Category Archives: Science

The Power of Will

Take a chunk of your day to read this incredible special report written in the Boston Globe that shows the true progress of medicine: The Power of Will Advertisements

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Boston Children’s & GE team up

Doctors at Boston Children’s Hospital have revealed that the MRIs of children’s brains are often misread. Dr. Richard Robertson, radiologist-in-chief at Children’s told the Boston Globe that most MRIs of children’s brains are done in community hospitals where they do … Continue reading

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Research on what triggers allergies

About 50 million Americans have allergies. According to the 2014 National Health Survey, approximately 10 percent of children have hay fever, 12 percent have skin allergies, and 5 percent have food allergies. And yet, until now, allergy treatments haven’t changed … Continue reading

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Delayed clinical trials for “smart” contact lenses

Photo (cc) Novartis AG Novartis took back its 2016 date for testing its autofocus contact lens on people, reported Reuters. Verily Life Sciences, a sector of Google, partnered with Alcon, a division of Novartis to develop this groundbreaking product two … Continue reading

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“A little science and a lot of fun”

I have heard of phone apps and online quizzes that help you find foods and drinks that would appeal to you based on your answers to some questions, but today I read about something a lot more intriguing (and possibly … Continue reading

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