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Advances in genetic sequencing diagnose Paralympic hopeful's rare condition | Science Codex

Advances in genetic sequencing diagnose Paralympic hopeful's rare condition | Science Codex | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
National Paracycling Champion Tom Staniford has an extremely rare condition which, until now, has puzzled his doctors. He is unable to store fat under his skin – yet has type 2 diabetes – and suffered hearing loss as a child.
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Facebook Finally Gets Hashtags: How They Work - MarketingLand

Facebook Finally Gets Hashtags: How They Work - MarketingLand | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it

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Facebook posted today about the new hashtag support with an overview, saying:

Starting today, hashtags will be clickable on Facebook. Similar to other services like Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, or Pinterest, hashtags on Facebook allow you to add context to a post or indicate that it is part of a larger discussion. When you click on a hashtag in Facebook, you’ll see a feed of what other people and Pages are saying about that event or topic.

 

When you click on a hashtag, a new overlay window appears showing you matching content.

 

Ironically, while you still can’t search for posts in Facebook Graph Search, you can search for hashtags. Begin your search with any hashtag word, a word starting with the # symbol

 


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iNeoMarketing's curator insight, June 13, 2013 7:49 AM

We don't know if this will help the B2B marketer when it comes to FB.  As usual, focus on LinkedIn, SlideShare, Google+, Twitter.


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Christopher O'Connor's curator insight, June 13, 2013 9:13 AM

Facebook is always my first choice on getting information so seeing they are always to trying to improve themself is very cool

Jason M.'s curator insight, June 13, 2013 12:59 PM

It's about time. They are too closed off from how people are adapting & using social media without them.

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The Promise In Unraveling The Mysteries Of Rare Diseases : NPR

The Promise In Unraveling The Mysteries Of Rare Diseases : NPR | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
As a child, Jeannie Peeper was diagnosed with fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva, an extremely rare disease that causes a second skeleton to grow inside the body.
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Research in Rare diseases gives doctors a greater awareness of the human body and mutated conditions can provide the answers for more common illnesses too...

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Family’s pain as rare disease strikes

Family’s pain as rare disease strikes | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Four children from one family have been diagnosed with a rare disease that has baffled even doctors.
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Four children from one family have been diagnosed with a rare disease that has baffled even doctors.

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Rare Diseases: At The Movies (06.09.13)

Rare Diseases: At The Movies (06.09.13) | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
This is a second in a series on rare diseases/orphan drugs and the movies. The April Blog Post took a look at several movies released in the last few years. Another Blog Post next week will be publ...
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The US Journal of Medicine and Movies (JMM), is a “analyses the contents of films from a biohealth perspective for educational, awareness, and dissemination purposes.” The publication founders are José Elías García Sánchez and Enrique García Sánchez, professors at the University of Salamanca in Spain. The free journal is published online in both English and Spanish every several months. Better than the BAFTAs.

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Elaine Zandi talks about Brands that communicate.

Elaine Zandi talks about Brands that communicate. | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
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Elaine Zandi discusses the need for healthcare communications to put the Patient in the centre of the creative endeavour and how the digital revolution is making this easier to do. Find the full article in The Directory by PM Society http://digitaleditions.pmlive.com/launch.aspx?pbid=397073fd-5bb2-407f-80d5-bd4c32a4f2d8

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Coffee Drinking Tied To Lower Risk For Rare Liver Disease PSC

Coffee Drinking Tied To Lower Risk For Rare Liver Disease PSC | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
New research from the US shows that regular consumption of coffee is linked to a reduced risk of a rare autoimmune liver disease called primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC). Study investigator Crai...
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New research shows that drinking coffee is linked to reduced risk of a rare autoimmune liver disease (PSC). But before it can claim that the benefit of drinking coffee outweighs the harm- we need to look at which is more common?

 

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Big Impact On A Small Budget: Ben’s Friends Wants To Build A Web & Mobile Support Network For Every Rare Disease | TechCrunch

Big Impact On A Small Budget: Ben’s Friends Wants To Build A Web & Mobile Support Network For Every Rare Disease | TechCrunch | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
There's a lot of exciting and head-turning technology out there today, and it's changing our world in a multitude of ways, some more obvious than others -- and at a fairly astounding rate.
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This is one of the largest platforms and support networks for people with rare diseases allowing people with the same condition to share vital informations and experiences. Pioneered by someone who knows- this is a great example of social media being used to the convenience and benefits of patients.

