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Genetic solution found to fight fungal disease in plants

UAEU research findings will also reduce dependence on pesticides
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Researchers in the UAE have found a genetic solution to boost plants’ resistance against a major fungal disease and reduce dependence on environmentally harmful pesticides.

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Hepatitis C diagnoses rise by a third in England - Press releases - GOV.UK

Hepatitis C diagnoses rise by a third in England - Press releases - GOV.UK | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Laboratory confirmed new diagnoses of hepatitis C infection (HCV) reported in England have risen by more than one-third to 10,873 cases in 2012.
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How About This 2020 Hospital Room?

How About This 2020 Hospital Room? | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Men always have been trying to predict the future, some by a glass marble, some by numbers/data and others by using their imagination. Through that we try to work our way around to actually create or
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A look at the future through google glass.

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Download Top 5 Health Apps for Android Phone of 2013

Download Top 5 Health Apps for Android Phone of 2013 | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
We know the importance of exercises. However, there comes a phase when due to lack of motivation we end up preventing ourselves from doing them. The situation u(...)
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Holby criticised for organ storyline

Holby criticised for organ storyline | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
The BBC's hospital drama Holby City is accused of risking lives with a "misleading" portrayal of organ donation.
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Why is Digital Literacy Important?

Why is Digital Literacy Important? | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Literacy skills have always been important. In centuries past, people communicated via letters. These letters soon turned into telegraph messages. From there we advanced to the telephone, internet...
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What is the evidence that supports the emerging #HCSM revolution?

What is the evidence that supports the emerging #HCSM revolution? | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
I just received some great news from the editors at the Journal Of Medical Informatics Research: ".@BrianSMcGowan Your paper is actually the most viewed paper of the year - second most tweeted - it...
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A summary of his longer essay on the same topic.

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Varicose veins to get laser solution

Varicose veins to get laser solution | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
People with varicose veins should be offered laser treatment - and surgery should be a last resort - new guidelines say.
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People with varicose veins should be offered laser or heat treatment, say new guidelines for England and Wales.

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Gmail Tabs and Email Marketing | Social Media Today

Gmail Tabs and Email Marketing | Social Media Today | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
With Gmail's new tabs feature, how can email marketers ensure their emails are filtered into the correct tab, let alone checked? Here are a few items to consider.
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Reviewing the new gmail interface.

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Could Bon Jovi or Alicia Keys Influence Your Healthcare Decisions?

Could Bon Jovi or Alicia Keys Influence Your Healthcare Decisions? | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it

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I've heard singing for your diner- but for your healthcare? Celebrity marketing for US Government's new healthcare initicative coming into affect in October of this year

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Alex Butler: "The Healthcare revolution will not be televised"

Alex Butler is a guru of pharma and healthcare digital marketing. He was responsible for the first UK twitter account in pharmaceuticals and the world's firs...
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Healthcare revolution through digital sphere- discussed by expert Alex Butler

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Diabetes 'linked to disability risk'

Diabetes 'linked to disability risk' | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Adults with diabetes have a higher risk of physical disability than the general population, research suggests.
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"Older people with diabetes are 50% to 80% more likely to develop a physical disability than those without, according to a review of 26 studies."

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Power Up: Apps for Kids with Special Needs and Learning Differences

Power Up: Apps for Kids with Special Needs and Learning Differences | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Power Up: Common Sense Media's guide to nearly 100 great apps for kids ages 2-17 who have special needs and learning differences.
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Great apps for children with learning difficulties.

 

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Google awarded patent for tailored advertising based on spying on sound and environment

Google awarded patent for tailored advertising based on spying on sound and environment | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Must read post at End the Lie - Independent News : By Madison Ruppert
Editor of End the Lie
On March 20, 2012, Google was awarded U.S. Patent 8138930, known as “Advertising Based on Envir[..]
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Targeted advertising has got even more sophisticated but is this a useful way to tailor your needs or big brother gone too far?

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Dermatology A-Z app for skin health information

Dermatology A-Z app for skin health information | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
While we see lots of game apps released onto the various mobile platforms we often get to see others that can provide really useful information about a variety of topics.
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US Derma Foundation has created this new app to tell you how to care for your skin and conditions you may have.

