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Lyme Disease Soars in Michigan as Tick Populations Grow

Lyme disease cases are rising steeply in Michigan, and more numerous and widespread tick populations are to blame......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceMar 13th, 2017

Warsaw-based medical booking platform DocPlanner raises €15M Series D led by ENERN Investments (Jonathan Keane/Tech.eu)

Jonathan Keane / Tech.eu: Warsaw-based medical booking platform DocPlanner raises €15M Series D led by ENERN Investments  —  Health tech startup, DocPlanner has raised €15 million in a Series D round to further grow its Sa.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News21 hr. 15 min. ago

Weltrend to see revenues expand by double-digit rate in 2017

IC design house Weltrend Semiconductor is expected to see its revenues grow by a double-digit rate in 2017 from NT$2.048 billion (US$67.96 million) recorded in 2016, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News22 hr. 8 min. ago

Hefei Chang Xin keeps low profile but DRAM ambition remains unchanged

Hefei Chang Xin's ambition to grow its DRAM business has seen some progress though the China-based firm has now chosen to keep a low profile. The company has been quietly renamed to Rui-li (transliterated from Chinese) Integrated Circuit, and has ask.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News22 hr. 8 min. ago

World"s Smallest Garden lets you grow fresh herbs in the most cramped apartment

The World’s Smallest Garden is a small cylindrical device you place in the top of a regular bottle, which transforms it into a self-watering herb garden in seconds. Now available on Kickstarter. The post World's Smallest Garden lets you grow f.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

Can omega-3 help prevent Alzheimer"s disease? Brain SPECT imaging shows possible link

The incidence of Alzheimer's disease is expected to triple in the coming decades and no cure has been found. Recently, interest in dietary approaches for prevention of cognitive decline has increased. In particular, the omega-3 fatty acids have shown.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

Antibody for fighting cancer emerges

While studying the underpinnings of multiple sclerosis, investigators came across important clues for how to treat a very different disease: cancer. Researchers describe an antibody that can precisely target regulatory T cells which in turn unleashes.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

Moderate drinking may not ward off heart disease

Many people believe that having a glass of wine with dinner -- or moderately drinking any kind of alcohol -- will protect them from heart disease. But a hard look at the evidence finds little support for that. That's the conclusion of a new research.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

Tangoing pairs of hungry supermassive black holes grow in number

The discovery of more of these deadly duos through a fresh data-sifting technique raises the hope that their secret recipe might soon be unlocked.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

Bioelectric tweak makes flatworms grow a head instead of a tail

Flatworms regenerate lost body parts, but change the current in their cells and they can regrow the wrong thing, hinting at electricity’s role in body plans.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

Global Smartphone Sales Grow as Apple, Samsung Lose Share

As more people around the world become smartphone users, a growing number of them are also willing to pay more for better devices, according to new data released today by the analyst firm Gartner Inc. Gartner's sales report for the first quarter of.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

Scientists just created the world’s first lab-grown human blood stem cells

Two breakthrough studies have demonstrated for the first time that it's possible to grow the stem cells that produce blood inside a lab. The work could help treat patients with a variety of blood disorders. The post Scientists just created the world.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

Scientists successfully grow human blood stem cells in a lab for the first time

Two breakthrough studies have demonstrated for the first time that it's possible to grow the stem cells that produce blood inside a lab. The work could help treat patients with a variety of blood disorders. The post Scientists successfully grow human.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

iPhone shipments still grow in US, UK, Australia in 1Q17, says Kantar Worldpanel

Despite an overall 0.8% on year shipment decline in the first quarter of 2017, shipments of iPhone devices in the UK, US and Australia still posted a growth of 5.6%, 5.2% and 3.8% on year, respectively, in the quarter, according to Kantar Worldpanel......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

Before Ford, Hackett built reputation on transforming Mich. office furniture company

Jim Hackett, the man reported to be replacing Mark Fields as Ford CEO, is a former board member at the automaker who spent most of his career running a Michigan furniture maker......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

Article: eMarketer Scales Back Ad Spend Estimate for Brazil Amidst Economic Uncertainty

Total media ad outlays will grow 5.7% this year, while digital ad spend will rise 15.0%......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

Gene study sheds light on causes of childhood sight loss

A genetic mutation that contributes to sight loss in children has been identified by scientists. The mutation was identified in patients with a disease known as ocular coloboma, which causes part of the eye to be missing at birth......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

Sensors detect disease markers in breath

A small, thin square of an organic plastic that can detect disease markers in breath or toxins in a building's air could soon be the basis of portable, disposable sensor devices. Scientists have now demonstrated a device that monitors ammonia in brea.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

Deaths from Chagas disease under-reported

Chagas disease, affecting millions of people in Central and South America, is classified as one of the 17 most important neglected diseases by the World Health Organization. Now, researchers have found that even the non-symptomatic stage of Chagas in.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

Mislocalized calcium channel causes insulin secretion defect in diabetes

Researchers have studied beta cells of type-2 diabetic donors, and find that a mislocalized calcium channel contributes to the failed insulin secretion associated with the disease......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

Could Magnetic Brain Stimulation Help People with Alzheimer"s?

A technology that uses magnetism to regulate neural activity shows a small benefit in patients with mild forms of the disease  -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017