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The Evolution of The Blogger / Flowtown (@flowtown)

The Evolution of The Blogger / Flowtown (@flowtown) | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
In the dark ages of the early 1990s, internet users sought to make their stamp on internet history by forging a new type of voyeurism and narcissism. In 1994
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It's a bit like that cornflakes Ad. Blogging has become a lot more sophisticated- it's put on a suit and tie. Watch this space for Hanson Zandi's own blog- on the web this summer!

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Stroke: Leg wraps could be lifesaver

Stroke: Leg wraps could be lifesaver | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Cheap inflatable leg wraps may save the lives of patients after a stroke, according to research in Scotland.
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Inflatable leg wrap, to give a vital squeeze. New devices used to save lives

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When people talk about the latest episode of Mad Men before I’ve seen it

Part of the Friends Special
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For Mad Men fans everywhere...

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Rainy Cafe

Rainy Cafe | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Enjoy background white noise to improve your creativity. Choose between rain, a cafe, or combine them for a rainy cafe.
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Some background noise to aid your creativity and help you focus.

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The Girl Who Turned to Bone

Unexpected discoveries in the quest to cure an extraordinary skeletal condition show how medically relevant rare diseases can be.
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An extradonirary case study and new finding that may help future generations with Rare bone disease.

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E-cigarettes to be classed as 'medicines' in attempt to tighten regulation

E-cigarettes to be classed as 'medicines' in attempt to tighten regulation | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
MHRA to ensure consistent standard across all licensed products as manufacturers of electronic cigarettes face tough new tests
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Manufacturers are to face tough new tests before they can sell their e-cigarettes as licensed products, the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has said.

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Child heart surgery reform suspended

Child heart surgery reform suspended | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Controversial plans to reform children's heart surgery in England have been suspended as the decision was based on a "flawed analysis", Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt announces.
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The NHS plans to concentrate care in fewer, bigger centres has got full support from the Government.

 

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Bringing The Power Of Advertising To Giving Back

Bringing The Power Of Advertising To Giving Back | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Editor’s NoteThis is the latest entry in Catchafire’s Generosity Series, a multi-month celebration and investigation of bold generosity with the goal of understanding its causes, its benefits, and how to inspire more giving.
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Advertising to do good. What do you think of that, Mr. Orwell?

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Geneticists push for global data-sharing

Geneticists push for global data-sharing | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
International organization aims to promote exchange and linking of DNA sequences and clinical information.
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An alliance to help more data exchange to help doctors and geneticists to encourage the development of tools to allow patients to maintain control over their own medical and genetic data.

 

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Genetic editing shows promise in Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Genetic editing shows promise in Duchenne muscular dystrophy | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Using a novel genetic "editing" technique, biomedical engineers have been able to repair a defect responsible for one of the most common inherited disorders, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, in cell samples from Duchenne patients.
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Facebook - The Musical

Facebook The Musical! Are you also a Facebook addict?! Don't forget to share and like! :) Subscribe for more: http://bit.ly/SubscribeAVbyte Find us on Facebo...
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Captivating Examples of Sleeveface Photography

Captivating Examples of Sleeveface Photography | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Sleeveface is an intriguing phenomenon making its rounds on the web. It has become particularly popular on social networking sites. The technique is pretty s
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Make Your Facebook an Actual Book

Make Your Facebook an Actual Book | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
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Bouygues Telecom, a French mobile phone company, has released a great way to preserve digital memories. Instead of slapping pictures into a photo album with ...
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Putting your Facebook photos straight into a book. A digital interface that allows you to keep your photos and your comments.

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We need to use technology to get smarter about care

We need to use technology to get smarter about care | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Using data can help develop a fuller understanding of individuals and the factors affecting their social and physical health, says Dan Pelino
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Using technology can help to lower costs in healthcare. It will free up practitioners and allow the patients take control of their health and give them the personalised and more efficient treatment.
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Julius Richard Petri: Google celebrates birth of inventor of the petri dish

Julius Richard Petri: Google celebrates birth of inventor of the petri dish | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
German bacteriologist's invention allowed for the better identification of bacteria and the diseases they caused
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7 favorite books on health care and medicine | Articles | Main

7 favorite books on health care and medicine | Articles | Main | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Tell us what you’re reading.
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