Boston Children's Hospital battles rare diseases with Watson supercomputer

Boston Children’s Hospital is harnessing IBM’s Watson supercomputer to help doctors identify possible options for the diagnosis and treatment of rare pediatric diseases.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/11/10/boston-childrens-hospital-taps-watson-supercomputer-to-battle-rare-diseases.html

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Why your doctor won't 'friend' you on Facebook

Doctors’ practices are increasingly trying to reach their patients online. But don’t expect your doctor to “friend” you on Facebook — at least, not just yet.

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Apple tool could transform how doctors gather your data

Apple’s new iPhone platform could enable doctors to dramatically increase the amount of health data they can gather on patients, the company says.

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3D medical apps ease anxiety, hasten healing for surgical patients

Just saying the word “surgery” to a patient often creates a dilemma for doctors. The patient invariably withdraws, and is no longer receptive to any other information, making planning for the procedure, and follow-up care, like physical therapy, difficult.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/01/30/3d-medical-apps-ease-anxiety-hasten-healing-for-surgical-patients/

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The race to create a real-life Tricorder

Entrepreneurs, doctors and researchers are are competing to create an affordable, hand-held device that consumers can use to diagnose medical conditions at home. The goal is to make a working version of Star Trek’s Tricorder.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/-VQdqMGxssA/index.html

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The race to create a real-life Tricorder

Entrepreneurs, doctors and researchers are are competing to create an affordable, hand-held device that consumers can use to diagnose medical conditions at home. The goal is to make a working version of Star Trek’s Tricorder.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/-VQdqMGxssA/index.html

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