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20 beautifully designed smartphone apps

20 beautifully designed smartphone apps | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
It's no secret that designers must start designing for mobile. With more and more people starting to browse the web from their phones, web designers have to g
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Touch Surgery: the iPad app that teaches surgeons how to operate

Touch Surgery: the iPad app that teaches surgeons how to operate | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Forget the board game Operation: this new mobile surgical simulator lets you tap and swipe your way through the steps of an operation in a radical new model of interactive training
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Touch sensitive and graphic detail makes this an amazine app that details the human body like no other.

 

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How a collagen pill can beat arthritis

When long-distance runner Annie Conroy learned that the cartilage in her arthritic knee had virtually worn away, she thought she would have to hang up her running shoes. But there was still hope
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A daily dose of cholesterol-busting statins has been shown to more than halve the chances of getting the crippling disease.

British researchers believe the breakthrough could pave the way for the pills – which can cost as little as 15p a day – to be taken by millions to ward off osteoarthritis.

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Here's What Wi-Fi Would Look Like If We Could See It

Here's What Wi-Fi Would Look Like If We Could See It | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
"A lot of us use technology without appreciating the complexity behind making it work."
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The wifi pulses are shown as multicolored spheres radiating out from the source, near the right of the image. Wifi transmitters are basically an antenna equipped with a transmission protocol that splits the frequency band into several segments, referred to as channels. Data can be transmitted over each channel or in order to send and receive greater quantities of data at faster rates. Although colour represents its own unique, visible segment of the electromagnetic spectrum, we use red, orange, yellow and other colors to show the invisible wifi channels that make up the overall wifi signal.

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Meningitis B vaccine rejected by UK

Meningitis B vaccine rejected by UK | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation says there is not enough evidence to justify routine jabs with Bexsero
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The first vaccine to protect children against meningitis B, which can kill or disable them, has been rejected by the government's advisory committee for use in the UK. This article looks at the risk of Meningitis B against the fear that the side effedts from the vaccine may deter parents from immunising their children.

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The royal baby marketing blitz has officially begun | EW.com

The royal baby marketing blitz has officially begun | EW.com | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
We knew Kate Middleton could sell a dress, but now she’s pushing baby goods… or rather people are hustling on her behalf. That’s right, the...
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Some quick-thinking marketing to get the most from the Royal baby hyp.

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Writers and Copywriters: Literature and Advertising

Writers and Copywriters: Literature and Advertising | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Before he wrote Midnight's Children - the 1981 novel which would win not only the Booker Prize for that year but the 'Booker of Bookers' award in 1993 - Salman Rushdie worked in advertising. It was...
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Is Advertising a great Art form?

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Coca-Cola Commits To Fight Obesity

Coca-Cola Commits To Fight Obesity | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Coca-Cola Australia has revealed it will dedicate to assist fight the issue of excessive weight in Australia with a television commercial that aired nationally last evening. The statement addressed...
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Coca-Cola Australia has revealed it will dedicate to assist fight the issue of excessive weight in Australia with a television commercial that has aired nationally. The statement addressed the issue of weight problems and the activities Coke is taking, which includes enhancing reduced kilojoule choices and offering smaller sized serving sizes. The project will be supported by print and online advertising. Yet, I don't feel like this type of Advertising will stick in the UK. Who knows... 

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How telehealth can make savings and improve patient care

How telehealth can make savings and improve patient care | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
On international self-care day, it is time to support patients in their role as experts in their health, argues Simon Fradd
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It's time to support patients in their role as experts in their own health. A prime plank of this should be telehealth.

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Enabling access for patients with rare diseases - PMLiVE

Enabling access for patients with rare diseases - PMLiVE | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
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Despite the groundswell of attention afforded Rare Diseses- with patients being empowered and connected by social media- addressing the medical needs of patients remains a challenge. In response, new models are emerging for accelerating drug development and enabling greater, more timely access to those therapeutics. Industry is working more closely with patient advocacy groups and is adding to existing capabilities that had traditionally focused on very large patient populations.

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