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Health Docs 2008.11.17. November 17, 2008

Posted by tomography in Health Docs.

Heath Docs – A weekly overview of health related issues that circulate the Web!

Let’s see what is making the headlines this week in the medical community:

1. Philips develops iPill, the “intelligent pill” that may deliver drugs to targeted locations throughout the digestive system. The pill monitors pH thus pinpointing its location.

2. German doctors cure patient suffering from AIDS. He has been free of disease for 2 years now!

3. Honda makes walking assist device available. It not only helps patients with neurological disorders walk easier, but it also helps hold the weight of patients thus enabling them to “sit” whenever it is necessary.

4. Google helps keep track of the flu epidemic online, 2 weeks ahead of CDC!

5. Attendees to this year’s American Society For Reproductive Medicine conference were lucky enough to receive these USB memory sticks:

– Andras



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