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Ping An Good Doctor launches commercial operation of One-minute Clinics in China

January 26th, 2019 at 2:35 am » Comments Off

Ping An Good Doctor’s first One-minute Clinic in Wuzhen, outside of Shanghai. Credit: Ping An Good Doctor. The company announced last week then it had placed its One-minute Clinics across 8 provinces and cities in China and signed service contracts for nearly 1,000 units. Last year, Ping An Good Doctor, a one-stop healthcare ecosystem platform […]

New research says men who marry intelligent women live longer

January 10th, 2019 at 11:32 am » Comments Off

New research has shown that if a man wants to live a long healthy life, marrying a smart woman will go a long way in fulfilling this desire. Besides increasing longevity, having an intelligent wife can negate the chances of a man catching dementia. The right partner will definitely help enrich a person’s life. However, […]

Scientists find a way to 3D print one pill for all that ails you

January 9th, 2019 at 11:41 am » Comments Off

  Multiple medications with different release times—all in one pill. Last year, the FDA approved a 3D-printed pill for the first time. And now, researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed a method to make 3D printing medicine even better. NUS Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Assistant Professor Soh Siow Ling, with the […]

How data mining reveals the world’s healthiest cuisines

December 31st, 2018 at 2:08 am » Comments Off

  Algorithms are teasing apart the link between food and health to provide the first evidence that we really are what we eat. Jean Brillat-Savarin was a 19th-century French lawyer famed for his writings on gastronomy. In his most famous work, he said: “Dis-moi ce que tu manges, je te dirai ce que tu es.” […]

IBM fingernail sensor tracks health through your grip

December 28th, 2018 at 6:06 am » Comments Off

Its AI could detect the development of a disease. The strength of your grip can frequently be a good indicator of your health, and not just for clearly linked diseases like Parkinson’s — it can gauge your cognitive abilities and even your heart health. To that end, IBM has developed a fingernail sensor that can […]

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