Dana-Farber, Fitbit team up on breast cancer study

The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Fitbit are partnering on a two-year study to determine how weight loss plays into breast cancer recurrence.read more …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

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Apple Carekit expands open source reach through Github

Apple’s CareKit is now available to the open source community Github, a move the company believes will spur app development and new tools to the healthcare framework, it announced last …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

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Report: Healthcare will be a top market for smart clothing

Healthcare will be a top market focus for smart clothing and body sensor wearables capable of measuring biometrics and physiological data, according to a new report.read more …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

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Inside North America’s first all-digital hospital

The digital experience at Humber River Hospital in northwest Toronto begins the moment patients arrive. The sleek, square building feels like a small airport, with each registration area designated with …read more Source:: Modern Healthcare

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Let people most affected by gene editing write CRISPR rules

At a human gene editing summit in Paris today, scientists, ethicists and lawyers made the case for those affected by gene editing to call the shots …read more Source:: New Scientist

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Joint Commission ends ban on clinician text use with caveats

Better messaging security technologies are prompting the Joint Commission to end its ban on clinician use of such tools. Healthcare providers and caretakers can now use text to send patient …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

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Quizzes on the go can boost medical knowledge retention

Medical companies and providers are using a mobile gamification tool to educate staff on new protocols and to boost retention of old protocols.read more …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

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Ebola virus does a total shutdown to hide before a fresh strike

Evidence that Ebola can lie dormant for over a year suggests that 17,000 survivors of the disease in West Africa could yet spread the virus to many others …read more Source:: New Scientist

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Muscular dystrophy is tragic, but patients aren’t always right

A US panel has rejected a new drug for muscular dystrophy. It was the right call, says Clare Wilson – it’s a myth that ground-breaking drugs are being kept from …read more Source:: New Scientist

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The teenager who can’t help speaking in a French accent

Scanning the brain of a boy who has foreign accent syndrome has revealed that we use the cerebellum, a primitive region of our brains, to plan speech …read more Source:: New Scientist

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