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More People Staying Connected While On Vacation

According to a study in the Annals of Tourism Research more people are using smartphones, tablets, computers and other portable […]

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By R Kennedy | Smartphones . Technology
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Computerized 3D Self-help Intervention for Adolescent Depression

According to a study published in BMJ, adolescents suffering from depression can benefit just as much from specialized computer therapy […]

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Do Family Physicians Read Clinical Synopses Beyond Email Alerts?

A new study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) studied 41 family physicians to evaluate whether they […]

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By R Kennedy | Email . Medical Education . Technology
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Can Social Networks Change Our Brain?

Scientists funded by the Wellcome Trust have found a direct link between the number of ‘Facebook friends’ a person has […]

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Different Brain Rhythms In Healthy And Ill

Virtual brains modeling epilepsy and schizophrenia display less complexity among functional connections, and other differences compared to healthy brain models, […]

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Mood Swings Tracked By Twitter

Researchers from Cornell University using Twitter to monitor the attitudes of 2.4 million people in 84 countries, found that people […]

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By R Kennedy | Mood . Technology
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IBM’s Watson Computer Lands A Healthcare Job

Last February, IBM’s Watson computer thrilled “Jeopardy” audiences in February by defeating two human champs in a three-day match. Watson […]

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By R Kennedy | Diagnosis . Technology
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First “Virtual” Clinical Trial Allowing Patients to Participate Regardless Of Geography

Pfizer Inc. announced that it is conducting the first-ever randomized clinical trial under an investigational new drug (IND) application that […]

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By R Kennedy | Clinical trial . News . Technology
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