy right now rounding up things and making lists just before the year ends.
You might recognize the name 23andMe as the company that sold home genetic testing kits. Back in 2013, 23andme was all but shut down by the FDA when the FDA ruled that the company could no longer sell its genetic testing kits. In a big turnaround, the FDA has now granted approval to 23andme to sell a home genetic test kit for one specific rare genetic disease.
Today Verizon Wireless announced that November 26, 2014will be designated as their first “Connection Day”. From 11/26 – 12/24 Verizon will be giving away a selection of tech goodies which include Wi-Fi, digital magazines, audio books, music and more. The best part is that the bulk of these gifts are not just for Verizon customers. They are for all consumers regardless of their wireless carrier.
When Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin formed the company in 1998, they sought to package all the information on the internet into an index that's simple to use. Today, Google is much more than a search engine. The company appears to be involved in every type of new technology ranging from self-driving cars to contact lenses that can test for disease.
You'vegotto tell them. They're so wrong. What an idiot. Unbelievable. This will show them. Getting angry onTwittermay feel great (correction:amazing) at times, but that doesn't mean it's good for you. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have found a strong correlation between use of negative language on Twitter and heart disease mortality.