Eric Topol

Sep. 06, 2013

This Doc's Prescription? Use This App, Twice Daily

Cardiologist Eric Topol says smartphone apps give him a better day-to-day view of patients' health.

The Creative Destruction of Medicine, Eric Topol, Scripps Translational Science Institute, smartphone, apps, medical apps, smartphone apps, health, smart phone

Aug. 17, 2012

Some Docs Doubt Blood Type, Heart Disease Link

A study links type O blood with a lower risk of heart disease--but not all docs agree.

blood types, bloodtype, heart disease, coronary, heart, blood pressure, medicine, health

Jun. 01, 2012

Can Technology Deliver Better Health Care?

Got high blood pressure? There's an app for that!

health care, medicine, doctors, hmos, insurance, digital medicine, personalized medicine

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Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.

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