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A new study shows it’s possible to treat chronic pain with electrical stimulation of the brain. Actually, doctors all over the world now agree that chronic pain is the major cause of disability, and the hope is that this concept will finally be the solution to this kind of pain. That is, researchers at the University of North Carolina Health...
Considering how the healthcare sector is continuing to evolve with its integration of technology, it is important to recognize that not everyone is on the same level in their knowledge of tech.  Understanding this is important especially with senior patients who many are not as tech savvy as younger users are; this is problematic as some health gadgets target...
Royole Corporation was the first company to reveal its foldable smartphone, which is also a tablet. The device is called the Flexpai, and to be honest, it doesn’t look truly impressive due to the design and the high price. At the end of the day, we have to accept the fact that this is a first-generation product, therefore, it won’t...
Here is another big milestone in the water-splitting technology that performs two types of photocatalysis simultaneously. It’s a new approach never heard of in the industry. As in, a team of scientists from EPFL has managed to develop what they call a photocatalytic system using abundantly available material found in a category of metal-organic frameworks. In its current state, the system...
The healthcare sector has embraced technology and continues to look for ways it can benefit providers, doctors, and patients.  One example of this deals with telehealth services as many are looking for ways to improve as well as making it more beneficial.  According to a senior director of telehealth services, she feels that one needs to embrace ambiguity and...
Despite the far we have come, using sophisticated technologies trying to manage hair loss, scientists are still straggling to identify the actual triggers of certain conditions leading to baldness – one being the rare hypotrichosis simplex. In particular, hypotrichosis causes progressive hair loss, and the sad part is that this starts at childhood. The actual trigger and the way this...
Artificial intelligence has already impacted the health sector in many ways and aims to continue during the upcoming years.  However, as the debate goes on whether society should continue to move forward with AI or slow down its pace, one group is weighing in their feelings on this matter.  According to the AMIA, their message to the government and...
Elon Musk is one of the most influential kingpins in the tech world today. He’s known for making real, out of the world concepts like the electric car, advanced underground transport tunnels, and sponsoring seemingly dangerous space tours (through his famous company, SpaceX). He’s also among the top brains behind the concept of autonomous cars – also called the future...
Even if you consider yourself not to be technology savvy, people were introduced to the dark side of tech last year in the form of a computer virus known as ransomware.  While those hit hard were in the UK and across through Europe, those living in the United States heard in the news how vicious and destructive the ransomware...
Findings say only 14% of brain tumor patients survive through a decade with the disease. In the UK alone, records also say over 11,400 cases of brain tumors get diagnosed every year. However, the take is that all types of cancer can easily be managed with early detection. That’s what scientists are seeking to achieve in a study they say might...

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