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A pediatric diabetes gamechanger

Anyone who lives with Type 1 diabetes is all too familiar with the sheer amount of effort—and often round-the-clock attention—required to manage the disease. Food intake is closely monitored, as is physical ...

Feb 09, 2015
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The app capable of halving medication errors

The aim of a mobile application called Alicia, developed by the Calité Research group at the Miguel Hernández University (UMH) of Elche, is to help patients over 65 years with multiple pathologies to administer ...

Feb 06, 2015
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Using healthy skin to identify cancer's origins

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Memories influence choice of food

The stronger our memory is of a certain food, the more likely we are to choose it - even if it is the more unattractive option. Psychologists at the University of Basel conducted a study on how memory influences ...