Category: health

Apple and Cochlear team up to roll out the first implant made for the iPhone

Apple and Cochlear team up to roll out the first implant made for the iPhone
Apple has teamed up with Australian-based Cochlear to bring iPhone users the first made for iPhone Cochlear implant. Approved by
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Yelp adds C-section rates and other stats for all baby delivery hospitals in California

Yelp adds C-section rates and other stats for all baby delivery hospitals in California
Having a baby and want to know if your hospital is particularly C-section happy? Yelp aims to make that process
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EverlyWell rolls out three new DNA-based products for food sensitivity, metabolism and breast milk

EverlyWell rolls out three new DNA-based products for food sensitivity, metabolism and breast milk
There’s a lot going on in commercial DNA testing these days beyond what eye color you have or where your
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KKR confirms it will buy WebMD for $2.8B in cash

KKR confirms it will buy WebMD for $2.8B in cash
Some consolidation is afoot in the world on health-focused online media properties. Today, WebMD, one of the biggest sites in
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KKR said to be in talks to buy WebMD

KKR said to be in talks to buy WebMD
Private equity giant KKR is said to be in acquisition talks with medical site WebMD, according to a report from
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Apple aims to get an iPad in the hands of every hospital patient

Apple aims to get an iPad in the hands of every hospital patient
Apple has made great strides in health in the last few years and if it gets its way, there will
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Gastric bypass surgery in a pill startup Allurion gets $27 million as it pursues FDA approval

Gastric bypass surgery in a pill startup Allurion gets $27 million as it pursues FDA approval
Allurion, a Boston-based startup offering a non-invasive gastric balloon by swallowing a pill, has gained $27 million in Series C
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The VR Doctor: Gamification, Education & The Possible VR Future Of Healthcare

The VR Doctor: Gamification, Education & The Possible VR Future Of Healthcare
NHS doctor and VRFocus contributor Dr. Raphael Olaiya discusses VR's role in healthcare as part of a video essay on
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Schizophrenia Treatment Has Patients Face Their Demons in VR

Schizophrenia Treatment Has Patients Face Their Demons in VR
A pilot program at Phillippe-Pinel Institute in Montreal is using VR as part of schizophrenia treatment.
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5 Ways to Deal With Migraines and Chronic Headaches

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A migraine is far worse than just a headache. It is intensely painful, makes you highly sensitive to light and
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Apple and Nokia bury patent hatchet

Apple and Nokia bury patent hatchet
Well that didn’t last long. A fresh patent spat between Nokia and Apple which fired up at the back end
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