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Diabetes Drug Metformin May Fight Cancer

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One of the oldest, cheapest, and most widely used diabetes drugs may be a promising new cancer treatment.

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Ocumetics Bionic Lens could give you vision 3x better than 20/20

Ocumetics Bionic Lens could give you vision 3x better than 20/20 | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Imagine being able to see three times better than 20/20 vision without wearing glasses or contacts — even at age 100 or more — with the help of bionic lenses implanted in your eyes.
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Meet the cancer fighting Apple Watch app - the future of digital health is now

Meet the cancer fighting Apple Watch app - the future of digital health is now | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
We're well versed in the concept of patients of the future uploading symptoms for doctors to manage in real time. What we didn't know until now is that this future has arrived. King's College Hospital in London is piloting a scheme in which cancer patients going through chemotherapy treatments are given an Apple Watch running…
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Watch Surgical Robot Deftly Suture a Grape

Watch Surgical Robot Deftly Suture a Grape | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
We've covered Intuitive Surgical's da Vinci surgical robot for years. In fact, to some, the system's long history—1.5 million surgeries dating
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The World in 2025: 8 Predictions for the Next 10 Years

The World in 2025: 8 Predictions for the Next 10 Years | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
In 2025, in accordance with Moore's Law, we'll see an acceleration in the rate of change as we move closer to a world of true abundance. Here are
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Welcome to the future: This 3D printer uses living cells to print human tissue

Welcome to the future: This 3D printer uses living cells to print human tissue | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
This groundbreaking 3D printer uses a specially engineered ink that can be combined with living cells to build living, three-dimensional tissue structures.
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World's youngest female billionaire—next Steve Jobs?

World's youngest female billionaire—next Steve Jobs? | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Jim Cramer sat down with Theranos CEO on how a college dropout developed a product that could change the face of medicine forever
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Pharmaceutical Companies Buy Rivals’ Drugs, Then Jack Up the Prices

Pharmaceutical Companies Buy Rivals’ Drugs, Then Jack Up the Prices | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
List prices soar on Valeant’s heart medications and other firm’s drugs, driving up costs.
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Smartphone Eye Exam Fits in a Suitcase

Smartphone Eye Exam Fits in a Suitcase | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
A startup has a smartphone-assisted gadget that can determine your glasses prescription, with help from a remote optometrist.
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What Happened When IBMers Shot a Laser at Leftover Turkey

April 16 -- As a young boy playing with a magnifying glass, Dr. James Wynne was fascinated with harnessing the power of light. It was this curiosity that led...
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IBM Watson makes major move into #healthIT

IBM Watson makes major move into #healthIT | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
IBM upped its entry in the health information technology sweepstakes Monday by unveiling three major partnerships and making two acquisitions designed to bolster its supercomputer Watson platform.
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A CEO's View On Cancer, Virus-Based 'Cures,' And '60 Minutes' Vs. Reality

A CEO's View On Cancer, Virus-Based 'Cures,' And '60 Minutes' Vs. Reality | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Brad Thompson, CEO of Oncolytics Biotech, was excited to see '60 Minutes' highlight the field of virus-based cancer drugs, but he knows first-hand how difficult it will be to get them to market.
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An Ex-Googler Launches An In-Home Care Startup Called Honor And Raises $20 Million

An Ex-Googler Launches An In-Home Care Startup Called Honor And Raises $20 Million | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Seth Sternberg, who sold a messaging service to Google for around $100 million, is launching a new startup centered around in-home care — and has raised a..
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Brain-Powered Prosthetics Get Closer To Becoming An Everyday Reality

Brain-Powered Prosthetics Get Closer To Becoming An Everyday Reality | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
A friend growing up had a combination of prosthetic legs that replaced the limbs he'd been born without pretty admirably, using a combination of hydraulics..
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This is the next big thing according to Mark Cuban

This is the next big thing according to Mark Cuban | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Mark Cuban said innovative tech in the pharmaceutical sector is going to be a game changer not only for health care, but for humanity.
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Mobile app for heart rhythms engages users

Mobile app for heart rhythms engages users | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
A study released this past week shows consumers using a mobile device coupled with a smart phone app can detect atrial fibrillation.
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Innovations at CMEF to Meet China’s Healthcare Needs

Innovations at CMEF to Meet China’s Healthcare Needs | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
“China is in the midst of a ‘new normal,’” said Rachel Duan, GE Senior Vice President and CEO of GE in Greater China.

This May 15th to 26th in Shanghai, at the 73rd China International
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Glasses retailer Warby Parker working on smartphone-based eye exam

Glasses retailer Warby Parker working on smartphone-based eye exam | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Glasses retailer Warby Parker working on smartphone-based eye exam By: Aditi Pai| May 4, 2015 301 Tags: Blink| eye exam app| EyeNetra| smartphone-based eye exam| smartphone-connected eye exam| T. Rowe...
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Singapore’s DocDoc Lands $8.6M Series A To Help People Find Medical Specialists

Singapore’s DocDoc Lands $8.6M Series A To Help People Find Medical Specialists | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
DocDoc, a startup that helps people find doctors in Southeast Asia, announced today that it has raised a $11.5 million SGD (about $8.6 million) series A. The..
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Security Experts Hack Teleoperated Surgical Robot

Security Experts Hack Teleoperated Surgical Robot | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
The first hijacking of a medical telerobot raises important questions over the security of remote surgery, say computer security experts.
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The Future of Cancer: Closer to a Cure

The Future of Cancer: Closer to a Cure | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Sloan Kettering CEO Craig Thompson on the revolution under way in cancer prevention and treatment.
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Microsoft Just Took Android’s Future Out of Google’s Hands

Microsoft Just Took Android’s Future Out of Google’s Hands | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Microsoft partnership with open-source, Android-based Cyanogen OS makes one thing very clear: Android’s not just for Google anymore.
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Drug Information Startup Diagnosia Sued By Big Pharma

Drug Information Startup Diagnosia Sued By Big Pharma | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
In a classic case of David vs. Goliath, the Austrian startup Diagnosia, which provides apps for doctors and hospitals to help them quickly access drug..
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MIT's acoustic tumor cell sorting method is now up to 20 times faster

MIT's acoustic tumor cell sorting method is now up to 20 times faster | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
A team of researchers from MIT, Pennsylvania State University and Carnegie Mellon University has announced key improvements to its acoustic wave-harnessing cell sorting method. The device is now a...
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PointNurse Partners with Swarm to Create first Global Distributed Telemedicine and Telehealth Collaborative Organization

PointNurse Partners with Swarm to Create first Global Distributed Telemedicine and Telehealth Collaborative Organization | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
PointNurse , a new telehealth and telemedicine startup company, has announced a partnership with Palo Alto based Swarm Fund to help create the first Global Telemedicine and Telehealth Distributive Collaborative Organization. PointNurse will be joining four other companies selected by the Swarm Fund community in February in their incubator and crowdfunding program., , , , Unlike other telemedicine and telehealth companies such as Teledoc, DrOnDemand, and MDLIVE, in which providers are paid fees.
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