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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

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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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How Xbox One Will Change Advertising Forever

How Xbox One Will Change Advertising Forever | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Image via CrunchBase The new Xbox One video game console promises to be a revolution in home entertainment when it launches, but I predict a bigger revolution following the launch.

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The new Xbox One video game console will create a realtime “ad shopping” experience with its new key features: the cable integration, the Kinect, the multitasking, and the voice commands.

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Eugenio Gomez-Acebo's curator insight, May 28, 2013 4:34 AM

Another article about interactive advertising and the new XBox UI. I doubt consumers will start shouting to ads. Anyway...will Microsoft be succesful in positioning the XBox as more as a gaming console? What Sony and Apple are going to say? We will see...

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Neelie Kroes: Digital innovation isn’t just for the young!

Neelie Kroes: Digital innovation isn’t just for the young! | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it

While I was there I got a catch-up on our European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing. One of the groups directly involved showed me some of their 37 good practices they’ve been collecting for integrated care. Those good practices are already bringing “real life” solutions that help around 13 million people; further toolkits based on them could reach 20 million citizens within the next 2 years.

 

Plus, many of the most creative eHealth innovations come from smaller companies. Our SME eHealth Competition to find the best eHealth ideas among those smaller companies, attracted an incredible 212 applications.


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eHealth week in Dublin last week took a look at all the great things digital technology can do for health and care – especially as the average European gets older.

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Eminem's Publishers Sue Facebook For Copyright Infringement, Ad Agency Responds By Attacking Dr. Dre

Eminem's Publishers Sue Facebook For Copyright Infringement, Ad Agency Responds By Attacking Dr. Dre | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Eminem's Publishers Sue Facebook For Copyright Infringement, Ad Agency Responds By Attack Dr.
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Facebook's alleged copywright infringements over an Eminem song used to advertise Facebook Home Apllitcation. They have consequently changed the song used in the Ad- although the lawsuit sees this change as an admission of guilt.

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Dementia care given priority in new NHS training guidelines

Dementia care given priority in new NHS training guidelines | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Department of Health training blueprint promises to give NHS education unprecedented focus and importance
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Higher IQ link to good concentration

Higher IQ link to good concentration | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
People with higher IQs are faster at detecting small moving objects but slower at noticing larger background ones, say US researchers.
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Higher IQ linked to better concentration and higher intelligence. Test your IQ online..

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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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Are you a facebook Addict?

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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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Why Social Media Advertising Is Set To Explode

Why Social Media Advertising Is Set To Explode | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it

Increasingly, their ad products offer targeting according to specific demographics, social connections, interests, and habits. BI Intelligence, we analyze the state of social media advertising and where it is heading, offering a comprehensive...

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A new report from BI Intelligence shows the state of social media advertising and where it is heading. It offers a comprehensive guide and examination of the advertising ecosystems on Facebook and Twitter and presents Tumblr as an emerging ad medium, and details how mobile is an important part of this story as mobile-friendly formats fuel growth in the market.

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iPhone biosensor does the work of a $50,000 lab-based machine

iPhone biosensor does the work of a $50,000 lab-based machine | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it

We already know that smartphones can perform many of the same features as more expensive computers, cameras and other devices. Now, a portable iPhone cradle made up of about US$200 worth of electronics is claimed to be as accurate of a biosensor as a $50,000 spectrophotometer that remains stuck in a lab.


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Serious advertising | #456 | From up North

Serious advertising | #456 | From up North | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
In From up North's inspiration galleries we present the latest of our findings from the wonderful world of design.
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Beautifully constructed and emotive Ads- predominantly for Charities. Is their a link between great design and great causes?

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Benefits of sun 'may outweigh risks'

Benefits of sun 'may outweigh risks' | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
The health benefits of exposing skin to sunlight may far outweigh the risk of developing skin cancer, according to Edinburgh University scientists.
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After a lovely bank holiday weekend, this is exactly the sort of research that you want to hear. Edinburgh University suggests sunlight helps reduce blood pressure, cutting heart attack and stroke risks and even prolonging life. So all we need is the sun back...

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Science Weekly podcast: life in a random universe

Science Weekly podcast: life in a random universe | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Brian Clegg discusses the deeply random nature of the universe. Plus, Hanne Albert on her discovery that antibiotics may alleviate a particular kind of lower back pain
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The unhealthiest soap on TV: is it Emmerdale, EastEnders or Corrie?

The unhealthiest soap on TV: is it Emmerdale, EastEnders or Corrie? | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Emmerdale's boozing heart attack victim Eric Pollard stands out for his unhealthy lifestyle.
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