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  • Apple's health research kit makes test subjects of iPhone users

    Apple's new ResearchKit software platform turns the iPhone into a diagnostic tool drawing medical data from millions of potential customers, creating a boon for researchers and a headache for privacy advocates. With iPhone users' permission, Apple...
  • Thermometer of the future: A wireless, wearable fever alarm armband

    Thermometer of the future: A wireless, wearable fever alarm armband
    What if you could take your temperature without a thermometer? Researchers at the University of Tokyo have developed a wearable device that can continuously monitor a patient’s temperature – and sound an alarm when a fever develops to...
  • Puma known as P-33 makes a safe freeway passage

    Puma known as P-33 makes a safe freeway passage
    A 16-month-old female mountain lion made famous in a series of remote-camera photographs left the Santa Monica Mountains early on a recent morning and somehow managed to cross the eight-lane 101 Freeway near Camarillo. Surprised wildlife researchers...
  • Weight loss linked to healthier heartbeat

     Weight loss linked to healthier heartbeat
    There's good news for people who are obese and have atrial fibrillation, a common form of irregular heartbeat: Losing weight may help restore healthy heart rhythm. That's the finding from a new Australian study involving 355 obese people with atrial...
  • Tips for diagnosing young children with autism

    Tips for diagnosing young children with autism
    Research shows that early intervention is beneficial for children with autism spectrum disorder, but on average children aren't diagnosed until age 4 or 5. That's about two years later than is possible, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...
  • Study indicates results of many breast biopsies may be in error

    Study indicates results of many breast biopsies may be in error
    Women who have breast biopsies to diagnose cancer might want to think twice about the results of the procedures, according to a new study led by University of Washington researchers. Pathologists across the U.S. being tested for their accuracy got the...
  • Audit: Serious ethical issues in drug trial suicide

    University of Minnesota leaders have consistently ignored conflicts of interest and other ethical issues surrounding the suicide of a schizophrenic man enrolled in a drug trial through the school, according to a legislative audit Thursday that spurred...
  • Soft landings for rich kids when they stumble

    Soft landings for rich kids when they stumble
    What's the difference between growing up in an affluent family and growing up poor in America? Yes, upper-middle-class kids have more money. But they also have more attentive parents, stable families, good teachers — and even more friends and...
  • Study suggests Burmese pythons changing Everglades' food chain

    MIAMI Burmese pythons munch marsh rabbits in Everglades National Park faster than any native predator, confirming what biologists already suspected: the invasive snake is changing the balance of the park's food chain. Two years ago, researchers...
  • Big pay-TV bundles going the way of the dinosaurs

    Big pay-TV bundles going the way of the dinosaurs
    Anyone who's been thinking about cutting the pay-TV cord now has more food for thought. Apple made headlines this week with plans for an online TV service featuring 25 channels. Sony took the wraps off its PlayStation Vue video service. And HBO revealed...
  • Florida's python problem: Snakes are decimating mammals in the Everglades

    Florida's python problem: Snakes are decimating mammals in the Everglades
    Florida has a python problem, and it may be worse than anyone thought. In a new study, researchers found that the voracious appetite of the Burmese python can outpace even the reproductive speed of the marsh rabbit, a small brown bunny that seems to...