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Turkish doctor invents app to detect anemia in 2 seconds

Turkish doctor invents app to detect anemia in 2 seconds

Director of Emergency and Disaster Medicine at Brown University, Dr. Selim Suner has developed a medical app that can measure anemia intraocularly in just two seconds without taking a blood sample from the patient. Using Suner’s artificial intelligence-based eMoglobin app, a patient’s level of anemia can be instantly measured using a square photograph taken with …

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Healthcare - Review recommends changes for FDA food program

Healthcare – Review recommends changes for FDA food program

Leave it to Ticketmaster to unite Republicans and Democrats: The bipartisan members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee want a briefing on the Taylor Swift debacle. Today in health care lawmakers are on the verge of getting rid of the Pentagon’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate. But first, an outside panel released a scathing critique of …

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FDA change ushers in cheaper, easier-to-get hearing aids

FDA change ushers in cheaper, easier-to-get hearing aids

It’s now much easier — and cheaper — for many hearing-impaired Americans to get help. Hearing aids can now be sold without a prescription from a specialist. Over-the-counter, or OTC, hearing aids began hitting the market in October at prices that can be thousands of dollars lower than prescription hearing aids. About 30 million people …

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FDA says lab-grown meat is safe to eat, but is it healthy?

FDA says lab-grown meat is safe to eat, but is it healthy?

Key points to remember The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently deemed meat cultured using animal cells safe for human consumption. Although these alternatives to traditionally produced animal meats are not yet available to consumers, the FDA’s decision is a key step in the process. Lab-grown options may offer similar nutritional benefits, but less environmental …

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Healthcare - FDA Suspends Authorization of Latest COVID Antibody Drug

Healthcare – FDA Suspends Authorization of Latest COVID Antibody Drug

RIP to Christine McVie, the singer-songwriter responsible for some of Fleetwood Mac’s greatest hits. In healthcare today, the rise of the novel COVID-19 omicron BQ.1 and BQ.1.1 subvariants has led to the only remaining monoclonal antibody therapy no longer being cleared by the FDA. Welcome to night health care, where we follow the latest developments …

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Healthcare - FDA Suspends Authorization of Latest COVID Antibody Drug

Healthcare – FDA Suspends Authorization of Latest COVID Antibody Drug

RIP to Christine McVie, the singer-songwriter responsible for some of Fleetwood Mac’s greatest hits. In healthcare today, the rise of the novel COVID-19 omicron BQ.1 and BQ.1.1 subvariants has led to the only remaining monoclonal antibody therapy no longer being cleared by the FDA. Welcome to night health care, where we follow the latest developments …

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