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There's even more evidence that one type of diet is the best for your body and brain - and it could save you money, too

There's even more evidence that one type of diet is the best for your body and brain - and it could save you money, too

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A diet rich in vegetables, healthy fats, protein, and whole grains is increasingly being recognized as the healthiest for your brain and body. This diet is known by many names...
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Quit Genius, helping smokers quit, picks up an extra $1.1 million in seed

9 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

Quit Genius , the YC-backed app that helps users quit smoking, has today announced the close of an additional $1.1 million, bringing their seed round to a cool $2 million...
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Intel Software Development Tools Optimize Deep Learning Performance for Healthcare Imaging

9 hours ago   |   CBR

Deep learning and other forms of artificial intelligence offer exciting potential to streamline medical imaging workflows, enhance image quality, and increase the research...
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$50 million more for CARB-X will help biotech companies fight antibiotic resistance

12 hours ago   |   Chemical & Engineering   |   2 articles

Funds from the Gates Foundation and U.K. government will help address antimicrobial resistance in low- and middle-income countries
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New Cancer Treatments Lie Hidden Under Mountains of Paperwork

13 hours ago   |   NY Times

Guideposts to powerful treatments may be buried in the nation's medical records. But there is no easy way to gather those records or to get them into a usable format.
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The top 7 startups from Y Combinator's W18 Demo Day 1

1 day ago   |   TechCrunch

Autonomous cargo shipping, voice games and a camera that fits in a catheter were amongst the most impressive startups that launched yesterday at the Y Combinator Winter 2018...
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Our 8 favorite startups from Y Combinator W18 Demo Day 2

1 day ago   |   TechCrunch   |   7 articles

Microbiome pills, gambling for one-on-one video games and potential cancer cures were the highlights from legendary startup accelerator Y Combinator's Winter 2018 Demo Day 2...
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Study shows Plasmodium falciparum emerged earlier than thought and gives clues to how deadly parasites arise

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

The evolutionary path of the deadliest human malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, has been revealed for the first time. This parasite is a member of a parasite family...
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Smartwatches Can Easily Save Lives, Cardiologist Says

1 day ago   |   Android Headlines

Smartwatches can easily save lives and are an invaluable product category that more people should rely on, according to a medical professional interviewed by WXMI. Dr. Gregory...
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Diamond defects could lead to low-cost medical devices

1 day ago   |   ZDnet

Researchers believe that tampering with diamonds could provide low-cost alternatives for medical imaging and drug discovery.
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