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Biomarker can nip hardening of arteries in the bud

January 22nd, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) A new set of biomarkers could identify atherosclerosis -- hardening of the arteries -- at the earliest stages and prevent thousands of untimely deaths. Atherosclerosis brings ... Read more...

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Soon, better real-time videoconferencing via cell phones, laptops

May 10th, 2009 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Cell phones and laptops may soon be using a new videoconferencing technology that creates the appearance of three-dimensionality and a strong sense of co-presence without the use of ... Read more...

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Soon, sensors to help prevent falls in older adults

April 19th, 2009 - 11:11 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): University of Virginia researchers are developing wireless body sensors that monitor gait - a development that will reduce fall risk in elderly.A new consortium of researchers from U.Va.'s ... Read more...

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Artificial pancreas set to revolutionse type 1 diabetes treatment

October 25th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): An international team of researchers is testing an artificial pancreas computerized, subcutaneous systemhoping that it may one day revolutionise how Type 1 diabetics manage their disease.University of ... Read more...

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